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The Garlic Farm Events Calendar

We have lots happening at the farm from parties to opera evenings, film screenings to art exhibitions. Find out what's on and keep up to date with our events calendar. You can also find us at events and shows across the South of England and sometimes further afield. All upcoming shows are also listed here. Click on individual events for more details. If we're coming to a town near you, come and say hello, we'd love to see you!


Dates Description Location Book
Monday 20 Aug - 14 Oct Local Artist Spotlight: Caroline Knox

We have local artists displaying in The Garlic Farm restaurant. Each month is dedicated to one artist's work. Works are available to purchase and are priced individually.

Caroline Knox is a maker of unique and original hand pulled linocut prints. Inspired by her dogs and the walks they take her on, Caroline creates distinctive images of the scenery and animals she meets, encompassing many aspects of Island life.


Dates Description Location Book
Saturday 22 - 23 Sep Wimbledon Park Town and Country Show SW19 7HX
Saturday 22 - 23 Sep Parham Autumn Fair RH20 4HS
Saturday 22 Sep, 7pm - 11pm Harvest Supper four-course Local Food Menu

Celebrate our incredible bounty of Isle of Wight produce with a beautiful four-course menu designed by our head chef, Philip Hopkins using the best of Island grown fruits & vegetables, Island reared meats and Island made cheeses.


Isle of Wight tomato salad, fresh basil, basil oil, tomato consommé.


Highland beef brisket pastrami, home-grown beetroot – beetroot puree, beetroot salsa, beetroot crisps, TGF horseradish mustard gel, Isle of Wight soft cheese, garden herbed Melba toast.


Poached skate, beurre noisette, caramelised cauliflower puree, crispy cavolo nero.


Free range chicken roulade, spiced garlic sauce, sweetcorn & pineapple chutney.


Free range egg custard tart, hand picked blackberry compote, nutmeg meringue, Chantilly cream.

£29.95 including a welcome drink.

7pm start for pre-dinner drinks

Book Early to Avoid Disappointment.

Click here to book online or call us on 01983 865378

Friday 28 - 30 Sep Broadstairs Food Fest CT10 1JL


Dates Description Location Book
Tuesday 2 Oct Guildford Farmers Market GU5 0HB
Tuesday 2 - 3 Oct RHS Harvest Festival Show - Lindley Hall Lindley Hall
London SW1
Friday 5 - 7 Oct Wight Woodturners Exhibition & Shop

Following the success of their last pop-up exhibition, the Wight Woodturners will be joining us again for a weekend to exhibit and sell their beautiful hand-crafted pieces. They will also be demonstrating how woodturning is done and will be available to discuss their various techniques with you.

The exhibition will be open from 10am to 4pm Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October.

Saturday 6 - 7 Oct Autumn Show Ardingly RH17 6TL
Sunday 14 Oct Blackmoor Apple tasting Day GU33 6BS
Wednesday 17 - 21 Oct Taste of Autumn RHS Wisley
Friday 19 - 21 Oct Dartmouth Food Fest TQ6 9PD
Saturday 20 Oct, 18:30 - 21:30 Ghost Stories & Family Supper

Join us at The Garlic Farm Restaurant for a delicious supper and be entertained with Ghost Stories from our Isle of Wight Ghost expert, Mr Marc Tuckey. Marc will entertain us all with his incredible knowledge of Isle of Wight Ghosts and Haunted places of the Isle. We have our fair share around The Garlic Farm! But fear not, the garlic will keep those ghouls away!

Please book early to avoid disappointment by calling us on 01983 865378 or email thecafe@thegarlicfarm.co.uk

Friday 26 Oct, from 13:28 Dark Nights Lantern Walk 26th & 27th October

Following the success of last year's Dark Nights lantern trails, we are excited to have them booked in again this year.

Walk with us along an animated lantern trail, following ancient paths through fields and woodland, taking in light-up sculptures, art installations, music and performance along the way. The theme this year is Isle of Wight dialect & folklore.

The walk starts at 6pm from The Garlic Farm car park. All walkers should be ready to leave at 6pm.

There will be an opportunity to make your own lanterns at workshops leading up to the event at schools and groups across the Island.

