The last stand of the UK’s major festival season is Bestival, and Rob Da Bank’s annual bash enjoyed a vintage year this time around, with a host of stunning performances and a nautical theme which thankfully didn’t precipitate flooding. Here’s a round-up of the best shots snapped by Team NME’s photographers over the weekend:

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEM.I.A.’s live return to the UK was one of the festival’s major draws, and she didn’t disappoint, turning in a hit-packed performance. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEThe Little Mermaid is ruined forever. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEJagwar Ma joined Team Zissou. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEHere they are limbering up. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEAngel Haze joined her crowd. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEFranz went for a distinctly Gallic sailor boy look. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEWho said Lionel Richie’s got a big head? Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEDrenge tear it up. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEMerchandise shelter from the storm. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEFatboy Slim’s fans have a design for life. Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEPeace aren’t above a bit of roadie-ing… Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NME…but it’s down in the crowd that Doug from Peace really shines. Photo: Jenn Five/NME