Isle of Wight Festival 2020 cancelled – will return ‘stronger than ever’ in 2021

John Giddings has released a statement today confirming the perhaps unsurprising news that the Isle of Wight Festival has been cancelled for 2020 amid the COVID-19 outbreak, but has said they will return ‘stronger than ever’ next year.

Headliners for the event were set to be Snow Patrol, The Chemical Brothers, Lionel Richie, Lewis Capaldi and Duran Duran. The full statement can be read below: