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THEATRES 2023/2024


SHANKLIN THEATRE 2023
Propect road,i.o.w PO37 6AJ-Tele 01983 868000/01983 862739...
 26th Febuary at 13.30,SHANKLIN THEATRE TOUR,EXPLORE BEHIND THE SCENES.
15th at 19.30/16th at 19.30/ 17th at 14.30/19.30 and 18th at 14.30 of Febuary,THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA,Prepare to be captivated by this local production backed by a 20 piece orchestra.
23rd Febuaury at 19.30,A HISTORY OF BRITISH MASS MURDERERS,Professor jackson has studied mass murder cases for nearly 15 years and his case knowledge explores cases of mass murder.
25th Febuary at 19.00,DAVID SUCHET:POIROT AND MORE-A RETROSPECTIVE,One of the worlds most celerbrated actors of our time,Join us for a conversation with the man.
1st March at 19.30,THE STORY OF GUITAR HEROES,One of the uk`s premier live concerts,Featuring talented world-class musicians and state of the art video projection.
6th/7th March at 19.30,MAD ABOUT MUSICALS,A Fantastic 2 hour celebration of some of the  best songs from musicals
,such as-Les Miserables,The Wedding Singer,Wicked and many more.
26th/27th March at 18.30, FIRST ACT PRESENT MONSTER MAYHEM,A Lighthearted show including a freakishly entertaining monster cabaret in the 2nd half.
29th March at 19.30,LIONEL-THE MUSIC OF LIONEL RICHIE,Malcolm pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance.
30th March at 19.30,JACK UP THE 60`S WITH THE ZOOTS,Returning by popular demand ,Go back in time to the 60`s with this multi award winning 5 piece band.   https://www.thezoots.com
5th April at 19.30,BEYOND THE BARRICADE,Join the cast of Broadway and West End for this musical concert.
6th April at 19.30,ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN,Award winning irish band-The Wild Murphys-  http://www.wildmurphys.com
7th April at 15.30&19.30,AL MURRAY-GOV ISLAND-Pub landlord is back-good sense of humour essential.
https://thepublandlord.com
11th-14th April-Thursday,Friday,Saturday at 19.30 and Sunday at 14.30,LEGALLY BLONDE-THE MUSICAL,A Fab fun award winning musical based on the adored movie.Elle Woods stars in this musical.
18th April at 19.30,BEATLES,BOWIE &ME WITH NICKY HORNE,Veteran broadcaster nicky horne conducted a in-depth interview with all four members of the beatles,
25th at 19.30,26th at 19.30,27th at 19.30 28th at 14.30 of April-THE ISLAND SAVOYARDS PRESENTS -ME AND MY GIRL,
Come and join us for this host of hilarious characters-witty one-liners and toe tapping songs.  https://www.islandsavoyards.com
4th May at 19.30,GENESIS CONNECTED,Hits spanning from the late 70`s onwards including-In the air tonight,Over my shoulder,That`s all, You can`t hurry love and many more.  https://genesisconnected.com
5th May at 19.30,EUROPHORIA-THE GLAMOUR OF EUROVISION,Europhoria brings you the biggest hits and famous misses from half a century.
11th May at 19.30,ABBA REUNION,The most authentic and requested abba tribute show in the world,Starring the orginal `frida` from the london west end cast.   https://www.reuniongroup.co.uk
17th May at 19.30,THE FUREYS,A Folk and Traditional band-Furey`s classic hits include-When you were sweet 16,I Will love you,The old man and many more.   http://www.thefureys.com
18th May at 19.30,BARRY STEELE PRESENTS THE ROY ORBISON STORY,Barry steele and talented musicians and singers pay homage to the timeless music of roy orbison,chris isaak and the traveling wilbury`s.  https://www.imsworldwide.org
24th May at 19.30,JUNE FIELD-PSYCHIC,World`s Greatest Psychic with her 2nd appearance june field is back at shanklin theatre.   https://www.junefieldmedium.com
26th May at 19.30,CALLING PLANET EARTH.A Show that defines the decades with the best years of your life,Duran Duran,Spandau Ballet, ABC, OMD, Tears for fears,Soft cell and many more.
31st May at 19.30,GET IT ON,One night of glam rock,Celebration of the golden age live on stage.
1st June at 19.30,THINK FLOYD,New show for 2024 with a whole range of classics including The Wall,Wish you were here and many more.  https://www.thinkfloyd.net
2nd June at 14.00,NEW SHOW FOR 2024 POP PRINCESSES,A Magical show were princesses become pop stars, Join in and sing to Little mix,Ariana Grande,Taylor smith and many more.
15th June at 19.30,THE KING VOICE STARRING GORDON HENDRICKS AS ELVIS,There,s only one elvis presley and there,s only one artiste who captures his spirit on stage.  https://www.gordon.hendricks.com
30th June at 19.30,BEACH BOYZ TRIBUTE BAND PRESENTS GOODBYE-BRATIONS FINAL YEAR TOUR.Come and join us before thay hang up there surfboards for the final time.     https://www.beachboysband.co.uk
6th July at 19.30,LOST IN MUSIC.Go back to the 70`s with Sister Sledge and chic,Donna summers,Gloria Gayner,Earth wind and fire the feel good show of the year.
20th July at 19.30,BOWIE EXPERIENCE,Direct from London west end,concert celebrating the sound and vision of David Bowie.
30th-31st July at 19.30,AD ASTRA A SPECTACLE BY SHADEMAKERS UK.Arts and Carnival Company will be performing at shanklin theatre spectacle theatrical experience.
3rd August at 19.30,MICHAEL STARRING BEN,Magical tribute to the king of pop Michael Jackson,Award winning production with an incredible live band.
9th August at 19.30,CELINE-MY HEART WILL GO ON-TRIBUTE CONCERT TO CELINE DION,Stunning celebration of the music of one of the Greatest singers of our time-Starring Alexandra Darby.
10th August at 19.30,JIVE TAKIN PERFORM THE BEE GEES.Bee Gees tribute band perform jive talkin with a powerful performance,Journey through musical memeries.  http://www.beegeestribute.com
11th August at 19.30, JOE PASQUALE-THE NEW NORMAL,Joe has been showing off on stage for over 40 years.   https://www.joepasquale.com
16th August at 19.30,SHOWADDYWADDY.The greatest rock and roll band in the world,Selling more than 20 million records and toured all four corners of the globe.  https://www.showaddywaddy.net
17th August at 19.30,GO YOUR OWN WAY,Spellbinding show featuring the music from the legendary grammy award winning Fleetwood Mac.Join us for a journey through their incredible song book.
18th August at 19.30,COLDPLACE-A TRIBUTE TO COLDPLAY.Coldplace are a tribute band,In 12 years the band have had over 600 gigs in the uk and worldwide.  https://www.coldplace.co.uk
25th August at 19.30 -MARC ROBINSON AND THE COUNTERFEIF CRICKETS,In this 65th anniversary year we present a 2 hour show that takes you back to 1959.A Time of Bobby sox,Pony tails and Drainpipe Trousers.
30th August at 19.30,WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN-THE SHAKIN STEVENS STORY,West end star Rebel Dean will put on a spectacular live show,With hits like Green Door,Oh Julie,This ole House and many more.  https://rebeldean.com
8th September at 19.30,THE ROLLING STONES STORY,Rock and roll music since the 1960s one of the bands that conquered the US in 1964 neck and neck with the beatles.
13th September at 19.30,NEW AMEN CORNER-BRINGING ON BACK THE 60S,Touring their show this fast moving ride through the era.   https://www.newamencorner.com
14th September at 19.30, THE SMYTHS,The Smyths are delighted to mark this show at the shanklin theatre as their first time show in the islands theatre.  https://www.thesmyths.net
15th September at 19.30,WHAT NOW MY LOVE?-A TRIBUTE TO HERB ALPERT & THE TYUANA BRASS,Brought to you by the award winning producesof the hugely successful TALON-THE BEST OF THE EAGLES.
21st September at 19.30,JACK UP THE 70S WITH THE ZOOTS,If you like Grease,Saturday night fever and the rocky horror show then your in for a treat.
22nd September at 19.30,THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY,International sensation simon & garfunkel story continue to wow us,Join us for a great night out.
 





