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Isle of Wight Art, Craft & Culture

Jimi Hendrix statue at Dimbola Lodge

Dimbola Lodge

The former Freshwater home of famous Victorian portrait photographer, Julia Margaret Cameron. Named after her family's tea estates in Sri Lanka, Dimbola Lodge is now a museum to Cameron's life & work but hosts many events & exhibitions from other artists.

Permanent exhibitions include The Isle of Wight Pop Festivals Past and Present, Julia Margaret Cameron - Famous Men and Fair Women & The Albert Louis Cotton Album. The garden at Dimbola Lodge is also home to a life-sized bronze statue of the legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix. The J M Cameron Trust is supported by Red Funnel.
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Quay Arts Isle of Wight

Quay Arts

Quay Arts is the Isle of Wight’s leading art gallery and venue for live arts events. Located in a converted 19th Century brewery warehouse at the head of the River Medina in the centre of Newport. There's a Craft shop & a popular café/bar with a reputation for serving some of the best home-cooked food on the Island.

The gallery spaces and café walls are home to an acclaimed dynamic programme of Visual Arts sourced from home & abroad. Quay Arts’ theatre is one of the best venues on the Island to see live theatre, comedy, music, dance & classic film. Quay Arts is supported by Red Funnel. More about Quay Arts...

The Waltzing Waters, Westridge Isle of Wight

The Waltzing Waters

The Waltzing Waters are an amazing blend of artistry and technology. Like pyrotechnic fireworks, the water patterns literally spring to life like liquid fireworks accompanied by all kinds of music from pop & rock to classics like the 1812 Overture. Waltzing Waters website...

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Arreton Barns Craft Village Isle of Wight

Arreton Barns Craft Village

Step back in time at the Isle of Wights traditional Working Craft Village. Arreton Barns offers a wide range of local produce including Country Cane furniture and furnishings, a Ceramic Crafts Pottery, Lavender & Lace and the Diamond Isle Glass Works.
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Chessell Pottery Barns Isle of Wight

Chessell Pottery Barns

An old barn houses this family run pottery shop & gallery, while the studio workshops & coffee shop are adjacent. Chessell Pottery Barns website...

Diamond Isle Sculptured Glass Isle of Wight

Diamond Isle Sculptured Glass

Sculptor Paul Critchley gives frequent demonstrations in the art of transforming molton glass into beautiful award-winning art objects such as Figurines, animals & sea life. Located in Arreton Old Village at Arreton Barns.
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Glory Art Glass Isle of Wight

Glory Art Glass

A family glass making business producing work in blown and sculptured glass but including flat glass etching. Glory Art Glass website...

Isle of Wight Pearl

Isle of Wight Pearl

Learn all about pearls from cultivation to making beautiful jewellery. You can 'Pick a Pearl' by choosing an oyster and watch it being opened. Each pearl is unique and a Certificate of Valuation & Authenticity is provided. Shop & café. Isle of Wight Pearl website...

Isle of Wight Studio Glass

Isle of Wight Studio Glass

This family run glass business has collections inspired by the magnificent coastline & landscape surrounding the studio. Isle of Wight Studio Glass website...

Quarr Abbey

Quarr Abbey

A working Benedictine monastery, in a beautiful and peaceful setting; Quarr Abbey is home to a community of Benedictine monks who dedicate there life to prayer, contemplation and community life. Quarr Abbey website...

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