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Isle of Wight Events from April to June

Event Highlights

We've highlighted the premier Isle of Wight spring events below together with a detailed listing of all Island events taking place during the period 1st April to 30 June. Click on the links for more details and information about how to book or buy tickets.

Easter Family Fun at The Needles Park

Easter Family Fun at The Needles

01-19 Apr 2015, The Needles Park
Visit The Needles Park for the Easter holiday period and enjoy three brand new attractions for 2015. Immerse yourself in the brand new 4D film experience - The Lost World, hop on board the new Carousel and take home a great range of locally sourced produce in the new retail outlet - Taste of the Wight. More...

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Easter Fun at Isle of Wight Steam Railway

03-06 Apr 2015, Havenstreet
Treat yourself and your family  to a relaxing day out over the Easter break and enjoy the spectacle of some of the Island’s blossoming Spring-time countryside from the comfort of your seat on a spectacular steam train! Kids go FREE so there is plenty to keep the youngsters occupied. More...

Osborne Easter Fun Isle of Wight

Osborne Easter Fun

03-06 Apr 2015, Osborne House
Play your part in a Victorian adventure. Take on a role in the mini-dramas and have fun with traditional giant games. Follow in the footsteps of the royal children and have fun this Easter in the beautiful grounds of Osborne. Follow the trail amid the daffodils and claim your chocolate prize. Buy Tickets...

Easter Egg Hunts on the Isle of Wight

Robin Hill's Mad Easter Egg Dash

05 & 06 Apr 2015, Robin Hill
Robin Hill's famous 'Mad Easter Egg Dash' will be held on Sunday 5th and Monday 6th April. Children of all ages are invited to take part in this fun Easter egg hunt where no-one ever goes home disappointed! Prizes include a range of different size eggs. Their special friends the Easter Bunny and Squawk Birds will also be on hand to make sure the dash goes off with a bang! Buy Tickets...

Isle of Wight Memorial Ploughing Match

Isle of Wight Memorial Ploughing Match

12 Apr 2015, New Wolverton Farm, Shorwell, PO30 3LH
Attended by almost 100 ploughmen and women, the ploughing match features horse drawn ploughs, vintage tractors and the latest modern machinery. Entry is FREE and all donations go to the Island's Earl Mountbatten Hospice. More...

Isle of Arts 2015

Isle of Arts Festival

01-04 May 2015, Ventnor
Isle of Arts is a 4-day festival of the arts, celebrating music, film, drama, art, photography, literature, comedy and more. Using different venues in Ventnor, there will be one or more featured headline events each day, supported by exhibitions and cultural events. More...

Isle of Wight Challenge 2015

Isle of Wight Challenge 2015

02-03 May 2015, Starting from Cowes
Walk it, jog it or run it. Great challenges need great settings - and there's none better than the Island's stunning coastal paths! The Ultra Challenge heads out from Cowes, past The Needles, on and around for 106km - with spectacular coastlines, dramatic cliffs & sandy beaches. More...

Aqua Adrenaline Isle of White 2014

Aqua Adrenaline

02-04 May 2015, Yaverland
The beautiful coastline of the Isle of Wight plays host to this years Aqua Adrenaline event. Centred at Yaverland there will be plenty of opportunity to try your hand at all manner of watersports. More...

Walk the Wight, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Walking Festival

02-17 May 2015, Island wide
Featuring over 300 walks to suit all ages and abilities and with over half of the Island being recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and over 500 miles of well-maintained footpaths, it's no wonder the Isle of Wight is home to the UK's largest walking festival More...

Fairy Fling Festival at Blackgang Chine Isle of Wight

Fairy Fling Festival

03 & 04 May 2015, Blackgang Chine
Fairy dust is in the air as Blackgang Chine prepares to host its 'Fairy Fling' Festival, when all that is magical about the Fairy Kingdom will be celebrated and would-be fairies and their friends are welcome to come along and join the fun! Lots of activities planned and the Fairy Queen will be on hand along with her fairy friends to share their magic spells, and sprinkle their fairy dust around the park. Buy Tickets...