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MEDINA THEATRE in Newport 2023
Fairlee road newport,PO30 2EW,Tele 01983 823884..  .
22nd Febuary at 7.30pm,ROYAL MARINES BAND PORTSMOUTH,This show has come to you by the royal marine band service.      https://www.royalmarinesbands.co.uk
24th Febuary at 7.30pm,MONEY FOR NOTHING,Dire Straits-Tribute band-Featuring hits which include Sultans of swing,Brothers in arms,Walk of life and the Bug Plus many more.   https://money-for-nothing.co.uk
2nd March at 7.30pm,JIM DAVIDSON-SWIMMING AGAINST THE TIDE 2024 TOUR,Britains Best funny man with grown up comedy.
8th March at 7.30pm,BINGO!THATS BONKERS,With a smashing atmosphere,Crazy games,and not to mention great prizes,The bingo revolution starts here.
9th March at 7.30pm,SHAPE OF YOU-THE MUSIC OF ED SHEERAN,Presented by Chameleon music marketing on extroadinary band including spectacular light performance.    https://www.chameleonmusicmarketing.co.uk
10th March at 2.30pm,NEIL BRAND PRESENTS-LAUREL AND HARDY,Join neil brand,Composer,Writer,Broadcaster,Musician with his all-new show about the immortal comedy duo.   https://www.neilbrand.com
15th March at 7.30pm,MERCURY-26 Years after freddies death the rock band's music is still as popular as ever.
23rd March at 7.30pm,OH WHAT A NIGHT,Go back in time to Frankie Valli and the four seasons with hits like,Sherry,Big Girls Don;t Cry,Bye Bye Baby,December 63 and many more.
6th April at 7.30pm,THE GEORGE HARRISON PROJECT,Here comes the perfect tribute to a beatles legend.   https://www.thegeorgeharrisonproject.com
19th April 6pn VIP meet and greet-7.30pm AN EVENING WITH CORONATION STREET STARS MIKEY NORTH AND RYAN PRESCOTT,Watch a live & unscripted interview with the soap stars.
20th April at 7.30pm,FOREVER JACKSON NO`1 UK MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE SHOW,Robin Parsons pays homage to the late king of pop.   https://www.robinparsons-voiceover.co.uk
25th April at 8pm,TOM DAVIES UNDERDOG,Biggest tour to date with his brand new show.
27th April at 7.30pm,AN EVENING OF BURLESQUE,A Night of Glamour Laughter Mystery and Caberet,Expect the unexpected with Glitter and Glamour.
10th May at  7.30pm,UK PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE,Celebrating 30 years since the iconic `pulse`tour.The new show for 2024 includes many songs from the pulse set.Featuring tracks from The Division Bell,The Wall,Animals,The dark side of the moon and wish you were here.
18th May at 7.15pm,ISLE OF WIGHT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,This show is brought to you by the isle of wight symphony orchestra who have hired medina theatre for this event.
24th May at 8pm,PISSED UP PANTO-JACK AND THE BEANSTALK,Have you ever watched a pantomine without the kids-Well now`s your chance to find out.
26th May at 7.30pm,THE FLEETWOOD MAC SONGBOOK-Featuring six experienced musicians who are dedicated to recreating the sounds of one of musics most enduring groups-Fleetwood Mac. 
5th June 6pm meet and greet -7.30, G4 ANNIVERSARY,The uk`s no 1 vocal harmony groups and orginal x-factor stars celebrate a double decade in the limelight with a spectacular anniversary show.  https://www.g4official.com
29th June at 7.30,THE BOOT LEG SHADOWS,The bootleg shadows perform a show that encompasses the shadows amazing career from 1960 up until the early 80s.  https://www.bootlegshadows.co.uk
6th July at 7.15pm,ISLE OF WIGHT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
19th July at 7.30pm,A NIGHT TO REMEMBER- MOTOWN SHOW.Go back in time to the 60s,Greatest motown hits of all time:Starring uks the voice finalist Bizzi Dixon backed by soulful vocal divas. This live show is guaranteed to be a night to remember.   http://wwwbizzidixon.co.uk
20th July at 2pm,TOP SECRET-THE MAGIC OF SCIENCE,Hang on to your seats as we transform the theatre into a science lab,Experiance magical science experiments.
7th September at 7.30pm,MADE IN TENNESSEE,Country fans are given a taste of nashville with soul street Productions sell out show.
14th Septenber at 7.30pm,SOME GUYS HAVE ALL THE LUCK,This Rod Stewart story brings to the stage an incredible live concert.Front man Paul Metcalfe takes you on a musical journey through the decades. http://wwwpaulmetcalfe.tv
20th September at 7.30pm,JOHNNY CASH ROAD SHOW-SIN & REDEMPTION TOUR.Award winning Clive John pays homage to cash alongside Megan Thomas joined by world class musicians.  https://clivejohn.co.uk
29th September at 7.30,NEIL BRAND PRESENTS LAUREL AND HARDY,Fully illustrated with stills,clips and neils superiative piano accompaniment and culminating in two of the boys best films.  https://www.neilbrand.com
5th October at 7.30pm,HERMANS HERMITS,With 23 hit records,Selling over 80 million copies,Hugely successful tours in the uk and world wide.Join us for a night to remember.  https://hermanshermits.com
18th October at 7.30pm,THE UNRAVELLING WILBURYS,This top tribute show will have you up dancing in the isles with songs like Pretty woman,American girl.Mr Blue skys,The devils been busy and many more.  http://www.unravellingwilburys.co.uk
26th October at 7.30pm,ABBAMANIA-25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR,Celebrating 50 years of ABBA music.Tribute band with outstanding vocals,Dance in the isles to Waterloo and all there Greatest Hits.
30th November at 7.30pm,STUART MICHAEL-THE PSYCHIC MEDIUM,A Thrilling night of psychic mediumship, Stuart uses his extraordinary abilities to connect with the spirit world.  https://www.stuartmichael.net
  







