Events & festivals on the Isle of Wight

Upcoming Events

Nov
14
Fri
2014
10:23 am Christmas Toy Appeal
Christmas Toy Appeal
Nov 14 @ 10:23 am – Dec 12 @ 11:23 am
Christmas Toy Appeal
Wightlink is delighted to be supporting the Official Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal, now in its third year. Powered by Bestival, it aims to ensure that disadvantaged children on the Island feel special this[...]
Nov
19
Wed
2014
11:17 am Festive Guided Tours
Festive Guided Tours
Nov 19 @ 11:17 am – Dec 31 @ 12:17 pm
Festive Guided Tours
Have a festive day out and join expert guides to discover how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas. See the principal royal ground floor rooms of Osborne House decorated for Christmas and view Queen[...]
Nov
24
Mon
2014
all-day Harp on Wight
Harp on Wight
Nov 24 – Nov 30 all-day
Harp on Wight @ Various | Ryde | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight’s very own version of Edinburgh’s Harp Festival is taking place at various venues in Ryde at the end of November. Consisting of a series of concerts and teaching workshops, the festival[...]
Dec
6
Sat
2014
all-day Christmas fun day in Ryde
Christmas fun day in Ryde
Dec 6 all-day
Christmas fun day in Ryde @ Ryde town centre | Ryde | England | United Kingdom
Christmas celebrations start early in Ryde. On Saturday, 6 December to be exact, when the official switching on of the Christmas lights is celebrated with a day of fun and festivities for the whole family.[...]
all-day Santa Special
Santa Special
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]
10:00 am A Victorian Christmas
A Victorian Christmas
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm
A Victorian Christmas @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Experience the spirit of a Victorian Christmas at beautiful Osborne. Have a go at traditional games, take a ride on the carousel and delight in jovial entertainers. Hear the festive sounds of the season and[...]
7:00 pm Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Dec 6 @ 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[...]
Dec
12
Fri
2014
6:30 pm Black & Wight Ball
Black & Wight Ball
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 13 @ 12:15 am
Black & Wight Ball @ Bourne Hall Country House Hotel | Shanklin | United Kingdom
It’s never too early to get into the spirit of Christmas, so make a date for 12 December and enjoy a glamorous night out at the Cameron restaurant in the Bourne Hall Country House Hotel.[...]
Dec
13
Sat
2014
all-day Ventnorville – An alternative Is...
Ventnorville – An alternative Is...
Dec 13 all-day
Ventnorville – An alternative Isle of Wight Christmas @ United Kingdom
Families looking for something that little bit different to do in the build-up to Christmas should catch the next sleigh to Ventnorville on the Isle of Wight. This magical and action-packed pre-Christmas celebration takes place[...]
Dec
14
Sun
2014
all-day Santa Special
Santa Special
Dec 14 – Dec 15 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]

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.

November 14, 2014 @ 10:23 am – December 12, 2014 @ 11:23 am
Christmas Toy Appeal
Wightlink is delighted to be supporting the Official Isle of Wight Christmas Toy Appeal, now in its third year. Powered by Bestival, it aims to ensure that disadvantaged children on the Island feel special this[...]
November 19, 2014 @ 11:17 am – December 31, 2014 @ 12:17 pm
Festive Guided Tours
Have a festive day out and join expert guides to discover how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas. See the principal royal ground floor rooms of Osborne House decorated for Christmas and view Queen[...]
November 24, 2014 – November 30, 2014 all-day
Harp on Wight @ Various | Ryde | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight’s very own version of Edinburgh’s Harp Festival is taking place at various venues in Ryde at the end of November. Consisting of a series of concerts and teaching workshops, the festival[...]
December 6, 2014 all-day
Christmas fun day in Ryde @ Ryde town centre | Ryde | England | United Kingdom
Christmas celebrations start early in Ryde. On Saturday, 6 December to be exact, when the official switching on of the Christmas lights is celebrated with a day of fun and festivities for the whole family.[...]
December 6, 2014 – December 7, 2014 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]
December 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am – December 7, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
A Victorian Christmas @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Experience the spirit of a Victorian Christmas at beautiful Osborne. Have a go at traditional games, take a ride on the carousel and delight in jovial entertainers. Hear the festive sounds of the season and[...]
December 6, 2014 @ 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[...]
December 12, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – December 13, 2014 @ 12:15 am
Black & Wight Ball @ Bourne Hall Country House Hotel | Shanklin | United Kingdom
It’s never too early to get into the spirit of Christmas, so make a date for 12 December and enjoy a glamorous night out at the Cameron restaurant in the Bourne Hall Country House Hotel.[...]
Ventnorville – An alternative Isle of Wight Christmas @ United Kingdom
Families looking for something that little bit different to do in the build-up to Christmas should catch the next sleigh to Ventnorville on the Isle of Wight. This magical and action-packed pre-Christmas celebration takes place[...]
December 14, 2014 – December 15, 2014 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]
December 20, 2014 – December 24, 2014 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]
December 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Abominable Snowman 10k run @ Cheverton Farm | United Kingdom
Are you tough enough to take on the Abominable Snowman 10k course? There’s only one way to find out! Highlights Set in the spectacular grounds of Cheverton Farm ‘Mini Snowman’ run for the under 10′s[...]
January 3, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
January 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
January 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
January 10, 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[...]
January 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]