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Extra Date For Theatre Club’s New Play

Extra Date For Theatre Club’s New Play

There’s an extra performance tomorrow (Tuesday 5th July) of St Mary’s Theatre Club’s new production In The Pink. The play is set during WW1 and has been written by club members. The storyline features real stories, letters and photographs from islanders. More dates are planned for July, August and September and the club hopes to put on a special […]

Your Chance To Take A Look At Some Of Scilly’s Hidden Gardens

Your Chance To Take A Look At Some Of Scilly’s Hidden Gardens

Have you ever fancied taking a closer look at some of the lovely gardens you’ve glimpsed over the wall in Scilly? Well now’s your chance as the islands’ Inner Wheel Club is organising an Open Gardens Day on Monday 4th July. Five gardens in the Holy Vale, Maypole and Pelistry area will be open to […]

Scilly Getting Ready For New Extreme Sports Challenge

Scilly Getting Ready For New Extreme Sports Challenge

Final preparations are being made for the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship UK Qualifier, being held in Scilly for the first time on the 18th June. ÖTILLÖ means island-to-island in Swedish and the Scilly event is likely to provide a true test of endurance for the teams of two, tackling the 38km course. There will be […]

Scilly’s Businesses Urged To Get Involved In New Food Festival

Scilly’s Businesses Urged To Get Involved In New Food Festival

The first ‘Taste of Scilly’ festival takes place this September. And the Islands’ Partnership are urging local businesses to get involved with the celebration of the very best in food and drink from across the islands IP Events Manager Zoe Parry is promising an exciting programme of events including pop-up beach barbecues, Taste of Scilly […]

New ‘Definitive’ Guide To Scilly’s Shipwrecks Is Launched

New ‘Definitive’ Guide To Scilly’s Shipwrecks Is Launched

A new ‘definitive’ record of Scilly’s shipwrecks has been launched by two local divers. Shipwrecks and Maritime History In And Around The Isles Of Scilly by Ed Cumming and Todd Stevens has taken almost eleven years to research and covers all known major incidents from the year 994 to the present day. Todd says they […]

Limited Places Left For This Year’s Tresco Triathlon

Limited Places Left For This Year’s Tresco Triathlon

Competitors hoping to take part in this year’s Tresco Triathlon need to hurry to snap up the last few places. The sprint distance event on the 26th June will consist of a short sea swim, a 12 mile cycle and a 3 mile run. All competitors taking part are being asked to raise funds in […]

New Teams Appearing At This Year’s World Pilot Gig Championships

New Teams Appearing At This Year’s World Pilot Gig Championships

The 27th World Pilot Gig Championships start on Friday and the international rowing event will kick off the new Isles of Scilly Festival, an extended range of events being organised by the Islands’ Partnership and running throughout May. At least 150 gigs will be on the water with an estimated 3,000 rowers and 1,000 supporting […]

Scilly’s Celebrity Sergeant To Headline New Arts And Culture Festival

Scilly’s Celebrity Sergeant To Headline New Arts And Culture Festival

Scilly’s celebrity Police Sergeant, Colin Taylor, has been booked as the headline act at the islands’ new Arts and Culture Festival. The event has been organised by the Islands’ Partnership and replaces Art Scilly Week, which has lost some of its initial momentum in recent years. On the 13th May Colin will meet visitors and […]

‘Travel Hack’ Praises Family-Friendly Scilly

‘Travel Hack’ Praises Family-Friendly Scilly

One of the UK’s most influential travel bloggers says Scilly is one of her two favourite places on the planet. Monica Stott’s comment, that the islands are on par with Iceland, is quite a compliment. She’s travelled the world visiting dozens of destinations in her role as reporter and publisher of the popular website, ‘The […]

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