IW Country Markets
are open every week providing a selection of homemade cakes, savouries, jam and pickles, handmade crafts, homegrown fruit and veg and bedding and perennial plants at: The Sports Centre, Freshwater on Fridays at 9am-11am; at Holyrood Hall, Newport High Street, Fridays at 8.30am-noon; at The Institute, Yarmouth on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am-11.45am.
open every Friday in St Thomas's Square, Newport, 9am-2pm, and every Saturday in Ryde Town Square, 8.30am-12.30pm.
The Big Bang: Guns and Gunpowder, activity
at the Needles Old Battery, every Tuesday, 2pm.
at Shanklin Conservative Club, every Wednesday 2pm-4pm.
at Bembridge Village Hall, 9am-1pm every Thursday.
Craft and Gift Market
at Wilberforce Hall, Brighstone 10am-3.30pm every Thursday. Stalls with Island photographic cards & pictures, handmade gifts, jewellery, Body Shop, knitted items, nearly new and more. Free parking opposite.
IW Observatory Open Evening
at Watery Lane, Newchurch every Thursday, 8pm.
Table top sale
of handicrafts, china, CDs, books and other items at the Parish Hall of St Thomas, Town Lane, Newport, 10am-2pm every Friday.
Apollo Theatre Open Day,
Pyle Street, Newport, tour and refreshments, 10am-noon every Saturday.
IW Health Walks
at various locations across the Island every week. Click here
For Diamond Jubilee events from June 1-5 please see our JUBILEE EVENTS PAGE
1: Cowes Town Council Diamond Jubilee Charity Concert.
At Cowes Yacht Haven, 7.30pm. Tickets on the door or call 01983 209022 or email email@example.com
1-5: Visions & Dimensions, exhibition of watercolour and oil paintings by Jeanne Mills-Holland, and handmade, hand-carved ceramics by Andrew Dowden.
At Quarr Abbey, 10am-5pm. Free Entry.
1-24: Wight Surf History exhibition at Dimbola Lodge Gallery, Freshwater, closed Mondays.
1-30: Historic Jubilee exhibition, Turner's Isle of Wight Landscapes and the Discovery of Shanklin Chine, at Shanklin Chine Heritage Centre, 10am - 5pm.
Carinthia West: West with the Wight photographic exhibition; IW Festival exhibition of posters, programmes and photographs at Dimbola Lodge Gallery, Freshwater, 10am -5pm, closed Mondays.
2: Sail the Wight Race from East Cowes Sailing Club raising funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
Tree ID Trail at Bembridge Windmill.
Henrietta Wayne and Friends fundraising concert at Wolverton Manor, 7.30pm.
2-4: Queen's Diamond Jubilee Regatta and three day spectacular at Yarmouth. Exhibition of Jubilee memorabilia in town hall, River Pageant with lunch picnic, live music, jazz band and hogroast, lighting of Jubilee beacon.
2-10: Ventnor Botanical Artists Summer exhibition at Ventnor Botanical Gardens, 10am-5pm.
Sixty Glorious Years Jubilee exhibition at St Blasius' Old Parish Church, Shanklin, 11am-5pm.
Tree ID Trail at Bembridge Windmill
3: Jubilee Celebration Tea Party at Shanklin Chine raising funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. Freshwater Jubilee Celebrations with island bands, children's races, entertainment, hog roast and beer tent.
The IW Festival of Transport with an array of railway and road vehicles at the IW Steam Railway, Havenstreet, 10.30am 4pm.
Fossil Walk on Brook Beach, meet at gravel car park, Brook Bay, 2.30pm, book on 01983 404344.
3-5: Pirates Party at Blackgang Chine, Ventnor.
3-7: The Return of Henry VIII and his Falconers, daily displays at Appuldurcombe House and Owl & Falconry Centre, Wroxall, 10am - 4pm.
3-27: Birds and Animals, an exhibition by Angela Hewitt at Newtown Old Town Hall, 2pm-5pm, closed Monday, Friday and Saturday.
4: Bembridge Street Fair with stalls and attractions, art and craft day in Village Hall.
Fossil Walk on Yaverland Beach, meet at Dinosaur Isle, Sandown, 3.30pm, book on 01983 404344.
Mottistone Manor House Open Day,11am-noon, 1.30pm-5pm.