APOLO THEATRE IN NEWPORT
PYLE STREET,PO331JT-Tele 01983-210010..
22nd-30th March,LILIES ON THE LAND,Moving portrait of four woman who sign up to join the womens land army.
10th-18th May,DEATH TRAP BY IRA LEVIN,Gasp inducing thrills and laughter.
12th-20th July,AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS.A Band of travelling performers.











Transport


Real Time Traffic information - www.keepmoving.co.uk

Wightlink - http://www.wightlink.co.uk
Portsmouth to Fishbourne & Yarmouth to Lymington routes. (Car Ferry).
Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head route. (Foot Passengers only). Catarmaran. The catamarans connect the railway stations at either end of the service in around 20 minutes. (No bookings necessary).

Red Funnel - http://www.redfunnel.co.uk
Southampton to East Cowes route (Car Ferry).
Southampton to West Cowes route. (Foot Passengers only). Red Jet Hi-Speed Service. (No bookings necessary).

Hovertravel - http://www.hovertravel.co.uk

Southsea to Ryde Esplanade. (Foot passengers only). (no booking necessary). Easy onward travel connections are available with our Hoverbus to Portsmouth, bus and train connections at Ryde plus large car parks at both terminals. Hovertravel - The 10 minute ferry link to the Isle Of Wight.

Train - https://www.thetrainline.com/stations/ryde-esplanade
Through train services from Waterloo and other main line stations via Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde to Shanklin Station.
Buses & Trains on the Isle of Wight - www.islandbuses.info

Move my bag - www.movemybag-isleofwight.com
If you are walking around the island this is an excellent service for moving bags from one hotel to the next.

Ryde Taxis - (01983) 811111  ( the largest company in Ryde)

Jet Cars Taxis - (0800)123444/ (01983) 566566

EV HYBRID Electrical Car Charging Points.  https://www.carwow.co.uk/electric-cars/charging-points


Events in the Isle of Wight 2024




SKY HIGH NIGHT GLOW at Robin Hill Newport.
Tele 01983 527352-  https://robin-hill.com/skyhigh-night-glow/information

REVAMP FESTIVAL- Ryde.2024
https://www.facebook.com/revampfestival/
Sunday 30th June,Oakfield school ryde,Across ten hours we will be showcasing seven live bands and seven DJ sets on the main stage,Acoustic and comedians in the marquee stage.Beer tent,Gin & Prosecco bar as well as food concessions.

MARCH OF THE MODS-RYDE 2024
Ryde sea front 30th March.
Tickets available from www.visualimpact.co.uk/events
Full day and night entertainment.
           
ROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE 2024
Tele 01983 296621
http://www.roundtheisland.org.uk
15th June-Race entry will open 26th january.All funds raised will go to the 7 stations involved in the race & specifically towards the training of their volunteer crews.


ISLE OF WIGHT ULTRA CHALLENGE 2024
Walk,Jog,Run.
Tele 02076096695
www.isleofwightultrachallenge.co.uK
4/5 MAY Coastal Path-Chale Basecamp 106km & 3/4,1/2,1/4 +10 mile options.
Up to 2,000 adventurers will take on the isle of wight in may 2024.
Its along the Spectacular Southern Cliffs, past the iconic Needles,and up to historic Cowes at the half way stop.
For full island challengers its on to historic Ventnor,and back to our welcome base camp in chale after an epic 106km journey.Full support and hospitality all the way. Website- ultra challenge.com.


WIGHT KARTING 2024
Westridge,Ryde,Isle of Wight,PO33 1QS.
Phone 01983-565366,Open 10am-6pm.
Book on Line   https://www.wightkarting.co.uk
Our 520m floodlit track provides awesome fun in all weathers.Making multi-generational memories,or special events for stag groups,Wight karting is the place for fun fuelled fun for people of all ages in our 4-stroke petrol go-karts.

ISLE OF WIGHT ,STEAM RAILWAY.2024
Havenstreet,PO33 4DS.Phone 07918726905,01983885926.Open 10am-5pm. https://iwsteamrailway.co.uk
29th March-12 April THE GREAT RAILWAY EASTER HUNT,Make amazing family memories as you search for giant eggs hidden around the attraction solve the clues to claim your chocolate.
4th-6th May,REAL ALE FESTIVAL,Join us for this 19th year,Choose from a hugh seletion of real ales,there are even some ciders.
11th-12th May,MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION,Join us for a celebration of railway modelling at havenstreet station.
19th May -FEASTIVAL OF TRANSPORT,If you love cars, lorries,bikes,trucks or any type of vehicle then this is the event for you.
6th-7th July,THE 194O,S EXPERIENCE,Be inspired by the music,dressand food of the era that changed the world,Family fun day out ,sing and dance to the music.
13th July,REAL ALE TRAIN,Join us for a convivial and most agreeable evening as the train takes you to the ale,stop at wootton,havenstreet and smallbrook junction stations for a glass or two at each.
21st July,ISLAND GATHERING,Watch in awe at the marching bands,highland dancers with a day of scottich culture.
27th July,THE STEAMRAILWAY PROMS,We welcome back isle of wights symphony orchestra,With the odd train-related piece thrown in for good measure.
23rd-26th August,ISLAND STEAM FAIR,In its 49th year come and join us for the island steam fair.Bank holiday event with bundles of fun,explosive acts,traditional fairground fun,live entertainment plus steam trains running on the line.
7th-8th September, CIDER AND CHEESE FEASTIVAL,Cider and cheese weekend with over 30 ciders and hugh variety of cheeses.
12th-13th October,BEER AND STEAM,Hugh selection of real ales,even a few ciders.Yates,goddards and island brewery alongside ales from Yorkshire, somerset and more.
26th October-1st November,WIZARD WEEK,Whats halloween without a bit of magic,witches and other ghouls take over havenstreet, Watch the birds of prey and story telling with greg chapman.
2nd November,RACE THE TRAIN,Complete in the 5km run between wootton and havenstreet faster than our train.

ISLAND CAR CENTRE SANDOWN SPRINT 2024
Culver Parade,Sandown PO36 8AT.
20th-21st April,Following the success of previous events,Isle of wight speed trials sprint returns for 2024,One of the first events of its tpye to be held on public roads in england-This is a must visit for any car enthusiast.
                               

