Wightbay Blog

Fun fitness at The Fitness Factory in Newport!

The Fitness Factory, which opened in 1984, is located in Newport, Isle of Wight.  It has a dance studio for classes and three gym areas with traditional equipment and a definite retro feel – no flashing lights or computer/TV screens! The first gym is a fitness...

What’s on this Christmas

Christmas is upon us and Islanders don’t need to look far for local events to get them in a festive mood. The Isle of Wight is packed with markets, grottos and more so check out our top picks below and be sure to take a look at our seasonal events section for events...

Top games to play with the family at Christmas

These days it’s a rare treat to socialise with our nearest and dearest, which is why family gatherings at Christmas are so special. As well as eating delicious food, and sharing the year’s news, playing games can enhance Christmas Day, Boxing day and that awkward...

The I Love Wight Christmas Market 2015

Getting in the Christmas spirit? The I Love Wight Christmas market is the perfect place to get that festive feeling and support local businesses on the Island! Read on to find out more...   The I Love Wight Christmas Market is back celebrating the fabulous...

10 Nifty Halloween Upcycle Decorations

It’s fast approaching that time of year again! We love to put our creative DIY hats on for Halloween, whether it’s creating last minute make-shift costumes or carving out creepy pumpkins. These nifty upcycled decorations will turn your house into a spooktacular...