Photo Gallery: The Mighty Boosh Festival

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The Kills’ Alison Mosshart onstage at the Mighty Boosh Festival, Friday July 5. The garage-rock duo’s big break came in 2001, when a neighbour died, leaving the struggling musicians a "skip full" of recording equipment.
Pic: PA Photos

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A fan gets into the flamboyant spirit of The Mighty Boosh Festival, which drew thousands of comedy fans to Kent’s Hop Farm, July 5. Julian Barratt had promised a "stupidly elaborate odyssey. It’ll probably fall flat on its face".
Pic: PA Photos

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Fans dressed as Boosh characters The Hitcher (left) and Old Gregg. The latter character was inspired an incident where a friend of Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding’s, while at a festival in the middle of the night, heard someone yelling "I’m Old Gregg!".
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The Mighty Boosh Festival, Friday July 5. Several thousand fans made the trip to Hop Farm in Kent dressed as characters from the hit BBC TV show.
Pic: PA Photos

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The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5. The gig, though some way from being sold out, was touted as boasting the largest audience for a comedy show since Robert Newman and David Baddiel’s show in 1993 at London’s Wembley Arena.
Pic: PA Photos

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Jarvis Cocker DJ’s at The Mighty Boosh Festival. The 44-year-old former Pulp man played a crowd-pleasing set that included The Kinks’ ‘Lola’ and The Knack’s ‘My Sharona’.
Pic: Jo McCaughey

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White Denim warm the crowd up at The Mighty Boosh Festival, Saturday July 5. The Austin, Texas garage-rockers released their acclaimed debut album, ‘Explosion’, in June 2008.
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Primal Scream at the Hop Farm Festival, which took place the day after the Mighty Boosh Festival. Bobby Gillespie and co aired tracks from their forthcoming album ‘Beautiful Future’, released on July 21.
Pic: PA Photos

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The Mighty Boosh Festival, Saturday July 5. According to The Sun, U2 guitarist The Edge is a huge Boosh fan. A source is quoted as saying: "The Edge has been giving Noel [Fielding] lots of guidance and advice over the phone. He really loves the show and is keen to help out Noel any way he can."
Pic: PA Photos

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The Mighty Boosh Festival witnessed the surreal sight of Julian Barratt (playing the character Howard Moon) being chased across stage by an extraterrestrial covered in lactating breasts, shouting: "Come, come and suck on my titties, Howard."

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Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding take a break between musical numbers at The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5.
Pic: Franki

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Mighty Boosh fan Samantha Winter enjoys the sunshine at last weekend’s Mighty Boosh Festival. If you’d like your pictures to be included in this gallery, email them to festivals@nme.com – we’ll publish the best ones.
Pic: Samantha Winter

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The Moon, memorably described by fellow Boosh character Tony Harrison as an "alabaster retard".
Pic: Samantha Winter

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A Mighty Boosh fan dresses up as Boosh character The Black Frost, last seen in the ‘Tundra’ episode of Series 1, in which he is killed by a polar bear.
Pic: Craig Butlin

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Julian Barratt (playing the character Rudi van DiSarzio) and Noel Fielding (playing The Hitcher) on stage at The Mighty Boosh Festival, July 5.
Pic: Clare Joslin

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Jerome The Crack Fox (right) makes a welcome appearance at The Mighty Boosh Festival.
Pic: Rosie Elliott

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Noel Fielding as Boosh character Old Gregg at the inaugural Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5. During the song ‘Eels’ Fielding mounted a giant eel prop, but fell off as he attempted to dismount it.
Pic: PA Photos

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The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5. Thanks to all the Boosh fans who sent us their pictures of the event.
Pic: Jason Lee Thraves

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Noel Fielding mounts a giant eel during the song ‘Eels’ (he later fell off). The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5.
Pic: Jason Lee Thraves

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The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5.
Pic: Jason Lee Thraves

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