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Drawing Club

Our Drawing Nights are a regular social gathering bringing together all of those with a love of drawing, spanning all ages and abilities! During these evenings we welcome guest artist Katy Rose to set you some fun challenges and help offer advice and feedback on how to improve your technique.

Cost includes all materials required.

Every fortnight 7.30pm - 9.30pm, click book tickets for dates.
All Tickets £5.00  All Ages (Under 18's accompanied by an adult)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: art_house_life: Curios

art_house_life @ 35 Madeira Road PO38 1QS is back again for Ventnor Fringe 2022 with CURIOS, our largest contemporary art show to date. CURIOS features recent work from 12 local, national and international artists who produce mixed media and interactions that are enquiring & unpredictable.

Friday 22nd - Sunday 31st July 2022 - 10.30am - 12pm & 2.30pm - 4pm 
Tickets: FREE (Book in advance)
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Ventnor History Talk & Walk

Join us on a fun and leisurely walk around Ventnor and the surrounding area and learn a little of the rich history of our little town. From rock stars to glaciers, prime ministers to poets and as much as we can fit in between.

Friday 22nd - Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 10.30am - 12.30pm
Tickets:
£5
All Ages ( Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: A Walk Through the Solar System

After over 30 years sailing the seven seas and having seen pretty much all the world has to offer, Stokey chose to put down his roots in Ventnor in the Isle of Wight which is a pretty big endorsement for the town! From here he plans routes for trans-Atlantic sailors and teaches courses in navigation and ocean sailing and shares his love of the heavens with locals through his popular Solar Walk & 'Wonders of the Universe' courses.

Friday 22nd - Sunday 31st July 2022 - 1pm - 2pm
Tickets: £3, Family of 4 £9, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1 (weekdays only)
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Fringe Fridays

For music fans ‘Fringe Fridays’ will present a new opportunity to see a whole roster of new bands over the course of a single day. Taking place in our new Big Top venue with gigs running throughout the day and into the evening. Featuring The Big Moon, Goat Girl, CHAMPS and many more

Friday 22nd & Friday 29th July - All Day 
Tickets: One Day 
£35 Two Day: £60 Under 10: Free with paying adult over 18 Culture Pass + Group Discounts Available
All Ages (Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult) 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Joe Plumb - Born to be the weather wizard

After changing the Isle of Wight’s political landscape forever with his campaign for Island independence in 2021, Joe Plumb is back at Ventnor Fringe with a brand new show! From childhood memories growing up on the sunny Isle of Wight to his quest to become a local celebrity, join Joe Plumb in his hilarious campaign to be as famous as the Weather Wizard at Blackgang Chine!

Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £8, Group of 4 £40, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Charlie Dore & Julian Littman

Multi-award winner Charlie Dore returns to Ventnor for a genre-defying night of “intriguingly other” eclectic, contemporary folk, packed with earworms & crunchy lyrics’. Charlie and long-time collaborator Julian Littman (Steeleye Span) swap guitars, piano, mandolin, harmonium, ukuleles and stories as they share songs from latest album Like Animals alongside many other live favourites.

Friday 22nd July 2022 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm 
Tickets:
£12
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: M U S I C

'M U S I C' is a show about art, gods and obsession. Mostly, though, it’s about the music. Jacob Larrick is a young AI programmer for Stripify – the world’s most popular music streaming service, and pines for the artists of the 60's and 70's, those pioneers who live on as sparkling deities in the public imagination. When, he wonders, will we see their like again?

Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July 2022 - 8.30pm - 9.30pm
Tickets: £10, Under 25 £8, Group of 4 £30, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: An Evening with Victoria Scone

Join the delicious Victoria Scone or a night of songs, laughs and high glamour fun at The Magpie.

Friday 22nd July 2022 - 9pm - 10.30pm
Tickets: £20
16+
 
 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Qigong Workshop

An ancient Chinese programme performed in a standing position, suitable for all levels of fitness. It contains movements repeated a number of times which improves breathing, balance, joint and muscle flexibility. Qigong also helps to relax the mind. Loose clothing is recommended. 

