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The Isle of Wight Festival is known around the globe as one of the hottest dates on the cultural calendar, famed for being a truly remarkable celebration of eclectic music & fun in the sun.

The Festival begins on 21 June 2012, the eve of the summer solstice and with such a spectacular line up, is sure to be the best party in the UK on the year’s longest day. June is the start of a wave of massive summer long celebrations in the UK, so why not start the celebration in true Isle of Wight style.

2012 will see a spectrum of artists over three stages guaranteeing yet another year of unforgettable performances at the Isle of Wight Festival. The Main stage hosts a trilogy of American headliners – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers make their first appearance in the UK in over 20 years on the Friday night, Pearl Jam play their only UK Festival date and one of the world’s most influential artists, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, closes the Festival on Sunday night.

As well as these legendary acts there will be host of the best of British including Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Elbow, Example, Tinie Tempah and Jessie J, plus many more. The Big Top will host performances from Groove Armada Magnetic Man and The Darkness and the Garden Stage has Crystal Castles, The Charlatans (playing Tellin’ Stories) and more.

What’s more, the festival sports its very own beach, so you don’t need to leave the site to enjoy the seaside experience. From our award winning campaign Give Bees a Chance and The Kinetic Playground to this year’s eco initiative Love Your Tent the Isle of Wight Festival believes in doing its thing for the environment. Set in the stunning setting of the Isle of Wight, this is a weekend packed full of punches.

More info and tickets, priced £190, at www.isleofwightfestival.com