Fans leaving IoW

IoW Festival - the big clean up

The Isle of Wight Festival has come to a close, and its organisers say lessons will be learned after bad weather caused chaos for revellers.

Giddings

IoW organiser 'did his best'

Organiser of Isle of Wight Festival, John Giddings, says he did his best to prepare for bad weather - he wants to make it up to music fans.

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Festival-goers leave Isle of Wight

Fans' exodus from muddy festival site Credit: ITV Meridian

No major delays have been reported so far as festival-goers leave the Isle of Wight today. Extra police officers and ferry services have been drafted in to help tens of thousands of music fans leave the island. Tractors and 4x4 vehicles have also been brought in to help cars out of the mud.

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Noel Gallagher takes the stage at the Isle of Wight Festival

Noel Gallagher performs on the Isle of Wight
Noel Gallagher performs on the main stage at the Isle of Wight Festival Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Musicians have waded through the mud to perform at this year's Isle of Wight Festival. Fifty-five thousand people have enjoyed the final day of the event, headlined by Bruce Springsteen.

Justin Young and Freddie Cowan of The Vaccines at the Isle of Wight festival Credit: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment/ PA
Helping hand for a festival ambulance Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images
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