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July 2022 - 10am - 11am
Tickets: £6

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Circus School

Run away and join the Circus! Join us for a Saturday Funday for families with circus workshops led by one of the UK's leading circus companies, Lost In Translation, in the brand new Big Top in the Fringe Village! Learn all sorts of skills such as handstands, juggling, acrobatics, hula hoops or aerial skills! There will also be lots of other opportunites to get creative, with dance workshop, music and art activities all included. 

Saturday 23rd July 2022 - 11am - 4pm
Tickets: £5.00 (Adults go free!) 
All Ages
 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: A Fistful of Ballads

Following on from their much-loved debut at last year's fringe, the 'Ventnor Exchange Spoken Word Collective' are back with their follow-up show 'A Fistful of Ballads'


Saturday 23rd July 2022 - 4pm - 5pm
Tickets: £10, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022 : Rob Auton - The Crowd Show (Work In Progress)

The Crowd Show is a show suitable for anybody who has been in a crowd or wants to be in the crowd for this show. Rob Auton is an award-winning writer and actor, named the 'Brian Cox of Comedy' by the Guardian. Rob has written eight hit Edinburgh Fringe shows, which have led to nationwide tours and television/radio appearances.

Saturday 23rd July 2022 - 6pm 
Tickets: £12
14+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Island Tales

Following several shows as "Three Island Storytellers", Holly Medland, Tony "Monty" Hirst and Sue Bailey are coming to Ventnor Fringe for a first performance in their new guise of 'Tis Tales.

Saturday 23rd July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £8, Under 25 £5, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
12+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Importance of Being... Earnest?

A faithful revival of Wilde's classic play is in chaos after the actors start dropping like flies. Will you step into the spotlight, tread the boards and save the show? Winner of Best Comedy Derek Award and 2021 Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show. Check out this smash-hit show before it hits the West End. 

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July 2022 - 7.30pm - 8.45pm
Tickets: £15 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
12+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Fanny Quivers - We've Gotta Laugh

Growing up on the Isle of Wight as a little gay weirdo, living on a farm where her only friends were cows, Fanny Quivers’ life had very interesting beginnings.
Cut to now, following some… interesting life experiences, Fanny reflects on the events of her life so far - the good, bad, and the damn right questionable.

Saturday 23rd July & Sunday 24th July 2022 - 8pm - 9pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £10, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1 (Saturday Only)
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Chris Milner Journeyman - Midnight Wine

Well respected singer/songwriter Chris Milner-Journeyman shares songs Contemporary and Traditional wine and stories from almost 50 years in the great British folk scene touring UK and Europe. He is now thinking 'maybe he chose the wrong genre' Come chill out, listen and advise. 

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July 2022 - 9pm - 10.30pm
Tickets: £10, Under 25 £8, 2 x Adults for £15, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Big Fringe Variety Show with Victoria Scone

A spectacular night of revelry and laughter from a selection of some of the finest acts at this year's Ventnor Fringe, hosted by Rupaul's Drag Race UK's Victoria Scone !

Saturday 23rd July 2022 - 9pm - 10.30pm
Tickets: £15
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Tatty Devine Mini Bunting Necklace Workshop (SOLD OUT)

"Ready to get crafty? Join Tatty Devine for TWO super special Necklace workshops at the Ventnor Fringe 2022! First up at 11am, it’s a Bunting bonanza with an iconic Tatty Devine design! Create your very own Mini Bunting Necklace in a five-flag design unique to you.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 11am - 12pm
Tickets: £30, Under 25 £25
All Ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Tatty Devine Disco Lobster Necklace Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Ready to get crafty? Join Tatty Devine for TWO super special Necklace workshops at the Ventnor Fringe 2022! First up, it’s a Bunting bonanza with an iconic Tatty Devine design! Create your very own Mini Bunting Necklace in a five-flag design unique to you.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 12pm - 1pm
Tickets: £70, Under 25 £65
All Ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Tale of Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny

