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A fun filled weekend on the Isle of Wight

Events on a weekend in June on the Isle of Wight

In this weeks' episode we will give you a flavour of a typical summer weekend on the Isle of Wight with lots of things to see and do around the Island.

What's Included? 

  • Shipwreck Isle, Appley Beach, Ryde
  • The Festival of the Sea
  • The Round the Island Race
  • St Helen's Village Summer Fayre
  • What is coming up in weekends to come
  • Why you should visit the Isle of Wight for a weekend
  • Hints and Tips about free parking

 

In the News

This week we have four news stories for you, including an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Solent from the mainland to Alum Bay, a podcast meet up with an international flavour in Ryde. Tony tells us about another dramatic animal rescue and the very successful Island Games which kicks off in Jersey next week.

Good luck Isle of Wight competitors.

Food & Drink 

A fantastic newish cafe in Seaview, Lillies, with a retro feel!

 Links you may find helpful 

Festival of the Sea 2015

Round the Island Yacht race

Shipwreck Isle

Island Games

UK podcast meet up

Lillies Coffee Shop Seaview

Steam Railway 1940's experience

Bonchurch open Gardens

American Themed Summer Fair

Please vote for us in the UK Podcast Awards 2015 - You can vote from 1st July 2015 by clicking here. Don't forget to tell your friends. 

Direct download: Episode_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Isle of Wight Festival Review 2015

The Isle of Wight Festival 2015 Review

In this weeks' episode we will give you a full review of the Isle of Wight Festival 2015, what it was like, the highlights and lowlights, including a toilet farce!!!

What's Included? 

  • Festival toilets
  • Bands
  • Staff
  • Theme park rides
  • The weather

 

 Links you may find helpful 

Early Bird Tickets for 2016

Direct download: Episode_23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EST

The Isle of Wight Festival of the Sea 2015

The Isle of Wight Festival of the Sea

In this weeks' episode we will give you a full review of the Isle of Wight Festival of The Sea what's on, seafaring activities, and top tips on how best to enjoy the Round the Island Yacht Race.

What's Included? 

  • When the festival is on
  • What's on during the festival
  • Round the Island Yacht Race top tips
  • Shipwreck Isle

 

In the News

It is update central in the news this week with a follow up by Ali on the Ryde slide, and Tony with the Shanklin lift.

Food & Drink 

Ali gets excited about the child friendly cafe at browns golf course in Sandown.

 Links you may find helpful 

Festival of the Sea 2015

Round the Island Yacht race

Browns Golf Club

Shanklin Lift

Ryde Slide

shipwreck isle

Direct download: Episode_24.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EST

Isle of Wight Zoo: Episode 22

In this weeks' episode we will give you a full review of the Isle of Wight zoo, what you will encounter, and additional activities you can take part in on your visit.

What's Included? 

  • How to find the zoo
  • Cost of entry
  • What animals you may see
  • Addition activities available
  • Tips for visiting again

Not included in the show but what you may like to know is the difference between a Kangaroo and a Wallaby:

1) Size - a Kangaroo is generally much larger

2) Longer legs - a Kangaroo has a longer leg between ankles and knees

3) Kangaroos are designed to be fast on open terrain whilst wallabies legs are smaller for agility in the forest

4) Colour - A wallaby has a brighter coat with more colouring than a Kangaroo

In the News

This week Ali brings you news about another royal visit, and Tony talks about a stranded cow that freed itself

 

Food & Drink 

We talk about a chain pub (Marstons) which opened about a year or so ago in Lake (near Sandown) the Merrie Gardens.

Direct download: Episode_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EST

Top Tips in the exciting lead up to the Isle of Wight Festival 2015

In this weeks' episode we will give you preview of what is new at this years festival and some tips on what you should check out away from the main stage.

What's Included? 

  • The exciting lead up to this years' Isle of Wight Festival
  • All the new areas for drinks and music
  • The Strongbow Tree
  • Jack Daniels Bar
  • Bulmers Colarena
  • Electro Love 80's
  • Cabaret Noir
  • Pimp your festival
  • Jolly Green Sherpas
  • Lift share
  • Sherpa (noun). – Someone who carries the load, so you can focus on the adventure. That's what we do with this podcast.

In the News

This week Tony brings you news about Jamie Oliver's students sampling the delights of the home grown produce from the Isle of Wight, including garlic and tomatoes.

Ali reveals the winner of this years' Chillerton and Gatcombe Festival Scarecrow Festival.

Food & Drink 

We talk about a stop off when you get off of the Ferry at East Cowes, Seabreeze where you can get tasty and reasonably priced food.

Buy your official Festival Ticket

 

If you buy your ticket using this link BUY NOW then we will receive rewards and possibly a free ticket, and we will be very grateful, meaning we will bring you lots more great content saving you time and money!

Direct download: Episode_21mp3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

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