Walk the Wight, Isle of Wight

Walk the Wight

10 May 2015, Bembridge & Carisbrooke
The 25th Anniversary of the largest sponsored walk in the South and covers the breadth of the Isle of Wight raising money for the Island’s Hospice which cares for over 800 terminally ill patients every year. In 2009 over 11,500 people Walked the Wight raising over £319,000 towards patient care. More...

Wolverton Manor Isle of Wight Folk and Blues Fair 2014

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair

16 May 2015, Wolverton Manor, Shorwell
Wolverton Manor will once again provide the stunning backdrop to this exciting Island event. Raising money for Leukaemia Research and Brightstone School, there will be a full programme featuring the best of the Island's Folk & Blues musicians, from solo acoustic to full electric band. More...

May Half Term at The Needles Isle of Wight

Magical May Half Term

23-31 May 2015, The Needles Park
Visit The Needles at the South Western tip of the Isle of Wight for some family fun this May half term, with entertainment from various childrens entertainers, magicians and bands. More...

Cavaliers and Roundheads at Carisbrooke Castle Isle of Wight

Cavaliers and Roundheads

25-31 May 2015, Carisbrooke Castle
Pikes at the ready! The country is divided, brother against brother. Discover what it took to be a soldier of the English Civil War. Test your agility in the kids' battle; learn cavalry skills and how to master your weapon in our soldiers drill. Hear tales from the Civil War including the story of King Charles I. Buy Tickets...

Victorias Fabulous Fete Osborne House Isle of Wight

Victoria's Fabulous Fete

26-28 May 2015, Osborne House
Come and celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday with a fabulous fete at her favourite home by the sea. Join the party as the Victorian Circus comes to Osborne, complete with daring horse riders, jugglers, sideshows and clowns. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the British Empire as Her Majesty entertains her guests. Enjoy the spectacle and cheer Her Majesty as she arrives in a splendid procession to open the day's festivities. Buy Tickets...

Isle of Wight Newport Jazz Weekend 2015

Newport Jazz Weekend

28-31 May 2015, Various locations in Newport
The line-up for 2015 is taking shape as the organisers look to top the great success of last year's inaugural event. The Newport Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend is now in its fourth year and will feature the very best of UK jazz, covering all styles. The event is non-profit making and is organised by local volunteers and musicians. More...

Yarmouth Old Gaffers

Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival

29-31 May 2015, Yarmouth
During the Festival, Yarmouth's picturesque harbour will be filled with life and colour with more than 100 visiting traditional sailing, steam and motor vessels, including the cream of the Old Gaffers fleet. On shore there will be a huge range of attractions keeping the thousands of visitors entertained from morning til night all weekend. More...

Isle of Wight Festival stage

Isle of Wight Festival

11-14 Jun 2015, Seaclose Park, Newport
Tickets are now on sale for the legendary 2015 Isle of Wight Festival with acts including Fleetwood Mac, The Prodigy, Pharrell Williams, The Black Keys, Paolo Nutini and many more. Don't miss out book your ticket and travel package now! More...

Isle of Wight Steam Railway Events

Fathers Day at Isle of Wight Steam Railway

21 Jun 2015, Havenstreet
Steam trains are made for Dads! Your Dad, whatever his age, will enjoy a day out at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway - Whether it's reminiscing about travelling on steam trains as a boy, checking out all the engineering equipment, or maybe he's secretly dreamt of being a train driver! More...

Round the Island Race Isle of Wight

JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

27 Jun 2015, starting at Cowes
One of the world’s largest and most famous yachting races, the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race takes place in Cowes, Isle of Wight and attracts an annual entry of up to 1800 boats. Enticing competitors from all around the world the Round the Island Race attracts entries from all manner of boats from classic yachts to modern racing vessels bristling with the latest technology. More...

The Isle of Wight County Show 2015

The Royal County Show

27 Jun 2015, Northwood
This is the show where cattle, sheep and poultry come first. It's a fantastic day out for all the family, combining entertainment and fun with the opportunity to enjoy many aspects of Island country life and farming. More...

Isle of White Festival of the Sea

Festival of the Sea

22 Jun-05 Jul 2015, Various Locations
The Isle of Wight's new Festival of the Sea takes place across the Island over seven days from 22nd June to 5 July 2015. There will be a wide range of activities, promotions and events - all revolving around the seaside theme. More...

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