Quantum Theatre are back with an enchanting new adaptation of two of Beatrix Potter’s best-loved Tales, The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 2.30pm 
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £10, Family of 4 £45, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
Family Friendly

Ventnor Fringe 2022: OnTheWight and The Book Bus present ... The Secret to Happiness

A top-secret panel discussion hosted by OnTheWight and The Book Bus. Three panellists, one big question – “How can we live happier lives?”
Confident we’ll solve this in an hour. See you there, secret fans.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 4pm - 5pm 
Tickets: £8, Under 25 £5, Culture/Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Micky Overman: Small Deaths (Work In Progress)

From comedian Micky Overman comes a brand new show that’s got it all: Patrick Swayze!… Other stuff! It answers some burning questions like: “how did one find a wife in ancient Babylon?” and reveals how a minor medical issue led to a possible encounter with a witch. Originally from the Netherlands, Micky's outsider perspective, quick wit, silly delivery and spot-on observations make her one Britain's most exciting female voices.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 6pm - 7pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Simon Brodkin (Work in Progress)

International prankster and creator of Lee Nelson, Simon Brodkin hits Ventnor Fringe after a smash-hit 50 date nationwide tour, following a critically-acclaimed, “hilarious” (The Scotsman), sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe. If it’s “a sky-high gag rate” (Metro) you’re after, then join Simon for his highly-anticipated brand new show, where he takes on terrorists, racists, dog owners and his daughter.


Sunday 24th July 2022 - 7pm 
Tickets: £15
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Lou Sanders - One Word: Wow

It’s time for a little get together; so pull up a chair, get all cosy and let Lou Sanders (aka Dr Giggles) tell you about the time she gave this horse a boner. She’ll bring her skates, you bring your wallet and you can all take some piccies. Perhaps this show is the real vaccine?

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 9pm 
Tickets: £15
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Patrick Spicer: Who's This All of a Sudden? (Work In Progress)

Work-in-progress debut hour from one of the most exciting acts on the UK comedy circuit. Patrick will be recounting his deepest fears and humiliations in a funny and credible way (nominated for both Chortle Best Newcomer and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year). So if you've ever felt like there's something wrong with you, come and laugh with Patrick. If not, come and laugh at Patrick.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - 10pm - 11pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Bethan Whitmore Yoga

Connecting movement with the breath, I will be teaching a vinyasa flow class with fluid movements to transition between each pose. In class expect a creative sequence of sun salutations, balances, bends and relaxation suitable to all levels. All to a great soundtrack!

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 10am - 11am
Tickets: £7

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Drawing Club "It's all Very Ventnor"

Ventnor Exchange's fortnightly Drawing Nights are a social gathering bringing together all of those with a love of drawing, spanning all ages and abilities! Hosted by guest artist Katy Rose

Tuesday 26th & Friday 29th July 2022 - 11am - 1pm
Tickets: £5
All Ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Catch That Beast!

The Royal Society of Beastologists are a group with one mission: to track down mythical beasts. They can’t wait to come to the Isle of Wight, meet their new members and capture the Vicious Beast of Ventnor! They’ve heard it’s been causing all sorts of nuisance. But Jessy, the youngest Beastologist, has her doubts about beast hunting. What if beasts don’t want to be found? Catch That Beast! is a magical, deliciously silly show about how we interact with wild things and how the youngest among us might bring about change. 

Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th July 2022 - 11.30am - 12.30pm
Tickets: £7.50 Group of 4 £25 Group of 6 £30 / Family Friendly 5+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Angela Barnes: Work in Progress

Join Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, The News Quiz) as she tries out some new ideas she’s had. There will be thoughts, there will be stories, there will be successes, there will be failures, and there will be jokes - so come along to find out which is which...

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £15
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Glass, Cage, Bach @ Bonchurch

The timeless counterpoint of Bach weaves through this journey with minimalism masters of the 20th Century and others to form a trance like musical kaleidoscope of varied beauty and structure.
Come, be amazed, relaxed and bewitched.

Tuesday 26th July - 7pm & Thursday 28th July 2022 1pm
Tickets: £10
All Ages
 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Lara Ricote: GRL/LATINX/DEF (Work in Progress)

Lara’s a small latin american girl (woman?) who won the Funny Women 2021 (right. Woman.) stage award and is now doing an hour of stand up about what it’s like to be Latin and deaf and a girl who’s now a woman. You know, minority jokes for majority crowds. If you read this and you don’t come, what’s that say about you? huh? You hate disabled people? MAYBE PROVE YOU DON’T by coming to this fun-for-the-whole-family-if-your-children-are-older-than-16 show! Love u.

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 6pm - 7pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+
 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Paul Zerdin: Hands Free

The America's Got Talent winner brings his latest smash-hit show to Ventnor for the first time. Sam, Albert, Baby, Roger the bodyguard and an urban fox have all survived the lockdowns and are back on the  stage, so get ready to be involved! One nights only – book early to avoid disappointment

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £18, Under 25 £15, Group of 4 £60, Group of 6 £80, Culture /Unlimited Pass 2for1 
14+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Grim(m) Tales After Dark

This evening of storytelling will include grim local stories, darkly humorous yarns and folk tales collected by the brothers Grimm. (Viewer discretion advised as some of these stories may be a bit dark for the very young or faint hearted)

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Tickets:
£6, Under 25 £5, Culture/ Unlimited Pass 2for1
12+
 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Eleanor Tiernan (Work In Progress)

Deeply uncouth hour with feelings, sincerity and even, Lord have mercy on our souls, mental health. Really vulgar stuff. May also contain some of that deeply unfashionable self-deprecation. Your patience is appreciated.

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 8pm
Tickets: £12
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Paul Armfield Solo

With seven albums worth of literary lovelorn songs under his belt, Paul Armfield returns to the stage to deliver an intimate rendition of some of his favourites. With just a guitar, a saw, and 'a voice that could make the needles crumble', 

Tuesday 26th July 2022 - 8pm - 9.45pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: A Night at the musicals with Le Gateau Chocolat & Jonny Woo

Dubbed the “Ebony and Ivory of drag” by the Australian press, Olivier winning star of La Clique & La Soirée; Le Gateau Chocolat and Queen of the Alternative Drag scene, Jonny Woo head to the Isle of Wight for a special performance of their award winning joint show. Hilarious hijinks and shady shenanigans abound as they ‘Les Misérmassacre’ all the musicals you know and love A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS is a tortured love letter to the glorious genre of musical theatre.

Tuesday 26th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £20
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Much Ado About Bingo

Boogaloo Stu’s 70s throwback comedy character Derek Daniels invites you to play a game of Bingo - but not as you know it! Watch the sparks fly as polyester and crimplene are set to collide; the crimplene king Derek Daniels and the polyester queen Lorraine Bowen join forces for this sensationally silly and slightly Shakespearean game of musical bingo - its Much Ado About Bingo! 

Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th July 2022 - 9pm 
Tickets: £15, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Erling Yoga Workshop

Erling is a passionate yoga teacher who has taught for over 20 years. He teaches students the gentle and supportive style of practice that focuses on natural movements and breathing, called Scaravelli-inspired Yoga: it's all about listening to your body while finding ways to move comfortably--it’s not about achieving perfect alignment or holding challenging poses long periods of time! Suitable for all levels, from beginners to advanced students.

Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th July 2022 - 10am - 11am
Tickets: £7

Ventnor Fringe 2022: VENTNOR - CRADLE OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

During the Ventnor Fringe in July 2022, Stephan Roman, author of Isle and Empires, will be leading four guided walks around Ventnor in collaboration with staff from the Ventnor Heritage Museum and with the support of Medina Publishing.

