Tue, 21 July 2015
Activities for all the family for the school holidays
In this weeks' episode our feature is all about 5 extra activities that take place during the school holidays on the Isle of Wight. Something different to entertain the whole family without breaking the bank. We even throw in a wet weather activity for those (few and far between) rainy days on the Island.
In the News
This week in the News Tony kicks things off with a congratulations and mention to the Wash the Wight team who have carried various household appliances around the island to raise money for charity. You can donate to the charity and support the effort of the Wash the Wight fundraiser by clicking here.
Ali's news is about a campaign to get an Isle of Wight historic resident, Julia Margaret Cameron, onto the new £20 notes. Please note that the nominations have now closed.
5 special activities for all the family for the school holidays
1. Blackgang Chine
Special extended opening every Monday & Wednesday in the school holidays as well as live music, entertainment and fireworks.
2. Robin Hill
Extended opening hours and special activities taking place every Tuesday and Thursday.
Almost every major town on the Isle of Wight will be hosting a carnival throughout the school holidays. You will certainly see a carnival or two whilst you are here.
Sandown Main Carnival Saturday 25th July 2015 www.sandowncarnival.com
Newport Main Carnival Saturday 1st August 2015
Shanklin Main Carnival Wednesday 5th August 2015
Cowes Main Carnival Thursday 6th August 2015
Shanklin Illuminated Carnival Saturday 8th August 2015
Ventnor main Carnival Wednesday 12th August 2015
Ventnor Illuminated Carnival Saturday 15th August 2015
Newport Illuminated Carnival Wednesday 19th August 2015
Cowes Illuminated Carnival Saturday 22nd August 2015
Sandown Illuminated Carnival Wednesday 26th August 2015
Ryde Main Carnival, Thursday 27th August 2015
Ryde Illuminated Carnival Saturday 5th September 2015 www.rydecarnival.org.uk
Jay Miller's Circus is back again for lots of family fun all under cover so a great wet weather activity on the Isle of Wight during the school holidays.
5. Needles Firework Party Nights
Every Thursday during the school holidays you can get into the party atmosphere with live music, entertainment and Fireworks.
Food & Drink
This weeks' food and drink features brunch in a stunning location where you can sit back and relax whilst soaking up the views and truly enjoying the best the Island has to offer at the Lifeboat View Cafe.
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