Matt, Fern And Stan Welcome Festival Revellers

WIGHTLINK TO HOST ITS OWN ONBOARD FESTIVAL FOR REVELLERS HEADING TO THE ISLAND

Isleofwightfestival2024logoWightlink is ready to welcome crowds of music lovers who will be travelling by ferry to the Isle of Wight Festival, one of the most popular events on the calendar.

Tens of thousands of people will be crossing the Solent from Portsmouth and Lymington for the 4-day event, with the busiest days being Thursday (20th June) to the Island and Monday (24th June) back to the mainland.

Wightlink has laid on live music on Thursday at the Portsmouth and Lymington car ferry terminals to get revellers in the party mood. There will be a DJ set from Monday to Thursday on Wightlink’s flagship Victoria of Wight and Ryde Pier will host a Mermaid Gin bar and street food outlet. Everyone will be encouraged to capture the moment by posing inside a Wightlink selfie board.

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Commercial Director Phil Delaney has said:

“It takes months to get everything ready but we’re looking forward to the long weekend and making sure festival-goers get the best experience as they cross the Solent with Wightlink,” says Commercial Director Phil Delaney.”

Wightlink social media content creators Lisa and Fern will be at the heart of the action, ready to share the excitement on Wightlink’s Instagram, Facebook and TikTok accounts. Every morning, they will be posting highlights of the previous day’s entertainment and previewing the acts still to come.

Fern says:

“Last year was my first Festival and the buzz was incredible. We did our best to capture the flavour of the event and we were delighted people watching our videos at home said it made them feel they were here as well.”

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“I think Isle of Wight Festival has the best vibes. It’s family friendly and everyone’s very happy. My absolute highlight was watching Noel Gallagher on stage in 2019.”

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Jonny
Jonny
1 day ago

Of course they are welcoming them,they are rubbing their hands with glee at the massive price hikes they have inflicted on them,but playing agadoo at the ferry terminals to get them in the mood,aint gonna cut it!

Gottalarf
Gottalarf
1 day ago

I bet there won’t be a single cancelled sailing during the festival…..

You watch and note the following week when it gets back to “normal”

Fred
Fred
Reply to  Gottalarf
1 day ago

Couldn’t agree more with you

Irish K Anus
Irish K Anus
Reply to  Gottalarf
1 day ago

Why did you say that, they will now cancel maybe a couple of ferries just to prove you wrong.

Isle of Joke
Isle of Joke
Reply to  Gottalarf
1 day ago

If only Shitelink provided their usual crap unreliable service
when the Festival is on.
Cancelling of Ferries at short notice etc etc

Rip island
Rip island
Reply to  Gottalarf
1 hour ago

If they have moved all the staffs hours to cover the festival ferries , probably will happen

Bobs Biggest Fan
Bobs Biggest Fan
1 day ago

No essential member of staff or technical delays now suddenly a Reliable service was the onboard entertainment Typical Wightlink sham .. cramming as many of the great unwashed on the ferries as possible .. so time not to travel four a week .. then the normal unreliable service we have come to expect .. resumes .. roll on regulation of these companies.

Last edited 1 day ago by Bobs Biggest Fan
Broc Silva
Broc Silva
1 day ago

Great to see Wightlink joining in and adding something to the weekend. If they were the money grubbing thoughtless company many claim they could do nothing, you know, like all those endlessly whining about them.

Gottalarf
Gottalarf
Reply to  Broc Silva
1 day ago

Out of idle curiosity I just checked the price for a Friday / Tues return.

This week £277 (economy ticket) – the following week same journey and days, £124

Wightlink really are adding something to the weekend, a mark up of £153 or well over 100%

Personally, I couldn’t give a monkeys so I can assure you what you can hear isn’t a whine but a laugh at all the Muppets that can’t see through the smokescreen…

Last edited 1 day ago by Gottalarf
Peter Purve
Peter Purve
Reply to  Gottalarf
1 day ago

The vast majority will be coming as foot passengers.

Gottalarf
Gottalarf
Reply to  Peter Purve
23 hours ago

Maybe the vast majority but the ferry car spaces are totally full up with nothing available for the whole weekend via Fishbourne / Portsmouth so however you look at it Wightlink are coining it….

Lover of life
Lover of life
1 day ago

Your all party poopers, people will pay money if they so desperately want something? I hope they all have an amazing time on our beautiful island.

Ben
Ben
1 day ago

How many boats will be cancelled this weekend? Let me guess 0

Qwerty King
Qwerty King
1 day ago

Stop the boats! It’s the only way we can save ourselves from this music loving scourge.

Gottalarf
Gottalarf
Reply to  Qwerty King
19 hours ago

Rock & Roll ain’t been the same since Buddy Holly died…. 🙂

 

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