Wednesday 27th - Friday 29th - 10.30am - 12.30pm (+ 4.30pm - 6.30pm Thurs)
Tickets: £10, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Windy Tales: A Story Walk

Join Sue-the-storyteller for some windy stories, riddles and rhymes as we try to find either some wind, or a sheltered spot, in Ventnor Park. Wind comes from many different places and can definitely have different scents! We will seek out the stories and see if they have different flavours too! Be prepared to be blown away. This story walk is great for families with children aged 4 +

Wednesday 27th & Friday 29th July 2022 - 2pm - 3pm 
Tickets: £6 per child (Adults go free), Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
Family Friendly 

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Good Times Show

Let's Circus are the Circus that runs away to join you!
Last year's People's Choice Award Silver Medallists are back with a fantastic new production.
The Good Times Show brings together artists from Japan, Australia and the UK in their intimate Big Top, The Magpie.

Wednesday 27th - Friday 28th July - 3pm & 7pm 
Tickets: £18, Under 25 £15, Group of 4 £60, Group of 6 £80, Culture /Unlimited Pass 2for1 on Wed 27th 3pm performance only 
Family Friendly

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Ali Woods - Best Friend Ever

Highly-anticipated debut stand-up hour from the Hackney Empire New Comedian of the Year Winner, tackling all the big topics; Scottish mothers, sex parties, karate teachers, and mental breakdowns.

Wednesday 27th July 2022 - 6pm - 7pm
Tickets: £8, Under 25 £5, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Andy Roberts in Concert

Highly original acoustic guitar songs blending contemporary with some traditional styles. Andy's roots are in the 1970s British folk revival, citing singer songwriters Roy Harper and Michael Chapman as major influences. Early years busking in Europe broadened his palette to include blues, rock, ragtime and chanson.

Wednesday 27th July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Hotel Paradiso

An irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family by Lost in Translation, one of the UK’s leading contemporary circus companies and Guinness World Record holders. With thrillingly spectacular circus skills, physical comedy, theatrical storytelling and slapstick, Hotel Paradiso sees the staff family tackle the scheming banker as he tries to possess the Hotel Paradiso. 

Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th July - 2pm & 7pm 
Tickets: £20, Under 25 £15, Group of 4 £70 Group of 6 £90 Culture Pass/ Unlimited Pass 2for1 on Wed 27th 7pm only
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Alfie Brown: More of the Shame (Work In Progress)

Culture war, actual war and climate catastrophe. Alfie Brown is putting together a show full of jokes about the world’s current events. Keep in mind, this is a work in progress so some jokes won’t be finished, some jokes might not be satisfactory in a moral sense yet, but this chaos is often much more fun. Buy tickets.  “Twisty and thoughtful social satirist: on this evidence, few do it better.” ★★★★ The Guardian 

Wednesday 27th July 2022 - 8pm - 9pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Casino Moon

Casino Moon are undoubtedly an exciting band. Go to a gig and witness the rich song-writing talent and energetic, addictive melodies combining eclectic sounds of folk and Americana. It’s a unique sound that will leave you wanting more. 
Although recently conceived, this musical journey stretches back many years. Experimenting and developing folk patterns around the power of the rhythmic picking guitar, combined with cross-genre influences using instruments such as the mandolin and lap steel. 

Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th July 2022 - 9pm - 10.30pm
Tickets: £12
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: House of Burlesque

The UK's top satirical showgirls House of Burlesque are thrilled to return to IOW to ruffle some feathers with an evening of fierce and fabulous entertainment. Join UK Burlesque royalty Tempest Rose and the stars of HOB for a night of the risqué, raucous and rhinestoned going right back to the subversive roots of British Burlesque. These rhinestoned rebels have been making history with their unique blend of pin up, pop, punk, glamour for over 10 years.

Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th July 2022 - 9pm - 10.30pm 
Tickets: £20, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1 (Wednesday Only)
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Ventnor Choir Workshop

Our choir is a great opportunity to try out all sorts of songs and meet like minded people Held weekly at the Ventnor Exchange, Try out this taster session to see if you'd like to join or just to have a good old sing!

