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Melodic Choir who are singing at the Short Story Writing Competition Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, will also be singing at Northwood House on Sunday 16th December, 1.45pm for 2.15pm start. Tickets are available from the Box Office at Northwood House or 293642. Tickets in advance: Adults £8.00, Children (up to 16 years of age) £6.00, Under 4’s are free. The proceeds from these events are being shared between Sight for Wight and Northwood House  

Short Story Writing Competition Award Ceremony - On Monday 17th December, the short story writing competition award ceremony takes place at the Riverside Centre, Newport.  Doors open from 6:30pm with the ceremony starting at 7pm.  Not only will the winners be announced and the winning stories heard from recordings by Jo Brand, Edana Minghella, Melvyn Hayes and Kate Weston but there will also be entertainment from Melodic Choir and Huxley Magician.  There’s also a tombola and raffle with your chance to win £100 cash plus many other fantastic prizes.  Entry is free so come along and enjoy the fun.  

The Sight for Wight office at Millbrooke House will be closing at lunchtime on Friday 21st December for the Christmas and New Year Period. The office will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. The first Thursday Social will be Thursday 3rd January. The first Tuesday swimming group will be Tuesday 8th January. The first Wednesday Social will be Wednesday 9th January. The Wednesday coffee morning will restart on Wednesday 2nd January.  

Dress For Less Christmas and New Year Closure - Dress for Less will be closing at 1pm on Saturday 22nd December and will not be taking any new items on that day. We reopen on Thursday 3rd January. Thank you for your support during the last year.  


Sight for Wight Activities Here is a reminder of the activities that Sight for Wight are offering in the New Year.  

A five week yoga course is due to start on Tuesday 8th January 2019, at 2.00pm. This follows on from the popular yoga taster session we held earlier this year. The course will cost £6 per week and is being held at Millbrooke House. If you wish to join the course then please call to register your interest by Thursday 20th December 2018.  

A new coffee morning will be starting on Thursday 10th January 2019 at The Old Smithy Coffee Shop in Godshill, from 10.30am till 11.45am. The coffee morning will take place on the second Thursday of each month. Refreshments are available to purchase direct from the Coffee Shop – Laura Jasper, Member Services Manager, has sampled their cakes and they are delicious! We hope to see you there.  

We will be visiting West Wight Alpacas on Friday 1st February 2019 for a guided tour, meet and greet with the animals, followed by a visit to the café. The cost will be £5, plus an additional £2 for the minibus if required. The closing date to register your interest for this activity is Friday 11th January 2019.  

We will be holding a chair yoga taster session on Tuesday 19th February 2019, which is a less strenuous alternative to the yoga session we held last year. The session will be at Millbrooke House and will cost £6. The closing date to register your interest for this session is Friday 25th January 2019.   To register your interest for all the above activities please call Laura Jasper on 522205 or email