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What is the Isle of Wight Festival?
The Isle of Wight Festival began with a series of Festivals between 1968 and 1970, widely acknowledged as Europe’s equivalent of Woodstock.
In 1970, a line up over 5 days included (amongst others) Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Joni Mitchell, Supertramp, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Chicago, Procol Harum and played to over 600,000 people.
There was no Isle of Wight Festival between 1970 and 2002 – when John Giddings, an established music promoter, seized the opportunity to re-launch it. John still curates every part of the Festival we enjoy today.
Since 2002, The Isle of Wight Festival stages have hosted The Rolling Stones, The Who, David Bowie, Muse, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Kasabian, Amy Winehouse, Kings of Leon, Jay-Z, The Strokes, Coldplay, The Sex Pistols, Fleetwood Mac, The Police, Blondie and Biffy Clyro.
How Much Do The Isle of Wight Festival Tickets Cost?
The prices for the Isle of Wight festival 2021 start at 70 GBP for the single day pass, according to the ticket provider StubHub (prices are subject to changes).
The providers have the following offers for different days:
- Adult Weekend Tickets: from 185 GBP
- Day tickets: from 70 GBP
- Student tickets: from 170 GBP
What Date Is the Isle of Wight Festival 2021?
This year’s Isle of Wight festival starts on September 16, and will last for 4 days, until September 19.
Isle of Wight Festival Lineup 2021
No more rumors! The Isle of Wights festival lineup has been officially announced and will bring stars like Liam Gallagher, Snow Patrol, David Guetta and Duran Duran at one place.
Where Is Isle of Wight 2021 Held?
This year’s Isle of Wight festival location is Seaclose Park, which is in Newport. All you need to do is get yourself to one of the four mainland ferry ports at Southampton, Portsmouth, Lymington or Southsea. After a short crossing, you will arrive on the Island and you’ll be at the Isle of Wight Festival in no time at all. The ferry ports are served by good rail and road links.
Where to Stay
Isle of Wight festival offers several options:
- Camping & Camping Plus
- Boutique Camping
- Luxury Backstage Camping
- Hotels (click here to see the options)
Frequently Answered Question
NEWPORT SHUTTLE BUS
There is a bus service (one way) to and from Newport, for more details visit www.islandbuses.info
BUSES AFTER THE FESTIVAL
From the end of the Festival on the Sunday until midday on Monday, Southern Vectis will be running return Festival shuttles back to all ferry ports to connect with all departing ferries (including departures through the night). Visit www.islandbuses.info for more info.