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Isle of Wight Festival returns in June 2021 after a year off, to welcome once again over 90,000 music fans for a weekend of rock, pop and dance music.

The Isle Of Wight Festival is the UK’s oldest music festival and takes place in Newport’s Seaclose Park on the Isle of Wight. Since first forming in 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival has secured its place in pop culture history thanks to past performances from Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Joni Mitchell and many more music legends.

The multi-genre music festival consistently welcomes some of the best acts from rock, pop, dance and much more to the unique island setting, complete with its own microclimate. Located just two hours from London, festival goers can experience the ultimate escape of live music and entertainment. To this day, Isle of Wight Festival remains a staple of the UK festival calendar.

Isle of Wight Festival 2020 was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Purchased tickets can be carried over to the 2021 edition. You can read the festival’s statement here

IOW2019 - Thanks for the memories

Isle of Wight Festival 2021 Lineup


Lionel Richie
Lewis Capaldi
Snow Patrol
Duran Duran
Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics
Jess Glynne
The Script
Sam Fender
Happy Mondays
Primal Scream
Kaiser Chiefs

Big Top

Happy Mondays / Foor / Natasha Bedingfield / Are You Experienced?

Main Stage

Lionel Richie / Lewis Capaldi / Jess Glynne / Becky Hill / You Me at Six / Lona

Big Top

Primal Scream / Shed Seven / Sigma [DJ set] / Joy Crookes / The Snuts / Donna Missal

Main Stage

Snow Patrol / Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics / Sam Fender / James Arthur / All Saints / The Lightning Seeds / Roachford / Rothwell / Asylums

Big Top

Kaiser Chiefs / ExampleSam Feldt [live] / Maxïmo Park / The Manor / Ella Henderson / Dylan John Thomas / Rebecca Hurn

Main Stage

Duran Duran / The Script / Supergrass / Carly Rae Jepsen / James Vincent McMorrow / Seasick Steve / Megan McKenna

Big Top

Razorlight / Mavis Staples / Maisie Peters / The Alarm / New Rules / LYRA / Balcony

Isle of Wight Festival 2021 Tickets

Weekend Camping Tickets & Day Tickets from £75.20 (€83.10) are on sale:
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The Isle of Wight Festival Weekend ticket allows you to camp all weekend in the festival’s campsite that runs alongside the River Medina, so all you need is basic camping gear, like a tent, a camping pad and a head torch (so useful in the night). If you don’t want to bring your own tent the festival offers a range of pre-pitched and boutique accommodations like Glamping. Alternatively, you can book nearby hotels & apartments using the map below or visit booking.com

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Travel Info

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Two companies operate car ferry travel across the water from the mainland to the Isle of Wight with Early Bird ferry offers:
1. Red Funnel operates a crossing from Southampton to East Cowes (1hr crossing).
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2. Wightlink operates two services, one from Lymington to Yarmouth (40min crossing) and the other from Portsmouth to Fishbourne (45min crossing).
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We recommend that you pay for your car parking in advance when you buy your Festival ticket.


Return Coach Travel is available from Bournemouth, Brighton, London, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, Oxford, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield. More to be announced soon.


Get 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.

There are fantastic Early Bird ferry offers available from Wightlink and Red Funnel.


Red Funnel offers two services for people travelling on foot: the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes or the Red Jet from Southampton to West Cowes. There are bus stations at both Cowes’ terminals where you can catch the bus to take you directly to the Festival.
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Wightlink offers two services for people travelling on foot: the ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth and the Catamaran from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde. There are bus stations at both Island terminals where you can catch the bus to take you directly to Festival.
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Hovertravel operates a hovercraft service from Southsea to Ryde taking only 10 minutes to cross the Solent. They have a quick and easy Hoverbus service connecting from all Portsmouth stations with every Hovercraft service*. Onward bus travel to the Festival site is only a short 2 minute walk from their Ryde terminal.
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