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V Festival 2011 - Our Favourite Pictures

By Tim Chester

Posted on 22 Aug 11

 
 

V Festival took place over the weekend (Aug 20 and 21) in Chelmsford and Stafford. You can check out our full gallery from the event online now.

Meanwhile, here's a few of our favourite defining images from the weekender in widescreen format.

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Early afternoon punters celebrate under grey skies. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME




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Ellie Goulding onstage. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME




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Kaiser Chiefs, who predicted the riots apparently. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME




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Girls with guitars feel each others tennis balls. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME




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Chipmunk onstage at V 2011. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Jesse J takes a seat. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Four Teletubbies pose for our camera. Photo: Richard Johnson / NME



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Alex Winston onstage. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Emerge NME Radar star Wolf Gang onstage. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Topless punters enjoy the sunshine. Photo: Richard Johnson / NME



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Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire midway through his trademark jump. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Neon paint was de riguer at this year's bash. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Hard Fi played a special early afternoon show. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Couples have a moment to the Kaisers. Photo: Richard Johnson / NME



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Kele shows off his bulging biceps. Photo: Richard Johnson / NME



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Another satisfied customer at V. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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The Courteeners live onstage. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Glasvegas, shortly before they were bottled off stage. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Carling and a Bacardi Breezer - all you need really at V. Photo: Richard Johnson / NME



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Rihanna belts through a hit onstage at V. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Eminem headlined this year's V Festival. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME



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Dizzee Rascal bows to the crowd. Photo: Richard Johnson / NME



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Alex Turner displays his new short barnet. Photo: Andy Whitton / NME

 
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