Taste of the Wight Events
Events are a big part of the Isle of Wight, and not reserved for just the summer months. Our love of food is showcased throughout the year through a series of events from the legendary Garlic Festival in August to the many Christmas Markets over the winter months, you are spoilt for choice!
Whether you visit an organised food festival or not, you wont miss the amazing fresh local produce on offer across the Island.
Here are our picks of our great foodie events:
(but if you think we are missing anything, please give us a shout on email@example.com or call us on 01983 200336)
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There will be the usual two rooms of locally produced arts and crafts to tempt you as well as the gorgeous courtyard of crafts! The Garlic shop will be open of course and the restaurant and cafe will be serving up garlic goodies (and non-garlic goodies) for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There will also be carol singers and other entertainment as well as some festive delights. FREE ENTRY and FREE PARKING so make a date in your diary and see…Find out more »
Enjoy Sunday evening at The George listening to the super talented Sam Sheasby £20 per person for a two course seasonal supper – from 7pm. Make the most of the weekend and stay the night with our Snug Sunday special Classic Room £160 DBB Deluxe Room £195 DBB To book call 01983 760331Find out more »
Sausages, bangers, snags; everybody loves them! We will be serving a large array of sausages produced for us by our local butcher alongside a choice of flavoured mashes and sauces for you to pick and mix your favourite selection! Booking advisable.Find out more »
Join The George for a Festive Cocktail Masterclass and Tasting with the talented team from The Isle of Wight Distillery who will be shaking and stirring some Christmas spirit to tantalise tastebuds for those upcoming festive events. They will be working their magic on a tipple to sparkle at the Christmas party, a little pick me up for the morning after and a spectacular treat for New Year’s Eve! Arrive from 7pm for a 7.30 start! Two course seasonal dinner included –…Find out more »
Opening hours - 11am - 6pm Sat 10.30am - 4pm Sun After the success of the Cowes Christmas Festival last year, we are bringing it back so you can get the very best food, drink and gifts just in time for Christmas. With a host of great quality exhibitors and festive entertainment, it’s an event you don’t want to miss. We showcase: Live cookery demonstrations from talented local chefs including MasterChef 2016 winner Jane Devonshire at our interactive Cookery Theatre,…Find out more »
Experience the magic of steam at night and enjoy a festive carvery dinner. Upon arrival join us for a warming glass of mulled wine … Board the ‘Festive Flyer’ for a relaxing trip through the night-time countryside … Adjourn to the Calbourne Room for a special three course candlelit Christmas carvery supper, accompanied by seasonal music and carols Please note: The carvery supper must be booked in advanceFind out more »
Sunday 17th December, 11am to 3pm We are looking forward to warmly welcoming you to our Christmas Festive Fayre and will have a wonderful selection of local suppliers and produce; featuring Liz Earle, Rust Jewellery, Blue by the Sea, The Isle of Wight Distillery and more, including our very own stand with in-house products and toiletries, handmade pastries, mince pies and much more. Come and join the fun! Brass band playing festive tunes 1-3pm A scrumptious Sunday roast (please book)…Find out more »
After the indulgence of Christmas Day, settle back in our warm and comfortable Victorian and Edwardian carriages to enjoy a steam train journey through the Island’s unspoilt winter landscape … And if you wish to walk off the Christmas Pud, hop off at Ashey or Wootton for a stroll in the countryside! Plus, visit our Winter Wonderland and there’s a complimentary mince pie for every traveller! An ideal way to unwind after the frivolities of Christmas Day!Find out more »
As the clock strikes midnight enjoy our dazzling fireworks which will be set off from the end of Yarmouth’s historic Pier. Watch from our garden or Conservatory – either will give you a great view! Dine in either the lively Conservatory or enjoy the more intimate, elegant, sophisticated ambiance of Isla’s. Please state your preference at the time of booking. Five course menu to include a chilled glass of champagne on arrival – £99 per person. Our bedrooms are also available for a minimum two…Find out more »
Welcome 2018 with a peaceful New Year ride through the Island’s winter landscape aboard our vintage steam trains … For something extra, hop off at Ashey or Wootton for a stroll in the countryside! A Winter walk through the Carriage and Wagon workshop and Engineers Yard will take you to the new Train Story Discovery Centre - Indoors! Packed with fascinating facts you will learn about the history of railways on the island and see many rare locomotives, carriages and…Find out more »