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Success For Art Scilly 2011

Success For Art Scilly 2011

This years’ Art Scilly went much better than the inuagrale event last year, according to organiser, Oriel Hicks. And plans are already being drawn up for the 2012 event with leaflets giving details being handed out at the end of event session at Phoenix arts studios on Saturday. Art Scilly encourages visitors and locals to ‘have a […]

Scillonian Entertainers Still Pull In The Crowds

Scillonian Entertainers Still Pull In The Crowds

The Scillonian Entertainers gave their first show of the new season last night. But these popular variety shows are becoming a rarer event. The shows have been running for many years and feature some of the best singing and acting talent on the islands. They’ve been such a hit with former visitors that some even […]

New Chairman For Theatre Club

New Chairman For Theatre Club

St Mary Theatre Club has a new chairman – Owen GroomBridge. He’s been one of the  key players in our local amateur dramatics scence for years and mixes the technical skills he needs from his day job as a school support technician with his more creative side – and is well known to show attedeees […]

Art Group Reinterpret Brochure Cover

Art Group Reinterpret Brochure Cover

Members of the Scilly Art Group are demonstrating their talent by giving their interpretation of the cover of the 2011 Islands Tourism brochure. The group are currently displaying their work at Maypole in the middle of Saint Mary’s. One of their  projects has been to replicate the image of the boat used on the front […]

Art Scilly 2011 Going Well

Art Scilly 2011 Going Well

The weather has been kind , but organisation, publicity and a variety of events on all of the islands seems to be the key to the success of this years Art Scilly event. The second promotion of islands’ arts and crafts is halfway through and organiser Oriel Hicks says she’s pleased at how things have […]

New Book on Colossus Mixes Fact and Fiction

New Book on Colossus Mixes Fact and Fiction

A new book, mixing historical facts about the wreck of the Colossus and some fictional elements set in modern times is launched today. “Shadows in the Sand” has been written by former island resident and published author, Glynis Cooper. Glynis wants island bookshops to be able to sell her latest work before she takes it […]

Drivers Urged to Slow Down for Horses

Drivers Urged to Slow Down for Horses

Drivers on St Mary’s are being urged to watch their speed after a couple of near-misses with horses. High Lane resident Tracey Guy, a keen rider, says she’s worried that there could be a nasty accident if people don’t slow down, particularly in the narrow lanes upcountry around Normandy And she says its not just cars and vans […]

Wine Club Donates First Shelterbox

Wine Club Donates First Shelterbox

St Mary’s Wine Group has raised enough cash for it’s first Shelterbox. Shelterbox is a charity that provides emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for families around the world who are affected by disasters. Scilly has already given the most per head of population in the UK towards the appeal that provides 10-berth tents packed with life sustaining […]

Laser Tag Returns to Garrison

Laser Tag Returns to Garrison

For the fourth year in a row, Scilly youngsters will have a chance to try out their target skills with Laser Tag on the Garrison. The event has grown from a weekend using just 10 guns to double that number and the number of participants has trebled since 2008. The sessions are organised by the youth […]