This August sees the return of the Wight Proms to Northwood House in Cowes. Win tickets and join the masses for a weekend of comedy, musicals, cinema, and the best in classical music.

With comedy acts such as Alan Davies, west end performers like Ruthie Henshall, and Britains most cherished soprano, Lesley Garratt – this is an event not to be missed…

Our annual comedy night bringing internationally renowned comedians to Cowes for One Night Only! Starring comedy legends ALAN DAVIES and SHAPPI KHORSANDI, supported by ESTHER MANITO.

Plus live music from the island’s very own THE ROCKAFELLAS, and the gates will stay open late so you can stay for drinks and dancing after the show! There will be hot food stalls too so you can have dinner on site at any point during the evening, without missing any of the action.

MAIN SHOW: 19:30-21:30


Be transported to the world of musical theatre; bringing you some of the best-known and popular songs from the West End and Broadway. 

Starring Leading Lady RUTHIE HENSHALL and West End stars: Craig Mather, Tessa Kadler, Mike Christie and Vivien Carter!

Support Acts: THEATRETRAIN and WINNERS of the IOW Music Dance and Drama Festival.

MAIN CONCERT: 19:30-21:30


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The weekend will climax in a rousing celebration of British music and flag-waving, including Pomp & Circumstance, Jerusalem and many more.

Starring Britain’s most cherished soprano LESLEY GARRETT and the Wight Proms Concert Orchestra, conducted by the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra’s Jonathan Butcher.

Support Acts: COMPANY B-UK and WINNERS of the IOW Music Dance and Drama Festival.

MAIN CONCERT: 16:30-18:30


The Wight Proms is thrilled to have added outdoor cinema to this year’s festival and is proud to present The Greatest Showman (cert. PG) sponsored by WightFibre. 

This smash hit movie musical stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams, and features an incredible musical score including ‘This Is Me’ which won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song in 2018. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, celebrate the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. The perfect family film for the summer!​

Gates open: 12:00
Main show: 13:00-14:45
Gates close: 15:30


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Dirty Dancing is an 80’s classic movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jeniffer Grey. Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

The perfect way to spend a balmy summer evening outdoors, and the gates will stay open late so you can stay for drinks after the movie!

Age 15+

Gates open: 18:00
Main show: 19:30-21:10
Gates close: 23:00


This family concert is a perennial favourite by Sergei Prokofiev, and is suitable for all ages. It engages with the audience throughout and helps children to enjoy the experience of going to a concert by making it fun and entertaining.

It is a wonderful way to introduce classical music to younger children whilst also entertaining the adults. With live wind quintet consisting flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn, our talented instrumentalists have worked with the CBSO, London Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra and have performed for West End shows and the BBC Proms.

MAIN CONCERT: 13:00-14:00


The best bit? We’ve got VIP and family tickets to give away…

  • 2 x Diamond VIP tickets to Wight Proms: Wight at the Musicals, starring Ruthie Henshall on Sat 31 Aug at 7:30pm – Diamond VIP ticket includes fizz on arrival, guaranteed covered seat and table, plus entry into the intimate after-show drinks reception with headliner artistes. Tables seat 6-10 people, so you may be sharing with other guests.
  • 1 x VIP Family ticket to Wight Proms: Peter & the Wolf on Sat 31 Aug at 1:00pm – Family VIP Ticket Includes: 2 x VIP tickets, 2 x VIP Child tickets. VIP tickets include a complimentary drink on arrival, guaranteed covered seat and table service. Tables seat 6-10 people, so you may be sharing with other guests.

All you need to do to win is request a song on the interactive weekend this weekend between 10 and 2.

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