Instruments will be confiscated from anyone found with them

The organisers of this year’s T In The Park festival have banned vuvuzelas at their event.

The horn like instrument, which has become a staple for football fans at this year’s Fifa World Cup, has caused controversy because of the distinctive monotone sound it makes.

In an email to ticket holders, festival chiefs have said that the instruments “were not suitable for a music festival”, before going on to say those found with the plastic horns would have them confiscated.

Taking place in Balado near Kinross on July 9-11, the Scottish bash will feature acts such as Jay-Z, Eminem, Kasabian and Muse.