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Ahoy Me Hearties! This year The Railway Folk find themselves dealing with a pirate invasion at Havenstreet following the arrival of Shady Lady at high tide. Will Burt get to finally eat his sausages off the shovel or will the ship’s crew get to them first? Can you help Tamp and Jenny find the buried treasure? And will Nipper and Penny execute their plan to make Mr Beeching walk the plank? Three days of fun and chaos with The Railway Folk – who are guaranteed to be anything but sensible. Be awed by the stories of Pirate Paul, entertained by our pirate skills workshop or make your way through the watery world of our giant sunken galleon, all included in the price of your ticket. Featuring Jenny, Tamp, Ratchet, Burt, Max, Penny, Dusty, Nipper, Mrs Cumberpatch, Old George, Mr Beeching, Smokebox the Station Cat and Basil the Mouse, this host of captivating characters and imaginative street theatre will appeal to everyone aged from 2 to 102 years! Included in your ticket are all sorts of fun and activities for families to enjoy, including: • Shady Lady pirate ship and skills workshop with Shademakers • Steam train rides – special two […]
V-Dub Island takes place on the Isle of Wight offering a fun packed weekend for V-Dub enthusiasts and music lovers alike. Our family camping festival provides you with a whole heap of music and entertainment with fun for all ages. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter feed, or visit our line-up page for announcements. Each disabled ticket purchase includes FREE entry for their Carer. Family Friendly Details to be confirmed.
Dates for 2018 – 23rd August – 26th August (more details to follow) The world’s biggest gathering of vintage and modern scooters – The Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally The first Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally was way back in 1980, scooter riders have come every August since, with numbers of participants numbering anywhere between four to seven thousand each year.
Bursting with surprises, the Island Steam Show is an action-packed event and great family day out! There are bundles of fun in the main arena with The Sheep Show and Joseph Peace and his Red Hot Fire Show. Watch the silly traction engines games, be awe-inspired by Haven Falconry’s birds of prey and enjoy a variety of displays and attractions to keep the whole family entertained throughout the day! These stunning shows in the main arena will make you gasp, cheer and laugh, while in our ‘Comedy & Entertainment’ arena Mr Alexander’s Travelling Show returns to enthrall and amuse and is accompanied by Martin Ordibans on the piano, plus there are humorous tales, comedy and oddball skills with Greg Chapman’s Condensed Histories. What’s more, there’s a terrific line-up of live bands and music to enjoy each day on the woodland stage. Relish the sight of beautifully maintained traction engines, vintage cars, motorcycles and old wagons, or simply settle back for a steam train ride through the Island’s unspoilt countryside. Browse around the fascinating stalls, pick up a bargain from the country crafts. There are opportunities to cool down with an ice cream or a glass of your favourite tipple from […]
Hundreds of classic owners agreed the 2017 event was the best Isle of Wight International Classic Car show to date, although organiser Victor Gallucci explained that after 16 years of classics visiting the Island, each year he looked to improve and 2018 will be even bigger and better. The dates for both days have now been confirmed and for those planning their first Cross-Solent visit the simple truth is book early. Victor does enjoy some fantastic support via Wight Link Ferries transporting hundreds of cars, loaded with enthusiasts across the Solent for the ‘charity driven’ two-day festival. The Saturday will be held at the Newport Quay venue from 10.00am. Alongside the River Medina in the centre of the Island; Saturday is traditionally the quieter day of the weekend but visitors stream in from early doors to take advantage of some unique and rare machines on view. This year the American car section increased dramatically drawing stunning stateside V8’s from as far north as Barnsley in Yorkshire. The islands American Car Club (ACIOW) always attend in force but with fellow enthusiasts joining from the mainland visitors enjoy an impressive ‘Yank’ showing. Saturday 15th September – the show will be located at the […]
The 2018 Classic Buses, Beer & Walks event will be held on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October 2018. Planning for the 2018 event will start in the New Year, but for now, please save the date and check back for more updates in due course. Website: https://iwbeerandbuses.co.uk/