Posted on Monday 25th July 2016 at 10:39
On Saturday 23rd July, Splendour Festival returned to Wollaton Park for another packed day of family fun. Jess Glynne, The Human League, The Darkness, UB40, Jamie Lawson and so many more musicians, entertainers and comedians played to a huge sold out crowd.
alt. were there to catch all the action, including some behind-the-scenes moments. Take a look at the #AltatSplendour highlights below!
The crowds were welcomed to the sunny day by the incredible Nottingham School of Samba.
Nottingham School of Samba are here to give you a very warm welcome to this year's @splendourfest! #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/lCNurd1ubg— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
After Future Sound of Nottingham winners Super Furniture opened the main stage, it was time for Nottingham's own Ady Suleiman to do his thing!
Alt-Tickets favourite and Nottingham's very own @adysuleiman doing his thing on the main stage! #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/ehyjuunrPG— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
It wasn't just music at Splendour, there was also great entertainment, including GEM 106's Silent Disco!
#AltatSplendour tip: Make sure you visit @gem106fm's brilliant Silent Disco! #SplendourFest pic.twitter.com/7fVi5CFruK— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
We snuck backstage to meet some of the artists, including Confetti stage favourites, The Rifles!
We caught up with @theriflesband ahead of their Confetti Stage set @5pm. Make sure you go & see them #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/6I8g31pa90— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
After rubbing elbows with the stars, we legged it over to see one of our favourites, Jamie Lawson, on the main stage!
Don't miss Alt-Tickets favourite @jamielawsonuk on the #SplendourFest main stage now! #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/CEPIrYQOM0— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
UB40 drew a huge crowd and it wasn't hard to see why.
#AltatSplendour @UB40OFFICIAL bringing all the tunes to @splendourfest! pic.twitter.com/uBnQGPWdiZ— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
After a little dance, we headed backstage to see what we could find and discovered Confetti Stage headliners' The Darkness' dressing room!
We're hanging around behind the Confetti Stage and look whose dressing room we've found! #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/bieHKoJFe1— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
It was sing-a-long central back over at the main stage for The Human League.
We love a sing-a-long! Thanks @humanleagueHQ! #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/DOsrwIBfHm— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
Closing the festival was Splendour headliner Jess Glynne who brought all of her hits, including the powerful 'Take Me Home'.
Incredible scenes for the #SplendourFest headliner @JessGlynne #AltatSplendour pic.twitter.com/38eM8RP5He— Alt-Tickets (@AltTickets) July 23, 2016
After an incredible day, the 20,000 plus crowd filed out of Wollaton Park and marked the end of Splendour Festival 2016.
If you enjoyed Splendour Festival, artists from across the day will be on tour soon! Have a look here.
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