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Freshwater Independent Lifeboat,
Project Opera and Isle of Wight Pride invite you to
A DAY AT THE BAY
Saturday 6 October 2018
Organised in partnership with Friends of Dimbola, Mountbatten and Freshwater Circle.

**PREVIEW EVENT** with Patsy Cabaret
10.30am Saturday 9 June
Off the Rails, Yarmouth
Donations to Wessex Cancer Trust

**PREVIEW EVENT** with Millicent’s Favourite and Bay Wailers
1.00pm Sunday 9 September
IW Pearl, Military Road, Brighstone
Donations to KissyPuppy (The Sophie Rolfe Trust)

**PREVIEW EVENT** with Project Opera
7.30pm Thursday 20 September
Mountbatten Hospice, Newport
Donations to Mountbatten: £10.00 include a glass of wine and canapes

The provisional programme for Saturday 6 October 2018 will be updated regularly before we commit to print in August.

 

HEADLINE ACTS

A Day of Dance
Venue: The Boathouse, Freshwater Independent Lifeboat
10.00 am to 4.00pm

Bloodstone

Bloodstone Border Morris, Guith Morris and Moonshine Border Morris
plus guests FaT Samba, Bay Wailers, the Bunker Girls and Wight Hot Pipes.
Donations to Freshwater Independent Lifeboat
Freshwater’s sea-rescue organisation, independent of the RNLI, is staffed entirely by volunteers and raises all its own funds.

FaT Samba community percussion band

Jim Thorn’s Jazz Cafe
by arrangement with the Newport Jazz Weekend
Venue: URC Church Hall, Guyers Road
3.00 to 5.00pm
Donations at the door: £5.00 includes tea/coffee and cake
Proceeds support Earl Mountbatten Hospice
EMH provides Islanders with end-of-life care together with vital help
and advice for their families, friends and carers.

 

 

 

Jazz Cafe

 

 

Ready to Party
Julia’s Tearoom, Dimbola Lodge, Terrace Lane
6.00 to 8.00pm
Patsy Cabaret’s Singalong
songs from the Victorian music hall and sounds of the 60s

 

 

 

Patsy Cabaret

 

8.00 to 10.00pm
Dimbola’s Blues, Roots and Jazz Party
by arrangement with Nick Cane Music
cash bar 6.00 to 10.00pm
Donations at the door: £5.00
Proceeds support the Julia Margaret Cameron Trust at Dimbola
Dimbola Museum & Galleries, at Mrs Cameron’s former home at Freshwater Bay, is dedicated to the life
and work of the celebrated Victorian pioneer photographer.

Nick Cane

SUPPORTING PROGRAMME

The Bay Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Merlynna Johnson and her enchanting harp
10.00am to 12.00pm coffee, cake and biscuits
Donations to the West Wight Sports and Community Centre
Providing sports, health and fitness as an integral part of the West Wight way of life

Merlynna Johnson

URC Church Hall, Guyers Road
Strings and Things
11.00pm to 12.00pm Red Sqwrl
12.00pm to 1.00pm Chain Ferry Gang

1.00pm to 2.00pm Wight Ukers
Donations to Earl Mountbatten Hospice
EMH provides Islanders with end-of-life care together with vital help and advice
for their families, friends and carers.

Red Sqwrl

Freshwater Parish Hall **NEW VENUE**
10.00am to 11.00am   TBC
11.00 to 12.00pm         Brighstone Barnacles
12.00pm to 1.00pm    Riverflow
Donations to Challenge & Adventure
Working with disadvantaged young people on the Isle of Wight to help raise their confidence, self esteem
and aspirations and get their lives back on track.

Riverflow

Dimbola Museum & Galleries  **NEW VENUE**
10.30am to 11.30am    Irish-ish Session… just join in (TBC)
11.30am to 12.30pm    Danton
12.30pm to 1.30pm      Stephen J. Parkes
1.30pm to 2.30pm        Millicent’s Favourite
2.30pm to 3.30pm       2nd Time Around

£5 donation to the Julia Margaret Cameron Trust at Dimbola
(Special admission arrangement for Saturday 6 October 2018)
Dimbola Museum & Galleries, at Mrs Cameron’s former home at Freshwater Bay, is dedicated to the life
and work of the celebrated Victorian pioneer photographer.

