What's On

NOVEMBER 2017

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

Date Everyday
Times 09.00 - 18.00
Venue Briddlesford Farm Hop Kilns Heritage Centre, Briddlesford Rd, Wootton Bridge, Ryde PO33 4RY
Cost FREE
Description

A pictorial history of haymaking on the Island.


Ventnor Heritage Walk

Date Thursday 9 October
Times 10.30 - 12.30
Location Meet at Ventnor Heritage Centre, 11 Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PE
Cost FREE
Description        

A walk around this quirky Victorian town, well known for its health-giving micro-climate and its many hills! Local historian, Richard Downing will lead the 2 mile walk, which will last about 2 hours and will start and finish at the Heritage Centre..

Please book by calling Suzie on 07399 562928 or suzie@vectishousing.co.uk


Mardi Gras 2018 Launch: GLOBAL BIOSPHERES

Date Thursday 16 November
Times 5.30pm (to about 6.45pm)
Venue Ryde Academy Studio Theatre, Pell Lane, Ryde, IW
Cost FREE
Description

Introducing the concept and the narrative for the New Carnival Company's Mardi Gras parade next year. Plans for the event, for workshops to support, for the new parade anthem, choreography and more. Guest speakers. Lots of Info and opportunity for questions. Chance to bid for the section of your choice. The early bird catches the worm! 
All welcome. Please come along, no obligation to take part.


Giant Puppet / Costume Build

Date Thursday 16, Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November 
Times 10am to 3.30pm core time (may run until later on Friday)
Venue The Winter Gardens, Ventnor
Cost FREE
Description

Help create a giant illuminated dragonfly (IW dialect = Snaark Stang) for Ventnor's Christmas Parade on 9 December. Part of ongoing Ventnor carnival development programme, Arts Council England supported.
No experience necessary, but booking essential. For adults and young people 16 years plus
 info@thenewcarnivalcompany.com


Ryde Heritage Walk

Date Tuesday 21 November
Time
11.00 - 13.00
Location Meet at Ryde District Heritage Centre, Royal Victoria Arcade, Union St, Ryde PO33 2LQ
Cost FREE
Description

A walk down the grand shopping boulevard of Union Street and along the Esplanade. Local historian and author, Jo Cooper will lead the 2 mile walk which will start and finish at Ryde’s Heritage Centre.?

Please book by calling Suzie on 07399 562928 or suzie@vectishousing.co.uk