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The Isle of Wight Events Diary and What’s on Pages that highlight the many things to do on the Isle of Wight all year around.  Find out about the Isle of Wight Music Festival, Bestival, Garlic Festival, Festival of the Sea and so much more.
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.
Explore our great Christmas and New Year Events happening across the Isle of Wight over this festive period.

Our listings provide a comprehensive guide to all events and festivals with ideas to suit all ages, interests and budgets. 

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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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The Railway Station
Havenstreet,Isle of WightPO33 4DSUnited Kingdom
01983 882204 www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk/

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is loved by everyone, from people who remember the nostalgic time of steam, to youngsters in absolute awe of the size, steam and power of the loco’s.

Throughout the year there are themed events which attract people from across the UK – Thomas the Tank Engine and not forgetting the Santa Specials they run in the weeks before Christmas. – MAGICAL.

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March 2017

Mothers Day Special

March 26
Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The Railway Station
Havenstreet,Isle of WightPO33 4DSUnited Kingdom
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Give Mum a relaxing treat on Mothering Sunday and join us for a special day out. With spring in the air it’s a wonderful time to take a steam train journey through the countryside followed by lunch in our Refreshment Rooms. Each mum taking a steam train ride will receive a special gift of spring flowers to make her feel really special! Admission to our new Train Story Discovery Centre is included in the Steam Train Fare.   Entry and…

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April 2017

Easter Fun

April 14 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm
Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The Railway Station
Havenstreet,Isle of WightPO33 4DSUnited Kingdom
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Treat yourself to a relaxing day out over the Easter break and enjoy the spectacle of some of the Island’s blossoming Spring-time countryside from the comfort of your seat on one of our steam trains! There’s plenty to keep the youngsters occupied including popular Island children's entertainer Greg Chapman who will amuse and occupy the kids with his stories, juggling and other antics.  Also, there’s colouring, crafts and an Easter Treasure Hunt to find the 'Golden Duck'. For the crafty…

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May 2017

IOW Festival of Transport

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The Railway Station
Havenstreet,Isle of WightPO33 4DSUnited Kingdom
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Admire the workmanship, enjoy the memories and expect to be surprised! Featuring an array of railway and road vehicles of all shapes and sizes, if you love cars and heritage transport this event is for you! Every vehicle on display is someone’s pride and joy … And this is also your chance to contribute to the Show! Whether your car, bicycle, road engine, truck, wagon or old charabanc is a rare vintage marque, a smartly polished classic, or just an…

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