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Vitamin Sea @ the Quay

Sun 5 September, 2021 Sun 5 September

Sunday 5th SEPTEMBER 2021

Doors 17:00
Talks start from 17:15
Food Served 18:00 – 19:15

Talks | Films | Stalls | Gin!

Mini Festival for Outdoor Swimmers
Spend the evening in the company of other swimmers and dippers, exploring the art, science and psychology of safe sea swimming.

Swim The Wight have teamed up with Quay Arts and the Isle of Wight Distillery (makers of Mermaid Gin!) to bring you an original way to spend an evening in June.

Whether you are an ardent cold water fanatic or are simply considering swimming in the sea for the first time, you need to be there!

With support from Outdoor Swimmer magazine and endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh, this is going to be an exciting evening of talks, films and socialising.

You’ll come away with facts, inspiration and perhaps some swimming gear or gifts for yourself or a swim buddy.

Swim The Wight (patron Keri-Anne Payne) is a social interest company, set up to promote safe and inclusive swimming on the Isle of Wight, offering support to those who need help accessing the sea. By supporting this event you will be supporting our mission to get more people of all abilities and backgrounds into the water in a safe and enjoyable way.

Talks from:

Dr Heather Massey – Cold water swimming and the effects on the body

RNLI – Tides and currents

Dr Roger Herbert, Marine Biologist – Flora & Fauna

Southern Water – Water quality

Jenny Ball – Local swimming celebrity.


£18.95 (Event + Meal)


Seafood Chowder served with Crusty Bread
Vegetable Chowder served with Crusty Bread

*Our booking fees explained:
Our goal is to provide an excellent personal service to our customers and to do this requires a lot of resource. The booking fee we levy contributes to the cost of running the Quay Arts Centre, its Box Office and Box Office systems. As a charitable not for profit organisation all income is used to support the delivery of arts and cultural activities to our local community.

Sponsored by Isle of WIght Distillery
In Aid of Swim the Wight