Events

All Events in May 2016


  • afterWARds exhibition

    Sat 23 Apr 2016 1000 - Fri 6 May 2016 1500

    The Museum of Island History, The Guildhall, High Street, Newport. PO30 1TY

    An intergenerational arts project designed to enhance public understanding of the impact of war on the lives of service personnel.

  • Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2016

    Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2016

    Sat 30 Apr 2016 - Sun 15 May 2016

    Various locations

    The Isle of Wight Walking festival will take place from 30th April to 15th May 2016 and boasts 16 days of unbeatable, informative and healthy walks.

  • Wildlife Walk

    Tue 3 May 2016 0800 - Tue 3 May 2016 1000

    Meet at Windy Corner Car Park, Old Blackgang Road, Niton.

    A 3 mile walk with the Ranger looking at Spring wildlife, including birds. Bring binoculars if you have them. Some rough and muddy paths, steep slopes and stiles.

  • Green fingers?

    Green fingers?

    Tue 3 May 2016 0900 - Sat 28 May 2016 1700

    Lord Louis Library

    Plant swap

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Frailty

    Tue 3 May 2016 1400 - Tue 3 May 2016 1600

    Aspire, Trinity Buildings, Dover Street. Ryde

    Share your views on redesigning health and care services for Frail and Vulnerable people on the Island

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Planned Care

    Tue 3 May 2016 1800 - Tue 3 May 2016 2100

    Ryde Baptist Church, Ryde

    An opportunity to help redesign planned health and care services for the future

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Mental Health

    Wed 4 May 2016 1000 - Wed 4 May 2016 1300

    St John's Church, Ryde

    An opportunity to help shape health and care services for adults with mental health needs

  • Life Drawing 3 Weeks Course

    Wed 4 May 2016 1000 - Wed 18 May 2016 1300

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Opportunity to learn the basics of Life drawing. Learn to measure and understand proportion of the human figure. Draw from a life model (nude & clothes)

  • A Miller's View of Brading Haven

    Wed 4 May 2016 1100 - Wed 4 May 2016 1430

    Bembridge Windmill High Street/Mill Road Bembridge PO35 5SQ

    A circular walk exploring the physical changes to Brading Haven and their effect on the wind and watermills of the area. Dogs on lead welcome. Meet at Bembridge Windmill

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Urgent & Emergency Care

    Wed 4 May 2016 1800 - Wed 4 May 2016 2100

    St John's Church, Ryde

    An opportunity to redesign urgent and emergency care services for the future

  • Baby & Toddler Group @ YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Thu 5 May 2016 1000 - Thu 5 May 2016 1130

    YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Shanklin Baby & Toddler Group

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Long term conditions

    Thu 5 May 2016 1000 - Thu 5 May 2016 1300

    Lakeside Park, Wootton

    An opportunity to redesign health and care services for people with long-term conditions for the future

  • Evening Stroll

    Thu 5 May 2016 1830 - Thu 5 May 2016 2000

    Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point Town Lane Newtown PO30 4PA

    Stroll through the meadows and woods around Newtown National Nature Reserve experiencing the sights and sounds of nature as the day draws to a close.

  • Beaches Bars and Blisters of the Isle of Wight

    Fri 6 May 2016 0830 - Sun 8 May 2016 1600

    Day one starts in East Cowes Day two starts in Ventnor Day three starts at Totland Pier and ends at West Cowes.

    Our annual three day walk round the Isle of Wight. 73 miles in total.

  • Friday at Eight (May 2016)

    Fri 6 May 2016 2000 - Fri 6 May 2016 2200

    Dimbola Lodge

    Laurie McVay the Blues/Soul Man fundraiser for Dimbola

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services for Women and Children

    Sat 7 May 2016 0900 - Sat 7 May 2016 1200

    Ryde Baptist Church, Ryde

    An opportunity to redesign future health & care services for women and children

  • Batik Wall Hanging Workshop

    Sat 7 May 2016 1000 - Sat 7 May 2016 1500

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Find out what batik is and a brief overview of its history and the different designs. Design your own pattern and then transfer the design onto your wall hanging using hot wax and fabric dyes

  • Ceramic Tiles with Fused Glass Lettering Workshop

    Sat 7 May 2016 1000 - Sat 7 May 2016 1600

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Learn to create a clay and fused glass name plate or picture based on your own design. You will be guided through the process to be able to create a stunning image in clay and fused glass.

