Events, Shows & Festivals

Here is a quick guide to local and national events


Island Events


yearly events in 2015

The Black Cat and Top Hat

For the Victorian rascal in all of us

Coburgs 70 Union Street Ryde


This deliciously dark event features burlesque, cabaret, comedy, illusions and traditional sideshow acts. No stone is left unturned


Hosted by the devious Painless Parties group

This chapter of this lavish event features various performances


Tickets available at the following outlets -

Master of Disguise, Watchbell Lane, Newport

Coburgs, Union Street, Ryde

Masqueryde, Lind Street, Ryde




12th-15th June 2015

Isle of Wight Festival 2015

Seaclose Park, Newport, I.O.W.


The big rock festival of the year with the biggest acts of all time.

Headline act to play this year is

Fleetwood Mac




8th - 9th August 2015

Jack Up the 80's 3 !

Garlic Festival field, Newchurch IOW


Come & relive the music of the 1980's at this weekend event.

Line up includes...

ABC, Bucks Fizz, Go West, From the Jam, The Christians, Jaki Graham, Complete Madness, Brother Beyond,Dr. and theMedics,Sonia, ABBAChique & Phil Fearon.

Plus special guests Pat Sharp and Timmy Mallet.



10th-13th September 2015


Robin Hill Country Park



Hosted by Rob & Josie Da Bank

& voted twice as best festival

of year. Bestival is reguarded

for a pantheon musical acts,

movie sized sets created

around the site , cinema in

the woods & many other

special events.

It is also know for the biggest fancy dress event at any festival, this year's theme is "SUMMER OF LOVE"

Acts to play are...Duran Duran, Missy Elliott, Craig David, the Jacksons, Chemical Brothers etc.



31st December 2014

Top D.J's, Bar & Fancy Dress Party!

The Electric 80's

Cowes Yacht Haven





National Events



1st - New Years Day

8th - Elvis's Birthday

18th - Winnie the Pooh Day

25th - Burns Night (Scottish)

26th - Australia Day



7th - Charles Dicken's Birthday

10th - Chinese New Year

10th - Bafta Awards

14th - Valentines Day

21st - Mardi Gras



1st -7th World Book Day

1st - Saint David's Day

2nd - Oscars

14th - Albert Einsten's Birthday

17th - Saint Patrick's Day

21st -23rd - Sport's Relief

28th - Wear a Hat Day

30th - Mothers Day



20th - Easter Day

23rd - Saint George's Day



4th - International Firefighters Day

12th - Children's Book Week

8th - V.E. Day

9th - Europe Day

11th - Cannes Film Festival

22nd - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Birthday

20th - Chelsea Flower Show

26th - Eurovision Song Contest

26th - John Wayne's Birthday

28th - Ian Fleming's Birthday (James Bond Writer)



1st - Marilyn Monroe's Birthday

12th - 15th June Isle of Wight Festival

17th - Father's Day

21st - Summer Solstice

25th - 29th - Glastonbury Festival

27th - National Armed Forces Day

29th - Wrong Trousers Day



4th - Independence Day

5th - NHS Birthday

27th - British Food Fortnight



5th - Royal Edinburgh Tattoo

15th-19th August V-Dub Vestival



10th - 13th Bestival

18th - Oktoberfest

19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day

22nd - Great Gorilla Run (London)



1st - World Smile Day

4th - World Animal Day

4th - World Space Week

5th - International Teachers Day

7th - National Children's Book Week

9th - National Poetry Day

14th - Harvest Festival

30th - Wear it Pink Day

31st - Halloween



1st - Day of the Dead

5th - Guy Fawkes

11th - Remembrance Day

13th - Diwali Festival

18th - Children in Need

21st - World Television Day

30th - Saint Andrews Day



1st - Wallace and Gromit's Great British Tea Party

24th - Christmas Eve

25th - Christmas Day

31st - New Years Eve

31st - the Electric 80's




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