MAY 2017

Talk on Rev. William Fox (Britain’s greatest Dinosaur Hunter) who lived in North Street. Fri 26 May 6pm – 8pm at the Wilberforce Hall. Booking is essential, ring Dinosaur Isle on 01983 404344 (from Mon 1st May).

Fox Trail map launch Sat 27 May, 2 pm – 4 pm. Local walk led by Dr Martin Munt (Curator Dinosaur Isle Museum) and Paul Bradley (Brighstone Museum).

JUNE 2017

The Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival – the dates set for this weekend of fun are, Friday 2nd June, till Sunday June 4th 2017

IOW Festival of Running 2nd – 4th June  see web link

Isle of Wight Festival Thu 8 Jun 2017 – Sun 11 Jun 2017

JULY 2017

JP Morgan Round the Island Race Sat 1 Jul web link

Brighstone Horticultural Society Summer Show will take place on 15th July at 12 noon 


Brighstone Busy Bodies. Dance classes every Monday in the Scout Centre with a fully qualified and insured teacher. Suitable for any level of fitness and everyone is welcome. 9:30am Dance/Exercise to music, 10:30 am Beginners Tap Dancing (tap shoes not necessary for first few classes). For further information ring Caroline on 07773 801462 or email

Community Coffee Morning Every Tues 10 – 12 in the Methodist Church. Regular hand massage and finger nail painting service, together with a table-top quiz. Dominos and Scrabble are set up in the Wesley room most weeks. Technology support is available. Includes Age UKIW drop-in sessions.

Cuddly Bears Club – Thursdays during term time from 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm in the Methodist Church. All parents and carers of children under 4 years of age are invited to bring their children to these meetings to meet others for tea and a chat. Meetins on 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th May. Contact Anne on 551876.

Keep Fit – Friday 9.30 – 10.30 am in the Wilberforce Hall

Table Tennis – Every Monday at 7pm at Seely Hall, Brook. £1.50 to Hall funds. All welcome.

Tai Chi On Wednesdays 10-11am in the Wilberforce Hall. Classes are suitable for all ages and ability. You need no special equipment or clothing to join in, just a sense of humour and a willingness to learn! £5 per session. Contact David on 07746 000114

Wight Seated Exercise on 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th May 10am–11am. Cost £4. Held in the Methodist Chapel it is designed to strengthen all parts of the body and is suitable for all ages and abilities. The most fun you will ever have sitting down! For more information. Contact Paul on 07527 956971

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