Events

All Events in August 2018


  • Guided Tours of the Needles Old Battery

    Wed 25 Jul 2018 1100 - Wed 29 Aug 2018 1400

    The Needles Old Battery
    West High Down
    Alum Bay
    Isle of Wight
    PO39 0JH
    (SZ 295 849)

    Every Weds 25 July – 29 Aug 11am-2pm
    Every Wednesday throughout the summer you can discover the history of the Needles Old Battery

  • 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 at the Needles Battery

    Wed 25 Jul 2018 1100 - Wed 29 Aug 2018 1400

    The Needles Old Battery
    West High Down
    Alum Bay
    Isle of Wight
    PO39 0JH
    (SZ 295 849)

    Every Thurs 26 July – 30 Aug 11am-2pm
    Every Thursday this summer, come and join in some summer fun activities and tick off some of your 50 things

  • Exhibition: Loren Thorn - The Singing Crafter

    Tue 31 Jul 2018 - Sun 12 Aug 2018

    Newtown Old Town Hall
    Newtown
    near Shalfleet
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4PA
    (SZ 423 906)

    An exhibition of needlefelted pictures by local artist Loren Thorn, depicting wildlife and nature

  • Compton Sandcastle Competition

    Wed 1 Aug 2018 1000 - Wed 1 Aug 2018 1400

    Compton Beach
    Compton
    PO30 4HE
    (SZ 378 841)

    Pit your wits and creative skills against the elements for the ‘Last Castle Standing’ competition

  • Wonders of the Windmill

    Wed 1 Aug 2018 1030 - Fri 31 Aug 2018 1700

    Bembridge Windmill
    High Street/Mill Lane
    Bembridge
    PO35 5SQ
    (SZ 639 875)

    Explore the wonders of the Windmill with our discovery trail

  • Hebridean Hobby Sticks

    Wed 1 Aug 2018 1400 - Wed 29 Aug 2018 1600

    Bembridge Windmill
    High Street/Mill Lane
    Bembridge
    PO35 5SQ
    (SZ 639 875)

    Take inspiration from our sheep, and tick off no.18 on your list of 50 things to do before you’re 11

  • Pier to Pier

    Thu 2 Aug 2018 2100 - Thu 2 Aug 2018 2300

    The Steamer Inn

    An Evening walk along the Shanklin to Sandown Esplande

  • Summer Butterflies Walk

    Fri 3 Aug 2018 1000 - Fri 3 Aug 2018 1200

    Bembridge Fort Car Park
    Bembridge Down
    Bembridge
    PO36 8QY

    A gentle walk of around 2.5 miles across the downs, looking for the blue butterflies of the chalk downland

  • 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 at Newtown National Nature Reserve

    Fri 3 Aug 2018 1100 - Fri 31 Aug 2018 1500

    Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point
    Town Lane
    Newtown
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4PA
    (SZ 423 906)

    Newtown is full of wildlife which means it’s a great place tick off some of your 50 things list

  • Lendy Cowes Week 2018

    Lendy Cowes Week 2018

    Sat 4 Aug 2018 0800 - Sat 11 Aug 2018 1700

    Cowes, Isle of Wight

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

    Photo Courtesy: Paul...

  • All Island Locos Together..

    Sat 4 Aug 2018 0900 - Sun 5 Aug 2018 1700

    The Railway Station
    Main Road
    Havenstreet

    This special event showcases our three historic Island engines in steam together.

  • Kite Making

    Wed 8 Aug 2018 1400 - Wed 8 Aug 2018 1600

    Bembridge Windmill
    High Street/Mill Lane
    Bembridge
    PO35 5SQ
    (SZ 639 875)

    Unsurprisingly it’s quite windy at the windmill which makes it the perfect place to tick off no.7 on your list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾.

  • Jack Up The 80s vol6

    Jack Up The 80s vol6

    Sat 11 Aug 2018 1100 - Sun 12 Aug 2018 2245

    Smallbrook Stadium
    Ashey Road
    Ryde
    Isle of Wight
    PO33 4BH

    The Island’s ultimate family friendly & feel-good festival is back for a sixth year!

  • Newtown Wildlife Walk

    Sat 11 Aug 2018 1400 - Sat 11 Aug 2018 1530

    Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point
    Town Lane
    Newtown
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4PA
    (SZ 423 906)

    Newtown is home to a variety of wildlife, providing rich delicate habitat which is carefully managed

  • Rotary Family Fun Day

    Sun 12 Aug 2018 1000 - Sun 12 Aug 2018 1700

    Northwood County Show Ground

    A Fun Day out for All the Family

  • 50 things to do before you're 113/4 at Mottistone Gardens

    Tue 14 Aug 2018 1030 - Tue 14 Aug 2018 1630

    Mottistone Gardens
    Mottistone
    Nr Brighstone
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4ED
    (SZ 405 833)

    Every Tuesday throughout the holidays we’ve got summer fun activities at Mottistone Gardens

  • Exhibition: Island Scenes

    Tue 14 Aug 2018 1030 - Mon 27 Aug 2018 1700

    Newtown Old Town Hall
    Newtown
    near Shalfleet
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4PA
    (SZ 423 906)

    An exhibition of paintings featuring Isle of Wight themes by local artist Mary Golding

  • Yaverland Sandcastle Competition

    Wed 15 Aug 2018 1000 - Wed 15 Aug 2018 1300

    Yaverland Beach
    200 metres east of the council car park
    PO36 8QA

    Pit your wits and creative skills against the elements for the ‘Last Castle Standing’ competition

