Isle of Wight

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Arts and entertainment

Arts and entertainment on the Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Glass – Arreton

One of the finest glass-making teams in Europe, this family-run glass business has collections inspired by the magnificent coastline and landscape surrounding the studio. You can watch this magical craft and witness raw materials being turned into truly unique glassware... find out more.

Dimbola Lodge Museum – Freshwater Bay

Dimbola Lodge was home to the pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, who photographed the cream of Victorian society from Tennyson, Darwin and Watts to Lewis Carroll and the actress Ellen Terry... find out more.

Adults £5.45, under 18s £2.50, children under 5 free

Isle of Wight Pearl – Brighstone

Situated off the Military Road near Brighstone, with free admission and parking, Isle of Wight Pearl is a family run business dedicated to the art of pearl jewellery. Experience the production of our jewellery and commission individual designs in an open workshop... find out more.

Admission free

Chessell Pottery – Shalcombe

Porcelain-making and -decorating studios set within a 300-year-old farm complex. Gallery for original pictures and individual studio pottery. Technical display on materials used. Historical display with early pieces of Chessell pottery and porcelain. Factory shop and coffee shop... find out more.

Admission free

Quay Arts Centre – Newport Harbour

The Quay Arts Centre is the Isle of Wight's leading art gallery and venue for live arts events. It is situated in a converted 19th-Century brewery warehouse complex pleasantly located at the head of the River Medina... find out more.

Admission free