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Experience a traditional Christmas market in the ancient barn and courtyard of Mottistone Gardens. To tie in with Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival, local traders, National Trust products, festive...
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Everyone knows that The Grinch is notoriously grumpy, but how and why did he get that way This animated version of the Dr.
Cineworld Isle of Wight, Coppins Bridge, Newport, Isle of Wight
Fri 22 Nov 19

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Attending Harvard Law School as a first-year student in 1956, Ruth Bader Ginsburg must overcome more than most.
Cineworld Isle of Wight, Coppins Bridge, Newport, Isle of Wight
Thu 21 Nov 19

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The third installment of the Johnny English comedy series sees Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accident prone secret agent.
Cineworld Isle of Wight, Coppins Bridge, Newport, Isle of Wight
Thu 14 Nov 19

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Javed is a British-Pakistani teenager in his last year of college. Fed up of living in Luton with his parents, particularly his frugal and strict father, he spends his spare time writing poetry...
Cineworld Isle of Wight, Coppins Bridge, Newport, Isle of Wight
Thu 7 Nov 19

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When adorable corgi Rex joins the Queens household at Buckingham Palace, he soon grows into her favourite pet.
Cineworld Isle of Wight, Coppins Bridge, Newport, Isle of Wight
Wed 6 Nov 19

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Imagine if trees could talk. What might they say' Let’s look at trees in a different way to discover more about what it’s like to be a tree, how they thrive at Newtown and how our...
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Fri 25 Oct 19

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Enjoy a swashbuckling adventure this half term and make a pirate ship, whilst learning about the shipwrecks and smuggling of the Isle of Wight.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay
Thu 24 Oct 19

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Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the seasonal migrants of Newtown on our two mile gentle, guided walk.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Sun 20 Oct 19

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To make even more of your visit to Bembridge Windmill this half term, little explorers can follow our discovery boards to learn about the seeds, fruit and berries that grow in the lanes and fields
Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge,
Sat 19 Oct 19

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Become a goat herder for a day and help our team with an important, annual conservation task. Our annual goat round up allows us to give the feral goats that roam Ventnor Downs a health check by...
Ventnor Downs
Thu 17 Oct 19

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Heritage Open Day: Free entry to Newport Roman Villa. Come and view the amazing remains of this third century Roman farmhouse. Activity room for families, Roman garden and artefacts on display.
Newport Roman Villa, Newport
Sat 21 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: An iconic mixed use art deco venue in a stunning position on the cliffs overlooking the English Channel.
Winter Gardens, Pier Street, Ventnor
Sat 21 Sep 19

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Our guided, three mile walk along the back of the downs will help you spy the autumn migrants and resident birds of the area.
Compton Bay and Downs
Fri 20 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: Free entry to the Museum of Island History find out more about the Isle of Wight from fossils to festivals.
Isle of Wight Council, Guildhall, 136 High Street, Newport
Fri 20 Sep 19

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The Crafties are back at Quarr with lots of new and exciting work to show. Taking part will be Pat Cornwell of wire fairies fame Tim England with abstract paintings and small animal...
Quarr Abbey Gallery, Ryde
Thu 19 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: A display of archive material not normally on view, with minute books and records of members dating back to the 1800’s.
The Vecta Lodge of Oddfellows, Unity Hall, 20 St. Thomas’ Square, Newport
Thu 19 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: ‘We that Breathe’ Join us on a Journey through Pan’s heritage, it’s Preset and its legacy.
The Isobel centre, Pan estate, Newport
Mon 16 Sep 19

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15 acre garden surrounding large C17 manor house (not open). Boardwalk along jungle garden. A large variety of plants enjoying the different microclimates.
Northcourt Manor Gardens, Shorwell
Sun 15 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: Explore Ventnor’s fascinating history from the 1800’s to today through photographs, exhibits, the model railway,DVDs,books, booklets and postcards.
11 Spring Hill, Ventnor
Sun 15 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: A collection of over 20 Isle of Wight Buses and Coaches, ranging from an 1880 Stagecoach, a fully restored 1934 Dennis ’Ace’, open top seaside double deck buses, to
Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum Ltd, Park Road, Ryde
Sun 15 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: Saint Alban’s Church at Ventnor is one of the islands hidden gems, tucked away on the hillside between Ocean View Road and Zig Zag Road, many people are surprised to find it.
St Alban the Martyr Church, St Alban’s Road, Upper Ventnor, Ventnor
Sat 14 Sep 19

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Heritage Open Day: Welcome Aboard. Immerse yourself in a little piece of preserved history and full day’s entertainment for the whole family.
Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd, The Railway Station, Station Road, Havenstreet, Ryde
Sat 14 Sep 19

