Phill Jupitus returns to his comedy roots on the Isle of Wight , with a headline slot at the Isle of Arts 2012 on Friday 20th April. Born on the Isle of Wight in 1962, he combined his love for comic characters by providing the voice over for Jupiter the Donkey at Carisbrooke Castle.
The former home of the famous Victorian Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron is opening its doors to a series of craft taster workshops, giving you an opportunity to meet the artists and ask questions in advance on 27th January 2012.
Isle of Wight Students of Clatterford Tuition Centre have produced a series of six murals, to replace broken windows in Bowling Green Lane.
Today saw the opening of the joint Orthotics Department & Tabitha Fedden Exhibition ‘Step by Step: A Journey through Orthotics’
Diana Parsons will be giving an illustrated presentation about Lifeline, at the Quay Arts on 24th November. Discussing her creative processes the Island textile artist, uses digital print, stitch and dye to create this new body of work inspired by family archive material.
Therapeutic singing sessions for Islanders suffering from dementia and other age related conditions are set to be extended following a cash boost from the Isle of Wight Community Fund.
Isle of Wight Photographer Ian Mitchell has been invited to Niton & District Camera Club in November, to provide an interesting, if not cultural, travelogue of his many visits to Cuba.
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of ‘Prospero’ the Isle of Wight will experience a live event at the former secret Rocket Testing Facility at West High Down. For the first time since the closure of the site in 1971, the event will see the return of working pulse jet rockets to the site by 11 apprentices from Astrium’s Portsmouth and Stevenage sites.