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The committee meeting planned for Thursday 12th April 2018 at the Newport Police Station has been CANCELLED.



Date and Time of Next Meeting and Venue to be announced shortly.

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at the Riverside Centre in Newport (11.30am - 2pm) on Saturday, 24th March 2018.

Here is a list of the activities involved with Mardis Gras costumes, there is a cost this year to attending the workshops and limited places.

Apolgies for the poor display of this table on a mobile phone. We are working to correct this.

Activity

DATES AND TIMES

VENUE

FEE

Notes

Basic Carnival Skills

Beginners Level

Thursday 22 February for 5 sessions

6pm to 9pm

The Coaching House

13 Union Road

Ryde PO33 2ER

£40 full fee

£25 concession fee for Mardi Gras Groups (limit of 2 adults per group)

Maximum of 12 people on course

Limited to 2 places per group

(Option to move venue, if necessary, to accommodate a larger group)

Backpacks and Structures for Carnival

Intermediate Level

 

Thursday 19 April for 4 sessions

6pm to 9pm

The Coaching House

13 Union Road

Ryde PO33 2ER

£50 full fee

£30 concession fee for Mardi Gras Groups (limit of 1 adult per group)

Maximum of 12 people on course

Limited to 1 place per group

Creative Leaders

for community group leaders, parent helpers or volunteers - to acquire a variety of skills needed to plan and manage a safe and stress free carnival  workshop!

 

Saturday 10 March

10am to 4pm

Salisbury Gardens

Dudley Road

Ventnor PO38 1EJ

£6 only

Maximum of 20 people on course

Limited to 2 places per group

Major Costumes and Individual pieces

For adults and older children, working with visiting carnivalist Ray Mahabir from Sunshine Arts London

 

Half Term week

Weds, Thurs, Friday

May 30/31/1st

10 am to 4pm

tbc

Free of Charge

Pay for materials used only

Space and support to create those show-stopping pieces! 

You will need to submit your designs and plans at least one week before the workshop.

For further detaills please contact Sandra Trigg by email at

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The next few meetings of the Equals IW Ladies Friendship Group are planned for

  • 20th February 2018 at the WoW centre in  Newport 6pm to 8pm
  • 21st February 2018 at the Cowes Scouts Hut 10am to 12pm
  • 28th February 2018 at the Cowes Scouts Hut 10am to 12pm Mardi Gras Meeting

Food, Raffle and Entertainment

Please join us for a fundraising event

  • When: Saturday, 27th of January 2018 from 6pm to 10pm
  • Where: Wootton Community Centre, Brannon Way, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, PO33 4NW

Tickets cost £7 for adults, £5 for 6-12 yrs old and free for children under 5

For tickets and further details contact either

  • Anna 07795578849
  • Niviera 07807156229
  • Cecilia 07885764727 or
  • Aireen 07514805961

Here is our flyer (pdf) for the event

Come and Join our New Equals Men’s Friendship Group. Our next informal meet and greet session is on

  • Monday 12th February 2018
  • Time 19:00 to 21:00
  • At the Isobel Community Centre Café, Furrlongs, Newport PO30 2AX.

Free parking front and rear of centre.

Come and find out how you can get involved with the following island events, Mardi Gras Parade, IW UK Pride and Asian Day and other group activities for men. We are particularly keen to have members coming from an ethnic background. You can purchase refreshments from the café throughout the evening.

To find out more or confirm you are attending contact

The Equals Men’s Friendship Group Coordinator Mark Cox

  • Mobile: 07854 852518 
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/equalsmensgroup
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Here is our pdf flyer for the current event.

The Ladies' Friendship Group next meeting will be at WoW, Newport on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 from 10 am to 12 pm. This is partly due to difficulties getting to the Cowes Scout Hut following the suspension of the Cowes chain ferry.

Next year IW Mardi Gras will be on Saturday 30th June 2018 and the theme is 

Global Biospheres ‘connecting people with nature and cultural heritage’

The Official Launch Event for IW Mardi Gras 2018 will take place at Ryde Academy in their new studio/theatre on

Thursday 16th November at 5.30pm.

Due to extensive construction works still taking place at Ryde Academy the former main car park at front of school is not in use.

Please use the temporary car park at the far end of site where access is via Pell Lane, past main entrance to the junction with Mountbatten Drive. The Car Park will be on your left and the way to the Studio Theatre will be signed from there.

As the site is restricted please allow extra time for parking up and car share where possible.

We shall be serving teas and coffees from 5.15pm.

In addition to the weekly Wednesday meetings at the Scout Hut in Smithards Lane, Cowes PO31 7PG from 10am to 12pm, the Equals IW Ladies' Friendship Group now meets in Newport on a monthly basis at the WoW Centre, 4-5 St James Street, Newport PO30 5HE

  • Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 from 6-8 pm
  • Tuesday, 7th November 2017 from 6-8 pm
  • Tuesday, 5th December 2017 from 6-8 pm

All women are welcome.

"Black History Month" at St Mary's Hospital is from 16th - 20th October 2017.

Come and Join our New Equals Men’s Friendship Group. Our next informal meet and greet sessions are on

Free parking front and rear of centre.

Come and suggest ways to build the new men’s group and meet others from within your local community whilst sharing in a range of fun activities including a quiz. We are particularly keen to have members coming from an ethnic background. You can purchase refreshments from the café throughout the evening.

To find out more or confirm you are attending contact

The Equals Men’s Friendship Group Coordinator Mark Cox

  • Mobile: 07854 852518 
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/equalsmensgroup
  • email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 
  • email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here is our pdf flyer for the current event.