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Festival round-up - Truck, 1234, Secret Garden Party

  • It was a bumper weekend for festivals (July 23-5), so we're doing a round-up. Here's the main stage at Truck - which is still built on the back of a lorry, giving the Oxfordshire festival its name.

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  • Gareth from Los Campesinos! screams into the mic during the band's set at Truck on Sunday (July 25).

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  • Festival goers wait for a band to take to the stage in the Barn at Truck. The venue smelt pretty bad - no surprise, since it's normally full of cows.

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  • Music fans cue up at the bar at Truck. Mew and Teenage Fanclub headlined the festival in Oxford over the weekend (July 24-25).

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  • Summer Camp at Truck.

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  • Future Of The Left keep fans happy in the Barn at Truck on Sunday (July 25). The band played to a huge crowd at the Oxfordshire festival. Andy Falkous joked to the audience: "Hello Truck Festival on this Sunday. You should be ashamed of yourself - on the Lord's day!"

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  • Fucked Up's Pink Eyes leaps into the crowd at Truck festival on Sunday (July 15). The chaotic show in the Barn saw hundreds of fans queuing out of the doors to get in to the headline gig.

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  • Darwin Deez poses with a fan before his set on the Barn stage at Truck on Saturday (July 24). The quirky US singer began his gig with new single 'Up In The Clouds', followed with hit 'Constellations'.

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  • Holly Miranda takes to the Barn Stage for her half an hour set before Esben And The Witch at Truck on Saturday (July 24). The singer played to a crowd of couples and men in cowboy hats as well as one fan dressed as a bottle of mustard.

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  • Is Tropical fill the Village Pub at Truck on Saturday (July 24) with sweaty fans. The boys watched Good Shoes play on the same stage earlier that day.

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  • One fan goes crowd surfing at Truck over the weekend (July 24-25). It was the event's 13th birthday celebrations and the organisers booked Teenage Fanclub to play in honour of the anniversary.

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  • Ms Dynamite was 45 minutes late onstage. DJ Zinc kept the audience entertained until he announced: "Ms Dynamite is in the shed." The singer apologised and then launched into a drum and bass version of 'Dy-Na-Mi-Tee'.

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  • The lucky fans that got in to see Ms Dynamite at Truck on Saturday (July 24). Some were left out in the cold when the crowd stretched outside the Barn Stage doors. Festival goers chanted at security to let them in and sparked up an impromptu singalong of Beastie Boys tunes among those left outside.

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  • Good Shoes play to a packed tent at the Village Pub Stage (July 24). Is Tropical sang along while watching the band from the crowd and the boys rattled through hits including 'The Photos On My Wall' and 'Ice Age', with lead singer Rhys Jones jumping into the audience for 'We Are Not The Same'.

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  • Pulled Apart By Horses backstage at Truck festival on Sunday (July 25). The boys took time out to look at the cows on the farm.

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  • Stornoway play the Truck Stage on Saturday (July 24). The Oxford band played Truck for the fourth time at their homecoming gig.

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  • Fans dance onstage as Veronica Falls play the Village Pub at Truck on Sunday (July 25). The band missed their original slot at the Barn so they played a night time set in the tiny venue instead.

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  • Secret Garden Party also took place this past weekend. Held at an estate near Cambridge, the festival is surrounded by gardens, a lake and a river.

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  • Caravan Palace at Secret Garden Party. Check out the Paris-based electro band here.

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  • Marina (minus her Diamonds) poses for NME snapper Andy Willsher by the lake at Secret Garden Party.

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  • US nu-folk artist Lissie performs at Secret Garden Party.

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  • London-based pop/rock band Goldheart Assembly played at this year's Secret Garden Party. You can catch them at a few more festivals this summer, including Ben And Jerry's Sundae, Kendal Calling and Summer Sundae Weekender.

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  • Marina sports a bizarre outfit at Secret Garden Party.

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  • Darwin Deez at Secret Garden Party. Our sources later spotted the long-necked troubadour snogging a festival-goer.

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  • Revellers dress up for Secret Garden Party. Unlike Bestival, where there is a set fancy-dress theme every year, people turn up to SGP wearing whatever they feel like.

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  • Punters on the lake at Secret Garden Party.

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  • This guy should probably get a job.

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  • A festival-goer desperately tries to ignore the giant inflatable penis to her right.

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  • Jessie Rose, frontperson with Manchester trio The Jessie Rose Trip, entertains the crowd at SGP.

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  • Lenny Kravitz has fallen on hard times, it seems.

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  • New Cross-based fivepiece La Shark play to an under-populated tent at Secret Garden Party.

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  • The Dum Dum Girls were one of the highlights on the main stage at 1234, Saturday July 24.

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  • Justin Hawkins, is that you?

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  • And so to London's 1234 Festival. Bobby Gillespie chose the occasion to unveil his new supergroup The Silver Machine, featuring Sex Pistols founder Glen Matlock and sometime Oasis drummer Zak Starkey, along with regular Primal Scream bandmates Andrew Innes and Barrie Cadogan.

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  • Hipsters act up for the camera at Shoreditch's 1234 Festival.

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  • S.C.U.M. - another East London band on the bill at 1234. Keyboard player Sam Kilcoyne was presumably scoping out the competition: he runs Underage Festival, which takes place next weekend (August 1) in nearby Victoria Park.

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  • London's Pull In Emergency rock out at 1234.

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