This weekend finds a whole host of foodie events worth getting on your bike for, including the third annual 3rd Isle Of Wight Cider & Cheese Festival at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Looking for something a little stronger than IW Blue Cheese? Join the Ventnor Botanic Gardens for the next edition of their Hop’s Festival!
Not feeling the food this weekend? Then celebrate all things ‘vectis’ with Isle of Wight Day this Saturday, highlights include £1 entry to Carisbrooke Castle for Island residents, as well as Islandwide community beach cleans the perfects excuse to get out and explore whilst doing your bit for the environment.
Food events this weekend…
Friday 20th Sep | The Boathouse, Springvale Road, Seaview, PO34 5AW | 01983 810616
The Boathouse’s Friday night steak nights are back! With amazing deals on steaks, sides and drinks this is an offer not to be missed! Offer is only available to pre-reserved tables only, don’t miss out!
Saturday 21st Sep | The Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The Railway Station, Havenstreet, PO33 4DS | 01983 882204
The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is bringing back there Isle of Wight Cider and Cheese Festival for the third year running! Bask in the glory that is Cider and Cheese and select your favourites!
Saturday 21st Sep | The Fishbourne, Fishbourne Lane, Fishbourne, PO33 4EU | 01983 882823
September brings a wine night with a difference. Hosted by wine guru, Jane Karabasic, from Majestic Wines this is a chance to compare bottles of fizz from across the world. A ticketed event with limited numbers, so be sure to book your places early! Nibbles will be provided!
Sunday 22nd Sep | Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, PO38 1UL | 01983 855397
Enjoy this unique day, celebrating Ventnor Botanic Gardens own beer made with the hops grown in the garden. Lots of local food and local music will be here on the day. Donations are taken upon entry.
Events for the whole family…
Saturday 21st Sep | Various venues
Celebrating the wonder that is the Isle of Wight. Watch as the carnival parades throughout the streets and the shops and businesses decorate to celebrate the wonderful Island.
Sunday 22nd Sep | Tapnell Farm Park, Newport Road, Yarmouth, PO41 0YJ | 01983 758722
An adrenaline-fuelled day of Pedal Go-Karting Fun! Take part and be crowned King or Queen of the Track! Plus lots more fun on the farm.
Something a different for the weekend…
Saturday 21st Sep | Shanklin Theatre, Prospect Road, Shanklin, PO37 6AJ | 01983 868000
The award-winning spectacular is Europe’s biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers. The show is a high-octane, adrenaline-pumping musical mash-up which has jump-started the legacy of Jake and Elwood for a new generation with its modern twist on this cult classic and an energy and spirit that is impossible to resist.
Sunday 22nd Sep | Arreton Barns, Main Road, Arreton, PO30 3AA | 01983 528353
Open to all motorcyclists, whatever you ride, any make, any model, any age & condition. There will be prizes for best old bike, best modern bike, oily rag and most unusual. Bring as many ancient and modern bikes as possible to make this event, once again, spectacular. There will be refreshments on site. Bikes for the show from 9.30 am
Find more events in our What’s On guide for more music, festivals and family events, plus all the latest Halloween and Christmas events coming up on the Isle of Wight.