Upcoming Events

Greener Futures - Pop Up Family Workshop

Join New Carnival Artists for a FREE pop up, drop in workshop for younger children to make sustainable carnival costume pieces, ready to bring along and wear in the IW Mardi Gras the following week.

Old Nat West Building, Ryde town centre, on the corner of Lind Street and the High Street
Saturday 29th June
10am - 1pm

Suitable for all - all children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is part of the IW Biosphere Festival.

This workshop will also give parents / carers and children a chance to share their views about where the 20 million pounds of levelling up money for Ryde could be spent.


Ports Fest Mardi Gras Parade

The second Mardi Gras Parade as part of the Ports Fest event. Saturday 29th June - Portsmouth


Winchester Hat Fair Carnival

Friday 5th July - Winchester


IW Mardi Gras 2024 - The Story of Carnival

Saturday 6th July - Ryde


Ventnor Fringe

Headdress making workshop in the children's area


Ryde Children's Carnival Day

Fantastic family friendly fun in Ryde all day with Ryde Carnival Association.


Merry and Bright - Festival of Light

Our winter event, featuring a lantern parade around Ryde, lantern sculpture installations in Vernon Square Garden, the Neon Garden in St Thomas's Rest Garden, musical performances and much more!
Friday 6th December 2024


Isle of Wight County Show

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July