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A stroll around Ventnor Downs looking for autumn birds, with far-reaching views over the seas from the Islands highest point. On this 2.
Ventnor Downs
Mon 9 Sep 19

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The Quarr Abbey Art Gallery presents Andrew Dowden’s Summer Exhibition - a collection of unique and distinctive, handmade, hand-carved ceramics and complementary textured wall art.
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery, Quarr Abbey, Nr Fishbourne, Ryde, Isle of Wight
Thu 5 Sep 19

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The Old Town Hall has a fascinating history and our tour will guide you around this ancient building whilst telling you tales from its past.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Wed 4 Sep 19

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T Birds and Pink Ladies get ready - for one special summer night, Grease will be showing in the gardens at Mottistone.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sat 31 Aug 19

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Incrowd Soul Society presents two Northern Soul nights Friday 23 & Saturday 24 August 2019 Hotel Maria, Sandown, Isle of Wight 01983 403121 FREE ENTRY DJ Steve Lyons (resident Bournemouth
Hotel Maria - St Moritz, 3-7 Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight
Fri 23 Aug 19

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Pit your wits and creative skills against the elements for the ’Last Castle Standing’ competition or use your design skills to create a spectacular sand sculpture in our
Compton Bay and Downs
Tue 20 Aug 19

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Created by the director, producer and choreographer of the award-winning ABBAMANIA musical and starring the original ‘Frida’ from the London West End cast!
Shanklin Theatre Prospect Road Shanklin Isle of Wight
Sat 17 Aug 19

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We’re very sorry but due to the popularity of this event, it’s now sold out. Bring a picnic full of tasty treats and a bottle of fizz, and as the sun sets, see the curtain rise on this...
Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge,
Sat 17 Aug 19

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Theres lots for the whole family to see and do at the Needles Battery on a Wednesday during the summer holidays.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay
Wed 14 Aug 19

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Unsurprisingly it’s quite windy at the windmill which makes it the perfect place to tick off No.7 on your list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 .
Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge,
Wed 14 Aug 19

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We’ve lots of summer fun activities at Mottistone during the school holidays to help you tick off some of your 50 things list.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Tue 13 Aug 19

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A short walk for little ones through the meadows to spot the beautiful butterflies that live here, with moths to discover too.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Mon 12 Aug 19

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A colourful garden of great plant variety. Mature trees incl many acers with a wide variety of leaf colour.
Morton Manor, Sandown
Sun 11 Aug 19

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Newtown is full of wildlife which means it’s a great place tick off some of your 50 things list. We’ve got lots of summer family activities for you to try. You could give no.44.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Thu 8 Aug 19

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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.
Phoenix Project, 36 Salters Road, Haylands (at the end of the road past Haylands Farm).
Thu 8 Aug 19

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Join us at Brading Station Café for a hot drink and a toasted teacake or a bacon buttie! If you fancy having a go at a ‘just for fun’ quiz and a game of bingo then feel free, or just come along for...
Brading Station Café, Station Road, Brading
Wed 7 Aug 19

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A Youth Club for Grown Ups takes place on the fourth Friday of every month 10am -1pm at the Old School Cafe in Brading.
Brading Youth and Community Centre
Fri 26 Jul 19

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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...
Roman Villa, Brading
Wed 24 Jul 19

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Off Key Community Choir Do you enjoy singing your heart out in the shower but lack confidence in your voice? Would you like a place to go and sing with others who feel the same way?
Methodist Church, Regent Street, Shanklin
Tue 23 Jul 19

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1¼ acres on gravelly soil. Part glorious views across croquet lawn over Newtown Creek and Solent, leading through wild flower meadow to hidden water lily pond and woodland walk.
Crab Cottage, Shalfleet
Sun 21 Jul 19

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The Hogshead in Newport is going to be hosting a free quiz night every Thursday.
20 High Street, Newport
Thu 18 Jul 19

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Spread the word - they’re back in town! Beach Boyz Tribute Band is back in town with its brand new 2019 show The Beach Boys® Tribute Show!
Shanklin Theatre Prospect Road Shanklin Isle of Wight Isle of Wight
Sun 14 Jul 19

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This garden is an escape to the Mediterranean and Madeira. The hard landscaping takes inspiration from Moorish design.
324 Park Road, Cowes
Sun 14 Jul 19

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Open Studios is an Island wide event for artists to showcase their latest work. Carisbrooke Priory is a first time venue for a group of six diverse artists displaying their work in a friendly and...
Carisbrooke Priory 39 Whitcombe Road, Newport
Fri 12 Jul 19

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Country garden with several areas of interest, which just 14 yrs ago was farmland. Cottage-style area, vegetable plot with glasshouse, large borders, small wild flower meadow, orchard and young...
Amelia Cottage Garden, Niton
Sun 7 Jul 19