United Reformed Church, Guyers Road
2.00 to 3.00pm Merlynna Johnson and her enchanting harp
Cash donations to IW Food Bank
Relying on the support of our local community to help local people in crisis.

The Piano Cafe, Gate Lane
4.30pm to 5.30pm Stephen J Parkes
5.30pm to 7.30pm Mark Thomas and Jose Lito
8.00pm to 10.00pm Abacus Duo

Donations to Kissy Puppy (Sophie Rolfe Trust)
SRT works with the Earl Mountbatten Hospice to develop services
for Island children with life-shortening illnesses.

Stephen J. Parkes

St Agnes Church, Gate Lane
Mr Charles Dickens Entertains
by arrangement with Origins Theatre and the Stanza Poetry Group
…readings from David Copperfield and a poetic peep at the goings-on at Mrs Cameron’s Dimbola
10.00am to 10.30am Mr Dickens and guests
10.30am to 11.30am Camerata
11.30 to 12.00pm Mr Dickens and guests
12.00 to 1.00pm The Gramophone Party
(JC Grimshaw, Angelina Grimshaw, Paul Armfield)
1.00 to 1.30pm Mr Dickens and guests
1.30 to 2.30 Wight Harmony

2.30 to 3.00pm Mr Dickens and guests
3.00 to 4.00pm RUG Band

Donations to Haylands Farm Project, IW Society for Mental Health
Helping people with a learning disability to continue learning and developing the life skills that are important for social and emotional development.

Wight Harmony

The Albion Hotel, Gate Lane
11.30am to 12.30pm Coppersmith
12.30pm to 1.30pm Return of Penguin Brolly
1.30pm to 2.30pm Damien Paul

Donations to IW Pride
Host of UK Pride 2018 on the beach at Ryde… a major celebration of diversity and inclusivity showing the rest of the UK what an amazing place the Island is.

 

Julia’s Tearoom, Dimbola Lodge, Terrace Lane
12.00 to 4.00pm Nils Mason and guests
Donations to the Julia Margaret Cameron Trust at Dimbola
Dimbola Museum & Galleries, at Mrs Cameron’s former home at Freshwater Bay, is dedicated to the life and work of the celebrated Victorian pioneer photographer.

Nils Mason

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**NEW FOR 2018**
walk and talk
Freshwater Circle
Learn about Tennyson and other 19th-century residents and visitors
10.00am and 2.00pm from Dimbola Lodge
Numbers strictly limited. Priority given to first arrivals.
Donations to Julia Margaret Cameron Trust at Dimbola

Discover Afton Marsh
guided stroll through our local nature reserve
Numbers strictly limited. Priority given to first arrivals.
(Sensible shoes! It can be very muddy.)
12.00pm from Coastguard Lane
Donations to Gift to Nature

Confirmed supporters and sponsors for 2018 include:
Amazing Glazing
Brighstone Village Shop
Coleman’s Carpets
Freshwater Bay Golf Club
Island Roasted artisan coffee
Cheryl and Peter May (writers)
Orchard’s family grocer
Picture Language Limited
Steve Porter Transport
Tennyson Garage
Ventnor Arts Club

Julia’s Tearoom at Dimbola Lodge
The Piano Cafe, Gate Lane
and other places to eat
Off the Rails (Yarmouth)
Pearl Cafe (Military Road)
PO41 Coffee House (Yarmouth)
The Blue Crab seafood restaurant (Yarmouth)
The Freshwater Coffee House (Freshwater Village)
The Llama Tree bistro & pizzeria (Wellow)

The programme is dependent on sponsorship. More sponsors are welcome!

Location

Venues for A Day at the Bay are all within easy walking distance of Dimbola Lodge and the beach car park.

Project Opera and Isle of Wight Pride work with communities and charities across the Island
sharing their passion for music and performance.

The event is promoted with the kind assistance of Community Action Isle of Wight,
Isle of Wight County Press, Visit Isle of Wight,  solent.co, Quay Arts and  Taste of the Wight .

 

 

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