Creative Island Ident (Teal)
The Cultural Development Agency for the Isle of Wight

A few thoughts from our director about things we might do differently

Green leaves sprouting from rusty pipes

When I was about 12 I came home from school with my shirt untucked – it was the fashion of the day – and my mother said, “Gavin, tuck your shirt in, it looks untidy”. Next day I came home with my shirt untucked and once again, she said “Gavin, I told you yesterday, tuck […]

Rachel Tait

Rachel Tait

Born and raised on the Island, I left to study History of Art at the University of Bristol. After completing my BA and MA, I embarked on a PhD exploring a collection held by Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales, as part of the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Scheme. I developed an interest in working in […]

Isle of Wight Theatre Network

Person sitting on the stage of Apollo Theatre, talking with two people in the audience seats

Early in October, perhaps for the first time, many of the Island’s theatre companies came together for a meeting at the Apollo Theatre in Newport to start a conversation about their work and ambitions. Twelve companies turned up and, over the course of two hours, what began to emerge was the idea of an Island […]