5: Newchurch WI coffee morning in aid of the Ambulance Brigade at Church Hall, Newchurch, 10.30am-noon.
Vintage Tea Party on the lawn for Queen's Jubilee at the IW Pearl, Brighstone, raising funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, 2pm-5pm.
Fossil Walk on Brook Beach, meet at gravel car park, Brook Bay, 3.30pm, book on 01983 404344.
Mottistone Manor Garden Family Fun Day, 11am-4.30pm..
6: Fossil Walk on Yaverland Beach, meet at Dinosaur Isle, Sandown, 9am, book on 01983 404344.
Newchurch Male Voice Choir Concert, at St Alban's Church, Ventnor, 7.30pm.
7: Fossil Walk on Yaverland Beach, meet at Dinosaur Isle, Sandown, 9.30am, book on 01983 404344.
8: Lichen Workshop, meet at Newtown Old Town Hall, 10am, book on 01983 741020.
Cruise Evening, Discover the World of Cruising at the IW Pearl, Brighstone, raising funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, 7pm-9pm.
Fun Charity Music Quiz at Newport Football Club, 7.30pm.
8-10: Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Oklahoma!' by Ventnor Theatre Group, part of their 40th anniversary celebrations. At Shanklin Theatre, Friday, 7.30pm, Saturday 2pm and 7.30pm and Sunday 2pm. Tickets: adults £12, Under 16s and concessions £10. Call 01983 868000 or www.shanklintheatre.com
9: IW Ramblers long walk, meet at St Boniface carpark, 9am.
IW Ramblers Pam's walk, meet at Brading station, 10.30am.
Fused Glass Workshop at the Old Post Office, Nettlestone, 11am, call 01983 611916.
Summer Fete at St James Church, Church Path, East Cowes, 2pm.
Diamond Jubilee Celebration organised by Northwood Community Partnership in association with other local groups at Northwood Scout Field, Wyatts Lane, 2pm-late. With bouncy castle, children's games, tug-of-war, armey cadet training and refreshments.
June Freestyle Dance Workshop at Unity Hall, Newport 8pm-11pm, book on 07534 242834.
9-10: Rookley Village Association Gardening Galore Sale Revisited supporting the Heart Club and Hampshire and IW Air Ambulance, on Rookley Sports Field, 10am-3pm.
10: IW Geological Society bring a fossil day at Dinosaur Isle, Sandown, 10am.
Wight Sole Walk meet at Buddle, Niton, 10.30am.
Brighton and Hove Youth Orchestra Concert at St Mary's Church, Brading, 10.45am.
IW Ramblers Tiptoe through the Meadow walk, meet at Mill Road carpark, Shalfleet, 11am.
Garden open day at Old Rectory, Kingston, 2pm-5pm.
Garden open day at Tyne Hall, Love Lane, Bembridge, 2pm-5.30pm.
Garden open day at Shalfleet Manor, 2.30pm-5pm.
Wild Food Walk, meet bottom of path on to Ventnor Downs by public bridleway and Down Lane, Upper Ventnor, 3pm.
12: IW Ramblers Admire the new gates walk, meet at St Helens car park, 10.30am.
13: IW Ramblers walk, meet at Godshill car park, 10.30am.
IW Ramblers Woodland Wonder walk, meet at Havenstreet railway carpark, 10.30am.
Classic Boat Museum free Open Day, East Cowes seafront, 10.30am-4pm.
Block Printing Workshop at the Old Post Office, Nettlestone, 2pm-4pm, call 01983 611916.
15: Popular Fun Music Quiz at Newport Football Club, raising funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, 7.30pm.
IW Ghost Experience Paranormal Summer Celebration at Northwood House, Cowes, 8pm. Book on 01983 520695.
15-16: Carolyn Hunt-Gouairat Journeys through a Lens at Coach House, East Dene, Bonchurch., 11am-4pm.
Bonchurch Theatre Group The Ice Palace at Brading Roman Villa, 7.30pm.
16: IW Ramblers' Walk the Railway Line meet at Cowes Coop, 8am.
IW County Show at Royal IW Agricultural Society Showground, Northwood, Cowes, 10am-5pm.
Bembridge Horticultural Show at the Village Hall.
IW off-road Cycle Challenge at Newport, call 0808 100 2109.
Open air Midsummer Jazz and Swing Festival at IW Steam Railway, Havenstreet; bring a picnic, 4.30pm-11pm.
