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Syndication

Isle of Arts Festival: Episode 16

May Bank Holiday Fun in Ventnor 

In this weeks' episode we tell you about the Isle of Arts Festival taking place at various venues in Ventnor from Friday 1st - Monday 4th May 2015.

What's Included? 

  • Background to the festival and how it started
  • Why the Isle of Arts Festival was started
  • Where it is held
  • What you can see
  • Interactive activities for all the family
  • Barry Cryer - Twitter Titters
  • Champs
  • and many more

In the News

This week Tony brings you some celebrity news with Benedict Cumberbatch and a plethora of popstars in the Isle of Wight Festival Dragon Boat Race.

Ali has some news about a giant slide coming to Ryde.

Food & Drink 

We talk about the cafe at Puckpool Park.

Direct download: Episode_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:14pm EST

The walk from Sandown to Shanklin: Episode 15

A Circular Walk for all the Family 

In this weeks' episode we tell you about a great walk which can be circular (if you don't mind a couple of hills) or flat return.

What's Included? 

  • Where to start the walk
  • Why we like the walk
  • Where to park
  • Who it is suitable for
  • How long it will take 
  • What you will see
  • Where to get refreshments 
  • What facilities there are

In the News

This week Tony brings you an update on the visit from a top Paris model agency, and the future of the Ice Rink. Plus Robin Cousins is coming to the Island as part of the Isle of Arts Festival AND beware of former public toilets in Ventnor. 

Ali has some news about a St Georges Day dragon boat race at Island Harbour, which includes a visit from a famous weather person.  

Food & Drink 

We talk about Tradewinds a cafe with a view between Sandown and Shanklin.

Direct download: Episode_15mp3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Seagrove Bay & Priory Bay: Episode 14

Two Beautiful Beaches to Discover 

In this weeks' episode we tell you about two of the lesser known and therefore less visited beaches on the Island, but these are not to be missed.

What's Included? 

  • Where the beaches are located
  • How to get to the beaches
  • Where to find free parking
  • What you will find there
  • What facilities there are
  • Why you should visit

In the News

This week Tony brings you news from a top Paris model agency.

Ali has some news about a dinosaur find on the Island and you will also find out what Dave the Dinosaur is all about!

Food & Drink 

We talk about Oasis, a cafe within a shop near Brading.

Direct download: REALIOWEpisode_14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16am EST

The Isle of Wight Steam Up

A real bank holiday taste of the country 

In this weeks' episode we bring you a traditional country event held at Mottistone Manor Farm. Perfect for a bank holiday and a great way to experience some real British traditions.

What's Included? 

  • What it was all about
  • Why this is like many brilliant things that happen on the Isle of Wight
  • What we saw there
  • Why you should visit a local village event

In the News

This week Tony brings you three lots of news this week, and some very interesting facts about ploughing!

Ali has some Royal news which once again brings the Isle of Wight into the National News.

Food & Drink 

We talk about The Fighting Cocks, Arreton, a traditional English pub.

Direct download: Episode_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

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