The Isle of Wight Festival is a music festival which takes place annually on the Isle of Wight in England. It was originally a counterculture event held from 1968 to 1970. This legendary music festival takes place at Seaclose Park every June and attracts some of the biggest and best names in live music. On 6 November 2007, the Isle of Wight Festival was named 'Best Major Festival' at the UK Festival Awards. The performances by Muse and The Rolling Stones at the last festival were a major influence. At the same event, the coordinator of the festival, John Giddings, won the award for 'Outstanding Contribution to UK festivals'. At the 2015 Awards, the Isle of Wight Festival won the award for 'Best Family Festival' and 'Headline Performance of the Year' for Fleetwood Mac. The Festival also won 'Best Event', Isle of Wight Visitor Attraction Association Awards, 2015 and is nominated for Best Family Festival at the 2016 Family Traveller Awards.