Ray Foulk

Ray Foulk is one of the organisers of the original Isle of Wight Festival.

Launched in 1968 and running for three years, the festival came to infamy in 1970 when it was reported that half a million music-lovers descended on the Island – resulting in the introduction of the Isle of Wight Act.

Ray Foulk has published memoirs about the festival in an attempt to debunk some of the rumours surrounding the 1970 festival,

Isle of Wight Festival exhibition heads across the Solent (updated)

1970 iwfest - Ferry_Arrival

Ray Foulk, one of the organisers of the original Isle of Wight Festival will be opening a new exhibition about the Festival at Portsmouth Guildhall on 18th September. It coincides with the release of special edition memoirs about the early Festivals.

Wednesday, 24th August, 2016 11:34am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Head back to 1970 with Isle of Wight Festival organiser, Ray Foulk

memorial hall 1967 audience

Head back to 1970 with this photographic exhibition in commemoration of the Isle of Wight 1970 Festival and hear organiser, Ray Foulk, share his experiences of how the local community saved the festival from the Island ‘big-wigs’.

Thursday, 19th May, 2016 6:30pm

By Feature Writer

1970 Isle of Wight Festival: Hear a fascinating insight from the organiser

Huge crowd at 1970 Isle of Wight Festival by Chris Weston

There's a lot of hokum spoken about the 1968-70s Isle of Wight Festivals. Listen to what actually happened from Ray Foulk, one of the three organisers.

Saturday, 31st August, 2013 5:58pm

By Simon Perry

Ray Foulk on The History of the Isle of Wight Festival (Podcast)

Ray Foulk on The History of the Isle of Wight Festival (Podcast)

Ray shares his experiences of setting up the 1968-1970 Isle of Wight Festivals with VB

Thursday, 2nd September, 2010 7:42pm

By Sally Perry with 32 readers' comments