Events

29 Jun 2019
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Round the Island Race

One of the sailing world’s greatest spectacles – get your pitch early and watch the vast range of crafts storm past the Needles.

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25 Oct- 29 Oct 2019
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Harp on Wight International

This is the sixth year for this prestigious gathering of leading harpists in Ryde. In addition to a series of concerts, which offer a myriad of styles, there are also...

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29 Aug- 01 Sep 2019
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The Wight Proms

This is the second year for the annual festival of open-air picnic concerts at Northwood House in Cowes, catering to both lovers of classical music and musical...

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06 Jul- 07 Jul 2019
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The 1940s Experience

Head to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway in Havenstreet to be inspired by the music and dance of the 1940s. Expect lindy hoppers, songs from the swing era and ukulele...

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30 Jun 2019
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ReVamp Festival

A new family-based festival located at Oakfield School in Ryde that showcases local artists, bands and DJs, while raising money for various charities. It includes a comedy tent,...

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04 May- 19 May 2019
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Isle of Wight Walking Festival

Join over 20,000 walkers and pick from over 250 walks via more than 500 miles of public footpaths, beaches and downloads, culminating in ‘Walk the...

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11 May 2019
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Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair

Island folk and blues musicians get together for this one-day event in aid of Leukaemia Research and Brighstone Primary School. Includes a real ale tent, craft stalls and Morris...

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29 May- 02 Jun 2019
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Newport Jazz Weekend

Soak up the sounds of great jazz featuring the very best of the current UK jazz scene, with top touring musicians as well as the cream of local talent. A two-day jazz tuition...

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13 Jun- 16 Jun 2019
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Isle of Wight Festival

Catch the biggest names in rock and pop on the banks of the river Medina. This year’s headliners include David Guetta and Run DMC on the Friday night, with Arcade Fire...

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30 Jun 2019
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Royal Isle of Wight County Show

The animals are the stars of the show, from pigs to poultry. The show is an all day event which includes various competitions and activities to get involved with. Children...

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12 Jul- 14 Jul 2019
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Rhythmtree

Go on a voyage of musical discovery with this huge range of genres performing on several stages at this family-friendly festival set in an idyllic...

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10 Aug- 16 Aug 2019
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Cowes Week

Watch top yachtsmen and women on the water at one of the world’s premier yachting events – a and then enjoy the part back on the land.

 


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09 Aug- 11 Aug 2019
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Jack Up The Summer

Formerly Jack Up The 80s, renamed to provide a richer variety of music. Family friendly throwback festival celebrating the upbeat, hand-clapping sounds of yesteryear with party...

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17 Aug- 18 Aug 2019
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Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

Tickle your tastebuds with garlic sweetcorn, garlic beer and even garlic ice cream and garlic fudge at this fun-filled weekend of entertainment with a focus on the excellent...

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24 Aug- 25 Aug 2019
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Cowes Classic Powerboat Race

The 200-mile classic race is one of power-boating’s toughest challenges.

 

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29 Aug 2019
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Ryde Carnival

It might be one of many town carnivals that take place on the Island, but Rude Carnival is the oldest – first held in 1888 to mark Queen Victoria’s Jubilee (and yes,...

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14 Sep- 15 Sep 2019
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International Classic Car Show

Now in its 15th year, the event promises to be the biggest yet, with vehicles from all over Europe.

 


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22 Sep 2019
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Isle of Wight Day

Not just one day but a whole weekend of celebrations, with live entertainment, parades and parties, fun and festivals, among them the Bembridge Harbour Food...

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27 Sep- 03 Nov 2019
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Electric Woods Festival of Light

A month-long magical light extravaganza staged after nightfall in the woodland.

 

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10 Oct- 13 Oct 2019
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Isle of Wight Literary Festival

Head to the historic house for a fantastic line-up of writers and speakers, from explorers to poets. Tickets are available to purchase now from 
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12 Oct- 13 Oct 2019
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Beer and Buses Weekend

There are dozens of different ales on offer at a line-up of different Island pubs, with 70 vintage buses to help get you there. Now in its third year, it celebrates–you...

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