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Welcome to our essential and up-to-date guide to what's happening on the Isle of Wight including fun events for children, amazing festivals, live music and theatre, agricultural shows, arts exhibitions and quirky local events.   There usually something on most days, especially in the summer months, making the Isle of Wight the ideal holiday location for all ages.
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Carisbrooke Castle

The Castle is best known as the place where King Charles I was imprisoned before his execution in 1649 but that is only a small part of this castles 800 years of history.

Today, it is one of the Isle of Wight’s best tourist attraction and plays host to Jousting Contests and mock battles.


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July 2017

Knight School at Carisbrooke Castle

July 29 @ 10:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm
Carisbrooke Castle, Castle Hill
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1XY
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Have you got what it takes to pass Knight School? Join us for a summer of hands-on Medieval activities and crafts. Get involved in knight training, etiquette, storytelling and craft throughout the day. Design and paint your own shield or try on a mini harness of knight’s armour. Sat 29 Jul - Sun 6 Aug 2017 Time:10am-5pm Price English Heritage members - Free Adult - £9.40 Child, 5-15 years - £5.60 Concession - £8.50 Family - £24.40

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August 2017

Beauty and The Beast outdoor screening at Carisbrooke Castle, Newport, Isle of Wight.

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Carisbrooke Castle, Castle Hill
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1XY
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Come and join us for a fabulous evening out with loved ones.  People of all ages are thoroughly enjoying this masterpiece of a film.  Walk across the ancient drawbridge … pass through the magical gatehouse … into the Island’s most spectacular fairytale castle. If that doesn’t sound atmospheric enough, you’ll also have a chance to meet our ‘Beauty’ who is coming along to our outdoor screening of the new Disney live action version of Beauty and the Beast. TO PURCHASE…

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