Christmas at the Quay 2018

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Fri 19

Portfolio Preparation at Quay Arts

Tue 16 January, 9:30amTue 20 November, 4:30pm
Fri 19

Life Drawing AM

Mon 10 September, 10:30amMon 3 December, 12:30pm
Fri 19

Working Islanders: East Wight Photography Group

Mon 1 October, 9:00amSat 27 October, 5:00pm
Book your Christmas Party at the Quay!

This year Quay Arts are offering you a great deal for your Christmas Party, with the usual Quay twist! A delicious menu catering for all plus we will meet any dietary requirements requested. All you need to do is pick your starter, main and dessert, fill in a booking form and pay a deposit of £5 per head for your party.

  • Glass of ‘Smoking Bishop’ mulled wine on arrival
  • Delicious three course dinner
  • Followed by coffee & mince pies

To download the Christmas Menu 2018 please click here – Christmas Menu 2018

For all enquiries or to request a booking form please contact christmas@quayarts.org.

Christmas Events

Christmas Craft Fayre

Isle of Wight Arts Open Studios

Sat 24th & Sun 25th Nov / 10am – 5pm 

An art & craft market extravaganza taking place upstairs in our galleries and downstairs in the Seminar Room near the Café. Come with your Christmas wish lists as IW Arts Open Studios presents some of the finest craftspeople and artists on the Island! For more info please click here.


Dine With Dickens

Mon 3rd Dec / 7pm / £25

Mr Dickens is our special guest tonight as we serve up a special Christmas menu. He will be sharing anecdotes, reading short extracts from some of his best-loved books, and there is every chance he might be persuaded to tell us a Christmas story for good measure. Mr Dickens will award a prize to the best dressed Victorian, too, so come and help us create a truly Victorian Christmas! Early booking essential. To book please click here.


A Sort Of Christmas Carol

Thu 6th, Fri 7th, Sat 8th Dec / 7pm / £8 / £10 on the door

Is it a panto? Is it a play? Is it a spoof? Is it a cheesy Christmas special? Is it any good? Probably, yes… Inspired by the success of last year’s sell out run of ‘A Kind of Christmas Carol’, Origins Theatre returns with this stunning and even sillier sequel. To book please click here.


Quay Comedy Christmas Special

Thu 20th Dec / 7.30pm / £10 / £12 on door

Four of the best up-and-coming comedians from across the country join your lovable host Bobbin Dixon for a superb night of seasonal hilarity. To book please click here.


A Very Vegan Christmas

Sun 16th Dec / 9am – 3pm

Come join in the festivities with vegan breakfast until 12 and then a completely turkey friendly lunchtime menu. For more info please click here.


LGBTQ Twixtmas Party

Thu 27th Dec / 7pm / FREE

Come and help celebrate a ground-breaking year for the Isle of Wight LGBTQ community. A warm welcome to all for this friendly social event, chatting, drinking and dancing!

 

Kids Christmas Weekend

Join us for a weekend of cinema, theatre, activities, and music all for free (except Beatrix Potter) Fun for kids of all ages.


‘The Tales of Beatrix Potter’

Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Dec / 3pm / £10 / £6 under 12s

A wonderful musical recital of these much loved children’s tales performed by celebrated soprano and actress Michelle Todd with music by Stephen McNeff. ‘Perfect for kids…it has great charm and a tour de force narration’ The Guardian. To book please click here.


FREE Christmas Family Drop-in with Hannah George

Saturday 22 Dec / 11am – 1pm / FREE

As part of our weekend of children’s festive fun, bring the family to this workshop led by Hannah George to make tiny Christmas trees. To view on website please click here.

Craft Shop

Our wonderful Craft Shop is the best stop to shop at this Christmas. With a beautiful range of one of a kind Christmas decorations, great stocking fillers for the children, a wide selection of Christmas cards, and a variety of all sorts of handmade crafts, to make the perfect gift for that special someone.