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Wychwood Festival gets under way

Saturday's acts include Welsh soul-singer Duffy

Music and comedy fans are arriving at Cheltenham racecourse for the annual Wychwood Festival.

Friday's headline act is Scottish duo, The Proclaimers, with Divine Comedy and Welsh soul-singer Duffy due to play on Saturday.

The event, which began in 2005, has been described as a "bijou Glastonbury" with thousands of visitors preparing to camp at the site over the weekend.

The festival will raise money for the charity, Oxfam.

Comedians due to appear include Sean Lock, Dave Johns and Stephen Frost.

The event also includes workshops and a silent disco, where revellers wear headphones to listen to music.

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