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Isle of Wight festival hailed a success despite bad weather

Wed 11 Jul 2012

Isle of Wight festival hailed a success despite bad weather

Isle of Wight event Folkstation has been hailed as a success, despite bad weather.

The event, which was held at Green Barn Field near Porchfield, went off without a hitch although heavy rain hit the site over the course of the weekend.

According to a report by the Isle of Wight County Press, Malcolm Hector, a director of FolkStation, stated some of the weather was "completely unprecedented".

"But we adapted, the campsite team worked tirelessly to rearrange the parking and camping and the end result was fantastic, despite the difficulties we faced," he said, thanking those who helped to ensure the festival was a success.

Some 27 acts performed at the show over the course of the three days of musical action.

Earlier in the summer, rain caused problems for thousands of revellers at the Isle of Wight Festival, which featured headline sets from bands including Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Pearl Jam.

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