BUS AND COACH MUSEUM PARK ROAD RYDE,2024.
Tele 10983 567796  https://www.iwbusmuseum.org.uk
18th-19th May,The popular rydabus event is back and better than 2023,Programms will be available from April-  rydabus.co.uk


LAMBRETTA WEEKEND 2024
https://www.scooterevents.co.uk
27th -28th May.Scooter alliance leaving 1pm at TBC from newclose cricket ground,Newport on the sunday also at 1pm.Free live day time music at ryde pavilion & BBQ,Entertainment both days.


WALKING VESTIVAL.2024
 https://isleofwightwalkingfestival.co.uk
Spring walking vestival 11th-19th May.
Autumn from 5-13 October,Take on the challenge of Mountbatten isle of wights walk the wight-an annual 26.5 mile walk (along with shorter distances)raising vital funds for the charity(12 May).

ISLANDS FIRST REGGAE FESTIVAL 2024
THREE RIVERS WELL BEING CENTRE, COLEMANS LANE, PORCHFIELD.
Tele -07377614202-07752282142.
1st June 1pm-11pm,OMHZ Full Band Performance And DJ Set,Lee Lee Reid,Don Smivvy Set,Levi Collins,AZADI Sound system DJ Set, And surprise act to be announced.Fair Stalls,Food Stalls, Bouncy Castle,Slide and Rodeo and much more.


RYDE ROWING CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA.2024
Appley lane,Appley,Ryde.PO33 2ND. Phone- 01983 566481- 07786034941-Contact steve bull at e-mail-stephencbull@gmail.com
8th June,From around 9.30am-6pm depending on conditions.Hants & Dorset rowing association championship rowing regatta.Free to the public with refreshments available.


ISLE OF WIGHT MUSIC FESTIVAL 20th-23rd June 2024
Seaclose,Newport,Isle of Wight,PO30 2EA.   https://isleofwightfestival.com
Friday Main Stage-THE PRODIGY,THE STREETS,CROWED HOUSE,THE DARKNESS,THE K`S,THE BOOTLEG BEATLES.
Saturday Main Stage-PET SHOP BOYS,KEANE,BLOSSOMS,JAKE SHEARS.
Sunday Main Stage-GREEN DAY,SIMPLE MINDS,NOTHING BUT THIEVES,ZARA LARSON,McFLY,PICTURE THIS,BEVERLEY KNIGHT.
BIG TOP ACTS-DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED,SUEDE,JO WHILEY`S 90`S ANTHEMS,SCOUTING FOR GIRLS,DAGNY,THE MARY WALLOPERS,TOYAH & ROBERT,RICK PARFITT JNR BAND.


COWES CLASSICS WEEK.2024
 Tele-01983 300727
 https://www.cowesclassicsweek.org
7th -12th July,Cowes Classic Week 2024 will run from 7th -12th July ,incorporating cowes classics day on the 7th and racing from the 8th to the 12th.


BRITISH CLASSIC WEEK 2024-YAUCHT CLUB.
https://www.britishclassicweek.co.uk
Tele 01983 245100-07790770526
13th -20th July,Entry is open,The premier classic yacht regatta in the UK.


COWES WEEK 2024.
https://www.britanniaevents.co.uk 
27th July-2nd August,One of the oldest and most respected regattas in the world.Around 8,000 Competitors now participate from Olympic and World class Yachtsmen to Weekend Sailors.


MARDI GRAS 2024, FREE EVENT.
https://www.thenewcarnivalcompany.com
The New Carnival Company,Ryde,Isle of Wight,PO33 2ER.
Tele-01983716095.
6th July,Parade through ryde come and join us for fun day.


RHYTHM TREE FESTIVAL 2024.
https://www.rhythmtree.co.uk
Sticelett Farm,Thorness Bay,Isle of Wight,PO31 8NE.
We are hosting single day events in our woods at sticelett farm this year instead of the festival.
Friday 7th July,Gates open at 5pm,Fellowship of Groove,Mr Pacho,Shunta,Tofu,Babel Brass,Tofu& Friends.
Saturday 8th July,Gates open at 3pm,Romy Helen,The Bohemians,Pete Josef,The undercover hippy,Chainska Brassika,The Allergies live,Handsome Dave Rocker.
Tickets available at   www.rhythmtree.co.uk


GARLIC FESTIVAL 2024.
Fighting Cocks ,Sandown-isle of wight,PO36 0LU.
https://www.garlicfestival.co.uk
17th -18th August,Families and groups of all ages can spend all day entertained,
Open 10am-6pm.


ISLE OF WIGHT PRIDE 2024
Ryde Esplanade,PO33 2EL.
https://www.iwpride.org
19th -21st July Weekend packed full of live music and entertainment.On Saturday there will be a Traditional parade through the streets of ryde,then the fun will continue at harbour beach with Kimberly Wyatt as the main stage headliner and Rupaul,s drag race UK season 5 winner-Ginger Johnson.


