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.

Tickets on sale for the Prince & Princess Society’s Tropical Gala Night

tropical cocktail

Flower garlands, grass skirts and tropical cocktails at the ready! Tickets are on sale now for the Tropical Gala.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 2:31pm

By Michaela White

Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users Group: All welcome to public meeting

Island Buses:

If you are a bus or train user on the Isle of Wight you are welcome to attend this meeting on Saturday morning in Newport.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 12:03pm

By Andy Morris

Shanklin Rotary’s massive annual sale returns to Lower Hyde

items at Rotary Sale

The annual Shanklin Rotary Sale has just anything you can think of for sale, often including the kitchen sink. The sale starts at 10am today.

Tuesday, 17th January, 2017 8:45am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Film Society presents their spring season of screenings

Ventnor Film Society Spring Season

The spring season of films from the Ventnor Film Society features an interesting and fairly light-hearted programme of recent award winning films from the UK, France, Spain, Greece, New Zealand and Italy.

Monday, 16th January, 2017 3:06pm

By Linda Davis

Caroline Lucas to address public meeting on the Isle of Wight

Vix Lowthion and Caroline Lucas

A range of issues, including Europe, climate change, progressive alliances and the opportunities brought by electing Greens in the IW Council in May 2017, will be discussed at this free public meeting in February.

Monday, 16th January, 2017 2:30pm

By Vix Lowthion with 3 readers' comments

Cafe Scientifique: The 100,000 Genome Project

Genome project data

Cafe Scientifique returns to Shanklin tonight (Monday) with Dr Frank Ratcliff and Dr. Catherine Mercer of Genomics England, who will be talking about the 100,000 Genome Project.

Monday, 16th January, 2017 6:45am

By Pam Ash with one comment

Joanna Kori’s latest exhibition opens next week

Jo Kori;s artwork

Isle of Wight artist, Joanna Kori, is currently hanging work for her latest exhibition, due to open at Quay Arts on Saturday 21st January (1-3pm - all welcome). Over 1,000 pieces have been created for this fascinating exhibition which responds to current and previous uses of Quay Arts.

Friday, 13th January, 2017 6:41pm

By Sally Perry

Dimbola to host ‘Two Stories’ exhibition by Judy Rodrigues

Dimbola lodge

This exhibition of paintings and research material focuses primarily on the Freshwater landscape and Dimbola as a catalyst and meeting place for an exploration into the work several writers.

Thursday, 12th January, 2017 12:16pm

By Rachel Tait

Isle of Wight Pride announce committee and launch event

IW Pride logo

Isle of Wight now has a formal committee and have planned a launch event for 10th February in Ryde. All are welcome to join the party and find out more about how they can help with the main event in July.

Thursday, 12th January, 2017 8:41am

By Matthew Bundy with 3 readers' comments

Find out more about ‘The Ups and Downs in the Lives of the Impressionists’

berthe morisot's painting the cradle

The lives and early works of Monet, Renoir, Pisarro and Morisot will be explored in what promises to be an entertaining lecture.

Thursday, 5th January, 2017 5:44pm

By Carolyn Power

Founding member of Noah and the Whale to play intimate gig

Noah and the Whale,

Matt Owens from platinum-selling, indie-folk band, Noah and the Whale, will be playing an intimate show at the Ventnor Exchange next month. Book now before tickets sell out.

Thursday, 5th January, 2017 3:00pm

By Luke Joynes

Beat the post-Christmas blues with the Symphony Orchestra

joo yeon sir

You'll need to hurry and book your tickets if you want to beat the post-Christmas blues with a concert by the Isle of Wight Symphony concert.

Wednesday, 4th January, 2017 11:24am

By Tim Isard