Organisers of the V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford say they're confident of another successful year. The music event is now in its seventeenth year in the Essex city.
Among the artists appearing over the weekend are Beyonce, Kings of Leon, Stereophonics, The Script and Emeli Sande.
Click below for a interview with V Festival director Paul Glossop on Friday's ITV News Anglia
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