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We’re Going On An Isle of Wight Bear Hunt – for the last time!

We’re Going On An Isle of Wight Bear Hunt – for the last time! Following a successful summer of ‘Isle of Wight Bear Hunt Adventure Weekends’ across the Island, the popular family favourites are making their last official journey. The Youth Zone at the Isle of Wight Literary Festival launches on Saturday (20th Oct) and the characters from “We’re Going

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English Tourism Week 2019

  English Tourism Week 2019 takes place between 30 March and 7 April. On their page you’ll find 50 ways to take part, download options for posters, a create your own poster option and the official English Tourism Week logos with guidelines. It is a fantastic opportunity to use Visit Britain/Visit England as a banner organisation to promote your business

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Wight In Bloom 2018

An incredible 114 people entered this year’s Wight In Bloom, and it all came down to this… Over 100 guests gathered at the Quay Arts Centre for this year’s awards, celebrating Island horticultural excellence. Wight In Bloom’s Patron, celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh, MBE VMH DL presided over the ceremony, which took place in the Anthony Minghella Theatre. Supported and managed

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Isle of Wight Walking Festival announce title sponsor

Visit Isle of Wight is pleased to announce the continued support of Warner Leisure Hotels, ensuring the success and encouraging growth of the Isle of Wight Walking Festival. The Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2019 will run from 4th May to 19th May, and one of the most popular festivals of it’s kind in Europe and vital in bringing visitors

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Aerial photography pioneer’s work to be exhibited at Dimbola

From Dimbola Museum and Galleries: Dimbola to host the first major retrospective exhibition of the work of pioneering aerial photographer Captain Alfred G Buckham Creating spectacular images in the face of technical and physical adversity the madcap daredevil Captain Alfred G Buckham (1879-1956) was the foremost aerial photographer of his day. Between 1908 to the early 1930s Buckham risked life

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Quality In Tourism

Quality In Tourism are working to provide the Island’s properties and attractions with new, modern and flexible assessments schemes that offer customers those guarantees that are currently assumed. Guests and visitors often believe that any property or attraction they frequent is safe and compliant. In reality, this may not be the case, particularly with the boom of the internet and

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