As part of the Isle of Wight Festival’s 50th anniversary celebrations, organisers of next weekend’s event will be appointing 1 lucky festival-goer as a ‘Golden God/Goddess’ to receive an exclusive backstage experience.
On the Saturday of the event (23rd June) festival goers will be dressed in their best gold finery to celebrate the festival’s golden jubilee. At 14:00 the crowds will gather at the helterskelter in Strawberry Fields where the best dressed will be anointed as a ‘Golden God/Goddess’.
Amazingly, the winner will receive a champagne picnic, a backstage tour and access to the pit to watch the action from the Main Stage.
The celebrations get underway on Sky Arts this week, where they will premiere the ‘Isle of Wight Festival 20 Greatest Moments’ at 21:00 on Saturday (16th June). The programme will celebrate the iconic music festival with a look back at some of the greatest and most memorable performances from the events illustrious history.