The funding from Arts Council England will go towards seven places - including the SeaCity Museum, Art Gallery and Nuffield Theatre.
More Acts Confirmed For Isle of Wight Festival
Organisers of The Isle of Wight Festival have announced more acts on the 2013 line-up.
Jake Bugg, The Script, Bloc Party, Paloma Faith, The Maccabees, Ellie Goulding, Happy Mondays, Fun, Bonnie Raitt, Imperial Teen, The Farm, Blondie and Republica will now be appearing, plus more to be announced in the coming weeks.
Happy Mondays will play on Thursday 13th June, plus The Farm.
On Friday - Jake Bugg will be making his debut appearance on the Isle of Wight Festival’s Main Stage. Also on the Friday there'll be performances from Ellie Goulding, and Fun on the Garden Stage.
On Saturday - it's The Maccabees, American singer Bonnie Raitt and Bloc Party.
On Sunday - The Script will play, plus Paloma Faith, Republica, Blondie and Imperial Teen on the Garden Stage.
Paloma Faith says: “So excited to return to one of my favourite music festivals this year and hope the sun shines as beautifully as it did when I last played.”
We already know the Stone Rose will headline on the Friday, while Bon Jovi will close the festival on the Sunday.
Find out more at: www.isleofwightfestival.com
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Alexander Worth from Kings Worthy died last year after the supercar he was in hit fencing in North Warnborough.
Tests at Horatia House and Leamington House, after the Grenfell fire, revealed a fire risk.
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