The international Sand Sculpture Festival starts on Monday and has turned the Black Rock site in Brighton into a sand village of the world's biggest music stars.
Around 4000 tonnes of sand had to be shipped in to Brighton for the 20 artists to work with because the city's own beach is pebbly.
But undeterred, the sculptors have got to work on the theme of Sing-a-Song of Sculpture and The Beatles, Beethoven, Led Zeppelin, Elvis Presley and Adele are already visible.
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