Throughout the day we will have bands playing not only from the pipe bands but local talent such as the amazing Wight Hot Pipes, Slanta Va, Captain Paul and friends with the Bloodstone Border Morris.
Scottish and Irish Dancer will perform on a separate stage on the the terrace.
The large Marquee on the terrace will hold the House bar and on the upper terrace Vectis Sunrise BBQ, Scottish Food, Scottish Ice cream Whisky tasting and wood turning. Northwood House will also be serving tea and cakes.
Within the House and around the grounds will be local Island Craft Stalls, within the grounds as well as the main arena we have Classic Car Display, bouncy castles , Pipe and Drum competitions.
The 42nd Regiment of Foot, the Black Watch will be camping in their traditional re-enactment style, cooking on open fires, sight to be seen including the cannon!
We are hoping to have a falconry display sometime, cannon permitting!
Dogs on a lead are welcome but also be aware of the cannon, the program will give times of firing
Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion is the nation’s leading Armed Forces charity providing care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present and their families. It is also the national Custodian of Remembrance and safeguards the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces. It is best known for the annual Poppy Appeal and its emblem the red poppy.
The Royal British Legion plays an active role in the local community, and we rely on the help of our members to carry out our work in our local area. The Royal British Legion on the Isle of Wight administer and support the delivery of welfare services and the membership and fundraising activities of the Legion’s branches and clubs throughout the Isle of Wight.
We can offer financial aid in an urgent crisis, help homeless ex-Service people get back on their feet, advise on compensation claims, offer careers advice for those looking to make a fresh start after leaving the Forces, arrange home or hospital visits and much more.