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.

Appley Tower’s history celebrated at Monkton Arts Centre exhibition

appley tower

A two-week exhibition celebrating the heritage of Appley Tower in Ryde opens on Bank Holiday Monday.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 8:36am

By Michael Lilley with 3 readers' comments

Skaters from across the Isle of Wight to come together for KMC Memorial Skate Jam

memorial skate jam poster cropped

Wight Trash say, "This skate Jam will not only be a way of remembering Kieran, but also a reminder to look out for each other, and that if anyone is struggling we're all here, and we'll listen."

Monday, 19th August, 2019 6:09pm

By Sally Perry

Under the Pier in a Biosphere, where people, wildlife and place come together

People on the beach

Always a great afternoon out, exploring wildlife under the pier in Ryde with ecology and environmental experts. All welcome.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 3:37pm

By Claire Hector

The Future Clinic launch new series of chronic pain Webinars

future clinic illustration of a brain and connections

The first in a new series of Webinars from The Future Clinic will take you through the challenges and frustrations, as well as moments of enlightenment experienced over the last two decades by a clinical psychologist specialising in chronic pain.

Saturday, 17th August, 2019 10:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Fat Earthers, Luna Tear and Wet Leg to raise the roof at The Rose

Fat Earthers performing on stage

Fat Earthers are back at The Rose on Saturday night and it's going to be a good one, with support from Luna Tear and Wet Leg, as well as DJs.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 6:41pm

By Sally Perry

Iconic powerboat race returns to the Isle of Wight for 59th year

powerboat racing - Fugitive on the water by Cowes

The birthplace of international powerboat racing will be welcoming the fleet of powerboats for the iconic Cowes - Torquay - Cowes powerboat race over the bank holiday weekend.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 3:44pm

By John Moore

Stealing Dylan exhibition opens at Dimbola next week

Dylan and the Festival organisers in 1969

Dimbola to host exhibition revealing how the biggest star on the planet, was wooed by two amateur music promoters, to headline on a small island.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 7:02pm

By Elissa Blizzard with one comment

Fundraising event in memory of mother of four who died in Forest Road incident

Yvonne Copland

In memory of Yvonne Copland, who died tragically earlier this year in the Forest Road collision, the event next month hopes to raise much needed cash for the Air Ambulance service.

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 4:14pm

By Sally Perry

Sign up today for the Age UK Isle of Wight Powder Run

Shelley on the powder run

Age UK Isle of Wight are calling for fundraisers of all ages and all abilities to take on their fun-filled 2K colour course.

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 2:13pm

By Elisha Leachman with one comment

Faeries to be seen deep in Brading Down at Faerie Festival and Wood Fair

Green faerie and woodland stag at the faerie festival

Returning for another year, The Brading Faerie Festival and Wood Fair promises music and dancing, storytelling, demonstrations of traditional woodland skills, quests to complete and trails to follow, plus the fairy market place.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 5:10pm

By Vanessa Langley

Last chance to see Iconic Bowie exhibition at Dimbola Museum and Galleries

bowie by terry oneill and kevin cummins

There's just over a week left to see the stunning Iconic Bowie exhibition at Dimbola Museum and Galleries. Don't miss out, it's quite something.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 11:14am

By Sally Perry

Discover the power of music at Mountbatten’s foot-tapping folk night

Mountbatten folk night

Mountbatten music concerts are for everyone and anyone to attend. They hope as many people as possible find out the hospice is a warm and inviting place where memories can be made.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 8:40am

By Emma Topping