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"...A wonderland of pop-up bars and secret venues housing an eclectic, boutique multi-arts festival. It's one of the most innovative and vibrant new fringe festivals in the country..."

Jame Dreive, Co-Artistic Director, Paines Plough

Ventnor International Festival combines a selection of unique experiences in locations both traditional and unconventional. Coinciding with Ventnor Fringe, the two events will showcase a huge programme of music, theatre, film, comedy, spoken word and visual arts in more than 20 different venues across the seaside town of Ventnor on the Isle of Wight from the 9th – 14th August 2016.

Described by The Sunday Times as “...rapidly becoming the country’s most surprising and inspirational multidisciplinary arts festival”, just one hour from Southsea with come explore our hidden venues, pop-up bars and discover much more when you visit Ventnor this August!

 

 


Stealing Sheep

Info Book online  11th August 8pm | Secret Venue

Liverpool's rising psychedelic pop trio combine a contemporary and futuristic electronic sounds with a traditional pastoral, folk base.

The Blind Mole's Ball with
Boogie Belgique

Info Book online  13th August 10pm | The Vaults

Boogie Belgique returns with a full live band show, immerse yourself in incredible visuals and explore new rooms opened up within the our incredible underground vaults.

Ventnor Exchange present
Good Night, Little Bear

Info Book online  11th-14th August | Victoria Street Studios

Returning for a limited run telling the amazing story of one little girl and her polar bear. Journey into deep dark caves and across wide oceans, into outer space and the frozen North Pole.


Outdoor screening
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Info Book online  12th August 9pm | Parkside

Ventnor International Festival and The Travelling Film Show present Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' in a special outdoor screening in Ventnor Park.

Joe Bone in
BANE (I - IV)

Info Book online  13th August 10pm | The Vaults

Joe Bone and Ben Roe return to the Isle of Wight to present the entire collection of BANE performances especially for the Ventnor International Festival. 

Outdoor Screening
High-Rise

Info Book online  11th August 9pm | Parkside

High-Rise stars Tom Hiddleston as Dr Robert Laing, the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscrapper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. 


Dizraeli

Info Book online  14th August 6pm | Secret Venue

Dizraeli is a rapper, multi-instrumentalist and sometime singer taking hip-hop to new terrains. First performing at the Ventnor Fringe in 2011 and again in 2013, we’re thrilled to welcome him back! 

Joe Bone in
BANE (I - IV)

Info Book online  13th August 10pm | The Vaults

Joe Bone and Ben Roe return to the Isle of Wight to present the entire collection of BANE performances especially for the Ventnor International Festival. 

Outdoor Screening
High-Rise

Info Book online  11th August 9pm | Parkside

High-Rise stars Tom Hiddleston as Dr Robert Laing, the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscrapper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. 

 

 

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Travel

Just an hour from Portsmouth & Southsea via ferry or hover craft, with onward train and bus routes once on the Island its never been easier to get to Ventnor.  Find further information on ferry crossings and driving directions as well as links to transport providers on the Island.

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Accomodation

The Fringe is also delighted to announce today the creation of a new Festival Hostel, providing affordable accommodation from £17.50pn.

 

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