  • Car Boot Sale

    Sat 7 May 2016 1200 - Sat 7 May 2016 1400

    West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Moa Place, Freshwater, IW, PO40 9XH

    Our car boot sales are held on the 1st Saturday of every month and include FREE soft play for pre-school children

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services for Women and Children

    Sat 7 May 2016 1300 - Sat 7 May 2016 1700

    Riverside Centre, Newport

    An opportunity to redesign future health and care services for women and children

  • Plant Sale

    Sat 7 May 2016 1400 - Sat 7 May 2016 1600

    YMCA Nursery Shanklin Winchester House Sandown Road Shanklin PO37 6HT

    Plant Sale fundraiser with home grown plants

  • Family Fun Night

    Sat 7 May 2016 1730 - Sat 7 May 2016 1830

    West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Moa Place, Freshwater, IW, PO40 9XH

    Looking for an activity the whole family can enjoy together? Then why not come along to our new family fun nights?

  • Community Quiz night in aid of British Red Cross Isle of Wight Branch

    Sat 7 May 2016 1930 - Sat 7 May 2016 2230

    Trinity Theatre, Cowes

    Community Quiz in aid of British Red Cross Isle of Wight Branch to be held at Trinity Theatre, Cowes on Saturday 7th May 2016.

  • Meditation & Relaxation for Stress Relief Workshop

    Sun 8 May 2016 1000 - Sun 8 May 2016 1500

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Learn how to use crystals in meditation to balance chakras.

  • Jayne's Vintage Retro & Craft Fayre

    Sun 8 May 2016 1000 - Sun 8 May 2016 1600

    Whippingham Village Hall, East cowes Main Road, PO32 6NZ

    Fabulous vintage retro & craft fayre over 30 stalls inside and out the hall

  • Jayne's Vintage Retro & Craft Fayre Sunday 8th May

    Sun 8 May 2016 1000 - Sun 8 May 2016 1600

    Whippingham Village Hall East Cowes Main Road, PO32 6nz

    Come along to our fabulous fayre over 30 stalls to browse inside and outside vintage Pop up tea parlour serving hot and cold food all day in our pop up tea rooms

  • Katie's kiddie sale

    Sun 8 May 2016 1400 - Sun 8 May 2016 1600

    Lake Lions Community Centre

    Selling babies/toddlers and children new and pre-loved items.

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Mental Health

    Mon 9 May 2016 1200 - Mon 9 May 2016 1500

    Riverside Centre, Newport

    An opportunity to redesign future health and care services for adults with mental health needs

  • Trip to the Seaside

    Mon 9 May 2016 1400 - Mon 9 May 2016 1600

    Shanklin Esplanade - meet at the clock tower PO37 6BG

    A seaside visit to start the summer

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Frailty

    Mon 9 May 2016 1600 - Mon 9 May 2016 1900

    Riverside Centre, Newport

    An opportunity to help redesign future health & care services for people who are frail and vulnerable

  • Discover Culver Down

    Tue 10 May 2016 1330 - Tue 10 May 2016 1530

    Bembridge Windmill High Street/Mill Road Bembridge PO35 5SQ

    An interesting circular walk exploring some of the local history and Island heritage, with some stunning views along the way.

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Long term conditions

    Tue 10 May 2016 1400 - Tue 10 May 2016 1700

    West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Freshwater

    An opportunity to help shape health and care services for people living with long-term conditions

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Urgent & Emergency Care

    Tue 10 May 2016 1800 - Tue 10 May 2016 2100

    West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Freshwater

    An opportunity to help redesign future urgent and emergency health and care services

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Frailty

    Wed 11 May 2016 1400 - Wed 11 May 2016 1700

    Salisbury Gardens, Ventnor

    An opportunity to help redesign future services for people who are frail and vulnerable

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Planned Care

    Wed 11 May 2016 1800 - Wed 11 May 2016 2100

    Riverside Centre, Newport

    An opportunity to help redesign future services for those receiving planned care

  • Newtown Dawn Chorus Walk

    Thu 12 May 2016 0530 - Thu 12 May 2016 0700

    Newtown National Nature Reserve Town Lane Newtown Isle of Wight PO30 4PA

    A gentle stroll through meadows and woods overlooking Newtown Harbour to listen to the dawn chorus.

