Isle of Wight to host festival on original 1970 site?

Space rock group Hawkwind, who performed at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970, are looking to host a mini-event of their own at the original site.

The band have applied for a licence to host a festival at East Afton Farm where the legendary event took place 40 years ago, reports the Isle Of Wight County Press.

The family-friendly event is expected to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (27-29 August) with a capacity of just 1,000.

More details are expected to follow shortly. Keep checking for more information.