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WOMAD to stay in Wiltshire until at least 2030

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WOMAD organisers say the festival will stay at Charlton Park in Wiltshire until at least 2030.

More than 30,000 people attended this year's music, art and food event over the weekend.

“This was one of our best programmes ever featuring a quite extraordinary melee of cultures, voices and musical styles, an incredible crowd who came in record numbers, and a very bright future for the festival, with our residence at Charlton Park extended until at least 2030.”

– Chris Smith, festival director
  • Chris Smith, WOMAD festival director

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Two men killed in Wiltshire light aircraft crash

The plane crashed in Brimslade near Marlborough at around 6.30pm. Credit: ITV News

Two men have died after a light aircraft crashed in a field on Thursday evening, Wiltshire Police have confirmed.

The plane crashed in Brimslade near Marlborough at around 6.30pm.

Emergency officials including police, ambulance and the fire and rescue service are at the scene.

Representatives from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch are also present and will lead the investigation into the incident.

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