These are juts a few of the Events and Festivals that are available on the Island.
The huge success of the inaugural 'Wight Proms' in 2018 has ensured that the festival returns for 2019, with the promise of it being even bigger and better than before!
The 4-day festival has quickly established itself as one of the ‘must-do’ events on the Isle of Wight, which returns on 29th August - 1st September 2019, in the grounds of the Northwood House, Cowes. The festival will comprise 'A Wight Laugh' on the Friday night, starring Alan Davies, Shappi Khorsandi and Esther Manito, 'Wight at the Musicals' on the Saturday night, starring Ruthie Henshall and West End stars, and 'Last Wight of the Proms' on the Sunday, starring Lesley Garrett. Event organisers have also added two new events this year: 'Peter & the Wolf' on the Saturday afternoon - a perennial favourite by Sergei Prokofiev, which helps children to enjoy the experience of going to a concert by making it fun and entertaining. There will also be an outdoor cinema, showing The Greatest Showman and Dirty Dancing!
Lace up those walking boots and set off on your very own adventure through the English countryside!
The Isle of Wight is often referred to as ‘England in Miniature’, so in just one day of walking you’ll be able to see the very best of the English countryside from sand dunes and pebbly coves to thatched villages and bustling sailing towns. You won't want to miss the Isle of Wight Walking Festival.
Now in its Seventh year, Newport Jazz Weekend will take place from 30th May to3rd June. After the great success of our 2015 event we are pleased to announce that we will return at the same time next year with a slightly bigger event.
Jack Up The 80s is the ultimate family-friendly Summer festival. Relive the good times of Frankie Says and Choose Life t-shirts, florescent headbands, leg warmers, legendary blockbuster movies and of course great music with acts like Paul Young, Five Star, Leo Sayer, Bad Manners, Nathan Moore and Bruce Foxton From The Jam, plus many, many more!
Jack Up The 80s, the Isle of Wight’s family festival, is to sponsor the Warriors in 2017. The fun time family festival will change location for 2017 and it will be held at the Warriors Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium in August.
This is a well established show attracting many members from the mainland .
The new venue is Sandown Airport, one of the busiest grass strip regional airfields in the land, which is busy expanding massively under the guidance of it's new owners and will, by next summer, be a hugely impressive venue.
Cowes Classic Power Boats. 25th August 2019.
It was back in 1961 at a party on his boat Drumbeat that Sir Max Aitkin decided to start the powerboat race. Ray Hunt, the designer of Drumbeat, pointed out that on the previous day it had been the Bertram boat, designed by him, that had won the Nassau-Miami powerboat race. Not to be outdone by the Americans Sir Max Aitken said, 'Let's have a race between my house (The Prospect in Cowes) and somewhere in the West, say Torquay,' and the race was born.