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Large crowds expected at Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival will attract large crowds today Credit: PA

The glamour of motor racing will be evoked at Goodwood from today as the annual Revival festival beings. Seen as the spiritual home of British motor racing, this meeting will be staged in period dress with a rare collection of pre-1966 aircraft and vintage cars on display.

Millionaire transforms TV's "Darling Buds" farm into 'perfick' wedding venue

Among the many millions of viewers who watched ITV series The Darling Buds of May - set on a Kent farm in the 1950s - was a young businessman who went on to make a fortune from internet marketing. And when Simon Coulson saw that the farm - in Bethersden near Ashford - was up for sale he decided to buy a piece of TV history. His efforts have been so successful, as Pop Larkin might have said, it calls for a cocktail. John Ryall's been to take a look.


Reading Festival gains 'disability gold' status

Reading Festival has achieved 'disability gold' status for its access to live music.

The festival is joining Glastonbury in achieving the gold standard from the leading disability charity in the UK.

'Attitude is Everything' campaigns to improve deaf and disabled people's access to live music.

It says Reading Festival has shown commitment to its disabled customers for the past five years and keeps moving forward with disability access.

Thousands of music fans arrive for Reading Festival

Fans are arriving for the Reading Festival Credit: ITV

Thousands of music fans are in Reading for the annual festival. Organisers of the event have promised to tackle gender in equality and will be having more female artists perform over the next three years. The Reading Festival began in 1971 on the banks of the River Thames and now hosts up to 90,000 music fans every year over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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