festivals in & around south Devon


Folkfest 2015
various venues, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2AS.
Thursday 3rd September until Sunday 6th September 15
ticket info: FREE



Sunset Festival 2015
Pidsley Farm, Sandford, Devon, EX17 4EW.
Thursday 3rd September until Monday 7th September 15
ticket info: £85
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Arcadia Bristol 2015
Queen's Square, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 4QS.
Friday 4th September until Saturday 5th September 15
ticket info: from £39.50 for Friday, and £45 for Saturday
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lineup includes: Annie Mac, Roni Size Reprazent, Eats Everything, Leftfield (DJ Set), Congo Natty: Rebel MC & Tenor Fly & Congo Dubs, Monki, GotSome


Didmarton Bluegrass Festival 2015
Kemble Airfield, Kemble, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BA.
Friday 4th September until Sunday 6th September 15
ticket info: £55 full weekend with camping
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End of the Road Festival 2015
Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT.
Friday 4th September until Sunday 6th September 15
ticket info: £195 for the weekend
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lineup includes: Brakes, East India Youth, Euros Childs, Jacco Gardner, Laura Marling, Low, Mark Lanegan Band, Sam Amidon, Sleaford Mods, Sufjan Stevens, Tame Impala, The War on Drugs, Curtis Harding, Django Django, Fat White Family, Future Islands, Fuzz, Jane Weaver, Julie Bryne, Kiran Leonard, Mac DeMarco, My Morning Jacket, St Etienne, Wand, Alvvays, Drinks (Cate Le Bon & Tim Presley), Ex Hex, Giant Sand, Holy Crutches, Jessica Pratt, King Khan & The BBQ Show, Metz, Natalie Prass, R Seiliog, Sonny & The Sunsets, The Unthanks, Dawes, Diagrams, Flo Morrissey, Girlpool ... more acts >>


One Love Festival 2015
Croft Farm Waterpark, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 7EE.
Friday 4th September until Sunday 6th September 15
ticket info: £130 adult weekend with camping
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lineup includes: Mykal Rose, Vernon Maytone (The Maytones), Dennis Bovell, Little Roy, Tristan Palma, Dubblestandart, Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band, Echo Minott, Horseman and the Upper Cut Band, Saxon Sound System, Fatman International Sound, Youthman Promotion Sound, Norris Man, Soul Stereo Sound System, Foundation Sound, Mackabee Studio International, King Tubby's Hi Fi, Sir Coxsone Outernational, Teddy Dan and the Irie Vibes Band, Randy Valentine, Donette Forte Urban Lions Band, King Tuts Revenge, Zee Guveya & The Heritage Survival Band, Erin Bardwell Collective, Mixmaster Morris, The Dublings, Subajah, Avalon Roots, Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Dubversion, Forleigh, Max Barry, Zuri Aura, Afresh, Nattylyn, Kalyan, 2 Kings, Titan Sound, Jah Lion Sound Movement, Easy Dread ... more acts >>


Fishstock Brixham 2015
Seafood Pavillion, & Eastern Jetty, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AW.
Saturday 5th September 15
ticket info: £5 adults, and under 15s are free



Smoked & Uncut Festival (Brockenhurst) 2015
The Pig, Beaulieu Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7QL.
Sunday 6th September 15
ticket info: £30 - SOLD OUT



Riverside Country And Western Weekend 2015
Riverside Caravan And Camping Park, Marsh Lane, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3HQ.
Friday 11th September until Sunday 13th September 15
ticket info: £90 for 2 adults, up to 2 children and 2 dogs Go Free
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Wookey Hole Music Festival 2015
Wookey Hole Club, High Street, Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1BP.
Friday 11th September until Sunday 13th September 15
ticket info: £10 Saturday night, everything else free



Hobphin 2015
Dolphin Inn, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 4TN.
Saturday 12th September until Sunday 13th September 15
ticket info: FREE



St Ives September Festival 2015
various venues, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2DS.
Saturday 12th September until Saturday 26th September 15
ticket info: varies from £16 to £20 with many events FREE
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lineup includes: Acoustic Strawbs, Chris Jagger, Dervish, John Etheridge, John Lees Barclay James Harvest, Kate Rusby, Kathryn Roberts And Sean Lakeman, Legend, Mad Dog Mcrea, Martin Barre Band, Matt Price, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, Show of Hands, Steve Knightley, The Beat, The Ben Waters Band, The Rollin' Clones, Thunderbridge Bluegrass Boys, Boundless Brothers, David Tsonos, The Mighty Bucca Du, The Super 8s, Djazz Celtica, Tim Clark, Gordon Giltrap, Joanne Shaw Taylor, John Otway, Johnny Cowling, Nicholas Meier Group, The Ronnie Scott's All Stars


