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News Release 27-02-2009

Massive Attack and Kraftwerk to headline Bestival 2009


Bestival, the Isle of Wight’s award-winning boutique music festival, has just announced that Massive Attack will be headlining this year’s Friday night, followed by Kraftwerk who take the headline spot on Saturday night. Winners of NME’s “Best Album 2008” MGMT, and Mercury prize winners, the Klaxons will be joined by exciting up and coming acts including Fleet Foxes, Florence and the Machine, VV Brown and many more!

Bestival 2009 will be taking place from 11 until 13 September at Robin Hill Country Park in Newport, Isle of Wight. The music is only part of what makes Bestival so magical. The family friendly atmosphere and weird and wonderful events and attractions, such as the famous fancy dress carnival, the inflatable church and, new for this year, “Blastival” a spectacular pyrotechnic experience, combine to create an unparalleled out of this world experience!

Tickets through Red Funnel cost £149 per adult and £75.75 for 13-15 year olds, and include weekend admission, camping, postage and booking fees. What’s more those aged 12 and under get in for Free!

Why not book your car ferry travel at the same time? By booking with Red Funnel now, not only will you find the widest choice of available sailings, but you'll also secure the cheapest fare. Travelling as a foot passenger? You can also buy your shuttle bus travel to the festival site with Red Funnel. Return tickets cost £8.50 for adults and £4.25 for children aged under 12.

Travelling to the Isle of Wight is easy with Red Funnel. Vehicle ferries run regularly around the clock from Southampton, which is within easy reach of the M3 and M27. For further information visit www.redfunnel.co.uk/bestival or call 0844 844 9988.

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