JACK UP SUMMER PARTY 2024.
https://jackupevents.co.uk
Held at Hazel Grove Farm,Ashey Road, Ryde,PO334BD
Phone 01983 566837.  info@jackupevents.co.uk
8th June ,Time 5.30pm-9.45pm.A TAYLOR SWIFT ERAS TOUR TRIBUTE,Katy Ellis is Taylor Swift with hits like,Shake it off,Look what you made me do,I Knew you were trouble,Love story and many more.
6th July ,Time 5.30pm-10pm,ABBA CHIQUE PARTY NIGHT,Returning for the 3rd year by popular demand,Get ready to sing and dance into the summer.

RYDE CARNIVAL.2024.
https://rydecarnival.com
Ryde Isle of Wight,PO33 2LL.
24th August-Children,s carinval day.(Saturday)
29th August-Main carinval.(Thursday)
31st August-Illuminated carinval.(Saturday)

ISLE OF WIGHT INTERNATIONAL SCOOTER RALLY 2024.
Airport,Scotchells Brook lane, Sandown Isle of Wight PO36 0JP-TELE 07785575985.
22nd-26th August.  https://vfmscoot.co.uk


CLASSIC CAR EXTRAVAGANZA,2024
http://www.classicshowsuk.co.uk
Ryde Esplanade,PO33 1JA-Phone 02084397871.
7th -8th September,Thousands of car enthusiasts will once again assend on the island.

HARP ON WIGHT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 
www.harponwight.co.uk
Ryde- Tele-01983 730930,
Will be no harp on wight this year 2024.


Sport


Croquet ****

Croquet is played regularly throughout the summer months (April to October) and visitors are welcome on a "Pay as you play” basis. www.rltcc.co.uk

Cycling

https://www.cyclinguk.org/cycle/cycling-isle-wight

Battersby Cycles Bike Hire in summer months only
https://ryde.cylex-uk.co.uk/company/battersby-cycles

 140 High Street, (showroom) Ryde
Tel: + 44 01983 812989. 

TAV- Cycles Bike Hire www.tavcycles.co.uk
140 High Street,Ryde Tel: +44 01983 812989.

www.thegymgroup.com


TREE CLIMBING
Appley park,ryde.PO33 1ND.
Climb up to 15 Metres into the Branches of a Beautiful oak tree,.
Join a Small Group or Book a Private Climb,age 8 & over.
Open till 31st October,  https://www.goodleaf.co.uk
Tele 03338001188, e-mail, info@goodleaf.co.uk


Golf




Puckpool Park has an 15-hole crazy golf course which is ideal for the family visits
Tel: +44 01983 562086

Ryde Golf Club - This 18-hole golf course is set in beautiful parkland split in two by a public footpath which joins Ryde and Binstead. The course is 5,772 yards / 5,280 metres in length and PAR 70. It is open from dawn to dusk all year. The course has a club shop and trolley hire. It is advisable to telephone and confirm if you are a group wishing to play.  For more information contact :  Ryde Golf Club, Park House, Binstead Road, Ryde.  Secretary: Mr Richard Dean,  Tel: +44 01983 614809

Westridge Golf Centre - is a family friendly facility and has a state of the art driving range with all the facilities you need to make practice rewarding and fun experience.  For further information visit or contact
Westridge Golf Centre, Brading Rd, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1QS.
Tel: +44 01983 613131


Osborne Golf Course.

Osborne Golf course is a golfing legacy left by queen victoria,charming 9 hole golf course is the isle of wights oldest and longest
Tele; +44 01983 295421.


Lawn Bowls & Ten Pin Bowling


Ryde Marina Bowls Club - Eastern Gardens, Esplanade, Ryde, PO33 1JA, Tel: +44 01983 564477
Isle of Wight Indoor Bowls Club - Ryde Airfield, Brading Road, Ryde, PO33 2QC, Tel: +44 01983 564336

LA Bowl - Ten Pin Bowling has 22 lanes of computerised tenpin bowling, Pacific fast food diner, fully licensed Pavilion Bar, Pavilion Cafe Bar, state of the art amusements and pool table. LA Bowl, The Pavilion, Esplanade, Ryde, PO33 2EL, Tel: +44 01983 617070


Riding


Trotters Riding School - Ashey Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2XF, Tel: +44 7501094087

Upton Riding Stables - Newnham Road, Binstead, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3TH, Tel: +44 01983 566801

Fairfields Farm Stables Yard - Stroud Wood Road, Haylands, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4BY, Tel: +44 01983 616292

Sallys riding school-Forelands Field Road,Bembridge,PO35 5TR,Tele;+44 7974861674


Swimming


The Waterside Pool - The Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 1JA, Tel : +44 01983 563656


Squash


Westridge Squash - Brading Rd, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1QS.
Tel +44 01983 823883


Tennis


Ryde Mead Tennis Club - https:///clubs/ryde-mead-tennis-club
Church Lane, Ryde, PO33 2NB, Tel: +44 01983 811868

Ryde Lawn Tennis https:///RydeMeadLawnTennisClub
Playstreet Lane, Ryde, PO33 3BJ, Tel: +44 01983 562095


Restaurants & Bars in Ryde



ADA - Meditarranean
55 Union St, Ryde (01983 564023)

The Alamo
Steakhouse Bar & Grill
5 Esplanade, Ryde (01983) 638234

The Boat House
Springvale road, Seaview, (01983) 810616

Michelangelo - Northern Italian Restaurant www.ristorantemichelangelo.co.uk
30 St Thomas Street, Ryde (01983) 811966

Blacksheep Bar and club lounge
53 Union street, Ryde (01983) 811006

Ryde Tandori Restaurant
Union Street, Ryde (01983) 563165
Opening Times - 12 Midday - 2pm & 6pm - midnight
(Seven days a week)

Fowlers (Wetherspoons)
Union Street, Ryde (01983) 812112
Food Serving Times
All day until 1 hour before closing.

