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Festival Island

Most people have heard about the big rock festivals on the Island, but did you know that there are a whole crop of cultural, musical and sporting events held throughout the year?

Chale Bay Farm makes an ideal place to stay if you are attending any of these events as it is within 25 minutes of most of the island.

Walking Festival

Walking Festival 2014, 3rd - 18th May

The Isle of Wight Walking Festival was founded back in 1999 at which time it featured a programme of just 39 walks through the beautiful landscapes of the Island. Since then it has grown to become the biggest walking festival in the UK and Europe, with over 250 walks taking place as part of the main event. The Spring Walking Festival is normally in late April/Early May and trhe Autumn Event in Late September or Early December.  
The popular "Walk the Wight" charity walk in aid of Mountbatten Hospice is often held as part of the Spring Festival. More>>>

Isle of Wight Festival 

Isle of WIght Festival

The Isle of Wight Festival had its roots in 1968 when a relatively small event attracted 10,000 visitors to Ford Farm near Godshill.

The Isle of Wight Festival was revived in 2002 and has continued every year since in its current venue at Seaclose Park near Newport, attracting typically 50,000 to 70,000 visitors. The modern incarnation boasts up and coming acts of the day as well as global superstars.

For News of this year's festival and lastest announcements:  Click and Buy Tickets>>>

Rhythmtree Festival 

Rhythmtree Festival 2016, 15th - 17th July 2016
The Isle of Wight's most original, fun-filled, family friendly festival has now been going for over 10 years, with an unsurpassed reputation for bringing together a diverse, rich mix of high quality music and family entertainment. Rhythmtree showcases an increasingly diverse range of music with musicians from the Island, UK and beyond. More>>>

Ventnor Fringe Festival 

Ventnor Fringe, 9th-14th August 2016

Originally created by a team of local students in 2010 the festival follows the core principles of the famous Edinburgh Fringe that inspired it, in which any artist can take part. Since then, the Ventnor Fringe has gradually grown into one of the Island's most exciting new festivals.

A week long wonderland of pop-up bars and boutique venues, featuring hundreds of artists from across the world! More>>>

Garlic Festival 

Garlic Festival, 16th - 17th August
A Garlicky summer show with something for everyone.

Set against a beautiful backdrop of rolling green hills abd farmland the Garlic Festival is located just outside Newchurch, this show is food and entertainment at its very best with a vast array of eats, sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages. More>>>

We strongly recommend checking the websites of the events listed for their dates and opeing times.