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The Needles Old Battery will be open early so you can come along to our tea-room and enjoy a hearty breakfast whilst watching the yachts round the Needles rocks. Or just come and enjoy the view.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay
Sat 29 Jun 19

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A short, guided walk across Mottistone Downs looking at the butterflies you can see in early summer. As well as the colourful butterflies, our Ranger will help you discover the delicate flowers that...
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Fri 28 Jun 19

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The meadows and woods of Newtown are full of butterflies, flowers and other wildlife at this time of year and our short, gentle walk will help you discover them.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Mon 24 Jun 19

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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.
Ashknowle House, Ventnor
Sat 22 Jun 19

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Constantly evolving romantic country garden surrounding the late Georgian Rectory (not open). Areas of interest incl the walled kitchen garden, orchard, formal and wildlife ponds, a wonderfully...
The Old Rectory, Kingston
Sun 16 Jun 19

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A gentle wander through the village of Newtown with tales of the folk who left their mark here. From Elizabeth I and George Canning, to the infamous Fergusons Gang and the Seabroke family in the 20th...
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Thu 13 Jun 19

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A private, romantic, 1 acre garden developed over 15 yrs by an artist and a writer, respecting the older trees and Georgian house built in 1782 (not open).
Rookley Manor, Rookley
Sun 9 Jun 19

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If you’ve ever wanted to spot a nightjar, then you can join our evening guided walk across the Mottistone Estate and we’ll help you find one.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sat 8 Jun 19

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This family garden has evolved over the past 8 yrs and is continuing to be developed. The C17 farmhouse (not open) was surrounded only by grass when we came here, and now there are mixed beds and...
Knighton Farmhouse, Sandown
Sat 8 Jun 19

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The Old Town Hall has a fascinating history and our tour will guide you around this ancient building whilst telling you tales from its past.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Wed 5 Jun 19

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From windswept barren 2 acre cattle field to developing tranquil country garden. Natural, mainly native planting and wild flowers.
Meadowsweet, Carisbrooke
Sun 2 Jun 19

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Mature informal gardens of over 3 acres surrounding manor house (not open). Garden set out in a number of walled rooms incl herb garden, perennial and colourful self-seeding borders, shrub borders,...
Thorley Manor, Yarmouth
Sun 2 Jun 19

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This half-term holiday weve got fun activities at Mottistone Gardens, so little ones can tick off some of their 50 things to do before youre 11.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Tue 28 May 19

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Newtown is full of wildlife which means its a great place tick off some of your 50 things list. There are meadows full of creepy crawlies so you could try No.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Mon 27 May 19

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Open for only two days each year, this bank holiday weekend you can take the rare opportunity to see inside the family home that stands at the heart of the gardens.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sun 26 May 19

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Stunning landscaped garden with mature borders and a wide range of unusual plants, currently being restored by new owners with gardener Steve Cawthorne.
North Grounds Farm, Ventnor
Sat 25 May 19

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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.
Sunny Patch, Freshwater
Sat 25 May 19

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This half-term, little ones can discover some of the delicate and colourful wild flowers that grow in the hedgerows and meadows around the windmill with our discovery board trail.
Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge,
Sat 25 May 19

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A carpenter for 20 years, Andrew was inspired to take up ceramics watching a bowl being thrown on a wheel during research for a book on IW pottery.
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery, Quarr Abbey, Nr Fishbourne, Ryde, Isle of Wight
Thu 23 May 19

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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.
Badminton, Newport
Sun 19 May 19

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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...
Appley Beach and Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Sat 18 May 19

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A gentle wander through the village of Newtown with tales of the folk who left their mark here. From Elizabeth I and George Canning, to the infamous Fergusons Gang and the Seabroke family in the 20th...
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Thu 16 May 19

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A guided walk with our Ranger around Coombe Bottom on Ventnor Downs to look for spring butterflies, with far-reaching views over Ventnor and the sea beyond.
Ventnor Downs
Mon 13 May 19

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A one-day festival of Folk & Blues set in the stunning grounds of Wolverton Manor, in aid of Leukaemia research.
Wolverton Manor, Shorwell
Sat 11 May 19

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“Keith Richards cannot be killed by conventional weapons” - Del Preston, Wayne’s World 2. We’re choosing to believe this is true.
Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle Of Wight
Fri 10 May 19

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A short guided walk to discover wildlife and ancient history across the Mottistone Estate. Home to the iconic Longstone, Mottistone Estate has a landscape history that stretches back thousands of...
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Mon 6 May 19

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A colourful garden of great plant variety. Mature trees incl many acers with a wide variety of leaf colour.
Morton Manor, Sandown
Sun 5 May 19

