Today – Bon Voyage Ben!

You can support Ben by buying a official Rapanui t-shirt from the Anchor in Cowes for £12

Ben Allen sets off on his Imperial March to Paris today in aid of Layla’s Trust. He has just shared his final schedule for the send off today – if you’re in or around Cowes, then please go and show your support for his incredible challenge…

(Schedule, taken from Ben’s Imperial March 2 Facebook page)


Send Off party at the The Anchor Cowes. Live Music from Blonde Bombshell, facepainting, prize draw for Layla’s Trust all supported by WightFibre


We set off for Newport. Walking via Cowes High Street, Park Road, Place Road, Nodes Road, Northwood Garage, Newport Road, St Mary’s, Down Hunnyhill, then into Newport.

1.30pm – 2pm

Meet and Greet outside Costa Newport


Set off for Ryde along main roads


Arrive at Hovertravel Ltd before departing for Portsmouth.

5.30pm – 10pm

Stomp around Portsmouth looking lost.


Board ferry to France!

We would like to wish a big good luck to Ben and his team! We’ll be following Ben’s progress on Facebook and Twitter, so be sure to like and follow the Wightfibre pages to hear his news first.