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Music festival off as floods hit
Truck Festival 2006
The Truck Festival has become famous for its intimate atmosphere
An indie music festival in Oxfordshire has been postponed after heavy rain left much of the site under several feet of water.

The Truck Festival was due to have hosted acts such as Idlewild, Jack Penate and Lethal Bizzle this weekend.

But a statement said the camping, parking and audience areas were "underwater and dangerous".

Meanwhile, organisers of the Glade dance festival in Berkshire have said their event will go ahead.

Truck Festival 2006
Umbrellas shielded fans from the sun rather the rain at Truck 2006
Gates were closed after severe weather on Friday, but were later re-opened.

Truck, which is often described as a smaller Glastonbury because of its friendly atmosphere, was expecting 5,000 fans.

Tickets sold out in an hour when they went on sale earlier this year - but the event will be rescheduled for the weekend of 22 September.

Set up by the band Goldrush 10 years ago, the festival was due to take place at Hill Farm, Steventon.


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