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bestivalsat11The annual fancy dress day tradition returned to Bestival today (Saturday) with all things nautical on the agenda.

From sailors to battleships, lobsters’ to Spongebob Squarepants and everything in between, revellers have well and truly got into the spirit of the day with some unique and wonderful costumes and face paint to match.

bestivalsat14Heavy rain overnight left some small areas of the site sodden, but once again the sun broke through to reveal a glorious afternoon ahead of Snoop Dog’s headlining performance on the Main Stage later this evening.

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Squid, jellyfish, lobsters, sharks, pirates, deep-sea divers, sailors – the 50,000 festival-goers embraced the theme with typical gusto.

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