And with a distinct lack of rain and even an appearance from the sun, the bravest of revellers even dared to swap their trusty wellies in favour of pumps and ahem, flip flops. But this was Hop Farm, where a non-branding and no VIPs philosophy are single handily bringing British festivals back to their hippy-ish roots.
Hop Farm may not have topped last years Prince headline performance, but they certainly pulled in the crowds. Heres what they wore to enjoy sets from Bob Dylan, Patti Smith and Suede
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