The Isle of Wight Festival, renowned for its rich musical heritage and vibrant atmosphere, is set to make a triumphant return in 2023. As fans eagerly await this iconic event, it’s important to stay informed about the festival’s start time, date, ticketing information, venue details, and how to watch the performances both on-site and from the comfort of your home.
With temperatures in the UK soaring over the past few weeks, summer feels like it is just around the corner. And you know what that means – festival season!
Among the big hitting fests to visit this year – including Glastonbury – is the Isle of Wight Festival.
Beginning back in 1968, the event has seen stars such as Lewis Capaldi, Duran Duran and Happy Mondays perform over the years.
When is the Isle of Wight Festival 2023?
Mark your calendars because the Isle of Wight Festival 2023 is scheduled to kick off on Thursday 15th, 2023. and run through Sunday 18th June. The festival traditionally spans a weekend, offering attendees several days of non-stop music and entertainment. As it has been in previous years, it will be held at Seaclose Park, Newport.
Isle of Wight Festival 2023 tickets
If you were hoping to snag tickets for this year’s festival, then we’re sorry to report that you’re out of luck – as weekend passes for the event have now sold out.
However, there are a handful of day tickets still available for Friday 15th June, so hurry and snap one up from Ticketmaster if you’re desperate to see the line-up!
And as detailed above, certain performances will also be available to watch on Sky Arts. The Isle of Wight Festival will take place from 15th to 18th June at Seaclose Park, Newport.
Isle of Wight Festival 2023 Venue:
Nestled on the picturesque Isle of Wight, this festival combines natural beauty with incredible music. The exact venue for the Isle of Wight Festival 2023 will be Seaclose Park on the Isle of Wight in England, known for its sprawling grounds and excellent facilities. From lush green fields to spacious stages, the festival’s setting provides a captivating backdrop for the performances, creating a unique and enchanting atmosphere that truly sets it apart from other music festivals.
How to watch the Isle of Wight Festival 2023
As it has done in previous years, Sky Arts will provide coverage of the festival for those who are watching it from the comfort of their own homes.
They will broadcast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening from 8pm onwards, and you can find the channel for free on Freeview channel 11 and Freesat channel 147. For Sky customers, it can be found on channel 130; and it is channel 128 for those with Virgin. Sky Showcase will also be showing selected sets from the weekend.
While not every artist from throughout the whole festival will be available to watch, some of the biggest names will be available to be streamed.
The Isle of Wight Festival 2023 is poised to deliver an unforgettable celebration of music and community. With its diverse lineup, stunning venue, and a plethora of ways to experience the event, from attending in person to watching via live stream or TV coverage, this legendary festival promises to captivate audiences around the world.