Isle of Wight What’s on

We have a whole separate sister-Website – Events OnTheWight – that is dedicated to letting you What’s going on the Isle of Wight, listing the 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.

Free entrance for Isle of Wight’s NHS workers to re-scheduled County Show

2019 Royal Isle Wight County Show Champion Bull led by Dave Thurman

The County Show's Chairman said it celebrates everything that is good about the Isle of Wight and they hope this offer is a fitting tribute to the work being undertaken by the Island’s NHS staff

Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 4:46pm

By Graham Biss

Isle of Wight Pride postpones event in light of Coronavirus outbreak (updated)

Isle of Wight Pride

Full refunds will be given as the event postpones to 2021 due to the Coronavirus outbreak

Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 10:00am

By Andy Newman

Call for kayakers: 2020 Pier2Pier charity sea swim in need of support kayakers

pier to pier swimmer and kayaker

Anyone who is a kayaker or canoeist that is available on Saturday 1st August 2020 and can assist is urged to sign up to help

Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 8:15am

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight Festival announces 2021 date

The audience at Isle of Wight Festival 2019

Last week organisers announced the Festival would not take place in 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak

Monday, 30th March, 2020 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Islander Josh is back with a bang for second online party night

josh goddard party screen

Josh invites anyone to join the party and have fun knowing you can "rave save" during the Coronavirus lockdown

Friday, 27th March, 2020 5:59pm

By Sally Perry

Donna Jones is In Your Face – An exhibition of works at Monkton Arts

Donna Jones MBE In Your Face Exhibition at Monkton Arts Ryde Saturday 14th March

Donna Jones' work joins together beauty, disfigurement, disease, ageing. See it at Monkton Arts Acon Gallery

Thursday, 19th March, 2020 11:11am

By Graham Reading

Walk the Wight your way! Unique virtual fundraiser for Mountbatten

woman walking past yellow background

Walk the Wight is one of the biggest fundraisers for Mountbatten, so simply cancelling it is not an option. Read on for details of the unique approach to the coronavirus restrictions

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 8:07am

By Emma Topping

Cancelled: Award-winning bluesman heading to Wolverton for the annual Folk and Blues Fair

Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair 2020

Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair offers top live music and great festival food, set against the backdrop of beautiful West Wight scenery

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 5:32pm

By Tim Hollis

Great opportunity for young petrol heads to learn car control in a safe environment

drive at 14 isle of wight car club

If you have a young petrol head in the house let them know about this great opportunity to be able to learn car control in a safe environment and be the envy of their friends

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 5:12pm

By Sally Perry

Head to Discovery Bay this Sunday for British Science Week

Exploring the winter coastline in Sandown and Yaverland with Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay invite you to help them add to their curious and frankly spectacular collection outdoors this weekend for British Science Week

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 4:09pm

By Claire Hector

Over 160 cyclists to take on Isle of Wight’s Seven Hills

Cyclists taking part in the 7 hills event

Over 160 cyclists are expected to take part in one of the Isle of Wight's toughest off-road cycle races this Sunday

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 11:05am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Are you taking part in the ABP Southampton Marathon? If so, here’s some useful info

southampton marathon

There are lots of keen runners on the Isle of Wight. If you're planning to take part in the Southampton Marathon, check this update

Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 3:16pm

By James Loosemore