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

Cultural evolution through sustainability: Isle of Wight’s NPOs lead the way

plants and greenery on multistory building by ricardo gomez angel (1)

Creative Island is spearheading a project that will take the Isle of Wight’s five National Portfolio Holders (NPOs) on a journey of carbon literacy training. It’s part of a wider strategy to embed sustainable practices across the cultural sector, demonstrating a commitment to environmental responsibility. Gavin Stride, Director of Creative Island, says, What is carbon […]

Creative Biosphere Project Delivers Results

Young individuals outdoors, with a girl adjusting a camera on a tripod, another wearing headphones, and two boys observing. They are in a green field, with trees and a hedge in the background.

The year long ‘Creative Biosphere’ project is coming to its conclusion. Over the course of 2022, 5 secondary schools and 5 artists worked alongside local arts organisations to explore what it means to live in a Biosphere. The project has resulted in many interesting and thought-provoking outcomes, flag designs, sculptures, puppets, trails, carnival costumes, banners, […]