Newport IoW Jazz Weekend
Newport Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend 01 - 04 June 2017
The Newport Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend is now in its fourth year and will feature the very best of UK jazz, covering all styles. The event is non-profit making and is organised by local volunteers and musicians. Each year in addition to the main acts themselves there are workshops and free "fringe" events involving local musicians. For four days in the Isle of Wight's main town of Newport there is non-stop jazz.
For more information please see www.newportjazzweekend.co.uk
The venues are all located at Newport in the centre of the Island. It is really easy to get to on foot via Red Funnel's Red Jet Hi-Speed passenger only service which operates from Southamton to West Cowes every 30 minutes at peak times (including Saturdays) and every 60 minutes at other times. The crossing time is 23-25 minutes. On arrival at West Cowes, connecting bus services go to Newport with a journey time of 20 minutes.
If taking the car, Red Funnel's passenger vehicle service operates houry between Southampton and East Cowes and takes 55-60 minutes. Newport is a 15-18 minute journey depending on the traffic.