Diamond Jubilee Concours d’ Elegance hosted by IW Harness Club at Cowes Seafront.
Village Barn Dance with Live Music at Wroxall Community Centre, 7.30pm.
Grimethorpe Colliery Band Concert at Shanklin Theatre, 7.30pm.
17: IW Ramblers' Long Walk and Picnic meet at Shanklin Railway Station, 9am.
IW Ramblers' Pam's walk at Newchurch car park, 10.30am.
Vectis Historic Vehicle Club Classic and Vintage Motor Show at Arreton Barns, 11am-4pm.
Father's Day Special at IW Steam Railway.
Make Dad's Day at Needles Old Battery.
Dinosaur Discovery at Blackgang Chine, Ventnor.
Meadowland Day celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Sty of Wildlife Trust, at Arreton Down call 01983 760018.
Grimethorpe Colliery Band Concert at Shanklin Theatre, 2.30pm.
Garden Open Day at Thorley Manor, Yarmouth, 2.30pm-5pm.
Cream Tea and Guided Tour at St Mildred’s Church, Whippingham, 3pm-5pm.
18: Share your tales and stories about summer with the Island Storytellers at evening storytelling at Ventnor Community Cafe, 7.30pm-9.30pm. For more information please ring Sue on 07837 601 315.
18-21: Island Feltmakers at Ventnor Botanic Garden.
18-23: Evacuees Week at the IW Steam Railway.
19: IW Ramblers' West Wight Figure of Eight walk, meet at Totland Broadway car park, 10am.
Wight Sole Walk at meet Blacksmith Arms, Calbourne, 6pm.
Don't Dress for Dinner at Shanklin Theatre, 8.15pm.
21: Summer Exhibition at Quarr Abbey, Ryde, 10am-4pm.
IW Ramblers' Ten mile Around Niton at Niton Alllotment Road car park, 10.30am.
Best of the West End at Shanklin Theatre 8.15pm
21-23: The Titfield Thunderbolt play at Totland Church Hall.
21-24: Isle of Wight Festival, headlined by Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and Pearl Jam at Seaclose Park, Newport. Full line up and ticket information at www.isleofwightfestival.com
22-24: Flower Festival at All Saints Church, Newchurch, 10am-4pm.
23: IW Ramblers Walks: Long Walk, meet at Golden Hill Fort, 9am.
IW Ramblers walk, Up, Down and all around, meet at Lynch Lane, Calbourne, 10am.
Sit On Top Saturday, part of Go Canoeing initiative at Appley beach, Ryde, 11am-4pm. Try out the sport of kayaking, using sit on top kayaks (all equipment is supplied). Free event. To book a time slot please contact Judi on 07867 543720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shorwell Midsummer Fair at Northcourt 16th century Manor House, many attractions, stalls, falconry display, dog show, tea tent and music raising funds for local charities, 1.30pm-5pm.
IW Rose, Carnation and Sweet Pea Summer Show at Brading Town Hall, 1pm-4.30pm.
Niton Village Fete at Niton Post Office Garden.
Richard Saxel and Faith Leadbetter, fundraising concert at Wolverton Manor, 7.30pm.
Ballroom Dance Social at Binstead Community Centre, 7.30pm-10.30pm.
24: Wight Sole Walk meet at Calbourne Green, 10.30am.
Village Open Garden Day with Cream Teas and Live Music at Brighstone, 11am-4pm.
Mottistone Manor Garden National Gardens Scheme Open Day.
Big Garden Tea Party with Geezer Band in aid of Children's Hospice at Stratton House, Shanklin, 2pm.
Brighstone Grand Strawberry Fayre at Wilberforce Hall, 2pm-5pm.
26: Friends of Newchurch School car boot sale and clothing and bric a brac sale at Newchurch School, 9am.
IW Ramblers walk, Stepping out from Godshill, meet at Godshill car park, 2pm.
26-27: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat performed by Medina College students at the Island Innovation 6th Form Campus (formerly Nodehill Middle School). Tickets £3, £1 for children available from Medina College Reception or on the door. All welcome.
27: Batik Printing Workshop at the Old Post Office, Nettlestone, 2pm-4pm, call 01983 611916.
28: IW Ramblers walk, Downs and Farmland, meet at Freshwater cliffs car park, 10.30am.
Best of the West End at Shanklin Theatre, 8.15pm.
