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Crowds return to Splendour Festival at Wollaton Park in record numbers for fantastic weekend of live entertainment



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The crowds returned to Splendour Festival in record numbers post-covid.

Wollaton Park was packed with festival-goers keen to see a return to live music and Splendour didn't disappoint.

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Splendour
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Richard Ashcroft
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Splendour
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Richard Ashcroft

The acts were splendid, keen themselves to return to playing live gigs.

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Wollaton Park was a sea of happy people, packing the areas in front of the stages on what was a most joyous occasion.

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Richard Ashcroft
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There were 20,000 visitors both Saturday and Sunday, the first time the well-organised family-friendly festival has been staged over two days.

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The main stage had performances from Becky Hill, Heather Small, Craig David, Supergrass and Richard Ashcroft on Saturday.

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A highlight of the Confetti Stage on Saturday were The Vamps.

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Supergrass

Happy Mondays, Anne Marie, Vicky McClure and The Dementia Choir performed on Sunday.

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The Vamps

Other acts pitching to a diverse crowd, who could find much of what they liked, were Human League and Ocean Colour Scene.

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The only glitch was the hour-long queues for the bar on Saturday, which the organisers put down the trialling of a new payment system.

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But, even the queuing was good-natured on what proved to be a fantastic weekend.

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Richard Ashcroft (58197989)
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Welcome back Splendour.



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