Isle of Wight What’s on

We have a whole separate sister-Website that is dedicated to letting you know what Isle of Wight events you can take part in, or add your own event for *free*.

Events On The WightIt’s bursting at the seams, including events from country fairs to award-winning music festivals, art exhibitions to jumble sales, historical talks and tours to beach cleans and thought-provoking lectures.

In addition to that, below you’ll find the latest features highlighting the upcoming events here on the Island.

Orpheus Singers perform with soprano soloist, Susanna MacRae

Susanna MacRae

As a special treat for Isle of Wight audiences Susanna has agreed to perform a special preview of songs she'll be performing in the prestigious John Kerr Award for English Song competition.

Wednesday, 21st February, 2018 7:18am

By Toby Wallis

Event for those concerned about future of NHS services on the Isle of Wight?

save the nhs

Regardless of the political affiliation, all are welcome to attend next week's screening of the documentary, Sell-Off: The Abolition of Your NHS, made by NHS professionals who have many decades of experience.

Saturday, 17th February, 2018 10:44am

By Colleen Brannon

Take part in free Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes family craft sessions

JMC drop in

Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes artist, Hannah George will be holding a free family drop-in workshop at Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater Bay this Saturday, with another next month in East Cowes.

Friday, 16th February, 2018 5:23pm

By Sally Perry

Outcome of ‘root and branch’ review of CAMRA

camra video

Following a root and branch review of CAMRA's purpose and objectives, members will come together this Saturday to discuss its future.

Friday, 16th February, 2018 11:32am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Discover the history of Carisbrooke Castle Museum at afternoon talk

princess beatrice

Find out more about the history of Carisbrooke Castle Museum and the people who helped it become what it is today. Booking essential.

Tuesday, 13th February, 2018 3:13pm

By Chris Welsford

Isle of Wight Children’s Festival: Get ready for a magical few days

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival promises a truly unique experience for young people on the isle of Wight over the Easter holidays. It's going to be a magical few days.

Friday, 9th February, 2018 9:17am

By Jack Whitewood

Proms star to perform with Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra

Jamal Aliyev

The next Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra welcomes the Proms star, soloist Jamal Aliyev for a performance of the Cello Concerto by English composer William Walton. Book now before it sells out.

Friday, 9th February, 2018 8:27am

By Tim Isard

Cafe Scientifique: Find out how marine phytopankton controls climate change

marine photoplakton

Dr Michelle Hale from Portsmouth University will be showing plenty of pictures from research she has conducted whilst at sea in the Arctic and elsewhere.

Friday, 9th February, 2018 8:18am

By Pam Ash

The life of Dr Ed Gouge to be celebrated this week

Ed Gouge and Ventnor scene

The life of Dr Ed Gouge, former politics lecturer, chair of the GLC planning committee and latterly, secretary of the IW Labour Party, will be celebrated.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 9:21am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Exhibition charts free rise of conceptual art illustration and design since 1960s

steve double exhibition photo

Feast your eyes on this great collection of artworks - charting the free rise of conceptual art illustration and design since the 1960s - on display at St Mary's Hospital in Newport.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 8:43am

By Sally Perry

Find out how to be part of the Great British Spring Clean

The Big Spring Clean

Why not organise an event and be part of the growing army of Litter Heroes who have had enough of other people’s litter and are willing to do something about it.

Monday, 5th February, 2018 9:47am

By Sally Perry

The Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes Travelling Museum is back

travelling museum

The first of its kind in the UK, the Travelling Museum isn’t a dusty old bus with boring objects – get ready for actors playing the part of eccentric museum owners, as they encourage you to uncover remarkable stories of kings, inventors, speed freaks and artists.

Friday, 2nd February, 2018 4:44pm

By Hidden Heroes Team