Isle of Wight Festival: Some fantastic facts

By Ross Findon

Thursday, June 12, 2014


Isle of Wight Festival: Some fantastic facts

Rudimental are among the acts due to perform at the Isle of Wight Festival 2014.

AFTER weeks of preparation, the Isle of Wight Festival site will open to revellers today (Thursday) and sponsors BT have released a set of statistics revealing the huge scale of the event.

According to number crunchers at BT — sponsors of the Big Top and BT Sport Field of Dreams, where World Cup games will be shown — the main stage alone took a team of 46 people five days to build.

Find out more in their infograhic below:

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 in numbers

Infographic courtesy of BT, via



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by Graeme Egerton

13th June 2014, at 23:51:02

Here's a stat for you. Four hours sleep tonight if I'm lucky before a drive on the mainland. Cheers.

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by Tony Tiltman Jnr

13th June 2014, at 19:45:42

you knowz it GH

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by Tony Tiltman Jnr

13th June 2014, at 11:53:46

whoopeedo........ not everything in life is black and white you see, if the main stage takes such a little time to erect and dismantle why is our Public recreation ground closed off to residents for soo long ?

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