HMS Queen Elizabeth sails into Portsmouth

New aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time. Also on Graham Reading Press Photography Facebook Page here goo.gl/SZ2QcX

 

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Boat Fire In Ryde

A boat caught fire in Ryde Harbour. On Graham Reading Press Photography Facebook   here goo.gl/UtgvumOn The Wight used a photo https://onthewight.com/ryde-yacht-fire-leads-to-warning-from-council/pageIsle of Wight Radio used several photos http://iwradio.co.uk/2017/08/10/islanders-told-to-stay-clear-of-ryde-harbour-after-boat-fire/The Isle of Wight County Press used a photo http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/Clean-up-operation-launched-following-Ryde-Harbour-fire-316090.aspx

Island Echo used a photo of the recovery

SUNKEN BOAT RECOVERED FROM RYDE HARBOUR

 

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Lendy Cowes Week 2017

 

Practising the day before winning the first pre-Volvo Ocean Race test in record time – Mapfre comes close to the press boat. Lendy Cowes Week 1 08 2017
Also on Graham Reading Press Photography Page here goo.gl/oVhqMV

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BalletWorks at The Medina Theatre

Robert Robinson bought BalletWorks to Medina Theatre on the Isle of Wight. It was an amazing production in support of The Earl Mountbatten Hospice. Also on Graham Reading Photography Facebook Page here goo.gl/BHGhC8 #ballet

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Ryde Slide 2017

For the third successive year, Union Street in Ryde [Isle of Wight] has been turned into a giant water slide, with money raised going to local charities. Pictured here is Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely with Councillor Wayne Whittle, who had the idea to bring the slide to Ryde.

Also on Graham Reading Photography Facebook page here goo.gl/8Kc1ns

More photos to follow!

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Vienna Festival Ballet 2017

Island Life magazine featured the recent visit of Vienna Festival Ballet to Medina Theatre on the Isle of Wight in the June/July 2017 issue, where they wowed the audience with two classical ballets, Cinderella and Swan Lake.

Also on Graham Reading Press Photography page here – goo.gl/f9a2za

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First Successful Dressage Event at The Island Riding Centre

Tian Hughes General Manager/Senior Instructor at The Island Riding Centre, here with Anthony Paterson who took part in a highly successful first day of dressage at the Centre on the Isle of Wight. 9 7 17

All event photographs can be viewed (and ordered) here https://www.everybodysmile.biz/cgi-bin/public.cgi?Id=274364

The Island Echo used a story, with a list of the winners, and several photographs ;

DRESSAGE SUCCESS FOR ISLAND RIDING CENTRE

See also –

Island Riding Centre Open Day 2017

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Classic Isle 2017

Soprano Margaret Keys was the headline act on the final evening of Classic Isle 2017, held for the first time at Barton Manor on the Isle of Wight.

 Margaret, one of the world’s foremost sopranos with a biography that includes sell out performances at Carnegie Hall, touring the USA with Andrea Bocelli and even a private audience with the pope, was a fantastic choice to leave everyone on a ‘high’ after a great weekend of wonderful music.

Also on Graham Reading Photography facebook page here goo.gl/YeerSC

More photos soon.

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Island Riding Centre Open Day 2017

Bailey looking stunning in his stable.

Island Riding Centre Owner Louise Buckner with Bailey

Cally Hawkins with Twix

Tian Hughes (General Manager) and Amy Hose (central) with staff

I visited the Island Riding Centre [on the Isle of Wight] Open Day on 2nd July 2 2017. Simply wow! Lovely people and amazing facilities.

The Island Echo ran a story goo.gl/k4wYxH

Also on Graham Reading Press Photography page here goo.gl/VjkaFq

See also http://grahamreadingphotography.com/2017/07/first-successful-dressage-event-at-the-island-riding-centre/

 

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Round The Island Race 2017

I photographed the Round The Island Race for half an hour at Ryde Beach 1 07 2017      Also on the Graham Reading Press Photography Facebook group here goo.gl/Vye1cr

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