Each and every year, The Spyglass Inn on Ventnor Esplanade holds their spectacular firework display off the western side of the beach. Here are a few photos were taken from their display in 2017, for larger unwatermarked copies, please get in… Continue Reading →
Blackgang Chine put on a spectacular display over the cliffs of Blackgang for their ‘end of season party’ at their Firework Extravaganza! Check out some of the photos below taken of the event. Larger copies are available upon request. Larger copies… Continue Reading →
Overy year Sandown hold their annual firework display for their November Celebrations Event that takes place on the seafront. Here are a few photographs that were taken at the display held in 2017.
A Sunny afternoon in Freshwater capturing some of the iconic views on the Isle of Wight.
Two of the Island’s hovercraft parked on the slipway on Ryde Esplanade.
Photographs of Ryde Bus Station and Ryde Esplanade Island Line Train Station and Tunnel. V
A football match between St Helens and Wroxall on the St Helens Green.
The Isle of Wight had a small dusting of snow across the Island on the 12th January 2017. These photos were taking in Whitwell.
A few photographs of the new hovercraft that is in operation transporting people to and from the Isle of Wight.
Ventnor held their annual Christmas Fun Day around the town which consisted of a carnival procession that took place around the town on the 10th December 2016. Below are a few photographs of the floats and participants that took part.
The annual display of Christmas Lights at Long Lane in Newport were switched on at 18:30 on the 3rd December 2016 for the 17th year running. Below are a few photographs from the opening event.
A multi-agency exercise involving the Royal Air Force, Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service, Hampshire Constabulary, Isle of Wight Ambulance Service, Isle of Wight Council, HM Coastguard, WightSAR and the Environment Agency took place on the Isle of Wight today (Tuesday… Continue Reading →
The White Horse Inn brought colour to the village of Whitwell when they set off hundreds of fireworks into the skies for bonfire night. Residents and visitors to the island came from far and wide to see their impressive firework display… Continue Reading →
Fireworks took to the skies at Sandown on Saturday 5th November for Sandown Carnival’s annual November Celebrations event. Photos were taken from the beach on the Shanklin side of the pier.
Saturday the 29th October 2016 was the launch of this year’s Poppy Appeal. With people lining the streets, there was a parade that took place around the town centre before having a small ceremony in the central car park.
It’s that time of the year again when Shanklin holds their Illuminated Carnival with many people lining the streets watching the procession go past. The carnival was held on Saturday the 6th August 2016.
A fire broke out in Shanklin on Saturday 12th March 2016 resulting in firefighters from Sandown, Ventnor and Newport being called in to tackle the large fire. Fierce flames, which were said to have been up-to 15 meters at times, could be… Continue Reading →
The Isle of Wight Randonnee takes place every year in May on the Island where thousands of cyclists take place in the Sportive. The Randonnee was established over 30 years ago. The total circuit length is 66 miles or 100km… Continue Reading →
The Isle of Wight Car Club hosted round 1 of their 2016 championships at the Botanic Gardens in Ventnor on Sunday 20th March 2016. Below are photographs of the event taken during the early stages of the day.
APL Vanda, a Container Ship, has run aground in the Solent tonight (Saturday) just off the Isle of Wight on Brambles Bank. High Resolution photographs can be found here with credit to Shane Thornton – @iowimages http://shanethornton.smugmug.com/APL-Vanda-Runs-Aground
Firefighters from across the Isle of Wight are tackling a fire that broke out in a car workshop off Bridge Road in Cowes this afternoon. High Res photos can be found following this link – https://shanethornton.smugmug.com/Car-Workshop-Fire-at-Medina/ Youtube Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWpsU6Aqtk0
On saturday the 6th June 2015, The Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes held a fantastic Firework display to make the end of a two day party, celebrating their 200th Anniversary. The previous day (Friday) we saw the likes of The Duke… Continue Reading →