Set sail to Eklectica on the Isle of Wight

29-08-2017  Red Funnel Ferries are proud to sponsor the Isle of Wight's brand new boutique festival Eklectica, taking place on the Isle of Wight on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2017.

Described as a festival with a twist, Eklectica promises an exciting programme of diverse, quirky and creative acts at the beautiful woodland setting of Robin Hill Country Park near Newport. The main stage will see internationally renowned, show-stopping tribute bands with a line-up including the Ultimate Elton John and the Rocket Band, The Killerz, Mumma Mia (Abba tribute,) Only One Direction, Ultimate Ben: Michael Jackson Tribute and the Killer Queen Band.

The Amphitheatre will play host to a range of entertainment from circus to comedy and theatre to burlesque. There will also be world-music acts, silent discos and a DJ spinning 90s hits for a non-stop party!

Festival tickets are available on the Red Funnel website with adult day tickets priced at £35 and weekend tickets at £65. Those departing with a vehicle from Red Funnel's Southampton terminal can take advantage of an exclusive 15% off return vehicle travel offer. This offer is bookable in advance at

Foot passengers travelling for the day can sail across to the Island for a special day return price of just £9.70. This offer applies to Red Funnel's high-speed Red Jet ferry service which transports passengers to the Island in less than 25 minutes. Red Jet tickets are available on the day of travel and are not bookable in advance.

Those looking to extend their stay can choose from a wide range of accommodation, from charming seafront hotels, to cosy B&Bs. Just a short drive from the festival grounds, The Fishbourne Inn offers four-star accommodation, wonderful sea views and an idyllic setting metres from the beach. A couple can enjoy an overnight stay at the Fishbourne including breakfast, a weekend festival ticket and return vehicle ferry crossings with Red Funnel from just £141.60 per person based on two people sharing a double room and travelling by car.

For more information on the Eklectica Festival, including booking festival, ferry tickets and accommodation please see


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