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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


Bestival

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


Land based sporting events


IoW 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

The Beauty of Wood – Wight Woodturners, 13 April - 1 May

13 April - 1 May - Exhibition at Newtown Old Town Hall

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An exhibition by local woodturners with practical demonstrations on Sunday afternoons.

13 April - 1 May 2014. Sun, Tues, Weds & Thurs 2-5pm.

Free for NT members, normal admission charges apply otherwise.

Ryde Academy 6th Form Open Afternoon, 24 April

24 April - Community at Ryde Academy Haylands 6th Form Centre

FREE (suitable for under 18s)

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If you are looking for somewhere to study post 16 this is a great opportunity to visit our new facilities at the Ryde Academy Haylands 6th Form Centre.

Staff will be on hand to talk to you about studying at Ryde Academy and answer your questions. The event starts at 2pm and finishes at 4pm. If you have any questions in the meantime please contact us on 01983 567331 or contactus@rydeacademy.org

We look forward to seeing you there.

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