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Isle of Wight Festival exclusive Islander ticket deal

Isle of Wight Festival curator John Giddings is offering Island residents an exclusive ticket deal to see the likes of Rod Stewart, Arcade Fire, Run DMC and David Guetta at this year’s festival. John said: “The Isle of Wight has an incredible community which we’re honoured to have worked with over the years. Residents have contributed hugely to what we’ve achieved and we wanted to say thank you as we move into a new era.”

From April 3rd – 30th, Island residents can buy day tickets for this year’s Festival for £49.50 each (plus postage). If you have already bought your day ticket you won’t miss out.  You can either claim an additional complimentary ticket for the original day of purchase or you can buy a ticket for a different day for only £20.

To take advantage of the offer, go to https://www.thepriceiswight.co.uk/product/isle-of-wight-festival-deal/

This year’s line-up also features Catfish and the Bottlemen, Kaiser Chiefs, Rag’n’Bone Man, Bastille, The Kooks, Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson as the festival returns to Seaclose Park, Newport from June 8th-11th.

Warriors on the warpath!

It promises to be an exciting season for Wightlink Warriors and their fans as speedway returns to Smallbrook Stadium this April.
Barry Bishop and Martin Widman, co-promoters of the Warriors, have ambitious plans to transform Smallbrook into the Island’s leading sports complex, as well as making Thursdays a speedway fun night out for all the family.
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New Island High Sheriff

As a 6ft 7in former rugby player, Ben Rouse admits he had to get used to standing out in the crowd. That is one reason why he is unlikely to be fazed when he carries out his duties as the new High Sheriff of the Isle of Wight, wearing the full regalia – tights, frills and all!

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Dragons are coming to Island Harbour!

The Isle of Wight Festival is hosting the Dragon Boat Race on Thursday April 27th, in partnership with Stand Up To Cancer. This is the third time a race of this kind has taken place on the island, with national and local companies competing on the water in a series of races and enjoying a day of entertainment at Island Harbour.
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