Thursday 28th July 2022 - 11am - 1pm
Tickets: £5
All Ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Alex Kealy - Winner Takes All (Work In Progress)

The ‘rising star of the British stand-up scene’ (List) and writer for Mock The Week & The News Quiz explores Silicon Valley tech monopolies, advertising and addiction through his ‘perfectly expressed gags’ (Chortle). "A storming show" - Sunday Times

Thursday 28th July 2022 - 6pm - 7pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Joe Wells - I am Autistic

Joe is not a "person with comedy"; he’s a comedian. Nor is he a "person with autism"; he’s autistic. His video Having a Brother Who is Not Autistic went viral, with over 2 million views. Support for Frankie Boyle and Alexei Sayle. 'Some of the most surprising and thought-provoking material coming from any comedian' (Guardian). As seen on BBC Two’s Ouch! Storytelling Live, BBC Three's Quickies and Dave's Comedy Guide to Life. Writer for Have I Got News For You. A show about being proud of your weird brain.

Thursday 28th July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £10, 
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Ania Magliano: Absolutely No Worries If Not

50% Polish, 50% Italian, 100% legend. Ania Magliano's debut show tackles the stuff that matters: Lush, horse girls and buying a cat off Gumtree. Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show Winner 2022. Writer for Amelia Dimoldenberg's Chicken Shop Date. As seen on The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2) and Dave Online.

Thursday 28th July 2022 - 8pm - 9pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
14+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Pippa Reid Foster & Eva Alkula

Coming to Ventnor Fringe direct from the World Harp congress in Cardiff, Pippa and Eva present their show 'Metamorphosis' which explores the sound of two string instruments - the Scottish harp and the Finnish kantele - in a concert of exquiste minimalism which will focus on pressing issues affecting our climate and the beautiful world we live in.

Thursday 28th July 2022 - 8pm - 9.45pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Jayde Adams - Men, I Can Save You (Work in Progress)

It’s 2022, change is always hard and what better person is there to lead the men, selflessly by the hand into the new world than TV’s Jayde Adams.

Thursday 28th July - 9pm 
Tickets: £15
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Sunil Patel: Faster Horses

"If I had asked people what they wanted they would have said faster horses” (Henry Ford). Mad that he went and invented the car isn't it? Imagine all the people thinking please Henry we just want a faster horse and then he just turns up with an engine on a bed frame going 5mph. Anyway, I'm riding in with some faster horses, give the people what they want I say. 

Thursday 28th July 2022 - 10pm - 11pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
14+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Yoga With Boosh

Becky Bourcherat teaches Vinyasa yoga, with a style that is flowing, playful, patient and nurturing. Her classes build heat and strength in the body, while also creating space for students to listen to their own body's needs with self-compassion and curiosity. Becky guides students clearly throughout the class, through each movement, in a way that is accessible for beginners as well as more experienced yogis. 

Friday 29th & Saturday 30th July 2022 - 10am - 11am
Tickets: £7

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Impromptu Shakespeare

Sad that Shakespeare hasn’t written anything new for over 400 years? Well, hold onto your doublets, ruffs and trunk hose. The Bard is back! With story and verse improvised in the moment, enjoy a riotous new Shakespeare play every time – performed by Impromptu Shakespeare’s whip smart cast.

Friday 29th - Sunday 31st July - 3pm
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £12, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

 

Ventnor Fringe 2022 : Luke Kempner - Macho Macho Man

Star of Spitting Image, Steph's Packed Lunch and with over 10 million views of his online videos, Luke Kempner is one of the UK's hottest mimics and stand-up comics. With a hilariously razor sharp roster of contemporary impressions, Luke has become a household name and is bringing his highly anticipated brand-new show, Macho Macho Man on the road.

