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.

Isle of Wight residents invited to the Great Get Together

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In memory of the Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed in 2016, residents are invited to come together, "to remember that in a world of divisive politics, there is far more that unites us than divides us".

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 12:34pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss the Isle of Wight and UKPRIDE Arts Festival

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Quay Arts is bursting to full with fabulous artwork as part of Isle of Wight and UK Pride. Downstairs and up have some great pieces of artwork on display until 24th July, including the Winter Pride national competition winners.

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 7:36am

By Matthew Bundy

Annual Children’s Memorial Service returns to St Mary’s


A giant bubble machine will be used to symbolize memories, thoughts and prayers directed heavenwards at this annual memorial service. All are welcome.

Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 4:38pm

By Andy Hollebon

A full day of fun, live music, beautiful gardens and more for £5 each

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This firm family favourite and has grown year on year to become one of Mountbatten’s best fundraisers. A full day of things to see and do, head to Barton Manor on Sunday 22nd July between 10am-4pm.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 6:55pm

By Feature Writer

Take part in massive day of celebration for 70th birthday of NHS

Save the NHS march

Join others travelling from the Isle of Wight to take part in the massive day of celebration and demonstration for the NHS 70th birthday in London on Saturday 30th June.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 7:22am

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Only Fools and Three Courses: Comedy tribute coming to Ventnor

only fools and three courses

Gather your friends, dig out your best 80s togs and head to the Ventnor Winter Gardens to be part of this hilarious tribute to the classic comedy gold, Only Fools and Horses. Meet the characters and dine in retro-style!

Sunday, 17th June, 2018 5:50pm

By Feature Writer

Ryde Arts – Stitching the town together in 2018

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Over the summer and into the autumn, as part of Ryde Arts, you’ll be able to enjoy unique music events, art installations, theatre and poetry, as well as workshops, carnivals, films and more.

Friday, 15th June, 2018 5:30pm

By Feature Writer

Sandown prepares for Armed Forces Day

armed forces day

Throughout the day, there will be a full programme of parades, various displays and many side stalls for all the family. Head to Sandown between 11am-6pm.

Friday, 15th June, 2018 1:11pm

By Keith Bradford

Move forward with your life after domestic abuse with ‘Mind the Gap’ course

light at end of tunnel

If you're a man who has been a victim of domestic abuse, help is here on the Isle of Wight with the introduction of the FREE ‘Mind the Gap’ coaching course designed to help rebuild your self-worth and move forward positively.

Friday, 15th June, 2018 9:34am

By Feature Writer

Wight Proms hosts open-air picnic concerts featuring Musicals, Classical and Comedy

Wight Proms 2018

A brand-new annual festival of open-air picnic concerts celebrating the Isle of Wight's music, food, people and red squirrels comes to Northwood House this August. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Thursday, 14th June, 2018 6:03pm

By Feature Writer

Join the Oddfelllows bowling for British Heart Foundation


Join the Isle of Wight Oddfellows for a just-for-fun game of Tenpin bowling in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at Ryde Superbowl.

Wednesday, 13th June, 2018 3:09pm

By Naomi Fulwood

Explore inside Appley Tower during open day

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There'll be a host of free activities and entertainment including tree climbing, children’s craft activities, guided walks, wildlife recording, story-telling, poetry reading, giant bubbles and much more.

Wednesday, 13th June, 2018 11:56am

By IW Council Press Office