• Tickets are on sale on line only for the Red Funnel Isle of Wight Festival Youth Zone, Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st October. To view the programme and buy tickets click here.


Don’t miss this year’s expanded Youth Zone at Northwood House, Cowes. Scrapbot Battles, workshops, storytelling, exhibitions, tree climbing, author readings, astro insects, Timetaxi and Men In Sheds are among the many activities available. To view these affordable and free events and book tickets, click here.

The award-winning team that brings Cowes Week its very own radio station, Cowes Radio for more than 30 years, are once again broadcasting online at the Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival. Steve Ancsell and friends will be providing key event information throughout the four days and interviewing as many of the people that their microphones can reach, giving insights to the talks, topics and the books the visiting authors are so passionate about. And if you visited the event, do send us your views – or just a good old request for a mention – to; studio@877fm.uk. Listen in here online by launching the radio player and clicking the play button in the top left hand corner.

Click here to find out more about Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival Radio and replay interviews.

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