WOMAD Festival 2015

Around 35,000 people are expected to attend the WOMAD festival at Charlton Park in Malmesbury this weekend.

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Stuck in the mud at WOMAD in Wiltshire Credit: ITV News/Rebecca Broxton

The West Country was a bit of a mudfest this weekend - not least at WOMAD festival in Wiltshire where this picture was taken.

We'd love to see your muddy and wet weather photos - you can email them to westcountryweather@itv.com.

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A wet weekend at WOMAD in Wiltshire?

Music got underway under looming clouds at Charlton Park last night Credit: ITV News

More than 30,000 people are expected at Charlton Park near Malmesbury for this year's WOMAD. The festival, which has been running since 1982, celebrates music, arts and dance from around the world.

The weather hasn't been great so far but Bob Crampton will bring you the forecast from the site in Wiltshire, so we hope it won't be too wet.

You can watch - and hopefully hear some great music - on ITV West at 6pm.


Day 2 of WOMAD festival

It's the second day of the WOMAD festival in Wiltshire today. Credit: ITV West

It's the second day of the WOMAD festival in Wiltshire today [Saturday].

The three-day, world music event is celebrating its 30th anniversary. I

t features headline performances from Robert Plant and Jimmy Cliff. Licensing arrangements had been queried by police but the event is expected to attract more than 45,000 people.


WOMAD Festival is underway

People are arriving for the 30th Womad festival in Malmesbury in Wiltshire.

Around 35000 people are expected over the 3 day event at Charlton Park.

It's the 30th anniversary of WOMAD in the UK. Credit: ITV West

WOMAD - World of Music, Arts and Dance - brings together artists from all over the globe.

The central aim of the WOMAD festival is to celebrate the world's many forms of music, arts and dance.

The sun is shining and there's not a pair of Wellies in sight! Credit: ITV West

Since the first festival in the UK in 1982, WOMAD has held more than 160 festivals, creating events in 27 countries and islands all over the world.

The festival at Charlton Park is a 3 day event from Friday to Monday. Credit: ITV West
There's even a spa! Offering all sorts of treatments. Swimming costumes are essential this year after some took relaxing too far in 2011. Credit: ITV West
Still room for a few more tents! Credit: ITV West

World music fans gather at Bristol Zoo

World music fans gathered at Bristol Zoo last night.

For the second year running WOMAD organisers held a mini concert, ahead of the main festivaL in Wiltshire in July. People of all ages enjoyed music from across the globe.

All the profits from the event are being donated to the zoo's Gorilla Conservation projects. Organisers said the evening was a huge success.

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