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Ryde Category

Giving buildings a second life

Conservation architect, Deniz Beck, has been commissioned as part of the ERMC team to assess the properties in Ryde and Newport for shopfront grants and she has prepared a feasibility study for Aspire to allow for more community use. “I...

Design Guide plays a key role in the future of Newport and Ryde

Newport and Ryde Commercial Frontages Design Guide is a guide for shopkeepers, building owners, designers, planners, councillors, and anyone else involved in caring for shops and other commercial buildings in Ryde and Newport town centres. The design guide sets a...

Seedy Sunday is back for 2022

After a two year hiatus Seedy Sunday is back with a fantastic line-up of speakers, local businesses and creative activities with a horticultural theme. Seedy Sunday is a family event run byRyde Arts that celebrates all aspects of growing. The...

A time for reflection and looking ahead

Sally Thompson is the Project Manager for the Ryde HAZ. “January is a good time to look back at what has happened during the previous year and look forward to what’s going to be happening in 2022. “Looking back over...

A fun way to learn about Ryde’s history

The Earth Museum is an Island-based not-for-profit organisation that works through collaboration to connect heritage and stories back to the people and places which give them meaning in the present.  "We are working with Ryde Heritage Action Zone, AspireRyde, the...

Carnival Week bridges the gap

With the decision to hold off running Ryde Carnival this year - the perfect solution was found to bridge the gap ... Carnival Week saw a Carnival History Exhibition at Department (formerly the Elizabeth Packs building on Cross Street, near...

It’s good to talk ...

Urban Designer Lydia Ogden is working with Create Streets on the shopfronts project for Ryde High Street. She has been involved in discussions with shopkeepers and locals about their vision for the High Street - and it is the public...

Colour my world

This summer a fun art project is coming to Ryde - and everyone is welcome to get involved. Ryde and seaside town Ramsgate have been unofficially twinned for the innovative commission by Historic England and Mooch to celebrate both historic...