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Fulfilling the creative potential of young people on the Isle of Wight

Cultural Partners

The CEP has a diverse and exciting range of cultural Partners all invested in serving the needs of Island schools and their communities. From Individual practitioners to large scale organisations, they are committed to working together to deliver high quality provision to ensure that all Children and Young People on the Isle of Wight have access to high quality arts, heritage and cultural opportunities, both in and outside their curriculums.

The New Carnival Company

The New Carnival Company use Carnival and celebratory arts to engage people and communities, helping them to achieve their creative potential through the production of stunning outdoor events.


Apprenticeships, Arts Award, Creative Enterprise

Working with education settings and arts and cultural organisations in the city to empower children and young people through arts and culture. 

Three guitarists at Quay Arts

Quay Arts

The Quay Arts offer a wide programme of art and performance in their gallery and theatre spaces and work with schools and the community offering workshops and experiences.


Shademakers create and work with ‘Dancing Sculptures’ to conceive, conduct and curate project work to provide spectacular shows. They also offer training and support in a variety of areas related to carnival arts.

Ventnor Exchange

Ventnor Exchange bring together visionary artists to inspire, nurture, provoke and entertain. With a vision to build a sustainable creative economy that provides opportunities, careers and an authentic Island voice. They are also responsible for Brave Island, a creative network for young people on the Island; providing mentoring, funding and training for young people interested in the creative industries.

Children performing at huge concert

Isle of Wight Music Hub

Isle of Wight Music Hub is putting music at the heart of vibrant school and Island communities. The hub is building a strong partnership of schools and cultural organisations, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument. Events and CPD for schools.

Independent Arts

An Isle of Wight charity using the arts to improve wellbeing, quality of life and to reduce social isolation. Working with all ages in the community and schools.

Isle of Wight Heritage Service

The Museum Service collects and preserves items relating to the Island’s history, archaeology and geology, and displays a range of these collections through its public museums.

Brading Roman Villa

Brading Roman Villa is one of the finest Roman sites in the UK. An award-winning Visitor Centre and Museum offer unique insights into Roman life in Britain from beautifully preserved mosaic floors to an extensive collection of Roman archaeology. Find out about Brading Roman Villa’s new outside classroom.

Classic Boat Museum

Situated in Cowes and East Cowes, the Classic Boat Museum has been telling visitors its wonderful maritime story since 1996. The Museum is across 2 sites and consists of the Boat Shed and the Gallery and has an extensive range of resources for learners.

Carisbrooke Castle Museum

The Museum cares for over 35,000 items connected with the Isle of Wight. The collection includes social history, medieval history, King Charles I, ecclesiastical history, costume, military history, photographs, paintings, decorative art, ephemera and documents.

The Earth Museum

Discover a world of stories, treasures and global heritage connections on the Earth Museum – a virtual space for the curious, heritage lovers and creative educators to dive in and explore!

IW Libraries

Cowes, Newport, Freshwater, Ryde, Sandown, Ventnor and the home library service.


Isle of Wight AONB is a Non-Governmental organisation with the purpose of conserving and enhancing the Isle of Wight’s finest landscapes. Find out more about the wide range of projects linked to IW ANOB.

*** Full list of Cultural partners and their information coming soon! ***