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Isle of Wight Ukulele Festival

Sail over to the Isle of Wight Ukulele Festival with our travel offers between 16-23 October 2024. 

  • £12.90pp adult Red Jet day return
  • £6.40pp child Red Jet return
  • 20% off vehicle ferry travel

Offer T&C' s apply

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What's On

Back by popular demand, the Isle of Wight Ukulele Festival is taking place between the 18-20 October 2024. The fourth Ukulele festival promises an usual mix of fantastic artists, a wide range of workshops for all abilities, lots of jamming, open mic opportunities...and some surprise extras along the way.

Returning to Quay Arts in Newport, a beautifully converted building forming the Isle of Wight's leading art gallery and a comfortable and friendly venue for live events.

The Isle of Wight Ukulele Festival Line Up includes...

The Mother Ukers, Band who take on modern day classics with their ukuleles and forget them into timeless wonders of a bygone era with the power of ‘Ukular Fusion’.

Christopher Davis-Shannon from America plays great American songbook to Hawaiian standards to Brazilian bossa nova as well as his own originals.

Sage and Zara Their set features their original songs in which they channel their jazz and Hawaiian music.
The AD Cooke Band   Singer/Songwriter from the N.W. of England. Cooke' s songs are bout life, love, fun and happy times with a bit of humour and cynicism thrown in. 

Danilo Vignola Maestro of flamenco ukulele, is returning to IoWUF from southern Italy - anyone who was at our festival in 2018 will remember his amazing performance.

Luna Barge, A double-stomping, energetic, uplifting, indie-folk duo. armed with banjo, guitar, ukulele, 2 voices and 2 stomp boxes.

Baron Fortitude and Victorian Rapper, Baron Fortitude, is here to teach you why 19th century life was superior to Modernity, via the medium of hip-hop.

JC Grimshaw (and Friends) Ranging from gypsy jazz to raw blues to calypso, local ,popular, talented songwriter.

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Getting There

From Southampton: Set sail to East Cowes with your car and up to 7 passengers, or hop on our Hi-Speed Red Jet service as a foot passenger and arrive in West Cowes in under 30 minutes. Onward bus connections are available from both our Island terminals - from West Cowes, take the Southern Vectis no.1 to Newport, or from East Cowes, take the no.5 to Newport. Plan your journey here.

By car: Quay Arts, 15 Sea Street, Newport, PO30 5BD

Travel Offer T&C's

Vehicle Ferry: Valid for vehicle ferry travel between 16-23 October 2024, with a car with up to 7 people (additional passenger rates available). Subject to availability. Conditions: Not valid with any other Red Funnel offer or concession, including standard Travel Card holder discounts. Valid for new bookings only. We reserve the right to withdraw this promotion without prior notice. Standard conditions of carriage apply. Offer available online only.

Red Jet: Valid for a £12.90 day-return trip between 16-23 October 2024. Offer valid all day and travel must start in Southampton. Carriage is subject to availability and is on a first come first served basis. Note: It is not possible to pre-book specific sailing times with Red Jet tickets. Offer available online only.