Calling all Culture Vultures

15-04-2015 Calling all culture vultures: great value breaks to the Isle of Arts Festival still available with Red Funnel, with day trips from £28pp and weekend breaks from £104pp

For a day…

Friday 1 May 2015: From political gossip to Oscar Wilde - spend the evening with Gyles Brandreth from £28pp

Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster, former MP and Government Whip, whose one man show ‘Looking For Happiness’ received rave five star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Gyles is now heading to the Isle of Wight for the Isle of Arts Festival on Friday 1 May, to offer up his thoughts on topics ranging from political gossip to Oscar Wilde!

Take a day trip to the Isle of Wight and spend the evening with Gyles Brandreth from just £28 per person, including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel. Based on four adults traveling together in May 2015, with a special discount on event tickets and ferry crossings when booked with Red Funnel.

Saturday 2 May 2015: Listen to this - a night with classical musician Julian Lloyd Webber, from £30pp

Widely regarded as one of the finest musicians of his generation, Julian Lloyd Webber enjoys one of the most creative and successful careers in classical music today, and is set to take audiences on a historical and musical journey during his evening show for the Isle of Arts Festival.

Spend a day on the Isle of Wight and enjoy an evening with Julian Lloyd Webber from just £30 per person, including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel. Based on four adults traveling together in May 2015, with a special discount on event ticket entry and ferry crossings when booked with Red Funnel.

Sunday 3 May 2015: savour the Chicago Blues with the Mud Morganfield Band from £28pp

Over the last two years, Mud Morganfield, the eldest son of the undisputed king of the Blues, Muddy Waters, has been performing charismatic Chicago Blues around the world. Now set to bring his soulful beats to the Isle of Wight, visitors will be forgiven for thinking they have been transported to the bars of Chicago when they hear Morganfield and his band performing tracks from their most recent album ‘For Pops’, recorded as a tribute to Mud Morganfield’s late father.

Enjoy a day out on the Isle of Wight and catch the Mud Morganfield Band from just £28 per person, including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel. Based on four adults traveling together in May 2015, with a special discount on event ticket entry and ferry crossings when booked with Red Funnel.

For a longer stay…

TWO NIGHT B&B STAY at The Leconfield B&B, from £156pp
Set into Bonchurch Downs on the pretty Southern side of the Island, The Leconfield is a family owned Victorian B&B and enjoys spectacular views of the Channel. With easy access to walks along coastal paths and the downs, and a setting close to the centre of Ventnor, it is the perfect base to explore the wide ranging events of the Isle of Arts Festival.

A couple can escape to the Isle of Wight for a bank holiday break from just £156 per person. This price is based on two adults sharing a double en suite room on a B&B basis, return vehicle ferry crossings with Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, and entrance to the Gyles Brandreth, Julian Lloyd Webber, and the Mud Morganfield Band events. Based on travel during May 2015.

THREE NIGHT SELF-CATERED STAY at Woodcliffe, from £104pp
Woodcliffe is a beautiful self-catered apartment located in the unspoilt village of St. Lawrence, just a 10 minute talk from the beach.

Enjoy a three-night bank holiday break at Woodcliffe from just £104 per person. This price is based on four adults traveling together, staying at Woodcliffe on a self-catered basis, and includes return vehicle ferry crossings with Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, and entrance to the Gyles Brandreth, Julian Lloyd Webber, and the Mud Morganfield Band events. Based on travel during May 2015.   

For more information and to book, visit www.redfunnel.co.uk/artisle

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