Join us after the walk for musical entertainment from The Dollymopps, hot food & drinks which will be on sale from The Garlic Farm Restaurant.


Dates Description Location Book
Saturday 3 - 4 Nov Kingston Maurward Christmas Fair DT2 8PX
Tuesday 6 Nov Guildford Farmers Market GU5 0HB
Thursday 15 - 25 Nov Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market Gloucester GL1 5SH
Thursday 15 Nov - 10 Dec Waddesdon Christmas Fair HP18 0JH
Tuesday 20 Nov - 23 Dec Christmas Parties - Bookings taken for groups of 15+

We are now taking bookings for Christmas Evening Parties at The Garlic Farm.

If you are a group of 15 or more you can book for any evening from 20th November to 23rd December.

Our gorgeous Christmas Menu, designed by our head chef Philip Hopkins includes traditional Christmas Roast Turkey and other festive options making the most of Island produce, fish and meats.

£21.95 per person for two courses

£26.95 per person for three courses

Unique garlicky favours available and musical entertainment upon request.

Please call us on 01983 865378 or email hello@thegarlicfarm.co.uk to book in

Thursday 22 Nov Hever Christmas Fair Hever Castle
Saturday 24 - 25 Nov I Love Wight Christmas Market

The wonderful I Love Wight Christmas Market returns to the Garlic Farm for its 5th year running!

9am to 5pm Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November

Lots of stalls selling Isle of Wight made artisan products from wood crafts to leather goods, Christmas decorations to bespoke handmade jewellery, there is something for everyone's Christmas list. Be entertained by Island musicians playing in the courtyard and make the most of the restaurant and cafe on site for a beautiful breakfast, lunch or coffee & minced pie or get in the Christmas spirit and pick up a mulled wine to sip on your way round.

Saturday 24 - 25 Nov New Forest Christmas Fair Exbury Gardens
SO45 1AZ
Sunday 25 Nov Littledown Christmas Fair BH7 7DX
Friday 30 Nov - 2 Dec The Dickens Victorian Christmas Festival Portsmouth Historic Dockyard


Dates Description Location Book
Tuesday 4 Dec Guildford Farmers Market GU5 0HB
Tuesday 4 Dec, 7pm - 10pm Newchurch Parish Supper & Carols

Join us again this year for an evening of carols and supper at The Garlic Farm Restaurant including a glass of mulled wine, a winter warmer supper & mince pies.

Samantha Howard & members of Vocal Chords will lead the singing.

£12 per person.

Click here to book your tickets.

In aid of urgent repairs to Newchurch Parish Church East Wall and Tower

Friday 7 - 9 Dec BBC Good Food Christmas Fair KT8 9AU
Wednesday 12 Dec, 6pm - 9pm Christmas Wreath Making Evening

An evening workshop to make your own beautiful Christmas wreath to enjoy or to give as a gift.

Light supper and glass of wine included.

Why not get a group of friends or family to come and enjoy this creative evening together?

£40 per person to include all materials for your wreath, light supper & wine

Click here to book


Dates Description Location Book
Friday 25 Jan 2019, 7pm - 11pm Burns Night Supper

This year will be our fifth Burns' night supper at The Garlic Farm!

Join us for this traditional Burns' Night Celebration Supper with a Scottish Piper and Scottish Toastmaster.

Gorgeous traditional Burns' night menu with Haggis, Neeps & Tatties and Scottish Whisky Menu.

£27.95 per head including welcome drink

Come and enjoy a fun night of entertainment to warm your winter cockles at the end of January.

Click here to book

Book Early to avoid disappointment.


Dates Description Location Book
Friday 7 - 8 Jun 2019 Pop Up Opera: Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia

The amazing Pop Up Opera Company return to us for their 7th year to perform Il Turco in Italia by Rossini which is described as 'an uproarious comedy, offering silliness and absurdity in abundance, yet is a comic story that remains moving and relatable. It is a delightful yet difficult composition and is considered a musical feat'.

Tickets will be £45 per person including a light interval supper and a welcome drink.

Click here to book tickets

Book early to avoid disappointment.