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Isle of Wight Events from October to December

Event Highlights

We've highlighted the premier Isle of Wight autumn events below together with a detailed listing of all Island events taking place during the period 1st October to 31 December. Click on the links for more details and information about how to book or buy tickets.

Isle of White Marathon

Isle of Wight Marathon

11 Oct 2015, Cowes
The 59th International Isle of Wight Marathon Race is taking place this October, which also incorporates the 40th Annual Open Women's I.O.W Marathon. The 26 mile looped course follows quieter roads from West Cowes - Yarmouth - West Cowes. I.O.W Marathon...

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Isle of Wight Literary Festival

15-18 Oct 2015, Various venues in Cowes
The festival features well known writers, actors, exhibitions and a programme especially tailored for youngsters. No matter what your literary taste, the acclaimed programme will be bursting with writers and speakers who are sure to make it an unforgettable weekend. IoW Literary Festival...

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Isle of Fright

2015 date TBC, Island wide
16 days of spooky happenings and frightfully good times for all the family on the Isle of Wight which according to many is the most haunted island in the world - there's scarcely a place where you won't come across ghostly apparitions or things going bump in the night. Isle of Fright...

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Isle of Wight Autumn Walking Festival Weekend

23-26 Oct 2015, Island Wide
From the Isle of Wight Walking Festival organisers, comes the Autumn Walking Weekend. There's a choice of over 50 guided walks taking place all around the Island, including the ever popular speed-dating walk, and several spooky Halloween themed excursions all of which offer the opportunity to take in the scenic splendour as greens fade to gold. Autumn Walking Festival Weekend...

Bonfire Night at Arreton Barns Isle of Wight

Bonfire & Fireworks Night

05 Nov 2015, Arreton Barns
Arreton Barns will again be hosting its firework display. With giant bonfire and torch light procession. Arreton Barns website...

Festive Guided Tours at Osborne House

Festive Guided Tours at Osborne House

2015 dates TBC, Osborne House
Have a festive day out and join expert guides to discover how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas. Get into the Christmas spirit as rooms are decorated ready for the festive season. Festive Guided Tours...

Isle of Wight Steam Railway Santa Specials

2015 date TBC, Havenstreet
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year! As always there will be live Christmas music, bustling Christmas market, and lots of entertainment and magic shows just for the children. Why not have a stroll through Santa's sparkling Winter Wonderland before going to see him! Then relax with a cosy 10-mile round trip through the Island's winter countryside, aboard a majestic steam train. Santa Specials...

Osborne House

A Victorian Christmas at Osborne House

2015 date TBC, Osborne House, East Cowes
Experience the spirit of a traditional Victorian Christmas. Delight in magic and illusion at the side-shows and marvel at the travelling theatre. Enjoy carol singing and shopping for festive gifts in a wintry scene. Click on the link below for more information and details of how to get to Osborne House from Southampton. Osborne Victorian Christmas...

Isle of Wight Arts Open Studios at Christmas

Isle of Wight Arts - Open Studios @ Christmas

2015 date TBC, Ventnor Botanical Gardens
The 2014 Open Studios @ Christmas will be held at Ventnor Botanical Gardens this year. It will feature 28 Artists and Craft Makers from across the Island. There will be an exciting selection of creative and imaginative Christmas gifts from unusual stocking-fillers to those special statement pieces, including fine art, textiles, glass work, jewellery, screen-prints, photography, ceramics, felt crafts, illustration and driftwood art, available in all price ranges. Open Studios @ Christmas...

Cowes Christmas Food Show 2014

Cowes Christmas Festival

2015 date TBC, Cowes Yacht Haven
Showcasing lsle of Wight local food and drink producers in the heart of Cowes, just a 25 minute crossing on Red Funnel’s Red Jet from Southampton. Cowes Christmas Festival...

Christmas carvery night at Isle of White Steam Railway

Christmas Carvery Night at Isle of Wight Steam Railway

2015 date TBC, Havenstreet
Experience the magic of steam at night and enjoy a festive carvery dinner. You will be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine before boarding the 'Festive Flyer' for a relaxing trip through the night time countryside. Then adjourn to the Calbourne Room for a special three course candlelit Christmas carvery supper, accompanied by seasonal music and carols. Christmas Carvery...

Full Events Listing from October to December 2014

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