Isle of Wight Festival 2011

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£175 weekend with camping - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 60000
last updated: Wed 8th Jun 2011

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Top rock and indie names, legendary acts, and rising stars, on a large main stage or the smaller tented stage in a relaxed festival atmosphere.

The dates for the tenth Isle of Wight festival are from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th June 2011.

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Line-up

Kings Of Leon will headline the Friday, Foo Fighters and the reformed Pulp appear on Saturday, and Kasabian closing the festival on Sunday. Headlining the Big Top on Thursday (for campers only) is Boy George, Friday it's Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and The British Pink Floyd Show headline on Saturday, and The Manic Street Preachers on Sunday. Other acts include Kaiser Chiefs, The Courteeners, Band of Horses, We Are Scientists, Iggy Pop, Tom Jones, Seasick Steve, Beady Eye, Jeff Beck, The Script, Plan B, Public Image Ltd. (PiL), Cast, Hadouken!, Nick Lowe, and more. Tinie Tempah will no longer be appearing. For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.

Tickets

All ticket options have now SOLD OUT. Tickets were priced at £175 for adult camping, and £87.50 for a child ticket (aged 7 to 12 years). The price of an adult ticket without camping was £150 and £75 for children (aged 7 to 12 years). All children 6 years old and under on 10th June 2011 can go for free but must still have a ticket. A campervan permit was priced at £90 (all occupiers must also have a valid Camping ticket)- and have sold out. There will not be any Festival First tickets this year.

Every person attending the festival must purchase a ticket. This includes babes in arms. All children 6 years old and under on 10th June 2011 can go for free but must still have a ticket.

All Special Needs customers should call Ticket Zone on 0844 499 9955 to purchase tickets. If you are registered disabled your carer is entitled to a free ticket, you need to make Ticket Zone aware of this when you make your purchase.

The festival which has a capacity of 60,000 has a large main stage in a natural amphitheatre that showcases well known rock and indie names, a legendary act or two, and rising stars, in a relaxed festival atmosphere.

Thursday entertainment

Making a return in 2011 is the 5,000 capacity circus style Big Top which plays host to a campers only special night on the Thursday, and acts as a second stage once the festival begins.

Away from the Main Stage, is the Big Top, the Acoustic Stage, and the Platform One Bandstand offering unsigned acts and local bands, around 50 acts in all.

Life's a beach

New for 2011 is the urban beach, offering a space for festival goers to relax, unwind, re-energise and build sandcastles. The beach will have deckchairs, beach huts and a full programme of activities including exercise classes, beach yoga & zumba, by day and at night DJs, live music, and fire jugglers will take over.

Ferries

For those travelling to the island, there are various ferry options available, see Red Funnel or Wight Link for details.

Opening times

The arena is open from 2pm until midnight on the Friday, 11am until midnight on the Saturday, and 11am until 11pm on the Sunday. No bottles, cans, chairs, etc, may be taken into the arena. The Campsites are open from noon on Thursday until noon on Monday. Strawberry Fields is expected to open on Thursday at 6pm until midnight for campers and Festival First Members.

Kids Zone

The Kids Zone will feature a variety of events, performances and arts & crafts throughout the three days. This year sees the return of the Rainbow Stage, which will feature performances from a variety of storytellers, magicians, musicians, circus acts, and more.

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More information will be here when available.

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£175 weekend with camping - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 60000
last updated: Wed 8th Jun 2011


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