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Whats on - Isle of Wight & Shanklin Guide

Thursday 4th October 2018

With summer in full swing there is so much to see and do on the Wonderful Isle of Wight, Here’s just a few of the highlights.


The fabulous ‘Beyond The West End’ is on at Shanklin Theatre Thursday nights throughout the month

What's on in October 2018 

29th Sept -4th Nov Robin Hill Festival of light Evenings only.

2nd Shanklin Theatre 10th Anniversary Celebration 7.30pm

4th Shanklin Theatre Joan Armatrading 7.30pm

5th Shanklin Theatre Take That Experience Greatest Hits Tour 7.30pm

8th Shanklin Theatre the Russian State Opera presents Carman 7.30pm

9th Shanklin Theatre Arsenal Legends in Conversation 7.45pm

11th Shanklin Theatre Last chance to catch Beyond the West End 8.15pm

11-14th Isle of Wight Literary Festival Northwood House Cowes.

Lots of Authors and book readings.

11-14th Youth Zone Literary Festival Northwood House Storytelling and workshops. 4-18 years.

13-14th Classic Beer and Buses Enjoy a drink without taking your car.

13th Shanklin Theatre Andy Fairweatherlow 2018 tour with the High Riders.

14th Shanklin Theatre The Spotlight Show.

17th -20th Shanklin Theatre The Nightmare Room Play by John Goodrum

Classic Thriller by Arthur Conan Doyle.


                                                Half Term Specials

20th-3 Nov Wicked Night at Black Gang Chine A Horror Special at the

Cursed Mill Demolition Site 6-10pm £15.00 a person, Four person saver £55.00.

20-28th Fort Victoria Reptilarium Yarmouth Fright Night Ghost and Ghouls.

Parental Guidance advised!

21st Autumn Beach Clean Shanklin time TBA see Plastic free Shanklin Facebook page

23rd Albert lee Band Shanklin Theatre 7:30pm

24t Shanklin Theatre Ronnie Scotts All Stars a night of Jazz.7.30pm

27th Shanklin Theatre The Tina Turner Experience 7.30pm 

What's on in September 2018

1st Beach clean 12.00 - 2pm South East Beach Café on Shanklin Seafront 


2nd Shanklin Theatre Buddy Hollys Winter Dance Party 7:30pm 


5th & 6th Shanklin Theatre Beyond the West End A mixture of music from

Westend shows. 8:15. 


7th Harrys Bar Shanklin Cpl Jones Band a real mixture of music featuring on vocals Chris from Number29. 9-11 pm  


7-9th Eklectica Music Festival Robin Hill Country Park See website for prices and details. 


8th Shanklin Theatre The London Welsh Male Voice Choir 7pm 


11-18th Art Exhibition Angela Hewitt Watercolour Painter  

Old Town Hall Newtown. 


12-13th Beyond the West End. A mixture of songs from the Westend Shows. 8:15pm  


14th Shanklin Theatre Big Girls Don’t Cry Tribute to Frankie Valli 

And the Four Seasons 7:30. 


15th Shanklin Theatre Ross Noble – El Hablador Stand up 7:30pm 


15th Isle of Wight Charity Classic Car Show Newport Lot of Vintage Classic and Rare cars. 


16th The Classic cars are on show at Ryde Esplanade. 


18th Shanklin Theatre Jimmy Osmond’s Juke box 70s Show 7:30pm 


23rd-1st Isle of Wight Cycling Festival. A week of over 70 different cycling events across the island Why not hire a bike and join in! 


22-23rd Isle of Wight Day A celebration of our wonderful Island. 


22nd Bembridge Festival of Food and Drink 

Come and taste all that the island has to offer in Seafood and local produce. 

Octoberfest at Bembridge 5:30-11pm Island version of a German Beer Festival with Local beers and ales Live Music. 


22nd The Island Parade from Cowes to Northward House where It’s a Knockout is being held 3-6pm plus stalls music and food finishing with a Firework Display in the evening. 


22nd 9:30am -1pm Isle of Wight Long Distance Walkers Association 

Join in our 10 mile walk from Ryde to Shanklin and help collect all the beach rubbish. Bin bags are provided meet at Ryde bus station by the post box. 


23rd Islands got Talent Final. Nodes Point Holiday Park 2-4pm. 


23rd Shanklin Theatre the Life and Loves of Claude Debussy  

Simon Russell-Beale Narrator Lucy Parham Piano.7:30pm 


26-27th Shanklin Theatre Beyond the West End Songs and Music from  

Westend Shows. 8:15pm 


29th Shanklin Theatre Lucy Worsley Queen Victoria an illustrated Talk 7:30pm 


30th- Robin Hill Festival of Light. A fantastic light Show every evening until 4th November. 

August 2018

Lendy Cowes Week 4th – 11th August

1st Shanklin Carnival 7pm

3rd Shanklin Theatre the Searchers 7.30pm

4th Shanklin Illuminated Carnival Approximately 9pm

4th BBQ at The Clifton open to non residents from 5.30pm

4th Red Arrows Display Cowes

7th -12th Ventnor Arts Festival visit website for details

8th Shanklin Theatre the Fab Beatles 7.30pm

8th Ventnor main Carnival 7pm

9th Shanklin Regatta Lots of fun on the beach Fireworks in the evening

Visit Shanklin/SHAA will be sponsoring the Knobbly Knee Contest

Steamer Inn have Wight Bells Morris to entertain you.

11th Ventnor Illuminated Carnival 9pm

11-13th Jack up the 80s lots of 1980 band Smallbrooke Stadium Ryde.

13th V Dub Festival Newport fun with music and lots of VW camper vans

With a big drive out.

13-18th Isle of Wight Jigsaw Puzzle Festival St James Church East Cowes

Lots of puzzles to view and to buy.

14-16th Carisbrooke Castle Knights and Jousting

15th Cowes Main Carnival 7pm

15th Shanklin Theatre Carpenters Gold Live in concert 7.30.

16-19th The Wight Proms Northward House Cowes 4 day festival of Classical Music and Musical Theatre.

17th Shanklin Theatre Showaddywaddy   Rock & Roll Band 7.30pm

18-19th The Garlic Festival Fighting Cocks Crossroads Family fun weekend with lots to see and do.

18th Newport Illuminated Carnival 9pm

22nd Jive Talkin perform the Bee Gees 7.30pm

24th Island Steam Show Havenstreet a great day out with lots of steam,

Music in the woods and side shows.

24th Shanklin Theatre A Country Night in Nashvillle 7.30pm

24-27th Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally Smallbrooke Stadium

Ryde a Mods Delight.

25th Shanklin Theatre Jane McDonald celebrates 20 years 7.30pm

25th Cowes Illuminated Carnival 9pm

26th Ventnor Winter Gardens Soul Music sessions with various DJs

27th St Helens Carnival 6.30pm

29th Shanklin Theatre Joe Pasquale 7.30pm.

29th Ryde Childrens Carnival

29th Sandown Illuminated Carnival 8.30pm

30th Ryde Main Carnival 6.30pm

31st Shanklin Theatre The Dressing Room with Cannon & Ball

Comedy play and variety show. 7.30pm.


To find out more of what’s happening on the Isle of Wight visit our friends at Visit Isle of Wight


Last Updated: 04th October 2018

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