Isle of Wight What's On Guide: Events OnTheWight

Current and Upcoming Festivals

Ventnor Fringe Festival 2022

Fri 22 Jul 2022 - Sun 31 Jul 2022

Ventnor Fringe Festival returns for another year, with music, comedy, theatre and loads more.


Past Festivals


Platinum Jubilee

Celebrating seventy years of Queen Elizabeth being on the throne

Long to Reign: Jubilee on Screen

Long to Reign: Jubilee on Screen is a series of eight British feature films showcasing the changes in British society from 1952 through to the 2020s.

IW Children's Festival 2022

The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival is an exciting an fun-packed event made entirely for families.

The 2022 Festival sees one of the Island’s most prolific arts organisations, Ventnor Exchange, team up with the High Street Heritage Action Zone, working together to create a truly unique experience for young people in the area.

It’s affordable too, with loads of free events promised and all ticketed shows £8 or under.

Harp on Wight 2021

Harp On Wight returns to Ryde for 2021

Wight Proms 2021

Featuring opera, comedy, musicals and the Last Night of the Proms, the four-day event returns to Northwood House for 2021.

Ventnor Fringe Festival 2021

Ventnor Fringe returns in 2021 following last year's postponement due to Covid-19. This year the festival has expanded to 10 days, with a mix of live music, comedy, theatre, talks, workshops and more.

Isle of Wight Story Festival 2021

The Isle of Wight Story Festival is a special place for children and families to have fun together; where we can all CREATE, INSPIRE and IMAGINE.

The British Science Week Festival

British Science Week, run by the British Science Association is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

British Science Week provides a platform to stimulate and support teachers, STEM professionals, science communicators and the general public to produce and participate in STEM events and activities.