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Countryside comes alive as VW Whitenoise Festival draws the crowds

Whitenoise 2018
Byline: Sonya Duncan
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A quiet part of the west Suffolk countryside was alive with music as the VW Whitenoise Festival took over at Euston Park.

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The popular and acclaimed four-day music festival is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and celebrating music, the arts and motoring.

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Sam and Joy Readings with Boe.
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And the non-stop entertainment kicked-off with Bu Bounce, a high energy Ska band, who proved a hit with the festival goers.

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The Hindley family from the Isle of Man.
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Other headliners included The Neville Staple Band (from The Specials), The Marley Experience and Shades of Rhythm.

The Shine ‘n’ Show car show attracted a range of cars, including vintage and rare VWs, and the much-loved ‘Planet Kids’ area returned to keep the youngsters entertained, including magic shows and a woodland stage.

Whitenoise 2018
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Celebrating its 16th year, and fifth at Euston Park, the festival continues to grow and attract new festival goers.

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For more information visit the festival website.

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Chloe, Edward and Charles Tyas
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Amber Godwin with Holly and Alfie
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Ian Honeyman
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