Calendar of Events for Bonchurch 2022 

 

A Very Warm Welcome to Visitors and Residents

We look forward to seeing you and your friends at

our BCA events.

Any small surpluses generated by holding the events are

ploughed back into the enhancement of the Village for the

enjoyment of Visitors to the Village and All of the Bonchurch Community.

 

Many Thanks For Your Support

For any last minute changes check our Facebook page

@Bonchurch

 

 

 

 


Watch out for new events for 2022

AGM 

5th April at 7pm
held at
St. Wilfrid's Church Hall
(Trinity Road, Catholic Church Hall, 
go to the bottom of the car park)

All welcome


 

Walk With The Wight Walking Festival

Bonchurch Family Treasure Hunt

Quiz sheets are available 5th - 15th May

We have put together a quiz sheet of questions about Bonchurch Village that you can walk around the village to discover the answers. 

£5 (cash) for a quiz sheet

All the quiz sheets are numbered and at the end of the Festival your quiz sheet number goes into a draw and the winning number will be announced on our Facebook page.

Prize is £40 Waitrose tokens.

Quiz sheets available from 5th - 15th May

Rock Villa - 

Liz - 

Charlotte - 

(Answers to the questions will be found on bonchurchvillage.co.uk under News & Notices from

the 17th May - 31st May for two weeks only.)

Walk With The Wight Walking Festival

Dickens Walk & Talk

Please note that the eight places on each of the walks are fully booked very quickly.

 

7th May 2022, 10am

9th May 2022, 6pm

 

The walks are £15 cash per person.

A donation goes to the Bonchurch Community Association

and each person receives a complimentary copy of Oliver Cox's 'Four walks through Bonchurch'.

Book online - https://isleofwightwalkingfestival.co.uk/walks-key/

Search box - Bonchurch

 

An illustrated walk around Bonchurch Village looking at 

Charles Dickens visit to Bonchurch

in the Summer of 1849.

I shall be talking about Dickens family and the many visitors he invited to stay in the village,  sharing some surprising discoveries about the man, and what the family enjoyed doing during their holiday in Bonchurch.

 

Walk is for 2.5 - 3 hours long

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Famous Victorians & More Walk

8th May 2022, 10am 

10th May 2022, 6pm

This very popular illustrated walk around the village takes a look at some of the key properties where I have uncovered some very interesting stories of residents in the past.

We also visit the two churchyards to visit some of the fascinating tombs.

We discover authors, poets, artists, architects and musicians who have been drawn to

the beauty of the village, its landscape and history. 

Walk is for 2.5 - 3 hours long

Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee - 70 Years

 

Thursday 2nd June

Lighting of the Beacon

Village Green on Shore Road

Shanklin Village Band will be playing

8.30 - 9.30 pm

Beacon lit 9.15pm 

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The Big Jubilee Lunch

Sunday 5th June 12pm - 4pm

The Green on Shore Road

Bring your Picnic Blankets, Picnic Food and Drink.

Please note Bring Your Own as 

We Will Be Celebrating With You Today

Music on the Green 

(Portaloos will be provided)

9th & 10th July 2022

 

Open Gardens

Our hugely popular Open Gardens is a date for your diary

Fingers crossed for Great Weather

Friday 2nd December 5pm 2022

 

Christmas Lights at the Pond

Pond Christmas Lights Switch On.

Come and Join the Countdown

Saturday 17th December 6pm 2022

 

Carols Round the Pond

With the Wonderful Shanklin Brass Band

Join in and sing some favorite Christmas Carols.

Mulled Wine and Mince Pies to help the Vocal Cords.

There will be a collection for the Shanklin Band.