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Isle of Wight to host Medina Tattoo

Tue 18 Oct 2011

Isle of Wight to host Medina Tattoo

The first ever Medina Tattoo may encourage military aficionados to book Isle of Wight holidays in order to check out the island's attempt at the event.

It is set to be held at the Isle of Wight's Medina Theatre in Newport on October 29th and boasts a line-up featuring names such as local band Wight Hot Pipes.

According to a report in the Isle of Wight County Press, the show is being held in order to raise money for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, which is based on the island.

Matt Black, a pianist and professional entertainer, is set to act as the compere of the evening, with a full bill of music to take place on stage for the enjoyment of those who attend the night.

As well as Wight Hot Pipes, acts such as  Samantha Howard, the Ryde Chorus and Portsmouth-based The Rose and Thistle Pipe Band will be performing at the event.

Those on Isle of Wight holidays considering taking in the show as part of their break on the island that weekend could also attend a night of spooky fun during their vacation.

The news provider reports that the Apollo Theatre in Newport will be hosting an evening of jazz with a Halloween twist.

Newport Jazz Club’s Halloween Special is to be held on October 30th, with Rob Millett on vibraphone with the Pheonix Jazz Quintet among those to be set to perform at the show.

Families visiting the Isle of Wight at the end of the month may also wish to take in a hit musical that the kids are sure to love.

The Shanklin Theatre will be hosting performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast from October 27th to 31st, with matinee showings available for those who have little ones.

A live orchestra will be on stage playing all of the classics from the much-loved movie.

Posted by Jon NobleADNFCR-3083-ID-800762269-ADNFCR

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