Events & festivals on the Isle of Wight

Upcoming Events

Feb
7
Sat
2015
7:00 pm Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
Feb
14
Sat
2015
all-day Moscow State Circus
Moscow State Circus
Feb 14 – Feb 15 all-day
Moscow State Circus @ Shanklin Theatre | Shanklin | England | United Kingdom
The Moscow State Circus is coming back to the Isle of Wight with the promise of a really special half-term treat for all the family, whatever their ages. The new production from what must be[...]
all-day Victorian Fun and Games
Victorian Fun and Games
Feb 14 – Feb 22 all-day
Victorian Fun and Games @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Step back in time this half-term to Queen Victoria’s beloved Isle of Wight retreat, Osborne House and give your children an insight into life in the Victorian era. They can experience a range of fun[...]
5:00 pm Electric Woods – Spirit of the O...
Electric Woods – Spirit of the O...
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 22 @ 9:00 pm
Electric Woods – Spirit of the Orient @ Robin Hill Adventure Park & Gardens | Downend | England | United Kingdom
Here’s just the thing to brighten up the dull days of February and give the whole family an illuminating half term treat. Robin Hill’s ‘electric woods’ will be transformed by a stunning spectacle of Oriental-themed[...]
Feb
15
Sun
2015
all-day Open Week at the Isle of Wight S...
Open Week at the Isle of Wight S...
Feb 15 – Feb 20 all-day
Open Week at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway @ Havenstreet Railway Station | Havenstreet | United Kingdom
School’s out and the in place to be is Havenstreet Station on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. The trains aren’t running but that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of fun and fantastic things to[...]
Feb
16
Mon
2015
all-day Become a Junior Explorer at Quar...
Become a Junior Explorer at Quar...
Feb 16 – Feb 22 all-day
Become a Junior Explorer at Quarr Abbey @ Quarr Abbey | Ryde | United Kingdom
Get your explorer’s hat on this half-term and get over to historic Quarr Abbey, where kids can experience a brand new nature walk guided by an exclusive explorer’s kit. The kit contains everything you need[...]
Feb
27
Fri
2015
8:00 pm Acoustic Isle 2015 – Allan at th...
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Allan at th...
Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Allan at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
The Buddle Inn with its roaring fires, flagstone floors and beamed ceilings creates a warm and welcoming ambience for an evening of live folk music with Allan.
Feb
28
Sat
2015
all-day Acoustic Isle 2015 – All Dayer, ...
Acoustic Isle 2015 – All Dayer, ...
Feb 28 all-day
Acoustic Isle 2015 – All Dayer, Folk, Art & Craft Event @ East Cowes Town Hall | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Headlining this all day folk, art and craft event is the Indie folk, London-based duo, The Worry Dolls, who played Glastonbury in 2013. Catch their creative music, characterised by subtle harmonies and tongue-in-cheek, honest lyrics.
8:00 pm Acoustic Isle 2015 – Sean at the...
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Sean at the...
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Sean at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
Cosy up at this 16th century ‘smugglers’ inn, one of the Island’s most historic hostelries, for an evening of live music from Sean and his guitar.
Mar
1
Sun
2015
1:00 pm Acoustic Isle 2015 – That’s Life...
Acoustic Isle 2015 – That’s Life...
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm
Acoustic Isle 2015 – That’s Life at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
What better way could there be to spend Sunday afternoon than snuggled up at this award-winning 16th century ‘smugglers’ inn listening to the live acoustic vibe of That’s Life.

Welcome to Festival Island… the Isle of Wight, where a year-round calendar of events and festivals means there’s always something happening. From the distinctly quirky – Apple Weekend anyone – to the mainstream… who hasn’t heard of the annual Isle of Wight Festival? There are events celebrating history and culture, car rallies and cycling festivals, walking weekends and food fests. In fact, with so much going on, you’re sure to find the events that match your interests. Wightlink is delighted to be a sponsor and supporter of these exciting landmarks in Island life.

