We are a group of friendly locals who meet up for a hot drink and cake or a bacon buttie! Come and join us, if you fancy having a go at a ‘just for fun’ quiz and table top brain teasers then feel free, or just come along for a good old fashioned natter.
Wed 24 Jan, Wed 14 Feb, Wed 28 Feb, Wed 14 Mar
Concerned about high fuel and water bills bills? Worried about debt?
Then come to this free event organised by The Footprint Trust’s WarmerWight-plus team.
Bring along your utility bills, to have them explained.
Newport Congregational Church.
98 Pyle Street, Newport.
Thu 25 Jan
Join us for tea/coffee and cake, take part in card games and activites. This event is run by adults with learning disabilities supported by Phoenix Project staff and AgeUKIW volunteers. Minibus transport is available for just £1 if you live in the Ryde/Binstead/Havenstreet area. We are looking forward to meeting you.
Phoenix Project, 36 Salters Road, Haylands (at the end of the road past Haylands Farm).
Thu 1 Feb, Thu 1 Mar
Become a ranger for the day and have a go at coppicing some of the hazel that grows within this ancient woods. You might even spot a red squirrel as you work. Please wear old clothing and bring gardening gloves and a packed lunch. Booking essential on 01983 741020.Guide dogs only.
Isle of Wight
Sun 4 Feb
Become a ranger for the day and have a go at coppicing some of the hazel that grows within this ancient woods. Join our Rangers for a day in Borthwood, coppicing hazel stools with hand tools. You might even spot a red squirrel as you work. Booking Essential. Phone: 01983 741020. Suitable for the whole family.
Sun 4 Feb
Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the winter migrants of Newtown. If you’re new to birdwatching, then join our short guided walk around the creeks, meadows and woods of Newtown. Discover which birds have arrived for the winter and which live here all year round.
Newtown National Nature Reserve
Sun 4 Feb
Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the winter migrants of Newtown. Ideal for those new to bird watching. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear suitable clothing. Meet at Newtown Visitor Point, PO30 4PA, (SZ 423 906).
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point
Isle of Wight
(SZ 423 906)
Sun 4 Feb
Experience Valentine’s in one of the most romantic settings on the island, Ventnor Botanic Garden. Includes welcome drinks & canapes on arrival followed by a candle lit walk through the tranquil gardens and a beautifully crafted 3 course meal on Wednesday 14th February from 6pm.
Undercliff Drive, Ventnor
Wed 14 Feb
The first spring opening for this unexpected ½ acre garden, tucked behind busy Carisbrooke Rd. It features spring bulbs, herbaceous beds, a pergola of roses and fruit trees, and a kitchen garden. A natural stream feeds a watercress bed. A further ¾ acre woodland is home to much wildlife and provides an oasis of calm.
Sun 8 Apr
Great challenges need great settings, and there’s none better than this stunning coastal path. Over 2,000 adventurers take on the Island in May - most walking but many jogging or running - past the famous Needles and up to Cowes at half way, then around clockwise back to our base camp in Chale after a...
Chale Recreation Ground, Military Road, Chale, Isle of Wight Council, Isle of Wight
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May
A colourful garden of great plant variety. Mature trees incl many acers with a wide variety of leaf colour. Early in the season a display of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.
Sun 6 May
15 acre garden surrounding large C17 manor house (not open), incl walled kitchen garden, chalk stream, terraces, magnolias and camellias. Boardwalk along jungle garden. A large variety of plants enjoying the different microclimates. There are roses, primulas by the stream and hardy geraniums in profusion.
Northcourt Manor Gardens, Shorwell
Sun 13 May
1 acre garden on sheltered south and west facing site with good vistas. Planted for yr-round interest with many different shrubs, trees and perennials to give variety, structure and colour. Natural stream with bridges and waterfall. Pond being developed alongside kitchen garden.
Sun 20 May
A garden of an eccentric plantaholic and sculpture collector. This large and constantly evolving area has been created over 30 yrs to accommodate and reflect the owner’s passion.
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May
Ryde Rowing Clubs Annual, Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association Championship Rowing Regatta. Racing in Coxed Fours, Coxless Pairs and Doubles and Single Sculls for men and women in various statuses over an 1800m course from Appley Beach, out towards Ryde Pier and return.
Appley Beach and Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Sat 2 Jun
Delightful informal gardens of over 3 acres surrounding manor house (not open). Garden set out in a number of walled rooms incl herb garden, colourful perennial and self-seeding borders, shrub borders and lawns, plus unusual island croquet lawn seamlessly blending in to the surrounding farmland.
Sun 3 Jun
From windswept barren 2 acre cattle field to developing tranquil country garden. Natural, mainly native planting and wild flowers. Cottagey front garden, herb garden, orchard, fruit cage and large pond. The good life and a haven for wildlife!
Sun 3 Jun
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle Of Wight
Fri 8 Jun
This garden is an escape to the Mediterranean. The hard landscaping takes inspiration from Moorish design. The plants are a mixture of origin, from all over the world, with particular attention to the Antipodes. The garden changes dynamic throughout the year and there is always something unusual in flower.
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun
5 acres of beautifully set formal and shrub gardens, and old fashioned shrub roses prominent. Exceptional Solent views from the terraces. Small arboretum and walled garden with herbaceous borders. House developed over 5 centuries and full of architectural interest.
Sun 10 Jun
Niton is a delightful village with a busy community spirit, blessed with lovely churches, two pubs (one of which was renowned for smuggling), PO and shops, lovely walks and bridleways, school, football and cricket pitches and recreation ground.
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun
A variety of features to explore in the grounds of this Victorian house (not open). Woodland walks, wildlife and fish ponds. Many colourful beds and borders.
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun
A garden within a 3 acre plot. A s-facing, sloping, exposed site with sandy soil. Different areas of interest; a terrace, formal garden with pond, some vines, a fernery, large organic vegetable plot, a souvenir garden set within the remains of an old glasshouse, mown paths though natural meadow and a pond for...
Sun 24 Jun
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Medina Theatre, 159 Fairlee Rd,
Fri 29 Jun
This ¼ acre garden has evolved over 14 yrs. It is a garden that is run on organic principles, for the benefit of both the gardeners and nature. It is divided into separate areas incl a vegetable plot, woodland areas, ponds, herb plantings, grass border and herbaceous borders.
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul
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