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The Isle of Wight Festival is coming up (Picture: John Rainford/WENN)

Since 2002, the Isle of Wight Festival has been a yearly occurrence, after first having been held in 1968.

The Isle of Wight Festival was held three years in a row when it first launched, but it was then cancelled after the 1970 event when Parliament added a new act that prevented open-air gatherings of more than 5,000 people overnight.

The festival was then revived in 2002 and it has been held on the island every year since then, including last year which marked the 50th anniversary of the music fest.

Thats not to say that the festival organisers wont be pulling out all the stops this year too, with the likes of Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro headlining a weekend full of first rate music acts.

When does the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 start?

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The Isle of Wight festival is kicking off on Thursday 13 June, and the last day will be Sunday 16 June.

Youll be able to find the festival at Seaclose Park, Newport.

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Tickets are still available, with weekend tickets costing £175, Friday tickets costing £60, and Saturday and Sunday tickets costing £70 each.

You can find them on the Isle of Wight Festival website.

Isle of Wight Festival 2019 line-up and headliners

Line-up and headliners: Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds, George Ezra, and Biffy Clyro are all headlining the Isle of Wight Festival this year on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.

The likes of Lily Allen, Courteeners, Fat Boy Slim, Keane, Bastille, Rick Astley, Jess Glynne, Sam Fender, Sigrid, KT Tunstall and Madness are all also in the line-up for the weekend, with Wet Wet Wet playing on Thursday.

Here is who is performing on the Isle of Wight

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