Events

All Events in August 2015


  • Live Music With “The Accelerators”

    Sat 1 Aug 2015 2000 - Sat 1 Aug 2015 2300

    Sun Inn, Hulverstone

    Live Music With “The Accelerators”

  • Art Exhibition – Wellow Art Group

    Sun 2 Aug 2015 1400 - Thu 27 Aug 2015 1700

    Newtown Old Town Hall Newtown Isle of Wight PO30 4PA

    An art exhibition of Wellow art group’s work

  • Summer Tea Dance

    Sun 2 Aug 2015 1500 - Sun 2 Aug 2015 1800

    The Ventnor Winter Gardens

    A splendidly old fashioned afternoon of Music, Dancing and Afternoon Tea served on vintage china

  • 'Fast and Slow' Storytime

    Mon 3 Aug 2015 1030 - Mon 3 Aug 2015 1145

    Cowes Library Beckford Road Cowes PO31 7SG

    Storytime and activities for 4 to 8 year olds.

  • 'Fast and Slow' storytime

    Tue 4 Aug 2015 1030 - Tue 4 Aug 2015 1145

    Ryde Library

    Special storytime for children aged 4-8

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Tue 4 Aug 2015 1100 - Tue 4 Aug 2015 1600

    Mottistone Gardens Mottistone Isle of Wight PO30 4EA

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Yaverland Sandcastle Competition

    Wed 5 Aug 2015 1000 - Wed 5 Aug 2015 1500

    Yaverland Beach Sandown

    Test your building skills against the tide in our ‘Last Castle Standing’ competition or use your design skills to create a spectacular Sand Sculpture in our ‘Design’ competition.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Wed 5 Aug 2015 1100 - Wed 5 Aug 2015 1600

    Bembridge Windmill High Street Bembridge Isle of Wight PO35 5SQ

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Knit and Natter at Ryde Library

    Wed 5 Aug 2015 1730 - Wed 5 Aug 2015 1900

    Ryde Library

    Bring your knitting and chat with other like-minded individuals over a cup of tea!

  • Compton Sandcastle Competition

    Thu 6 Aug 2015 1000 - Thu 6 Aug 2015 1300

    Compton Beach Compton Isle of Wight PO30 4HB

    Pit your wits and creative skills against the elements for the ‘Last Castle Standing’ competition or use your design skills to create a spectacular Sand Sculpture in our ‘Design’ competition.

  • Crafty Artists Summer Exhibition

    Thu 6 Aug 2015 1030 - Tue 11 Aug 2015 1630

    Quarr Abbey Gallery, Quarr Abbey, Ryde, PO33 4ES

    Original handmade gifts and artwork, including glass, felt driftwood, ceramics and paintings at the wonderful Abbey Gallery. Come and meet the artists in this tranquil setting.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Thu 6 Aug 2015 1100 - Thu 6 Aug 2015 1600

    Needles Old Battery West High Down Alum Bay Isle of Wight PO39 0JH

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Pushing Up The Daisies

    Thu 6 Aug 2015 1800 - Thu 6 Aug 2015 2130

    Mottistone Gardens Mottistone Isle of Wight PO30 4EA

    Become private detectives and investigate the crime.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Fri 7 Aug 2015 1100 - Fri 7 Aug 2015 1600

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

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Alvin Youngblood Hart + The MoonShiners

    Fri 7 Aug 2015 1900 - Fri 7 Aug 2015 2300

    Quay Arts, Sea St. Newport IOW. PO30 5BD

    American Grammy Award winning Blues Artist Alvin Youngblood Hart comes to Quay Arts on his UK Solo Tour.

  • Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2015

    Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2015

    Sat 8 Aug 2015 - Sat 15 Aug 2015

    Cowes, Isle of Wight

    Widely recognised as the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world, Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week welcomes around 1000 boats, 8500 competitors and in excess of 100,000 spectators to the town of Cowes every year.

  • Jack Up The 80s vol3

    Jack Up The 80s vol3

    Sat 8 Aug 2015 1000 - Sun 9 Aug 2015 2200

    Garlic Festival field, Bathingbourne Lane, Newchurch Postcode for Sat Nav: PO36 0LU

    Hold on to your 80s ra-ra skirts for a little while longer and don’t chuck your roller boots away just yet, as the Isle of Wight is gearing itself up for another family friendly festival!