Friday 29th July 2022 - 6pm
Tickets: £12
14+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Elizabeth & Jameson (Acoustic Folk Duo)

Elizabeth & Jameson are an award-winning collaboration comprising two rising stars of the UK acoustic music scene. Hannah Elizabeth and Griff Jameson have joined forces to create a stunning indie-folk sound which encompasses both their individual musical backgrounds of traditional folk and folk pop/rock. 

Friday 29th July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets:
£8, Under 25 £5, Family of 4 £28, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Garrett Millerick: Just Trying to Help

The world’s angriest optimist returns for another bash at sorting out life’s inexplicable complications. A showcase of no holds barred stand up comedy for people who like to keep things simple.
Best Show Nominee 2022 - The Leicester Comedy Festival / The Best Shows of Edinburgh 2018 & 2019 - The Guardian, The Times & The Telegraph.

Friday 29th July 2022 - 8pm - 9pm
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £6 Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Nina Ross

Following her well-received recent concert at Northwood House, Cowes, enjoy a relaxed approach as Nina delivers a set of known and less well-known songs from the American Songbook such as Round Midnight, Nature Boy, Skylark and I'm A Fool To Want You, along with a jazz approach to contemporary songs by Portishead, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell and Plastic Mermaids. 

Friday 29th July 2022 - 8pm - 9.45pm 
Tickets: £12, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Utter Mess!

Utter Mess! features the critically acclaimed Inês Sampaio and Etsuko Shirasaka, in a show that mixes theatre, live music, clowing and magic. In search for meaning and connection, a company of artists end up in Tokyo's Museum of Lost Things, a curious place where nothing is remembered forever.

Friday 29th & Saturday 30th July 2022 - 8.30pm - 9.30pm 
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £5, Family of 4 £25, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
12+

Ventnor Fringe 2022 : Pick of the Fringe

A packed night of stand up comedy from a selection of some of the funniest acts at this year's Ventnor Fringe, hosted by double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Ahir Shah (Live at the Apollo, The Mash Report, BBC 2)Join us in the Magpie as we present a mixed bill of acts that you won’t want to miss, bundled together for the perfect Friday AND Saturday night out! Full Line Up TBC

Friday 29th & Saturday 30th July 2022 - 9pm 
Tickets:
£15
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Coppersmith - This One's From The Heart

Based on the Isle of Wight, Coppersmith is a modern folk/blues duo playing all original songs. Glenn is the writer and he and Linda then develop the songs together. Glenn draws on many threads for his song writing, weaving together themes of nature, the sea, folk tales, history and modern day issues.

Friday 29th July 2022 - 9pm - 10.30pm
Tickets: £10, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: SESKA: FROOTYTOOTY

Crazier than finding a penguin in your fridge...When comedy magician SESKA comes to town kids laugh out loud, Dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet! This show contains magic, mayhem and happiness.
Nominated Best Family Show Leicester Comedy Festival 2022.

Saturday 30th & Sund 31st July 2022 - 1pm - 2pm
Tickets: £8, Family of 4 £30
Family Friendly

Ventnor Fringe 2022 : EarsPeeled: A Day @ the Fringe

EarsPeeled are proudly joining forces with Ventnor Fringe on Saturday 30th July, taking over the music side of things for a festival within a festival! Headlining the show will be IOW favourites Plastic Mermaids and Coach Party, as well as performances from Cheap Teeth, Froglands PK, Spartak & Eugenie, and many more! Keep your EarsPeeled on our socials for updates and announcements!

Saturday 30th July - 2pm 
Tickets: £25
All Ages (Under 18's must be accompanied)

Ventnor Fringe 2022: History of Sea Salt on the Isle of Wight

Why is the sea salty? Why is it essential for life? Why was the Salt Industry so important centuries ago on the North of the Isle of Wight, Lymington and Pennington? Wight Salt is the first SeaSalt business on the Isle of Wight for nearly 90 years since the closure of the Newtown Saltern in 1930. 

