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 folk singers, The Dollymops, perform at Quay Arts on Sunday morning

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The Sunday morning recitals at Quay Arts are a great way to spend the morning. This week features the brilliant Isle of Wight folk singers, The Dollymops.

Saturday, 14th October, 2017 1:02pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss ‘Illumination’ presentation by Isle of Wight artists

illlumination exhibition

Isle of Wight artists Marius von Brasch and Howard Hardiman will be discussing their latest exhibition 'ILLUMINATION' on Friday evening at Quay Arts.

Thursday, 12th October, 2017 1:56pm

By Georgia Newman

The Freshwater Circle: Artists, musicians, poets and dancers share their take

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This weekend sees the launch of a programme of creative responses by Quay Crafts and Friends to the Freshwater Circle. Head to Dimbola Museum and Galleries to find out more.

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 9:13am

By Rachel Tait

Learn how to restart at heart a free session

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Learn how to restart a heart at free drop-in sessions on Monday 16th October to celebrate European Restart a Heart Day.

Monday, 9th October, 2017 3:34pm

By Andy Hollebon

Wannabe Sherlocks: Don’t miss this immersive murder mystery dinner at The Cow Co

Murder Mystery

Book now to secure your seat at the immersive Murder Mystery Dinner at The Cow Co Restaurant and Bar later this month.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 5:40pm

By Kirsten Morris

Island pupils to experience ‘Dangerous Science’: Public welcome

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‘Mad’ scientists ‘Wonderstruck’ are guests at the Noel Turner Physics Festival being held at Cowes Enterprise College later this month. Parts of the event are open to the public.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 4:17pm

By John Peckham

Quay Arts announce their Winter Open: Get involved

Quay Arts - paper open exhibition

Do you produce contemporary paper craft, illustration and book art? Want to take part in an exhibition at Quay Arts? OnTheWight has details of a new Open Exhibition.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 3:56pm

By Georgia Newman

Don’t miss the Kathkali performance this Sunday


Unforgettable Kathakali performances by top international performers, superb singers, rhythmic drummers and highly skilled make-up artists. Don't miss it.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 1:29pm

By Tayla Smith

Young enterprise group organise Halloween event primary schools

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The events is ope n to years four to six from primary schools around the Isle of Wight and includes prizes for the best-dressed party-goer.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 11:17am

By Sally Perry

New anxiety cafe group launches on the Isle of Wight

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This new weekly club will give people who live with anxiety the chance to meet together in a safe environment and learn new skills.

Wednesday, 27th September, 2017 11:36am

By Hannah Griffiths

Shimmering Musicians: Clean Bandit skater launches new exhibition

nick martin and shimmering artists

Nick Martin’s exhibition ‘Shimmering Musicians’ opens this Friday, 29th September at Quay Arts. All are welcome to the preview event between 6-8pm.

Wednesday, 27th September, 2017 11:20am

By Nick Martin

Older Drivers: Advice can help you drive safely

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Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have the highest number of older drivers outside London, say Police, who are inviting older drivers to find out more about how drive safely for longer.

Tuesday, 26th September, 2017 12:36pm

By Hampshire Constabulary