Men of Wight Morris dancers, Oyster Girls, Guith Carnival dancers at Higdown Inn, Totland, 9pm.
29-30: Ryde Social Heritage Group exhibition 'Friendship across the World' at Ryde Library.
29: Special Film Premiere of Dominic Minghella and Sarah Beardsall's new film "The Scapegoat", an adaptation of the Daphne DuMaurier novel. At Medina Theatre, Newport, from 6.45pm. Wine reception at 6.45pm, film screening at 7.30 pm with complimentary ice cream, followed by a question & answer with cast members and production team. Tickets £15, can be booked by calling 01983 527020. Profits to the Isle of Wight Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association. More information at www.mndiw.btck.co.uk
Godshill Primary School Ladies' Night with reflexology, indian head, massage and facials at £5, raffle, refreshments and stalls selling cosmetics, books, jewellery and bags. Raising money for a new school mini bus. At Godshill Primary School 7pm-10pm, everyone welcome.
Quay Comedy Club with Barry Catagnola, Allyson Smith and Ian Smith at Quay Arts, Newport, 8pm.
30: JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, starting from Cowes at 6am.
Needles Old Battery Round the Island Race Breakfast, 6.30am-11.00am.
IW Ramblers Walks: View the Round the Island Race, meet at Freshwater Cliffs car park, 7.30am.
IW Ramblers Walks:Long Walk, meet at Ryde Pier Head, 7.30am.
Round the Island Yacht Race Breakfast at IW Pearl Cafe, from 8am.
IW Craft Guild exhibition at Memorial Hall, Freshwater, 10am-3.30pm.
Extraordinary Times...Extraordinary People! The 1940s Experience, at the IW Steam Railway, Havenstreet, 10am-5pm.
Four Island Artists at Ventnor Botanic Gardens, 10am-5pm.
Cats Protection Adoption Day Appeal at 122 Marlborough Road, Ryde, 10am-6pm.
IW Ramblers Walks: Pam's Walk, St Blasius Church, Shanklin, 10.30am.
Butterfly Walk at Briddlesford Woods, call 0207 498 4533.
Antique and Collectors Fair at Porchfield Cricket Club, 11am-3pm.
Pop and Grow newborn Baby Appeal Tabletop Sale at High Park Tavern, Ryde, 11.30am.
All Saints Primary School Summer Fair at Yarmouth, 2pm-4.30pm.
Walk, Ploughman's Supper and Red Squirrel Watch at Afton Marsh, Freshwater, 5.30pm and 6pm, book on 01983 611003.
Pamper Evening raising money for Breast Cancer Care at Ryde Elim Church, 6pm-9pm.
Richard Saxel and Faith Leadbetter at Wolverton Manor, 7.30pm.
30-July 1: Wellow Artists' exhibition at Ventnor Botanic Gardens., 10am-5pm.
IW Health Walks: Meet at Northwood House small car park off Ward Avenue, Cowes, every Monday, 10.30am; meet at Parkhurst Forest car park, Newport, every last Monday of the month, 10.30am; meet at Brookside Health Centre, Freshwater, (beginners/improvers), every Monday, 2pm; meet at Sandown Library every 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 10am; meet at Brighstone Library,1st and 3rd Tuesday, 1.30pm; meet at Shorwell Shute, opposite the Dell Path Centre, (intermediate/advanced) every first Tuesday of the month, 10.15am; meet at Ryde Seafront outside The Super Bowl every Tuesday, 10.30am; meet at Shanklin Railway Station 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 10.15am; meet at Brighstone Library 1st adn 3rd Tuesday at 1.30pm; meet at the United Reform Church on the junction of Upton Road and Corbett Road, Haylands, Ryde every last Tuesday of the month, 10.30am; meet at Brookside Health Centre, Freshwater, (advanced), every Wednesday, 10am; meet at the Pavilion, Vectis Road, East Cowes, every Wednesday, 10am; meet at St Helens carpark, every Wednesday, 10am; meet by the bench on Lake Common (beginners/improvers and intermediate/advanced) every Thursday, 10.30am; meet at Wootton Community Centre, Brannon Way, Wootton every Thursday, 2.15pm; meet outside Downside Middle School, Furrlongs, Pan Estate, Newport every Friday, 10.30am; meet at The Yarbridge Inn, Brading carpark, every last Saturday of the month, 2pm.
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