February 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
February 14, 2015 – February 15, 2015 all-day
Moscow State Circus @ Shanklin Theatre | Shanklin | England | United Kingdom
The Moscow State Circus is coming back to the Isle of Wight with the promise of a really special half-term treat for all the family, whatever their ages. The new production from what must be[...]
February 14, 2015 – February 22, 2015 all-day
Victorian Fun and Games @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Step back in time this half-term to Queen Victoria’s beloved Isle of Wight retreat, Osborne House and give your children an insight into life in the Victorian era. They can experience a range of fun[...]
February 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – February 22, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
Electric Woods – Spirit of the Orient @ Robin Hill Adventure Park & Gardens | Downend | England | United Kingdom
Here’s just the thing to brighten up the dull days of February and give the whole family an illuminating half term treat. Robin Hill’s ‘electric woods’ will be transformed by a stunning spectacle of Oriental-themed[...]
February 15, 2015 – February 20, 2015 all-day
Open Week at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway @ Havenstreet Railway Station | Havenstreet | United Kingdom
School’s out and the in place to be is Havenstreet Station on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. The trains aren’t running but that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of fun and fantastic things to[...]
February 16, 2015 – February 22, 2015 all-day
Become a Junior Explorer at Quarr Abbey @ Quarr Abbey | Ryde | United Kingdom
Get your explorer’s hat on this half-term and get over to historic Quarr Abbey, where kids can experience a brand new nature walk guided by an exclusive explorer’s kit. The kit contains everything you need[...]
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Allan at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
The Buddle Inn with its roaring fires, flagstone floors and beamed ceilings creates a warm and welcoming ambience for an evening of live folk music with Allan.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – All Dayer, Folk, Art & Craft Event @ East Cowes Town Hall | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Headlining this all day folk, art and craft event is the Indie folk, London-based duo, The Worry Dolls, who played Glastonbury in 2013. Catch their creative music, characterised by subtle harmonies and tongue-in-cheek, honest lyrics.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Sean at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
Cosy up at this 16th century ‘smugglers’ inn, one of the Island’s most historic hostelries, for an evening of live music from Sean and his guitar.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – That’s Life at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
What better way could there be to spend Sunday afternoon than snuggled up at this award-winning 16th century ‘smugglers’ inn listening to the live acoustic vibe of That’s Life.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Tapestry Live Music @ Cowes Ale House | Cowes | United Kingdom
This is the second smallest pub on the Isle of Wight, so get on down there early for an afternoon gig of country and folk acoustic covers with live duo, Tapestry.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Marcus Bonfanti + Damien Paul Band @ Key Arts | Newport | United Kingdom
Winner of the Best Acoustic Performer award in the 2013 and 2014 British Blues Awards, Marcus Bonfanti goes from strength to strength with his unique brand of music that lies somewhere between Delta-Blues and English[...]
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Cornerstone Duo at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
Roaring log fires, flagstone floors and a real traditional pub ambience create a cosy setting for this Friday evening set from the acoustic Cornerstone Duo.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Tapestry Live Music  @ Bargeman’s Rest | Newport | United Kingdom
Set beside the River Medina, the Bargeman’s Rest is one the few Island-family-run freehouses in Newport. Make a date for this Friday evening gig with country and folk music from live duo, Tapestry.
March 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Last Orders at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
Get on down to this award-winning, 16th century inn for a Saturday evening session of live Irish and country music from Last Orders.
Acoustic Isle 2015 – Ross at the Buddle Inn @ Buddle Inn | Niton | United Kingdom
While away Sunday afternoon in the warm, welcoming atmosphere of the Buddle Inn with live entertainment from Ross and his banjo.
April 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
May 1, 2015 – May 4, 2015 all-day
Isle of Arts Festival 2015
Wightlink is a proud sponsor of the Isle of Arts Festival, now in its fifth year. It’s a broad-based arts festival with great performers, hands-on workshops and classes spanning literature, music, comedy, drama, film and[...]
May 2, 2015 – May 3, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Action Challenge @ Cowes | England | United Kingdom
Set to become a classic on the UK’s endurance calendar, the Isle of Wight Challenge follows the stunning coastal path loop for over 105km right around England’s largest island. Most will walk it at their[...]
May 2, 2015 – June 2, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2015 @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight Walking Festival is a multi-award-winning event and it’s back on the calendar in May 2015. It is the biggest walking festival in the UK and Europe, so you can expect a[...]
25th Anniversary Walk the Wight 2015
Registration is now open for the 25th Anniversary Walk the Wight, so sign up now and diarise the date to take part in this iconic Isle of Wight event. You’ll be joining thousands of happy[...]
Pearl Izumi Tour Series Cycle Race @ Ryde | England | United Kingdom
One of the UK’s leading televised cycle races is all set to bring some serious cycling action and excitement to the Isle of Wight this spring. The Pearl Izumi Tour series attracts some of Britain’s[...]
June 11, 2015 – June 14, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Festival @ Newport | England | United Kingdom
The iconic Isle of Wight Festival is the UK’s first major music event of the summer and has become a must-go event on the music lover’s calendar. The very first Festival was staged in that[...]
June 22, 2015 – June 29, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Festival of the Sea 2015 @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
What better location could there be for a festival where all events revolve around the theme of the sea than the beautiful Isle of Wight? All over the Island there will be an impressive choice[...]
June 27, 2015 all-day
Round the Island Yacht Race @ Island wide | Cowes | England | United Kingdom
The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race is one of the biggest yacht races in the world, attracting over 1,700 boats and some 16,000 sailors. It’s one of the major events on[...]
July 23, 2015 – July 26, 2015 all-day
America’s Cup @ Seafront | Portsmouth | England | United Kingdom
The America’s Cup yacht race is coming back to the UK and Portsmouth has the honour of hosting two preparations events – one this July and another in July 2016. This is the 35th staging[...]
August 15, 2015 – August 16, 2015 all-day
The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival @ Fighting Cocks Crossroads | United Kingdom
Love it or hate it… garlic is here to stay and the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is the place to discover it in all its forms. Yes, we’re talking garlic ice cream, garlic beer[...]
September 5, 2015 – September 27, 2015 all-day
Festival of Light @ Robin Hill Country Park | United Kingdom
Robin Hill’s magical ‘electric woods’ set in a beautiful ancient woodland come to life at the annual Festival of Light. Visitors can stroll through the woods, enjoying a stunning spectacle of creatively themed light, colour,[...]
September 5, 2015 – September 27, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Cycling Festival @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight is a paradise for cyclists with beautiful terrain from high chalk downs overlooking the sea to delightful countryside and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty… where there’s room to breathe. Lonely Planet[...]

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