Jack Up The SummerBook
Jack Up The Summer – or Jack Up The 80s as it used to be known – returns to the Isle of Wight for yet another weekend of throwback fun. The popular event continues to deliver on its retro promise by celebrating the dance-inducing music of yesteryear, centred around feel-good tunes from both the 80s and 90s.
This family-friendly festival is perfect for anyone seeking a blast from the past – your chance to dig out the hairspray, the roller-boots and the neon and boogie the weekend away in a colourful whirl of nostalgia.
Now in its seventh year, Jack Up The Summer is able to attract some big names to the Island – the 2019 lineup includes Nick Heyward, Space, East 17, Aswad, 911, Hugh Cornwell (frontman of The Stranglers), Republica, Doctor and the Medics, Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers, Black Lace, Livin’ Joy, Phats & Small and Heaven 17.
And, if ska is your thing, you can head down a day early and catch Ultimate Ska Wars on Friday, 9 August, with the Island’s very own Ska’d For Life going head to head with the mighty Bad Manners.
You can buy your Jack Up The Summer tickets directly through the official website. Weekend tickets are available or you can purchase day tickets for either the Saturday or the Sunday – there is no on-site camping option for this event, but there are a wealth of accommodation providers across the Island.
Kids under 12 go free and you can pick up teen tickets (13-17 years old) at a reduced rate. Book your tickets today.
20% off your ferry travel
You can save 20% on foot, car and motorcycle ferry fares to the Island for the Jack Up The Summer weekend when booking your event tickets directly through the Jack Up The Summer website.
Once you’ve booked your festival tickets, Jack Up The Summer will send you your 20% discount code to use when making your ferry booking.
Getting to Jack Up The Summer
This year, for the first time, the festival will be taking place at North Fairlee Farm, just outside of Newport on the Isle of Wight – and getting there is easy.
We’ve three convenient ferry routes to choose from that will get you to the Isle of Wight, plus you can get 20% off your Wightlink ferry when you book your Jack Up The Summer tickets through the official website.
If you’re taking your car, you can head across on either our Lymington to Yarmouth or Portsmouth to Fishbourne routes – once your on the Island, set your sat nav up for the postcode PO30 2JU. Car parking passes need to be purchased while ordering your festival tickets if you’d like to park at the site.
If you’re travelling across the Solent on foot on our Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head FastCat, the route 9 bus from Ryde Bus Station will get you straight to the Jack Up The Summer site.
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