The Three Ivatts

In May 2018, the Isle of Wight sees three of its own Ivatt Locomotives in steam together for the very first time.

26 May – 28 May 2018

31 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (14.3 miles)

25 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (9.7 miles)

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

Whether you visit this festival for the garlic marquees, the hundreds of arts and crafts stalls or the cooking demonstrations, you are sure to find food and entertainment at it’s very best. 

18 August - 19 August 

36 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (17 miles) 

25 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (9.3 miles) | More information

Lendy Cowes Week

Lendy Cowes week is the oldest and largest annual sailing regatta in the world. There is entertainment on the shore and racing can be watched from the Island or up close from a spectator boat.

4 August - 11 August 

30 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (13.7 miles) 

43 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (16.9 miles) | More information

Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally

During the August Bank Holiday weekend, up to 5000 riders of classic scooters will descend on the Isle of Wight. 

23 August - 26 August

42 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (17.8 miles) 

21 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (7.7 miles) | More information

Royal Isle of Wight County Show

See the best of the Island’s pigs, cattle, sheep and poultry or have a go at clay pigeon shooting in the country pursuits area. 

8 July 

23 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (11.3 miles) 

34 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (14 miles) | More information

Real ale festival

The festival takes place at Havenstreet railway station and features ales sourced from brewer all over the country. While having a pint of your favourite ale, you can enjoy live music between 1pm and 5pm. 

5 May – 7 May 2018

31 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (14.3 miles)

25 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (9.7 miles) | More information

Isle of Wight Steam Show

For four days this August, the Isle of Wight’s steam railway – Havenstreet will be home to well-maintained vintage cars, traction engines, old wagons and motorcycles. 

24 August – 27 August

31 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (14.3 miles) 

25 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (9.7 miles) | More information

Isle of Wight festival

The award-winning Isle of Wight festival has been running for over 15 years and is the Isle of Wight’s largest festival. There is always a nice friendly atmosphere and a showcase of fantastic acts from a variety of decades.

21 June – 24 June 2018

24 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (11.1 miles)

29 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (12.9 miles) | More information

Rhythm Tree Festival

A friendly and family orientated festival held at the picturesque Three Gates Farm. Rhythm Tree Festival has a great reputation for showcasing really diverse music and entertainment. 

13 July - 15 July 

14 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (6.4 miles) 

38 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (16.2 miles) | More information

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair

A one day festival of Folk and Blues with two music stages and a beer tent.

12 May 2018

20 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (9.7 miles)

33 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (13 miles) | More information

Electric Woods ‘Spirit of the Orient’

Robin Hill’s electric woods event celebrates Chinese New Year with oriental themed lightning and dazzling entertainment.

10 February – 25 February 2018

28 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (13 miles) 

20 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (9.1 miles) | More information

The Chale show

At the Chale show you will find Live arena acts, a horticultural marquee and a live music stage. The horticultural marquee is one of the largest on the South Coast with over 1200 exhibits including vegetables, flowers, fruit, photography, art and cookery. 

4 August - 5 August 2018

25 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (13.2 miles)

38 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (17.5 miles) | More information

Round the Island Race

Round the Island Race is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight. It is the fourth largest participation sporting event in the UK and welcomes competitors from all over the UK and Europe. There are some great vantage points on the Isle of Wight for spectators to enjoy this annual event. 

Starts 7 July 

28 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (13.5 miles) 

41 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (16.6 miles) | More information

Isle of Wight Pride

The Isle of Wight is proud to be hosting UK Pride 2018 in Ryde. 

21st July 

40 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (17.5 miles) 

21 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (7.7 miles) | More information

International Classic Car Show

Vintage, classic and custom vehicles from all over the UK and Europe come to attend this famous two-day classic car show. If you would like to display a vehicle it must be registered in advance with the organisers. 

15 September - 16 September 

42 minutes’ drive from Norton Grange Coastal Village (17.9 miles) 

20 minutes’ drive from Bembridge Coast Hotel (17.4 miles) | More information