The 30th WOMAD festival in Wiltshire has been hailed a huge success. Sunday's rain failing to dampen spirits
From world artists to DJs, family drum workshops to fine cuisine, WOMAD kicks off for its 30th festival
The Womad festival will go ahead this year following an agreement on policing.
The 10th anniversary music extravaganza is expected to draw around 45,000 people to Weston-super-Mare, as Dave Mason found out.
Glastonbury may be off this year but more than 100 festivals of all shapes and sizes are taking place in our region this summer. 11,500 people are expected at the Sunrise festival, which gets underway at Gilcombe Farm near Bruton in Somerset tonight. Kate Reeves reports