  • Live Music With “Strange Brew”

    Sat 8 Aug 2015 2000 - Sat 8 Aug 2015 2300

    Sun Inn, Hulverstone

    Live Music With “Strange Brew”

  • Isle of Wight Jigsaw Puzzle Festival

    Mon 10 Aug 2015 1000 - Sat 15 Aug 2015 1600

    St. James Church, Church Path, East Cowes, Isle of Wight. PO32 6RL.

    Hundreds of completed made up Jigsaw Puzzles on display and for sale. Approx. 350 jigsaws on display at any one time. Display changes as puzzles are sold.

  • Undecided Art Collective presents ‘Undecided on Dreams’

    Tue 11 Aug 2015 1000 - Sun 16 Aug 2015 1600

    Cafe 34, 34 Pier Street, Ventnor

    Undecided Art Collective presents ‘Undecided on Dreams’ - In association with Ventnor Fringe Festival 11th – 16th August 2015

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Tue 11 Aug 2015 1100 - Tue 11 Aug 2015 1600

    Mottistone Gardens Mottistone Isle of Wight PO30 4EA

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Talk by Ray Allen ; writer of ' Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em'

    Talk by Ray Allen ; writer of ' Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em'

    Tue 11 Aug 2015 1900 - Tue 11 Aug 2015 2100

    Sandown Library, High Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight

    Ray Allen, writer of the popular TV series 'Some Mothers Do 'Av 'Em', talks about his writing career

  • Outdoor Arts and Crafts

    Wed 12 Aug 2015 1000 - Wed 12 Aug 2015 1600

    Freshwater Library

    Outdoor Arts and Crafts

  • Clay Day at Newport Roman Villa

    Clay Day at Newport Roman Villa

    Wed 12 Aug 2015 1100 - Wed 12 Aug 2015 1500

    Newport Roman Villa, Cypress Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO301HA

    Drop into Newport Roman Villa for our special CLAY DAY. Entry to the Villa and activities will be just £1 per person. Make a Roman shrine to take home and have a go at our treasure hunt.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Wed 12 Aug 2015 1100 - Wed 12 Aug 2015 1600

    Bembridge Windmill High Street Bembridge Isle of Wight PO35 5SQ

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Warrior Trail IOW Rifles, Sulva Bay Commemorative Walk

    Wed 12 Aug 2015 1830 - Wed 12 Aug 2015 2030

    Start from Brook Chine.

    A Walk to commemorate the centenary of attacks at Sulva Bay, Gallipoli, in which the IOW Rifles suffered almost fifty per cent casualties.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Thu 13 Aug 2015 1100 - Thu 13 Aug 2015 1600

    Needles Old Battery West High Down Alum Bay Isle of Wight PO39 0JH

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Postcard, Stamp & Ephemera Fair

    Thu 13 Aug 2015 1300 - Thu 13 Aug 2015 1700

    Parish Centre Town Lane Newport Isle of Wight PO30 2PW

    The Annual Postcard, Stamp & Ephemera Fair run by the Isle of Wight Postcard Club.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Fri 14 Aug 2015 1100 - Fri 14 Aug 2015 1600

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

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 2015

    Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 2015

    Sat 15 Aug 2015 - Sun 16 Aug 2015

    Garlic Festival Site, Newchurch

    The Island's biggest summer show featuring a packed schedule of stage and arena events, over 300 commercial stalls, fairground rides, vintage vehicles, edible treats to die for and a selection of chart-topping acts.

  • 'A Woman's Wit, Wisdom and Pratfalls'. by Joan Ellis

    Sat 15 Aug 2015 1930 - Sat 15 Aug 2015 2030

    SCOUT HUT (behind Holy Trinity Church) Trinity Road (A3005), Ventnor PO38 1NY

    The laughs are on ‘funny, fascinating’ local author, JOAN ELLIS as she introduces the flip, flawed women from her acclaimed books in her new show

  • Live Music With "The Dog House Band”

    Sat 15 Aug 2015 2000 - Sat 15 Aug 2015 2300

    Sun Inn, Hulverstone

    Live Music With "The Dog House Band”

  • 'Tall and Small' storytime

    Tue 18 Aug 2015 1030 - Tue 18 Aug 2015 1145

    Ryde Library

    Come to a special themed storytime this summer!

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Tue 18 Aug 2015 1100 - Tue 18 Aug 2015 1600

    Mottistone Gardens Mottistone Isle of Wight PO30 4EA

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Wed 19 Aug 2015 1100 - Wed 19 Aug 2015 1600

    Bembridge Windmill High Street Bembridge Isle of Wight PO35 5SQ

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Thu 20 Aug 2015 1100 - Thu 20 Aug 2015 1600

    Needles Old Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39 0JH

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Night Life

    Thu 20 Aug 2015 1930 - Thu 20 Aug 2015 2200

    Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4EA

    An evening to discover life at night in Mottistone Gardens.

