The Island Highland Gathering is an annual event raising money to help the Isle of Wight community support charity, Aspire. This years line-up will give the entire family a brilliant day and evening out...

Red Hot Chilli Pipers
Our headline sensation Red Hot Chilli Pipers, re-wrote the rule book for rock music. Can you imagine the excitement, colour, sound and spectacle of this amazing band of world class musicians transforming the sound of bagpipes into BAGROCK…the most famous bagpipe rock group on the planet.

This global phenomenon is coming to the Isle of Wight for a Gala Summer Concert never before seen on ths Island.  Famous all over the world, and with USA and European tours already planned this year we are lucky to have this amazing sensation with us.

Don’t stop there since there is lots more!

Wight Hot Pipes
The Islands very own Celtic bagpipe rock band Wight Hot Pipes kicks off the show with their instrumental line up in combination with lead bagpiper Kieron and the sheer talent of lead singer Tori.

This band has become internationally acclaimed after a standing ovation for their performance on stage at the BBKing Club in Broadway, Manhattan, and enjoyed great success and following after their stage debut at Glastonbury in 2019.

Matt Black
Joining the fun on stage will be the entertainer extraordinaire from Dorset, Matt Black who will dazzle you with his music and bring tears to your eyes with laughter. It is our privilege to introduce the legend, Matt Black, known as The Piano Man.

More Fun and Music
To kick off this evening gala festival of fun and music grab a drink and snack from the bar sit back and be enthralled by The  Scots Guards Association along with White Rose Highland Dancers on stage for your pleasure.

Getting to Robin Hill is easy from Southampton with Red Funnel.

By car - catch the car ferry to East Cowes and then head south on Dover Road. Take the A3021, Briddlesford Road to Downend and your there. It will take about 14 minutes.

On foot - catch the Red Jet to West Cowes. From here, Southern Vectis operate frequent buses (service 1) to Newport where you can change at the bus station for Ventnor (service 8). Taxis are also available outside the West Cowes Red Jet terminal. For car hire, we recommend Enterprise - they will pick you-up from the Red Jet if you tell them your arrival time.

Robin Hill Address: Downend, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU