Our diary is here to advertise as many events as we can so if you would like us to promote your event, fill in our contact form. If you’re a pub or other venue then why not keep us up to date so we can add you to our gig guide? Once you’ve been in touch we’ll send you an email address so you can send us your listings.

Please check with the venue that the event is still on. We can’t be held responsible for errors on these listings.

Art for All @ The Beckford Centre
Dec 3 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Art for All @ The Beckford Centre

Art for All at the Beckford Centre in Cowes.


For more information, contact the Centre.

SingAbout @ St James' Church
Dec 3 @ 14:00 – 16:00
SingAbout @ St James' Church

SingAbout is a social singing activity based on recognised music therapy which meets in East Cowes on a Thursday, run by Independent Arts on the Isle of Wight.  It can help to improve your memory, breathing, speech, movement and confidence.

It’s great and an opportunity to get out and meet people.  Refreshments are provided.  Everyone welcome.

The Elephant Club Circle Dancing @ St Andrew’s Hall
Dec 3 @ 14:15 – 15:45
The Elephant Club Circle Dancing @ St Andrew’s Hall

The Elephant Club Circle Dancing is a group activity, developed by Dementia Pathfinders.  A group specifically for people suffering from memory loss or dementia in Cowes.


The sessions are free, fun, and gentle, and aimed at helping participants gain physical and mental confidence.

The sessions will be monthly on the 1st Thursday of each month.


No need for special clothing or equipment, just a willingness to give it a go and be with others!!

Free parking is available in the hall’s car park and free refreshments are served during the session.

Slimming World @ Cowes Primary School
Dec 3 @ 17:30
Slimming World @ Cowes Primary School

Would you like to lose weight without going hungry and with the support of a caring friendly group?  With Slimming World you can!


Group times 5.30pm and 7.30pm

For more information contact Wendy.

Walking Netball at Cowes Enterprise College @ Cowes Enterprise College
Dec 3 @ 18:00 – 19:00
Walking Netball at Cowes Enterprise College @ Cowes Enterprise College

Walking Netball is held every Thursday from 6pm – 7pm at Cowes Enterprise College.

The cost is £3 and there is no need to book, just turn up. No experience required.


Come and try it, first session is FREE!


This is a slowed down version of the game designed so that anyone can play regardless of age or fitness levels.

Open Mic Night @ The Vectis Tavern
Dec 3 @ 21:00
Open Mic Night @ The Vectis Tavern

Tonight is Open Mic Night at the Vectis Tavern.

Community Teapot @ St Mary the Virgin Church Hall
Dec 4 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Community Teapot @ St Mary the Virgin Church Hall

Community Teapot – come for a cuppa, a biscuit and a friendly chat.  There’s no prices just affordable donations!


All welcome

Gurnard Film Society – Erin Brockovich @ Gurnard Village Hall
Dec 4 @ 19:00 – 22:00

2000 Legal drama based on true story US

In this true-life drama, Julia Roberts’ mesmerising performance as an ordinary yet extraordinary woman taking on the might of big business earned her an amazing six top awards, including the Best Actress Oscar.

Director:  Steven Soderbergh

Film starts at 7.30pm. Doors are open from 7pm.


Admission:  £5.00


Booking in advance is needed – either call 01983 240615 or text 07801 532482 – there is seating for a maximum of 30 people.

At the time of booking you will need to advise how many seats you need and whether together or socially distant.  You can have 1, 2, 3 or more seats together.  There will be a 2 meter distance to the next seat or group and a 1.5 m distance between rows.  Please book asap and before midday on Friday 6th November.

Face coverings are now a requirement in community halls, unless exempt or when eating or drinking your refreshments.

* Payment is by cash only (until we can afford to buy a card reader) so please have your £5 for each person ready to put in the box at the entrance, possibly outside, or just inside the outer door.

* Hand sanitising will then be required in the porch before going into the hall.

* You will be shown to your seat and you are asked to remain seated at the end of the film until shown when to leave.

* Please arrive between 7.00 and 7.30 p.m. to give us extra time for cleaning and to give you time for payment, hand sanitising and getting to your seat before the film starts.  Although the seating is socially distant you will still be able to converse with ‘near neighbours’ 2 meters around you while you wait.

* You are welcome to bring your own refreshments (including alcohol) and cushions as we will not be supplying any just yet.

Isle of Wight Foodbank
Dec 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Isle of Wight Foodbank

The Isle of Wight Foodbank holds a Monthly Clothing Sale which includes a tabletop sale. Good quality clothing and textiles all in need of a new home.

Their café will be open serving delicious homemade cakes to enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.

All welcome!

Childrens Games Club @ The Cowes Library
Dec 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Childrens Games Club @ The Cowes Library

The Cowes Library is a holding a Children’s Games Club for 5 – 12 year olds.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

There are a variety of different games available, such as giant jenga, knock-down dominoes, twister to different board games for older children such as chess.

It’s really fun and children can make friends!

If you have any games you no longer want, then please donate them to the Library.

Children can bring their own games to share too.

A variety of games available.

Everyone welcome.