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Bestival 2012 in photos

  • Bestival marked the end of another festival season this past weekend - and with the likes of Florence And The Machine and Stevie Wonder headlining it was definitely one to remember.

    Photo: Derek Bremner/NME

    Added: 08 Sep 2012

  • Wade MacNeil of punk band Gallows wasn't afraid of meeting his fans on day two of Bestival. Who needs a stage, right?

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • New Order closed day two of Bestival with a set dedicated to Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis.

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    Added: 09 Sep 2012

  • Bestival-goers where lucky enough to enjoy glorious sunshine throughout the festival...unlike last year.

    Photo: Vic Frankowski

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • This year's Bestival fancy dress theme was wildlife and as usual the crowds pulled out all the stops like these two girls who decided multi-coloured snails were going to win them the competition.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • The XX drew a huge crowd as they took to the main stage on Friday night.

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    Added: 08 Sep 2012

  • Fun times were had by all at Bestival - and what says 'I'm having fun' more than bubbles?

    Photo: Vic Frankowski

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Alex Trimble of Two Door Cinema Club rocking out on Bestival's main stage on Saturday.

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    Added: 09 Sep 2012

  • British soul artist Michael Kiwanuka played day four of Bestival.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Even Mr Motivator was back for another Bestival, helping hungover punters get ready for another day of partying.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Looks like one Bestivalite just couldn't contain her excitement.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Singer-songwriter Lucy Rose has an album out soon and is on tour throughout the UK in October and November.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Some festival fans go all out for Bestival's wildlife fancy dress competition.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Icelandic band Sigur Ros made their UK comeback at Bestival on Sunday night - thought they later described it as a "miserable experience".

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • There was more than one shocked face as these two giraffes started strutting their stuff down Bestival's fancy dress stage. Oh no, wait...

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Ben Howard performed tracks from his debut album, 'Every Kingdom'.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Bestival fans show how much they really love the festival as they pose in front of a huge 3D 'I heart Bestival' sign.

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    Added: 08 Sep 2012

  • Bat For Lashes, aka Natasha Khan, returned to Bestival to perform on the Sunday.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Bestival by night.

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    Added: 08 Sep 2012

  • Kate Nash treated festival-goers to some unreleased tracks from her as yet unnamed third album.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • The main stage at Bestival played host to some awesome acts this year.

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    Added: 09 Sep 2012

  • Jessie Ware embraced Bestival's wildlife theme and transformed herself into a cat for her performance.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • That Bestival magic in full.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Charlie XCX was the one to watch at Bestival and her new single 'You're The One' drops next week.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Friendly Fires returned to Bestival, bashing out a few tracks from their second album 'Pala', as well as classics from their debut.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Kindness, aka 29-year-old Londoner Adam Bainbridge, hit the stage on Friday.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • We're not sure what the one on the right is suppose to be but at least they're having fun!

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Yukimi Nagano of Scandinavian electronic band Little Dragon performing at Bestival.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Elena Tonra of electro folk band Daughter plays on Saturday at Bestival 2012.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • American hip hop artist Doom takes to the Bestival stage wearing his iconic mask.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Hip hop veterans De La Soul hit Bestival on day two of the festival.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Delilah doesn't even have a single piece of music released yet but was definitely one to watch at Bestival.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • Stevie Wonder closed Bestival on Sunday with a two-hour set including covers of songs by Michael Jackson, John Lennon and Marvin Gaye.

    Photo: Derek Bremner/NME

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • And so Bestival ends the festival season with a bang for another year.

    Photo: Vic Frankowski

    Added: 10 Sep 2012