29 August to 1 September 2019
Festival of outdoor concerts this summer featuring cinema, comedy, musicals, classical music all at Northwood House, a Grade II* listed country manor house in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, just a walk away from the Red Jet passenger ferry. See below for lineup
You can buy tickets for just one show, or buy for more than one, and save on ticket prices.
https://www.wightproms.co.uk/tickets They even have VIP tickets which include a guaranteed table and seat, fizz on arrival and table service. Tickets are available to purchase in advance online, with some tickets available on the doors on the day (subject to availability as event is expected to sell out).
Gates open at least an hour before each show and close an hour or two after the show finishes (check times online), during which time you can visit their bar serving for hot & cold drinks or the various artisan food stalls.
The Wight Proms is an annual festival, and will be returning from 16-19 July 2020, so make sure you mark your diary!
Thursday 29 August – The Greatest Showman, Dirty Dancing
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) and Dirty Dancing (cert 15). 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!
Main shows The Greatest Showman 1300-1445 Tickets are from £4.50
Main shows Dirty Dancing 1930-2110 Tickets are from £9.50
Friday 30 August – A Wight Laugh
Our annual comedy night bringing internationally renowned comedians to Cowes for One Night Only! Starring comedy legends ALAN DAVIES and SHAPPI KHORSANDI. 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. Please note: this show is suitable for those aged 16+ due to swearing. Main show: 19:30-21:30
Tickets are from £23
Saturday 31 August – Peter and the Wolf
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: 1300-1400
Tickets are from £4.50
Saturday 31 August – Wight at the Musicals
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 a host of West End stars!
Support Acts: THEATRETRAIN and WINNERS of the IOW Music Dance and Drama Festival.
MAIN CONCERT: 19:30-21:30
Tickets are from £14.50
Sunday 1 September – Last Wight of the Proms
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
Tickets are from £14.50
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