Isle Of Wight Festival moves to September 2021

2 March 2021, 13:33 | Updated: 2 March 2021, 13:57

Isle Of Wight Festival crowd 2017
Isle Of Wight Festival has changed its dates to September 2021. Picture: Mark Holloway/Redferns/Getty

By Jenny Mensah

Organisers have confirmed that the festival is now taking place from 16-19 September 2021. Find out what we know about line-up and tickets.

  • Isle of Wight Festival 2021 has been moved due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • The historic festival is now taking place from 16-19 September 2021
  • The line-up is not confirmed but the festival are aiming to bring back as many of the artists as possible
  • All existing tickets will remain valid for September
  • Refunds are available for those not able to make the new dates

Isle of Wight Festival has moved its dates for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event, which takes place at Seaclose Park, will now open its doors from 16-19 September this year.

Sharing a video to announce the news, organisers wrote: "We're so excited to announce that we're moving the festival to 16th - 19th September 2021".

They added: "We're aiming to bring back as many of the artists as we can but rest assured, you'll enjoy a stellar line-up over the festival weekend."

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Will Isle of Wight go ahead in 2021?

Yes, Isle of Wight Festival will be going ahead in 2021 and will now be taking place from 16-19 September 2021.

Who is on the line-up for Isle of Wight 2021?

The line-up for Isle of Wight Festival 2021 is yet to be confirmed, but organisers say they will try and bring back as many of the artists as possible. The 2021 festival headliners included Lionel Richie, Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, Pete Tong and Duran Duran.

Are tickets sold out for Isle of Wight 2021?

Tickets are not sold out for the festival. Head to for more information.

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The likes of Reading and Leeds, Parklife and Latitude have also ensured fans that their festivals will go ahead.

Latitude took to Twitter to reveal that planning was "well underway" and organisers couldn't wait to be "reunited" with festival-goers this summer.

Reading and Leeds organisers wrote: "Following the government's recent announcement, we can't wait to get back to the fields this summer Party popper LET'S GO Clinking beer mugs #RandL21".

Creamfields, which takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend, is full steam ahead - with organisers confirming it has now sold out in "record-breaking time".

Meanwhile, Parklife organisers were "confident" the event, which takes place at Manchester's Heaton Park, would go ahead this year. In December, the festival was moved from June to 11-12 September to give organisers more time.

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