Leeds Festival 2016 set to begin

Festival goers arrive for the Leeds Festival at Bramham Park Credit: Press Association

Thousands of festival goers are waking up in Bramham Park this morning on the first day of Leeds Festival.

This year the event is being headlined by Biffy Clyro, Foals and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Up to 90,000 music fans are expected at the three-day music festival over the August bank holiday weekend believed to the biggest of its kind in the north of England.

There was disruption on the roads yesterday as fans began arriving in Leeds.

The A64 was closed eastbound from the A1(M), with both lanes being used as a one-way system for those heading to Bramham. The additional route on the A64 was in place until 5am tomorrow.

Further delays are expected on Sunday when the festival comes to an end.