Saturday 30th July 2022 - 4pm - 5pm
Tickets: £8
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Jeu Jeu la Foille's Testy Manifesto

Enchantress weaves words of inner resilience, recovery and revolution in a striking visual anthology. Strange, poetic and acerbically silly, Jeu Jeu la Foille’s Testy Manifesto combines linguistic acrobatics with evocative images, puppetry, and sensory experiences to delve deep into the mechanisms of intimate partner violence.

Saturday 30th July 2022 - 6pm - 7pm
Tickets: £10, Under 25 £8, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Cameron & Christie: Some Enchanted Evening ( St. Catherine's Church)

Having performed a number times individually at the Ventnor Fringe to sell-out audiences, this year Thomas and Mike join forces to create ‘Cameron and Christie’. Featuring songs from West End and Broadway, including Les Misérables and Phantom of the Opera, and classics such as Moon River, Some Enchanted Evening and Ol’ Man River. 

Saturday 30th July 2022 - 7pm - 8.30pm
Tickets: £15, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Paul McCaffrey: WE GO AGAIN (Work in Progress)

In the last few years Paul McCaffrey has performed to over half a million people while supporting his comedy heroes Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges on their UK tours and has gone down an absolute storm. Join Paul for a work in progress of his brand-new hilarious show. As seen on Live at the Apollo, Impractical Jokers, Russell Howard's Good News, and Stand up Central. 

Satrurday 30th July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £10
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Hippie Shakes

Based on a true story, this new piece of gig theatre is a distinctly female story of motherhood, survival, and intergenerational cycles of abuse. Chickie is a woman divided. She is torn between her desire for freedom and her responsibilities as a mother. 

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st July - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £12, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: KIZZA - FUNKDINDAFACE

Kizza is one of the biggest cocks on the planet! This chaotic colourful joker unleashes red hot, absurdly funny, dangerous , madcap comedy magic.

Saturday 30th July 2022 - 8pm - 9pm
Tickets:
£10, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Finke Bootsmann / Singer Songwriter

Finke Bootsmann, something between indipoprocksoul and the tradition of a singer-songwriter. A northern light with guitar, with voice and underwater stories and a penchant for poetry. Her set also features Virginia Woolf and William Blake's poetry in song form. A jamboree bag mix across the landscape of human emotions, concerns, departures and loves.

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st July 2022 - 9pm - 10pm
Tickets: £10, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Reluctant Dragon

When a boy finds a dragon up on the Downs he’s not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems only right for a dragon to be living in it. But this particular dragon is not a bit like the ones in fairy tales - this one writes poetry and doesn’t like fighting!

Sunday 31st July 2022 - 3pm - 5pm
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £10, Family of 4 £45, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
Family Friendly

Ventnor Fringe 2022: The Geneva Convention of Human F**ks

Performed entirely by women, The Geneva Convention of Human F**ks follows Liam, Peter and Michael on their travels as they revise what they think is right and wrong, challenge their friendship to breaking point and question their relationship as men to women.

Sunday 31st July 2022 - 6pm - 7pm
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £10, 'Mates Rates' Group of 4 £25, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
16+

Ventnor Fringe 2022: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Quantum Theatre presents a brand new production of Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular play of love and intrigue, magic and celebration set on that most dangerous of nights when fairies are abroad and nothing is as it seems…

Sunday 31st July 2022 - 7pm
Tickets: £15, Under 25 £10, Family of 4 £45, Culture / Unlimited Pass 2for1
All Ages

Ventnor Fringe 2022: Cameron & Christie: Some Enchanted Evening (Ventnor Arts Club)

Having performed a number times individually at the Ventnor Fringe to sell-out audiences, this year Thomas and Mike join forces to create ‘Cameron and Christie’. Featuring songs from West End and Broadway, including Les Misérables and Phantom of the Opera, and classics such as Moon River, Some Enchanted Evening and Ol’ Man River. 

Sunday 31st July 2022 - 7pm - 8pm
Tickets: £15
All Ages