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Lift the Lid takes a Leap…

On Saturday 29 February 2020, Quay Arts hosted a fun day of FREE workshops and performances. We were very grateful for all participants, workshop leaders, volunteers and artists/performers: Lift the Lid artist, Ian WhitmoreLift the Lid artist and storyteller, Sue BaileyIndependent ArtsThe New Carnival Company: workshop leader Sharon PooleVolunteer, Sheila LucasIsle of Wight College students:… Continue reading Lift the Lid takes a Leap…

#LetsCreateIW

In preparation for The Great Leap Day event at Quay Arts on Saturday 29 February, we commissioned Sassy Productions IoW to ask children and young people what Island Culture means to them. We asked what inspired them to be creative on the Island; people, places, things. Here’s the wonderful film, featuring children and young people… Continue reading #LetsCreateIW

Opportunity to work for the IWCEP

A brand new opportunity is available for a well organised and effective Organisational Development Manager to work with the Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership (IWCEP). Through Artsworks Transition programme the Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership (IWCEP) intends to strengthen the quality and reach of cultural education opportunities for children and young people on the… Continue reading Opportunity to work for the IWCEP

The Great Leap Forward

LIFT THE LID ON ISLAND CULTURE CELEBRATORY EXHIBITION Quay Arts, West Gallery Saturday 8 February – Saturday 18 April 2020 Opening Event: Sat 8 Feb, 12 – 2 pm The Great Leap Day: Sat 29 Feb, 10 am - 2 pm Free, all welcome! A group exhibition of work created by local school children from across… Continue reading The Great Leap Forward

Inspiring! Curriculum Conference 2019

Pupils from Gurnard Primary School opened the Conference with a performance from ‘Matilda’ Only a few times in life have I wanted to capture the atmosphere in a room and bottle it. On Friday 11 October 2019 at Oakfield CE Primary School, I had that feeling, at the Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership's Curriculum… Continue reading Inspiring! Curriculum Conference 2019

St Saviour’s Primary School & the Isle of Wight Music Hub create ‘space’ for music…

A Case Study from the Isle of Wight Music Hub Pupils explore creating music with iPads This term the Isle of Wight Music Hub were delighted to work with St Saviours Catholic Primary School in Totland on a very special music project composing music for The Great Light and Dark Show one of four art… Continue reading St Saviour’s Primary School & the Isle of Wight Music Hub create ‘space’ for music…

Sacred Isle’s Vlog with Dmitri Galitzine

When we started to plan the art commissions, it was important to identify individuals or organisations that would be interesting for the artists to meet and talk to during their Research and Development on the Island. I don't know about you but I find Twitter a wonderful source of people who have stories to tell...… Continue reading Sacred Isle’s Vlog with Dmitri Galitzine