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 football match between St Helens and Wroxall on the St Helens Green.
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 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.
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.
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 →
Below are some of the photographs I took on Saturday 21st June 2014 while spectating from the shoreline. If you would like a high resolution copy of any of the photographs below, please drop me an email to email@example.com with the image ID/Name which… Continue Reading →
Email me if you would like an un-watermarked copy of any of the images below to firstname.lastname@example.org. Whitwell Checkpoint Blackgang Roundabout Atherfield Road Photographs are all copyright © Shane Thornton. Please email me via the contact page for high resolution… Continue Reading →
Thousands of spectators gathered at Ventnor Seafront for the traditional Boxing Day Swim, raising money for an Island cancer charity, PATCH. There were around one hundred people who took part in the swim along with thousands of spectators who watched from the… Continue Reading →
The annual Isle of Wight Ploughing Match at Bachelors Farm near Whiteley bank. Follow this link for high res photos of the day. http://shanethornton.smugmug.com/Ploughing-Match-Bachelors-Farm
Ventnor Carnival held its annual Illuminated Carnival on Saturday, 17th August 2013. For photographs of the carnival please visit my archive: http://shanethornton.smugmug.com/Ventnor-Illuminated-Carnival
For all of the photographs of the Cowes Week fireworks, please follow the link to my S mugMug portfolio: shanethornton.smugmug.com/Cowes-Week-Fireworks-2013
Two baby T-Rex dinosaurs were revealed to the public on Thursday 1st August 2013 as the UK’s oldest theme park, Blackgang Chine, celebrates 170 years in business. Follow this link for photographs of my time at Blackgang Chine with the dinosaurs.
Check out the photographs taken during the Yarmouth Old Gaffers event here. shanethornton.smugmug.com/Yarmouth-Old-Gaffers-2013 Enquire for high resolution digital copies via the Contact Us page with the image details. Somebody commented on a post on Facebook saying: “Some of the best… Continue Reading →
Medina College celebrated their awards evening in the Medina theatre where students were invited to collect their awards. The evening consisted of 100 awards being given from years 7 to 11 for their achievements over their academic year. We had… Continue Reading →