Fumo33
33 Union Street, Ryde,PO33 2LE
Telephone 01983 611118

Ryde Thai
4 Union Street, Ryde (01983 810944)

The Duck - Indian
Appley Rise, Ryde, PO33 1LE
Telephone 01983 613925
www.theduckiow.co.uk

Cadet Beach Club Restaurant
Appley Lane, Ryde (07960528925)

Bendula-Jamaican
5 Union street, Ryde
Tele 01983 566466

Harbour House-seafood
Esplanade Ryde PO33 2DY
Tele 01983 616662

Dell Cafe
Puckpool Sands,seaview PO34 5AR
Tele 01983 812947

Appley Beach Cafe
Appley lane Ryde PO33 1ND
Tele 01983 812573

CRAZY'S RESTAURANT-MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE.
49 High strreet ryde,PO332RE-Phone-01983 562670
www.crazysiow.co.uk

ARTISAN COCKTAIL BAR & GRILL.
24 UNION STREET PO33 2DT
01983 618555.

THE KING LUD
2 Esplanade,Tele 01983 562942

CASLTE INN
164 High street,ryde Tele 01983 613684

PAVILLION BAR
Esplanade,Tele 01983 617070

THE VETERAN BAR
15 Esplanade,Ryde PO33 2DZ

BAR 74
74 Union street ,ryde PO33 2LN -Tele 01983 616479

THE STAR COFFEE & ALE HOUSE
40 High St,Ryde PO33 2HT-Tele 01983 722658







Places to Visit




Adgestone Vineyard
Upper Road, Adgestone, Sandown PO36 0ES, Tel 01983 402882
Open all year, 10am - 5.30pm, Cafe on site.

Adgestone Vineyard is one of the oldest Vineyards in Britain. Adgestone is set on a south facing slopein 10 acres of outstanding natural beauty overlooked by Brading Down, just half a mile from the Roman Villa.

Prices - Free.

Amazon World Zoo Park
Watery Lane, Near Arreton, Tel 01983 867122
Open all year 10am - close, Cafe and Gift Shop on site.

A great day out for all the family, walk with the Lemurs.

www.amazonworld.co.uk

Appuldurcombe House

www.appuldurcombe.co.uk
Tele;+44 01983 852484 

Arreton Barns Craft Village
Arreton Village, just look for the gypsy caravan, Tel 01983 539365

www.arretonbarns.co.uk

Bembridge Heritage Centre
Bembridge, Tel 01983 874218

A facinating exhibition housed in a former victorian school. Past and present village life portrayed in photographs and artefacts.

Bembridge Windmill
National Trust, Bembridge tel 01983 873945

The Islands only remaining windmill dating from around the 1700. National Trust Gift shop and refreshment kiosk.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bembridge-windmill

Blackgang Chine
Chale, PO38 2HN, Tel 01983 730330

A fantasy world for the child in all of us.
Open March - October

https://www.blackgangchine.com

Brading Roman Villa
Moreton Old Road, Brading Tel 01983 406223

New award winning exhibition and visitor centre at Brading Roman Villa. Experience for yourself what it was really like to be living in Roman Times.

https://bradingromanvilla.org.uk

Bus & Coach Museum
Park Road, Ryde, Tel 01983 567796

Look around the different busses and relax on board the cafe bus. Free Entry.

Open from April to end of October on Sunday's, Wednesday's and Thursday's between 10am - 4pm.

iwbusmuseum.org.uk

Butterfly World
Medina Garden Centre, Wootton, Tel 01983 883430

Landscaped indoor gardens with exotic free flying butterflys. On site Cafe and Gift Shop.
Open April - October.

https://butterflyworldiow.com

Calbourne Water Mill
Newport Road, PO30 4JN, Tel 01983 531227

A facinating day out for all the family.

