Isle of Wight Gig Guide and Events Listing

Today's events

Sunday, August 31

Cowes PowerBoat Race

At Egypt Point, Cowes,
Start Time: 9.00 AM

Egypt Point Cowes, Start only

Annie Smith - Summer show at The Garlic Farm

At The Garlic Farm, Mersley Lane, Sandown, from 26 July to 31 August.

Holy Trinity Church - Cowes Week

At Holy Trinity Church, Cowes, from 04 August to 06 September.
Start Time: 10.00 AM
End Time:  1.00 PM

Exhibitions from charities and a bric-a-brac stall. Refreshments served. The church will also be open from 6pm on Friday 8th of August for fireworks. Burgers and refreshments will be available. 

THE Art TEAM painting exhibition

At Quarr Abbey, Ryde, from 24 August to 02 September.
Start Time: 10.00 AM
End Time:  4.00 PM

Isle of Wight Art Exhibition

At Regatta House, Bath Road, Cowes, from 23 August to 31 August.
Start Time: 10.30 AM

Free Entry.
Over 100 exhibits for sale by Isle of Wight artists.

Wight Sole Walks

At Carisbrooke Priory Car Park ,
Start Time: 10.30 AM

SZ 489875 14 miles

Wight Bells Morris Side holding their annual Day of Dance

At Various Locations,
Start Time: 10.40 AM
End Time:  4.45 PM

Dancing will take place at the IOW Steam Railway from 10.40am - noon, Shanklin Seafront (Clock Tower & The Steamer) from 1.00 - 2.30pm, finishing up at Arreton (Dairyman's Daughter & White Lion) from 3.30 - 4.45pm.


At Shanklin Conservative Club, from 29 August to 26 September.

Michelle Powell

At Shanklin Conservative Club,

Cowes Cassic Powerboat Race

At Royal Yacht Squadron and Egypt Point, from 30 August to 31 August.

Martin Creed - Artists Rooms

At The West Gallery, Quay Arts Centre, Newport, from 10 July to 20 September.

Sam Sheasby

At The Fisherman's Cottage, Shanklin,
Start Time: 1.30 PM
End Time:  3.30 PM

Beats Working

At The Horseshoe, Northwood,
Start Time: 2.00 PM

Joe Staunton

At The Fishbourne, Fishbourne,
Start Time: 2.00 PM
End Time:  4.00 PM

Laura Boswell Views of the Island : the British Landscape in Japanese Woodblock

At The Rope Gallery, Quay Arts, Newport, from 02 August to 30 September.

The Wolverton Manor Garden Fair

At Wolverton Manor, Shorwell, from 30 August to 31 August.

Includes the 'Recycled Planter Competition'..£5 entry.


At Cowes Ale House,
Start Time: 3.00 PM
End Time:  5.00 PM

Dirty Lil' Secret

At Shanklin Railway Station,

John Betjeman's annual 'Birthday Party'

At St Albans, Ventnor,
Start Time: 5.30 PM


At The Solent Inn, Ryde,
Start Time: 6.00 PM

Steve Parkes/Guest - Solo Piano Music

At The Wight Montrene Hotel, Sandown,
Start Time: 6.15 PM
End Time:  8.15 PM

‘CHATROOM’– a play by Enda Walsh

At Riverside Centre, Newport,
Start Time: 7.30 PM

purchase tickets online £6.00 at:


At Cowes Ale House, from 29 August to 29 September.

IW Ghost Experience Ghost Walks - Shanklin Old Village

At Meet at Chine Avenue car/coach park,
Start Time: 8.00 PM

Adults (15+): £8.50
Child (under 15): £5.50
Family Ticket (2 adults 2 children): £25.00
No booking required, just pay on the night.

More information

Jim Agnew

At The Royal Pier Hotel, Sandown,
Start Time: 8.30 PM
End Time:  11.30 PM


At Simeon Arms, Ryde,
Start Time: 9.00 PM
End Time:  11.00 PM

While every care has been taken in compiling this information, no responsibility can be taken for any changes which subsequently occur. Please check all information with one of the Island's Visitor Information Points.

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