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Rewind Festival goes back to the 80's

Thousands of people from across the South descended upon Henley over the weekend, for the eagerly awaited return of the Rewind 80's music festival.

It saw bands like Level 42, the Village People, and artists like Leee John and Nik Kershaw, turn back the clock on one of the most popular musical eras.

But as ever, it was the audience that stole the show.

We spoke to Musician Leee John, Mark King from Level 42 and Musician Nik Kershaw.


In tribute: Archive interview of when Sir Bruce met Fred

ITV Meridian had a special interview with Sir Bruce Forsyth in 2012

Tributes have been pouring in to the veteran television presenter and all-round entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth, who has died at the age of 89.

ITV Meridian presenter Fred Dinenage met Sir Bruce for an exclusive one-to-one interview in 2012. The broadcast interview is below:

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89. The announcement was made by his family. Sir Bruce lived on the exclusive Wentworth Estate in Surrey.

The announcement has been made by his family Credit: PA

Miles of tailbacks at Boomtown Fair

Miles of tailbacks and, once you've parked, nine-hour queues to get in. That's what thousands of festival-goers in Hampshire have been facing, trying to get into the Boomtown Fair site.

People heading to Winchester were caught up in huge crowds on Thursday. There were similar problems on Friday.

Organisers say the delays were due to an increased focus on security this year. Our reporter Mel Bloor spent the day at Matterley Bowl.


Boomtown fans angry over long queues

Hundreds of people queueing to get into a Hampshire music festival near Winchester have described the event as 'a shambles'.

The Boomtown Fair takes place at Matterley Bowl. Some festival-goers were left waiting for up to nine hours to get in on Thursday. Organisers have apologised and say the delays were due to increased security on Friday many faced said they similar delays.

20,000 faithful folk fans descend on Cropredy festival

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It's not the biggest of the summer music festivals, but Cropredy has a core of loyal supporters who've been eagerly awaiting the three-day event in Oxfordshire.

It's staged by the music legends, Fairport Convention, and this year the band will be celebrating their golden anniversary.

As Penny Silvester reports.

Penny spoke to Festival Director Gareth Williams, Pub Landlady Jill Ward, Village Shop Worker Chris Bradshaw, Ann Voce from Fair Mobility, festival fan Tim Hayes and Dave Pegg from Fairport Convention.

Thousands of folk rock fans expected in Oxfordshire

Twenty thousand music fans will descend on a village in Oxfordshire today - for the annual Cropredy festival.

The three-day event is staged by folk rock legends Fairport Convention, who'll be celebrating their golden anniversary with an on-stage reunion.

Now in its 38th year, the festival started from humble beginnings as Festival Director, Gareth Williams, explains:

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