Isle of Wight Festival

What Can Other UK Music Festivals Learn From Glastonbury?

Rachel McGrath | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rachel McGrath

There are other fantastic festivals up and down the country, but none of them come close to beating the Eavis family's spectacular. What makes Worthy Farm so special? And how can the organisers of Reading, Isle Of Wight, V et al replicate Glastonbury's success? Fresh from another brilliant weekend, I've got a few ideas...

This Infographic Shows Just How Few Female Festival Headliners There Are

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

The topic of female festival headliners rears its head each summer, and on Thursday, it didn’t go unnoticed that Florence And The Machine’s promot...

Isle Of Wight Festival: All The Backstage Snaps

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

If we’ve learnt anything during our years as festival-goers, it’s that celebs love getting their wellies on just as much as the rest of us, and th...

Rachel McGrath

The Surprise Stars From Isle Of Wight Festival

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Isle Of Wight Festival is done and dusted, which means festival season is officially well under way. Headliners Fleetwood Mac may have stolen the ...

Rachel McGrath

Are Fleetwood Mac The Festival Booking Of The Summer? Probably, Yes.

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Fleetwood Mac confirmed what many of us knew already at the Isle Of Wight Festival over the weekend. As they performed a stonking 20-track set, they r...

In Pictures: Isle Of Wight Festival 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Festival season officially kicked off over the weekend, as thousands of revellers descended on the Isle Of Wight. The Prodigy were tasked with clo...

The Isle Of Wight Festival Acts You NEED To See (As Well As Fleetwood Mac)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Isle Of Wight Festival is nearly upon us, and if you’re lucky enough to have tickets, then you’re certainly in for a treat. It’s impossible ...

This Infographic Will Solve Your Festival Prep Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Heading off to a music festival is no easy feat and, while buying fancy dress and plotting which bands to see is a lot of fun, the rest of the prepara...

The 14 Music Festivals Not To Miss This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Festival season is officially upon us, and if you haven't already snapped up your tickets for this summer's hottest events, then there's not long to g...

Why Were Dappy Fans So Upset This Weekend?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Dappy was met with a frosty reception from fans when he was 15 minutes late to take to the stage at the Isle of Wight Festival over the weekend, and w...

GUIDE: 15 Music Festivals Worth Buying A Ticket For

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The sun is finally starting to come in the UK which can only mean one thing - it’s time to start planning which music festivals to head to. Navi...

How To Avoid The Rain At This Weekend's Isle Of Wight Festival

Ronnie Joice | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ronnie Joice

This weekend for me sees the start of the British festival season - three months of mayhem is round the corner as I spend every possible weekend coming up in a field, soaked through to the bone, praying for sun. I'll be lucky.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 10 Jun - 16 Jun 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Tip-offs and musical treats are the name of the game with our Top Five Emerging Icons Live... so brace yourselves, new music fans- cos there's some be...

Sarah Dean

MUSIC BOX: A Surprise Success?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

CHART TOPPERS Cheeky pop star Olly Murs is the king of the charts this week after reaching number one with an album and single. The former 'X Fa...

Tales From the Middle of Nowhere (Vol. 2): Where I Get Over Illness to Play Four Blinders

Noel Gallagher | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Noel Gallagher

Got dosed up on hot whisky and Lemsip (the blackcurrant ones!) and sleeping tablets (to be taken responsibly young 'uns... just saying). Woke up the next afternoon in a very damp bed, freezing cold. It did the trick though.

I Went To The Isle of Wight Festival

Ronnie Joice | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ronnie Joice

And despite what I'm about to say, I actually had a bloody good time.

Sarah Dean

ISLE OF WIGHT: Elbow Dish On The Official Olympic Song

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Elbow, the band behind the official BBC Olympic song, have revealed they have no plans to ever play it live. Speaking before their set at the Isle ...

Sarah Dean

ISLE OF WIGHT: Jessie J Belts Out Her Best

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

The voice of confident performer Jessie J filled the muddy fields of the Isle Of Wight Festival on Saturday as the raven-haired pop star took to the m...

Sarah Dean

ISLE OF WIGHT: Festival Goes Crazy For Madness

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

The last time I watched Madness perform they were on top of Buckingham Palace, performing for the Queen. Saturday afternoon found them on the main ...

ISLE OF WIGHT: Suggs Blanked By Will.i.am And Prince William

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Madness frontman Suggs has revealed he was blanked by Prince William and Will.i.am during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert after-show party. Mad...

Festivalgoers Brave Mudbath At Isle Of Wight

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Extra police are to be deployed to help revellers leave at the end of the Isle of Wight Festival after heavy rains turned the site into a mudbath caus...

Isle Of Wight Festival Hit By Mudbath

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hundreds of revellers have been forced to sleep in their cars after traffic became gridlocked when the Isle of Wight Festival site turned into a mudba...

Isle Of Wight Festival-Goers Stuck In Solent Amid Traffic Gridlock

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

Several hundred anxious festival goers heading to the Isle of Wight are being held on boats in the Solent on Thursday evening amid traffic gridlock on...

I'm Going to the Isle Of Wight to Watch Bands

Ronnie Joice | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

This weekend I'll be returning to the Isle of Wight to watch bands, drink some pints of Carling and regularly pray that it doesn't rain.

Sand Up For Your Rights: Giant Beach Created For IOW Festival

PA | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

A giant beach is being created at the Isle of Wight Festival to give revellers a place to relax in between the acts being headlined by Bruce Springste...