IT has been announced that Tim Burgess and Mark Collins from The Charlatans are set to perform completely surrounded by water on the iconic Spitbank Fort in the Solent. 

The infamous duo will perform an intimate acoustic gig on the historic Napoleonic fort to just 60 lucky ticket holders, prior to the opening of the Isle of Wight Festival on Thursday 21st June.

Tickets can be won via promoters Absolute Radio on the Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show and on their website,

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Festival-goers will have to brave crossing the Solent by boat to the gig, the only way of reaching the isolated structure. The event will kick off at 16:00hrs.

Picture: The Charlatans

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