  • Tall and small summer storytime and activity morning.

    Fri 21 Aug 2015 1030 - Fri 21 Aug 2015 1145

    Cowes Library, Beckford Road, Cowes, PO31 7SG

    Stories and activities for 4 to 8 year olds.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Fri 21 Aug 2015 1100 - Fri 21 Aug 2015 1600

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

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Fairy craft art drop-in session

    Sat 22 Aug 2015 1400 - Sat 22 Aug 2015 1600

    Ryde Library

    Come along to our fairy craft drop-in session!

  • Live Music With Grizzled Skipper

    Sat 22 Aug 2015 2000 - Sat 22 Aug 2015 2300

    Sun Inn, Hulverstone

    Live Music With Grizzled Skipper

  • Festival of Sport

    Sun 23 Aug 2015 1200 - Sun 23 Aug 2015 1800

    Steyne Park Steyne Road Bembridge PO35 5UL

    A free event to promote sport to all ages including demonstrations and mini tournaments!

  • Summer Tea Dance

    Sun 23 Aug 2015 1500 - Sun 23 Aug 2015 1800

    The Ventnor Winter Gardens

    A splendidly old fashioned afternoon of Music, Dancing and Afternoon Tea served on vintage china

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Tue 25 Aug 2015 1100 - Tue 25 Aug 2015 1600

    Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4EA

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Roman Oil Lamp Workshop (Morning Session)

    Wed 26 Aug 2015 1000 - Wed 26 Aug 2015 1130

    Newport Roman Villa, Cypress Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO301HA

    Make your own clay oil lamp to take home. Workshop includes entry to Newport Roman, a free guided tour and oil lamp to take home.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Wed 26 Aug 2015 1100 - Wed 26 Aug 2015 1600

    Bembridge Windmill, High Street, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5SQ

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Roman Oil Lamp Workshop (Afternoon Session)

    Wed 26 Aug 2015 1300 - Wed 26 Aug 2015 1430

    Newport Roman Villa, Cypress Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO301HA

    Make your own clay oil lamp to take home. Workshop includes entry to Newport Roman, a free guided tour and oil lamp to take home.

  • Ryde Children's Carnival

    Wed 26 Aug 2015 1445 - Wed 26 Aug 2015 1600

    Upper Dover St, Ryde; procession route is Park Road - Star Street, High Street, Union Street, Dover Street

    Children's Carnival Procession

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Thu 27 Aug 2015 1100 - Thu 27 Aug 2015 1600

    Needles Old Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39 0JH

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • Ryde Main Carnival

    Thu 27 Aug 2015 1900 - Thu 27 Aug 2015 2100

    Through the streets of Ryde

    Thousands of spectators will gather in the town to enjoy the sight and sound of hundreds of performers and dozens of floats as they make their way slowly through the streets of Ryde.

  • Newtown Scow Regatta

    Fri 28 Aug 2015 1100 - Fri 28 Aug 2015 1500

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

    A lighthearted dinghy race for the Scow sailors in or near to Newtown Harbour.

  • Summer Holiday Fun – 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

    Fri 28 Aug 2015 1100 - Fri 28 Aug 2015 1600

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

    Come and join in some summer fun activities to tick off your 50 things list.

  • River Yar and Watcombe Bay Caves Walk

    Sat 29 Aug 2015 1200 - Sat 29 Aug 2015 1630

    Start from Freshwater Bay.

    A 9 mile walk.

  • Live Music With “Lazy River”

    Sat 29 Aug 2015 2000 - Sat 29 Aug 2015 2300

    Sun Inn, Hulverstone

    Live Music With “Lazy River”

  • Afton Down and Freshwater Bay Caves Walk

    Sun 30 Aug 2015 1200 - Sun 30 Aug 2015 1700

    Start from Freshwater Bay.

    Over Afton Down, onto beach at Brook Chine, then rock-scrambling and wading to caves at Freshwater Bay.

  • Birds & Animals – Angela Hewitt

    Sun 30 Aug 2015 1400 - Thu 24 Sep 2015 1700

    Newtown Old Town Hall, Newtown, near Shalfleet, Isle of Wight, PO30 4PA

    An art exhibition capturing birds and animals in watercolours by local artist Angela Hewitt.