  • Drop in at the Heights - Meet the Fostering and Adoption Team

    Wed 15 Aug 2018 1500 - Wed 15 Aug 2018 1700

    The Heights Leisure Centre
    Broadway,
    Sandown
    PO36 9ET

    Stop by for a chat and meet our team between 3pm-5pm

  • Annual IW Postcard Club Postcard, Stamp & Ephemera Fair

    Thu 16 Aug 2018 1200 - Thu 16 Aug 2018 1600

    Parish Centre
    Town Lane
    Newport
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 1JU

    The Annual Isle of Wight Postcard Club Postcard, Stamp & Ephemera Fair. Thursday 16 August 2018, from 12 noon to 4 pm, at the Parish Centre, Town Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1JU. Free Entry.

  • Free Arts Workshops: Musical Theatre (Ages 7-18)

    Thu 16 Aug 2018 1200 - Thu 16 Aug 2018 1900

    Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8AZ

    The aim of this workshop is to inspire the next generation of budding young performers, by transporting them into the world of musical theatre.

  • Free Arts Workshop: Drumming and Percussion (All Ages)

    Fri 17 Aug 2018 1200 - Fri 17 Aug 2018 1900

    Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8AZ

    A joyous selection of free drumming workshops, including samba and STOMP-style!

  • Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 2018

    Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 2018

    Sat 18 Aug 2018 - Sun 19 Aug 2018

    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.

  • Crematorium Open Day

    Sat 18 Aug 2018 1000 - Sat 18 Aug 2018 1600

    Isle of Wight Crematorium
    Station Lane
    Whippingham
    East Cowes
    PO32 6NJ
    Isle of Wight
    PO32 6NJ

    The open day aims to provide information on the many bereavement service groups working on the island, enabling visitors to gain an improved awareness of help available leading up to and following a loss of a loved one.

  • Wight at the Musicals

    Sat 18 Aug 2018 1730 - Sat 18 Aug 2018 2200

    Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8AZ

    The first of our open-air concerts; be transported to the world of musical theatre; bringing you some of the best-known and popular songs from West End and Broadway.

  • Outdoor Cinema: Made in Dagenham

    Sat 18 Aug 2018 1930 - Sat 18 Aug 2018 2300

    Mottistone Gardens
    Mottistone
    Nr Brighstone
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4ED
    (SZ 405 833)

    Bring a picnic and join us for a feel-good film on a summer’s evening

  • Last Wight of the Proms

    Sun 19 Aug 2018 1700 - Sun 19 Aug 2018 1900

    Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 8AZ

    The festival reaches its climax with our final open-air concert: A rousing celebration of British music and flag-waving, including Pomp & Circumstance, Jerusalem and many more.

  • Butterfly Walk

    Mon 20 Aug 2018 1300 - Mon 20 Aug 2018 1500

    High Down Pit car park
    Totland Bay
    PO39 0HY
    SZ 325 856

    Our Ranger will guide you across two miles of Tennyson Down, one of the best sites for butterflies on the Isle of Wight

  • 50 things to do before you're 113/4 at Mottistone Gardens

    Tue 21 Aug 2018 1030 - Tue 21 Aug 2018 1630

    Mottistone Gardens
    Mottistone
    Nr Brighstone
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4ED
    (SZ 405 833)

    Every Tuesday throughout the holidays we’ve got summer fun activities at Mottistone Gardens

  • Kite Making

    Wed 22 Aug 2018 1400 - Wed 22 Aug 2018 1600

    Longstone Farmhouse
    Strawberry Lane
    Mottistone
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4EA

    Unsurprisingly it’s quite windy at the windmill which makes it the perfect place to tick off no.7 on your list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾.

  • The 44th Island Steam Show

    Fri 24 Aug 2018 1000 - Mon 27 Aug 2018 1700

    The Railway Station
    Main Road
    Havenstreet

    Bursting with surprises, the Island Steam Show is an action-packed event and great family day out..

  • Cowes Torquay Cowes & Cowes Poole Cowes Powerboat races

    Sat 25 Aug 2018 - Sun 26 Aug 2018

    Cowes Yacht Haven

    The 58th Cowes Offshore Powerboat Races features the 200-mile Cowes Torquay Cowes classic long been recognised as one of powerboating’s toughest challenges, and comparisons have been made with motorsport events such as Le Mans and the Indy...

  • IW Cycle Fest 2018

    IW Cycle Fest 2018

    Sat 25 Aug 2018 - Sun 2 Sep 2018

    Island wide

    IW Cycle Fest 2018

  • Dog Days

    Mon 27 Aug 2018 1100 - Mon 27 Aug 2018 1800

    Arreton Barns

    A day out for you and your dogs

  • 50 things to do before you're 113/4 at Mottistone Gardens

    Tue 28 Aug 2018 1030 - Tue 28 Aug 2018 1630

    Mottistone Gardens
    Mottistone
    Nr Brighstone
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4ED
    (SZ 405 833)

    Every Tuesday throughout the holidays we’ve got summer fun activities at Mottistone Gardens

  • Exhibition: Sam Kurtal Photography

    Tue 28 Aug 2018 1030 - Sun 9 Sep 2018 1700

    Newtown Old Town Hall
    Newtown
    near Shalfleet
    Isle of Wight
    PO30 4PA
    (SZ 423 906)

    A week long exhibition of the photography of Sam Kurtal