  • Baby & Toddler Group @ YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Thu 12 May 2016 1000 - Thu 12 May 2016 1130

    YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Shanklin Baby & Toddler Group

  • Get Creative with Angelina Fibre Workshop

    Thu 12 May 2016 1000 - Thu 12 May 2016 1500

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Angelina fibres are 15 denier synthetic fibres and the colours are shimmering and highly reflective. Have fun creating delightful sparkly fabric designs that can be used for sewing onto items or for decorative cards, presents, tablemats and...

  • COFFEE MORNING

    Thu 12 May 2016 1030 - Thu 12 May 2016 1300

    Bargemans Rest, Family Room Newport

    Parents Voice IW invite you to a sociable coffee morning with guest speakers. An opportunity to meet and chat with other Parent Carers

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Planned Care

    Thu 12 May 2016 1800 - Thu 12 May 2016 2100

    Botanical Gardens, Ventnor

    An opportunity to help redesign future health and care services for those receiving planned care

  • Dementia Conversations - Sleep and sundowning

    Thu 12 May 2016 1830 - Thu 12 May 2016 2030

    St James' Church Church Path Well Road East Cowes Isle of Wight PO32 6RL

    FREE for carers of people living with dementia and anyone with an interest in dementia.

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Long term conditions

    Fri 13 May 2016 1000 - Fri 13 May 2016 1300

    YMCA, Winchester House, Shanklin

    An opportunity to help redesign future health and care services for people living with a long-term condition

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Mental Health

    Fri 13 May 2016 1500 - Fri 13 May 2016 1800

    YMCA, Winchester House, Shanklin

    An opportunity to redesign future health and care services for adults with mental health needs

  • YMCA Beach Clean

    Fri 13 May 2016 1600 - Fri 13 May 2016 1730

    YMCA Isle of Wight Winchester House Sandown Road Shanklin PO37 6HT

    Beach Clean activity for the whole family

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services - Urgent & Emergency Care

    Sat 14 May 2016 0900 - Sat 14 May 2016 1200

    YMCA, Winchester House, Shanklin

    An opportunity help redesign future urgent and emergency care services

  • North to South

    Sat 14 May 2016 0900 - Sat 14 May 2016 1600

    Start at Egypt Point, West Cowes.

    20 mile walk from West Cowes to the Buddle Inn.

  • Wolverton Manor Folk & Blues Fair

    Sat 14 May 2016 1200 - Sat 14 May 2016 2000

    Wolverton Manor, Shorwell, Isle of Wight. PO30 3JS

    A one-day festival of Folk & Blues music set in the stunning grounds of Wolverton Manor featuring some of the Island's best Folk & Blues musicians. In aid of Leukaemia Research and Brighstone School

  • Redesigning Health & Care Services for Women and Children

    Sat 14 May 2016 1400 - Sat 14 May 2016 1700

    YMCA, Winchester House, Shanklin

    An opportunity to help redesign future health and care services for women and children

  • IW Cactus & Succulent Society - Mexico: in Autumn the Sierra Madre Orientale

    Sat 14 May 2016 1930 - Sat 14 May 2016 2200

    Church Close Community Centre Church Cl, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 4QH

    This month is a talk given by Cliff Thompson entitled Mexico: in Autumn the Sierra Madre Orientale

  • Charity General Knowledge Quiz night in aid of Ryde Carnival

    Sat 14 May 2016 1930 - Sat 14 May 2016 2230

    Newport Football Club

    Charity General Knowledge Quiz night in aid of Ryde Carnival to be held at Newport Football Club on Saturday 14th May 2016 7.30pm start.

  • Sunday at Three (May 2016)

    Sun 15 May 2016 1500 - Sun 15 May 2016 1700

    United Reformed Church Hall Guyers Road Freshwater Bay

    Sunday at Three, 3pm on Sunday 15 May, is The Elderberries and Sounds of the 60s

  • Baby & Toddler Group @ YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Thu 19 May 2016 1000 - Thu 19 May 2016 1130

    YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Shanklin Baby & Toddler Group

  • Get the Most from your Smart (Android) Phone

    Fri 20 May 2016 1000 - Fri 20 May 2016 1300

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Learn about what features are available on a smart phone, add Apps, use the calendars and other useful tools. Look at all the options free and paid for and general use of the phone. Please bring your own Smart Android Phone

  • Corf Scout Campsite Open Day

    Sat 21 May 2016 0930 - Sat 21 May 2016 1600

    Corf Campsite Shalfleet

    Free open day for all members of the public

  • Abstract Painting to Music Workshop

    Sat 21 May 2016 1000 - Sat 21 May 2016 1500

    Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde, PO33 1QS

    Discover the link between music and art in this 6 week course. Express yourself creatively by using colour with paint and brushwork, recognise the basic link between music and art and create expressive abstract and conceptual art pieces.

  • Ryde Rowing Club Annual Regatta.

    Sat 21 May 2016 1000 - Sat 21 May 2016 1600

    Appley Beach and Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight.

    Ryde Rowing Clubs Annual, Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association Championship Rowing Regatta.

  • Shanklin Rowing Regatta

    Sun 22 May 2016 1100 - Sun 22 May 2016 1600

    Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club The Esplanade Shanklin

    Part of the Hants & Dorset Rowing Season, clubs compete over a 1600 metre course starting and finishing at the Pier Apron, by the clubhouse. Men and women racing in coxed fours, pairs, and single sculls.

  • Stroke cafe

    Wed 25 May 2016 1400 - Wed 25 May 2016 1530

    Ventnor Winter Gardens, Pier street,Ventnor, Po38 1SL

    Stroke Cafe drop in

  • Baby & Toddler Group @ YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Thu 26 May 2016 1000 - Thu 26 May 2016 1130

    YMCA Nursery Shanklin

    Shanklin Baby & Toddler Group

  • YMCA Walk - Newport to Cowes

    Fri 27 May 2016 1000 - Fri 27 May 2016 1200

    Starting point: Pet Doctors, 2 Bishop Way, Newport

    Walk from Newport to Cowes along the river Medina

  • Family Camping

    Fri 27 May 2016 1500 - Sun 29 May 2016 1100

    YMCA Isle of Wight Winchester House Sandown Road Shanklin PO37 6HT

    Join us for an fun activity packed Bank Holiday Weekend Family Camping Event at YMCA Winchester House, Shanklin.

  • Saxophone Evening

    Fri 27 May 2016 1700 - Fri 27 May 2016 1930

    Riverside Centre The Quay Newport PO30 2QR

    Fund raising event towards a portable ultra sound machine for St. Mary's Chemotherapy Unit

  • Wildflower ID trail

    Sat 28 May 2016 1030 - Sun 5 Jun 2016 1630

    Bembridge Windmill High Street/Mill Road Bembridge PO35 5SQ

    Make the most of your visit to the windmill and lean about some of the wild flowers that you can find in the area.

  • 50 Things for half-term

    Sat 28 May 2016 1100 - Sat 28 May 2016 1500

    Needles Old and New Battery West High Down Alum Bay Po39 OJH

    Complete at least six of your 50 Things.

  • Needles Junior Fun Run

    Sun 29 May 2016 1000 - Sun 29 May 2016 1100

    West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Moa Place, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40 9XH

    A fun free event for young runners!

  • Garden Fair at Barton Manor

    Sun 29 May 2016 1000 - Sun 29 May 2016 1600

    Barton Manor, Whippingham East Cowes

    Garden Fair, beautiful gardens, live Music, BBQ, Craft Stalls, dancing, Cafe, garden stalls

  • Needles XC Half Marathon

    Sun 29 May 2016 1100 - Sun 29 May 2016 1400

    West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Moa Place, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40 9XH

    The Needles XC Half Marathon is one of the toughest and most scenic half marathon’s in the county.

  • Mottistone Manor House Open day

    Mon 30 May 2016 1030 - Mon 30 May 2016 1700

    Mottistone Gardens Mottistone Isle of Wight PO30 4EA

    Take this rare opportunity to see inside the family home.

  • YMCA Daycamps

    Tue 31 May 2016 0800 - Fri 3 Jun 2016 1800

    YMCA Daycamps Winchester House Sandown Road Shanklin PO37 6HT

    Our Shanklin Daycamps offer a wide range of activities suitable for R-12 year olds.