Events

Jazz on the Quay – Bembridge Harbour – 18th June

Wight Locations, Jazz on the Quay

There has been a reawakening…

Throughout the late 80’s and 90’s, Jazz on the Quay was an annual event held at Bembridge Harbour, and the organisers are thrilled to be able to bring the event back to life this coming June.

This musical extravaganza is being held in support of Ryde Inshore Rescue Independent Lifeboat, which is a very worthy cause and vital for the local community.

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Our round up of Island music festivals

Acoustic Isle
24 Feb - 6 March
Hundreds of local musicians take to pubs, bars and restaurants to perform over this 12 day music festival. Simply book a table in a participating venue and enjoy your meal to your chosen musical genre!

Acoustic Isle

Roll back the years to the 1960’s and nobody would be surprised to hear that the Isle of Wight was a hot-bed for new and emerging musical talent. 1969 saw Bob Dylan plugging in his acoustic guitar and playing the Isle of Wight Festival rather than Woodstock. 120,000 people flocked to see him, opening the floodgates for over 600,000 fans the following year eager to lay eyes on the legendary Hendrix, The Doors and The Who.

Isle of Wight Festival 2016

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We're excited that Queen and Adam Lambert have been confirmed as headlining Sunday at next year's Isle of Wight Festival!

Early bird tickets are now on sale, you can pay 20% of the cost upfront, and pay the balance in 4 equal monthly instalments from Jan-April 2016.

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V-Dub Island Festival

V-Dub Island is the third largest festival taking place on the Isle of Wight, offering a unique fusion between V-Dub enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

The Festival is bursting at the seams this year with family friendly activities, live music from local bands and lots of fun for VW veterans and newbies alike. They also have a new location and can now be found at South Fairlee Farm in Newport (PO30 2JU).

Look out for The Big Drive Out, Show and Shine and Best Dressed Pet.... the Dubbers are an eclectic lot and promise that there's something to get everyone's engine going!

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The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 2015: All you need to know

Ever since the late 1960s the Isle of Wight has been synonymous with festivals.

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We prefer Cottages to Campsites!

There's a glut of Isle of Wight Festival activity going on at the moment - the Blur announcement was met with great excitement here at Wight Locations and we've already started compiling lists of *must-see* acts topped by Fleetwood & Pharrell!

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Isle of Wight Walking Festival

Wight Locations, Walking Festival, Beach

The Isle of Wight Walking Festival will be hosting a variety of walks this autumn and takes place between 23 and 26 October 2015.

Choose between a scary murder mystery walk, take a walk on the wild side with the Island's resident alpacas or take a circular walk at the rear of Carisbrooke Castle before taking tea and biscuits at The Priory.

Isle of Arts Festival

The Island boasts a wonderful Arts community with regular Open Studios and Literary Festivals held throughout the year. The jewel in the crown of this creative hub is undoubtedly the Isle of Arts Festival which this year takes place 1 - 4 May in Ventor.

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Isle of Wight Festival

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The Isle of Wight Festival returns to Seaclose Park in Newport again on the 11th June for what’s shaping up to become possibly their most popular line up yet.

The early line up announcement back in December included some huge names, such as the legendary Fleetwood Mac who will be playing only one Festival this year, and we’re delighted that they’ve chosen the Isle of Wight Festival

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