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As the sun rises, take a gentle stroll through the meadows and woods overlooking Newtown Harbour to discover the sounds of the new day awakening.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Sun 5 May 19

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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 - walking, jogging or running - past the famous...
Chale
Sat 4 May 19

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The Old Town Hall has a fascinating history and our tour will guide you around this ancient building whilst telling you tales from its past.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Wed 1 May 19

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A stroll around Bembridge Downs looking for spring wildlife and enjoying the views. Along the 2.5 mile walk, well look out for migrant birds, spring flowers that are booming and colourful butterflies...
Bembridge Fort and Downs
Mon 29 Apr 19

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The whole family can hunt high and low through the meadows and woods to find the clues and solve the puzzle before receiving a delicious chocolate prize.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Sun 21 Apr 19

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Find the clues hidden around the garden to solve the puzzle and claim your chocolate prize. Little explorers can hunt through the flowers and behind the shrubs to find the clues hidden around the...
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sun 21 Apr 19

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Little visitors can hunt high and low to find the clues hidden around the Battery, solve the puzzle and claim a chocolate prize. Hunt around the Battery for the hidden clues.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay
Fri 19 Apr 19

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Hunt the grounds of the windmill and solve the puzzle this Easter for a special chocolate reward. Follow the Easter egg trail through the grounds of the windmill to find the clues.
Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge,
Fri 19 Apr 19

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Imagine if trees could talk. What might they say' Let’s look at trees in a different way to discover more about what it’s like to be a tree, how they thrive at Newtown and how our...
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Thu 11 Apr 19

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Newtown is home to beautiful butterflies and a hidden world of creepy-crawlies and well help you find out all about them. .
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Wed 10 Apr 19

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Design, make and launch your own ’fizzy’ rocket at the Highdown rocket site. Come along to the Needles New Battery and be just like the secret rocket testers that once worked at the...
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay
Wed 10 Apr 19

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Mini explorers can discover Newtown’s wetland wonders as we take a gentle stroll down from the visitor point to the wooden footbridge that stretches over the delicate saltmarsh.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Tue 9 Apr 19

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Little explorers can make even more of their visit to Mottistone the Easter holiday by following our trail around the gardens.
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sun 7 Apr 19

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With new life popping up all over the countryside, little ones can discover the plants and animals you can spot around the windmill during spring.
Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge,
Sat 6 Apr 19

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Mother’s day lunch couldn’t get more dramatic than our 1940s tearoom. Treat mum to our set lunch which includes delicious cake, scone and sandwiches all hand delivered to your table and served...
Needles Old Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight
Sun 31 Mar 19

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Treat mum to an afternoon tea surrounded by beautiful flowers in Mottistone Gardens. Book our specially prepared Mother’s Day set menu and enjoy a selection of cakes, sandwiches, scones and tea or...
Mottistone Gardens Mottistone Nr Brighstone Isle of Wight (SZ 405 833)
Sun 31 Mar 19

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Treat your Mum on her special day to a traditional afternoon tea at the Needles Battery tea-rooms. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Needles as you tuck in and spend time together.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay
Sun 31 Mar 19

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This Mother’s Day, why not treat mum to an afternoon tea surrounded by beautiful flowers in Mottistone Gardens' Book our specially prepared Mother’s Day set menu and enjoy a
Mottistone Gardens and Estate, Mottistone
Sun 31 Mar 19

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A chance to explorer the Duver with the National Trust site ranger, taking a closer look at the sand and shingle habitat and the impact high water has on this fragile area.
St Helens Duver St Helens Isle of Wight (SZ636 891)
Sat 23 Mar 19

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A chance to explorer the Duver with the ranger for the site, taking a closer look at the sand and shingle habitat and the impact high water has on this fragile area.
St Helen’s Duver
Sat 23 Mar 19

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Tom Elliott, is a new and dynamic comedian and magician who has attracted increasing attention. As a regular on the BBC and other outlets, Tom’s squeaky clean comedy show is packed full of laughter,...
Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle Of Wight
Sat 9 Mar 19

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Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the winter migrants of Newtown. Ideal for those new to bird watching.
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point Town Lane Newtown Isle of Wight (SZ 423 906)
Sat 9 Mar 19

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As the tide falls, families looking for a nature adventure can join our ranger and stride out along the beach before heading up towards the downs.
Compton Beach, Compton
Tue 19 Feb 19

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As the tide falls, families looking for an adventure in the great outdoors this half term can join our ranger and stride out along the beach and up towards the downs.
Compton Bay and Downs
Tue 19 Feb 19

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Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the winter migrants of Newtown.
Newtown Nature Reserve, Town Lane, Newtown, Isle of Wight.
Sun 27 Jan 19

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