Man dies after being taken ill at Global Gathering

The dance festival took place in Stratford-Upon-Avon this weekend

Man dies after being taken ill at Global Gathering
A man has died after being taken ill at Global Gathering, Mixmag reports.

The 20-year-old was taken from the festival site at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford-Upon-Avon to Warwick hospital on Friday evening (July 25). It has now been confirmed that the man died early on Saturday morning. The exact cause of death is currently unknown, with a post-mortem due to take place.

A spokesperson for Global Gathering said: "Everyone at Global Gathering is deeply saddened by this tragic news. Our sincerest thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends at this time. We are assisting Warwickshire Police with their ongoing investigation."

The two-day festival featured sets from the likes of The Prodigy, David Guetta, Tinie Tempah and more.

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