Jack up the 80s is coming to Smallbrook Stadium!

Wednesday, July 12 2017


Are you ready for Jack up the 80s? Coming to Smallbrook Stadium between 11th and 13th August, Jack up the 80s is a feel good music event boasting a star studded line-up of 80's favourites and pop sensations, guaranteed to get your feet moving.

Southern Vectis are proud to be supporting the biggest 80s music festival to rock the Isle of Wight this August, offering a regular shuttle service between Ryde Bus Station and Smallbrook Stadium on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August.  Please see below for the prices and the full timetable.

Jack up The 80s Shuttle Bus Service:

Family Return, up to two adults & three children - £10.00
Adult Return - £5.00
Adult Single - £3.00
Child Return, under 16s - £3.00
Child Single, under 16s - £2.00
Group Return, up to five adults - £15.00

Day Rover tickets will also be valid on this service, but Concessions and Key Cards will unfortunately not. Please bear this in mind.


From Ryde Bus Station
The shuttle service will run every half an hour from Ryde Bus Station to Smallbrook Station until 1200, and then every 15 minutes between the hours of  1200 and 2200 on Saturday 12th and Saturday 13th August. The last bus to the venue will be at 2200.

Ryde Bus Station to Smallbrooke Stadium: 1030 -- 1100 -- 1130 -- 1200 -- Every 15 minutes -- 2200

From Smallbrook Stadium
The shuttle service will run every half an hour from Smallbrooke Station to Ryde Bus Station until 1215, and then every 15 minutes between the hours of 1215 and 0100 on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August. The festival finishes at 0000 on Sunday and there will be shuttlebuses waiting.

Smallbrooke Stadium to Ryde Bus Station: 1045 -- 1115 -- 1145 -- 1215 -- Every 15 minutes -- 0100 (Saturday) / 0000 (Sunday)

Friday 11th August:

Getting the party started on Friday 11th August is top ABBA tribute act "ABBA Chic", with Wave 105's DJ Steve Power spinning 80s classics into the early hours and the infamous Cheeky Girls putting on a cheeky show!

Saturday 12th August:

Dig out your flares and halter neck tops because on Saturday 12th August one of the best feel good bands from the 80's, The Real Thing, will playing out their greatest hits including and number one smash hit You To Me Are Everything -- "ah baby". 

Promising a blistering party set, Right Said Fred will also take to the stage delighting crowds with their catchy classics I'm Too Sexy, Deeply Dippy, You'll Hear Don't Talk Just Kiss and more.
Back by popular demand, From the Jam featuring original The Jam guitarist Bruce Foxton, are back to Jack up the 80s with hit after hit from The Jam! The Eton Rifles, Going Underground, Down At The Tube Station at Midnight...the list goes on! 

Headlining the line-up on Saturday is Aussie 80s actor, pop star and heartthrob Jason Donavon! Playing his 1989 smash hit Too Many Broken Hearts.

Sunday 13th August:

The party continues on Sunday 13th August with 80's DJ and Top of the Pops and Fun House presenter Pat Sharp! Pat will adding a sprinkle of 80's sparkle to the event -- come grab a selfie with the blonde 80s heartthrob.

Who remembers the skirt ripping, Eurovision winning pop sensation Bucks Fizz?! Cheryl, Mike and Jay from the band will be lighting up the stage with their back catalogue of chart hits, including showstopper Making Your Mind Up.

'Cause there ain't no party like an S Club Party '- Jo, Bradley and Tina from the band join the star studded line-up to perform their greatest hits including smash hit number 1s Bring It All Back, Never Had Dream Come True and Don't Stop Movin' -- we know you know all the words!

The penultimate act for Sunday, pop icon Nick Kersaw will make his first ever appearance on the Isle of Wight with is classic hits including Wouldn't It Be Good, I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me, The Riddle, Wide Boy and more!

Flying in from the states to headline the weekend is American Soul Star Alexander O'Neal, performing his massive hits Criticise, Fake, Saturday Love, If You Were Here tonight and many more!

A line-up certain to delight fun loving party goers of all ages!


For more information about Jack up the 80s and how to get tickets, click here. Jack up the 80s shuttle bus tickets will be available to buy on the day of the event on the bus.


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