Reunited pop sensations Steps proved they still have what it takes to get the crowd on their feet at Osborne House (28 July).
The five-strong group belted out hit after hit, delighting the audience with favourites including ‘Better Best Forgotten’, ‘Deeper Shade of Blue’ and ‘Here and Now.’
A number of new twists and sounds added to the set, which ended with a rousing performance of what is perhaps their best known hit, a cover of 70s Bee Gees hit ‘Tragedy’, complete with obligatory dance moves.
The stunning location of the Durbar Lawn at Osborne House was the perfect backdrop for the gig, with band member ‘H’ (Ian Watkins) later telling fans on Twitter that the audience had been “amazing” and that he “could live on the Isle of Wight…it’s just beautiful!”
Earlier in the evening, crowds had enjoyed support bands Concrete House, Vanquish and Kamaliyan with entertainment between from Isle of Wight Radio presenters Paul Topping and Stuart McGinley.
There are probably as many reasons why people deliver copies of the Isle of Wight Beacon as there are people who deliver. This month we’ve been speaking to one of our East Cowes deliverers to find out why she gets involved.
The scene is set at Robin Hill Country Park ahead of Bestival, which promises a huge range of acts throughout the weekend of 6 – 9 September.
The Duke of Edinburgh was presented with a bottle of specially produced local ale when visiting the Isle of Wight for the second time this summer.
The official charity partner of Cowes Week 2012 is hoping their shore-side fundraising activities are just as successful as their on the water racing.
A full programme of activities has been announced for Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, which takes place between 11 and 18 August 2012.
The Independent Lifeboat Lotto has made £36,000 for the units at Ryde, Freshwater and Sandown in its first year.
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