Tuesday, July 25 2017


Ventnor Fringe Festival is a one of a kind event here on the Isle of Wight, this year taking place between the 8th and 13th August. Boasting an eclectic line up of live theatre, comedy, cabaret, music, performances and cinema screenings, this multi -award winning arts festival offers something for everyone.

A small but vibrant town, Ventnor is transformed during the event, with warehouses, disused buildings, churches and even the local’s front rooms playing host to this colourful celebration of art, performance and music. The Island’s very own pop-up festival!

Alongside a bevy of great live acts and performances, a host of exciting themed bars and eateries will be popping up all over the town for visitors to discover and enjoy – here for just one week only.

See the full festival line up and programme online here.

Running alongside the existing festival is the brand new Ventnor Fringe International. Taking place on Friday 11th August, Fringe International brings together some of the best new up and coming bands as part of the hottest musical line up in town. Find out more here

With so much to see, do, eat and drink and with very limited in parking in Ventnor, why not bus on through to Ventnor Fringe?

Southern Vectis Route 3 runs regularly through the town, with the last bus to Ryde via Sandown and Shanklin leaving from outside Boots at 2343 and the last bus to Newport via Godshill leaving at 0030 on weekdays.

Please see our full timetable here for all times and weekend services. 

Planning to visit the festival all week? Why not buy a seven day Freedom ticket for just £24, that’s just over £3 per day for unlimited bus travel. Enquire in our Newport Travel Shop, or find out more here 


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