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Gin, Dance And DJs Announced For Wightlink's Ferry Terminals During Festival Weekend

Tens of thousands of festival revellers will be heading to the Isle of Wight later this week, with Wightlink announcing special plans for sailings during that time.

The travel company has laid on live music on Thursday at the Portsmouth and Lymington car ferry terminals.

There will be a DJ set from Monday to Thursday on Wightlink’s flagship Victoria of Wight and Ryde Pier will host a Mermaid Gin bar and street food outlet.

Everyone will be encouraged to capture the moment by posing inside a Wightlink selfie board.

“It takes months to get everything ready but we’re looking forward to the long weekend and making sure festival-goers get the best experience as they cross the Solent with Wightlink,” says Commercial Director Phil Delaney.

Wightlink social media content creators Lisa and Fern will be at the heart of the action, ready to share the excitement on the company’s Instagram, Facebook and TikTok accounts.

Every morning, they will be posting highlights of the previous day’s entertainment and previewing the acts still to come.

“Last year was my first Festival and the buzz was incredible,” says Fern.

“We did our best to capture the flavour of the event and we were delighted people watching our videos at home said it made them feel they were here as well.”

Lisa concluded:

“I think Isle of Wight Festival has the best vibes. It’s family friendly and everyone’s very happy.

“My absolute highlight was watching Noel Gallagher on stage in 2019.”

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