Open from April - October.

calbournewatermill.co.uk

Carisbrooke Castle
Newport Telephone 01983 522107

Motte and Bailey Castle where Charles 1 was imprisoned. On site Tea Room and Gift Shop.
Open all year round 10am-5pm in the Summer and 10am-4pm in the Winter. English Heritage.

www.carisbrookecastlemuseum.org.uk

Cineworld
Newport, Tel 0330 333 4444

www.cineworld.co.uk

Coastal Visitor Centre
Salisbury Gardens, Dudley Road, Ventnor, Tel 01983 857220

Exhibition of all aspects of Isle of Wight Coastline including management of landslides.

www.coastalwight.gov.uk

Commodore Cinema
2 Star Street, Ryde, Tel 01983 564064

https://leoleisurecommodore.co.uk/ryde/now/

Dimbola Lodge Museum
Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Tel 01983 756814

Museum and photographic galleries in a former house of Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.

www.dimbola.co.uk

Dinosaur Isle
Culver Parade, Sandown, Tel 01983 404344

Dinosaur Isle is Britains first purpose built dinosaur museum. The building displays many fossils and life size constructions of the Island dinosaurs.

www.dinosaurisle.com

The Garlic Farm
Mersley farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0NR.Tele;+44 01983 865378

The Garlic Farm is situated om the Isle of Wight within 6km from the towns of Ryde, Newport and Sandown in the fertile Arreton Valley.

Open 9-5 Monday-Saturday and 10-4 on Sundays.

www.thegarlicfarm.co.uk

Godshill Model Village
High Street, Tel 01983 840270

https://www.modelvillagegodshill.co.uk/

Haven Falconry Bird of Prey Centre in Havenstreet.
https://www.haven-falconry.co.uk
Tele;+4401983 716556

Island Speedway Ltd
Smallbrook Stadium, Ashey Road, Ryde, Tel 01983 811180

Premier League 500cc Motorcycle Speedway Racing. Enjoy a great evening out - bars, snacks, covered seating and free car park.

Open every Tuesday from April - October and every Tuesday & Thursday in August. gates open 6pm, Racing 7.30pm - 9.30pm.

www.islandspeedway.co.uk

Isle of Wight Pearl
Cilton Chine, Military Road, Brighstone, Tel 01983 740352

Open Monday-Saturday from 10am and Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm

www.iowpearl.co.uk

Isle of Wight Zoo- Renamed as Wildheart Animal Sanctuary.
Yaverland Seafront, Sandown, Tel 01983 403883
Home to the finest collection of Tigers in Europe.
retail@wildheartanimalsanctuary.org


Leo Leisure Bingo
2 Star Street, Ryde, Tel 01983 562616

leoleisure.com/ryde/html

The Needles
Alum Bay, Freshwater, Tel 01983 752401

See the Islands most famous views, watch glass blowing and sweet making demonstrations and see the remarkable coloured sands.

Open March - October

www.theneedles.co.uk

Oasis Shop
Carpenters Road, Brading, Tel 01983 613760

The Oasis is one of the most talked about shopping attractions in southern UK. With over 12,000 sq foot of unusual and dramatic products ranging from hand carved teak furniture directly imported from the small Indonesian Island of Bali to homeware gifts including candles. glassware and table ornaments.

www.oasis-iow.com

Osborne House
East Cowes, Tel 01983 200022

Explore Queen Victoria's Island residence and wonderful gardens.

www.english-heritage.org.uk

Owl and Monkey Haven
Acres Farm, Staplers Road, Newport. PO30 2NB, Tel 01983 530885

Why not adopt and animal for your loved one. On site gift shop and Tea Rooms.

Open all year round.

www.owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk

Quarr Abbey
On the main road between Ryde and Newport, Tel 01983 882420

Monastry of Benedictine Monks.

https://www.quarrabbey.org/site.php

Quay Arts Centre
Sea Street, Newport, Tel 01983 822490

www.quayarts.org

Robin Hill Country Adventure Park
Tel 01983 730052

Woodland walks and adventure play areas make this a great place for all the family.

Open March - November 10am - 5pm/August 10am - 6pm.

www.robin-hill.com

Rosemary Vineyard
Smallbrook Lane, Ryde, Tel 01983 811084

One of the UK's largest vineyards, free wine tasting and guided walks.

www.rosemaryvineyard.co.uk

Shanklin Chine
Tel 01983 866432

A scenic gorge of sandstone cliffs with waterfalls and a stream leading to the beach.

www.shanklinchine.co.uk

Ventnor Botanic Gardens
Tel 01983 855397

Well maintained gardens in the heart of Ventnor, Garden walks and a coffee shop.

www.botanic.co.uk

Tapnell Farm/AQUA PARK.
Tele ;+44 01983 758722
https://tapnellfarm.com/
Isle of Wights Bounciest & Wetest Attraction,20 Obstacles to Tackle,
On-Site Facilities,Showers,Tiolets,Wet Suits & Buoyancy Suppied.
All Sessions must be booked on line in advance.  aquapark@tapnellfarm.com


ISLAND PLANETARIUM
Tele 01983 761555
Fort Vivtoria country park,yarmouth PO41 0RR
Full Dome Planetarium Shows run in our Theatre,Space -Sience Displays,
Stargazing Evening from July till September,Booking is Required,


WIGHT MILITARY MUSEUM

Tele 01983 632039
Northwood Camp,490 Newport Road,Cowes PO31 8QU.
http://www.wmahm.org.uk
On-Site Tea Room & Gift Shop.
Monday to Saturday 10am - 3.45pm.


WIGHT AVIATION MUSEUM
Tele 07949704052.
Scotchells Brook Lane,Sandown,PO36 0JP.
https://wightaviationmuseum.org.uk


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