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Isle of Wight Events 2014

Welcome to our Isle of Wight Events Guide

Check out our Isle of Wight events listings below for your guide to what's happening on the Isle of Wight in 2014. There really are events for everybody from rock festivals to cycling and walking festivals, hedgelaying competitions to ploughing matches. Sign-up to My Red Funnel or follow us on twitter for the latest event news.

Music Festivals & Concerts


The Isle of Wight host's two multi-award winning music festivals, the legendary Isle of Wight Festival takes place each June and Bestival every September. In addition, there are many smaller more intimate music events and festivals.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

Family Fun events

Isle of Wight Family Fun Events 2014

Many events on the Island are family friendly and of interest to children of all ages but we've highlighted below some of our family favourites.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

Exhibitions, Fairs, Shows & Rallies

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally

From steam shows to scooter rallies, the Isle of Wight calendar is jam packed with shows, exhibitions and rallies.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

Food & Drink, Arts & Film, Gardens & Crafts

Wolverton Manor Garden Fair Isle of Wight

The Island has a great reputation for fresh food and organic produce and the many food related festivals and garden show's offer a great way to see and taste what's available.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

Guided Walks, Talks & Special Interest events

Star gazing on the isle of wight

With over 50% of the Island designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty there is no shortage of guided walks, lectures and events for lovers of nature and the great outdoors.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

  • Guided Fossil Walks  14, 21 & 22 Feb 2014 | Various
  • Guided Fossil Walks  19 & 20 Feb 2014  |  Yaverland
  • IoW Autumn Walking Festival  |  24 -27 Oct 2014  |  Island-wide

Land based sporting events

Isle of White Cycling Festival

From hedge laying and ploughing competitions to full on triathlons, randonnee's and walking festivals, the Isle of Wight offers a wide range outdoor activity events.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

Water based sporting events

cowes powerboat festival

Surrounded by water, the Isle of Wight offers some of the best sailing and water related sports found anywhere in the UK. Cowes Week is the highlight of the yacht racing calendar whilst the British Powerboat Festival is all about engine power.

Main Events: Jan-Mar | Apr-Jun | Jul-Sep | Oct-Dec

Note: We try very hard to keep events listings up-to-date but changes can occur at very short notice so please check with the event organisers before leaving home. Red Funnel accepts no liability for information that is publsihed in good faith.

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Local events

Traditional Hatha yoga with Kundalini meditation (Wed), 23 July

23 July - Fitness at The Therapeutic Centre


Traditional Indian style Hatha yoga classes with Kundalini style medtation.

With Hatha yoga we rejuvenate the cells of the body whilst promoting strength, stamina and flexibility.

By raising the kundalini evergy within us we raise our consciousness and promote deep healing of the chakras through pranayama, mudra, mantra and meditation.

Classes are suitable for beginners-intermediate.

Please book prior to class to avoid disappointment as spaces are limited.

For more information and booking please call or text Kali on 07716 336910.

Simon Roberts : Pierdom Tour, 8 July - 28 July

8 July - 28 July - Exhibition at Quay Arts

FREE (suitable for under 18s)


Café Wall, Quay Arts, Tue 8 Jul – Mon 28 Jul.

For the last three years, British Photographer Simon Roberts has been travelling across the British coastline documenting its last remaining pleasure piers, culminating in a fascinating photographic record of these monuments of Victorian engineering and eccentricity.

This is part of a simultaneous exhibition where several venues across the UK are showing work from the Pierdom series at the same time, from Jul – Sept 2014. It coincides with the 200th anniversary of the construction of Ryde Pier, which was the first of the British Piers.

For more information, please visit

Image: Sandown Culver Pier, Isle of Wight, May 2012. From the series Pierdom © Simon Roberts / courtesy Flowers Gallery.

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