Cornish Bluegrass Festival 2015
Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4NY.
Friday 18th September until Sunday 20th September 15
ticket info: £49 weekend
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Looe Music Festival 2015
Looe beach, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1DZ.
Friday 18th September until Sunday 20th September 15
ticket info: £110 for weekend with camping, under 18s £49
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lineup includes: Johnny Marr, Jools Holland and the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, The Proclaimers, Buzzcocks, Bad Manners, Duke Special, Ferocious Dog, Luke Daniels, Flight Brigade, Love Street, Tankus the Henge, Remedy Soundz, The Dark Plains, Stark, Geoff Lakeman, Chay Snowdon, Lucy Anna, Tyn Daga, Martha Tilston, 3 Daft Monkeys, Alex Hart, Andy Quick's Unidentified Flying Orchestra, Antimatador, Athena Rockets, Auction for the Promise Club, Backbeat Soundsystem, Beachfield, Boo Hewerdine, C Force, Calfari, Clare Stokes, Darden Smith, Dr Thud's Remedy, Echo Town, Even Nine, Falmouth Soul Sensation, Flaming Infidels, Flashes, Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis, Gaz Brookfield ... more acts >>


Priston Festival 2015
various venues, Priston, Somerset, BA2 9EE.
Friday 18th September until Sunday 20th September 15
ticket info: expect from £6 to £10 many events FREE



Stroud Folk Festival 2015
Stroud Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AE.
Friday 18th September until Sunday 20th September 15
ticket info: £18
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Folkridge 2015
Butchers Arms, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 7NZ.
Saturday 19th September 15
ticket info: Adults £4, Children (under 16) free.



Summer End 2015
Washingpool Farm, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS35 5RE.
Saturday 19th September 15
ticket info: £25
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The Hobgoblin Cheltenham Comedy Festival 2015
numerous venues, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA.
Sunday 20th September until Saturday 26th September 15
ticket info: prices vary depending upon event
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Something Else in the Dean 2015
Elton Maize Mazes, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14 1JU.
Friday 25th September until Sunday 27th September 15
ticket info: £40 for weekend with camping - SOLD OUT



Heddstock 2015
Wakers Mead, Heddington, Wiltshire, SN11 0PL.
Saturday 26th September 15
ticket info: £8 adult, £5 for children U12
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Tokyo World 2015
Eastville Park, Eastville, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS5 6XA.
Saturday 26th September 15
ticket info: £30
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lineup includes: Aba Shanti Soundsystem, Alfresco Disco, Apex Collective, Benny Page, Bill Brewster, Boofy, Break, Calyx & Teebee, Channel One, Chris Farrell, Coki, Commodo, David Rodigan, Derrick May, Despicable Youth, Dub Phizix, Durkle Disco, Dutty Girl, Ed Rush, Ed Solo, Fire Man Sam, FlowDan, Foreign Beggars, Fre4nc, FunkinEven, H15 Ghost, Hazard, Jeff Mills, Jeremy Underground, Jeru the Damaja, Kahn, Koan Sound, Kosheen, Kurupt FM, Leon Vynehall, LX One, Mala, Marquis Hawkes, MC GQ, MC Remidy ... more acts >>


Underground Festival 2015
Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1NS.
Saturday 26th September until Sunday 27th September 15
ticket info: £10
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lineup includes: Black Peaks, Dan Owen, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, High Tyde, Robyn Sherwell, Tall Ships, Baby Strange, Bulletproof Bomb, Emi McDade, Jack Watts, Loom, The One Hundred, All Tvvins, Demob Happy, John Adams, Lisbon, Russ Poole, Trash Boat, Cut Ribbons, Empire, Falls, January, Quigley, Youth Club, Brawlers, Declan McKenna, Dexter Henry Millest, Elessar, James Richards, Tibet, Crows, New Carnival, The Amazons, Black Foxxes, Quigley


Swanage Blues & Roots festival 2015
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB.
Thursday 1st October until Sunday 4th October 15
ticket info: £10 for an all event wristband
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Riverside Beer, Folk, & Music Festival 2015
Riverside Caravan And Camping Park, Marsh Lane, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3HQ.
Friday 2nd October until Sunday 4th October 15
ticket info: from £60 for 2 adults, and up to 2 children



Lowender Peran Celtic Festival 2015
Atlantic Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1FD.
Wednesday 14th October until Sunday 18th October 15
ticket info: £55 for adults, children £22.50
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Two Moors Festival 2015
various locations across, Dartmoor and Exmoor, Tiverton, Dulverton, Ilsington, Taunton, Devon, EX36 3LU.
Thursday 15th October until Sunday 25th October 15
ticket info: from FREE to £45
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Frome Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival 2015
The Cheese and Grain, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE .
Sunday 18th October 15
ticket info: £23
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Calstock Jazz and Blues Festival 2015
various venues, Calstock, Cornwall, PL18 9QA.
Thursday 22nd October until Sunday 25th October 15
ticket info: varies many events free
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Simple Things Festival 2015
various venues and creative spaces, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1HP.
Friday 23rd October until Saturday 24th October 15
ticket info: £35
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lineup includes: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Avalon Emerson, Barnt, Battles, Chastity Belt, Danny L Harle, Darwin, Dean Blunt, Discodromo, DJ Funk, Eric Duncan, Factory Floor, Futureboogie, Galcher Lustwerk, Giant Swan, Gramrcy, Grumbling Fur, Health, Helena Hauff, Hodge, Holly Herndon, Hunee, JME, Lee Scratch Perry, Liturgy, Lone, Long Arm, Lower Dens, Loyle Carner, Maximum Joy, Mike Skinner (DJ Set), Mild High Club, Moxie, nd_baumecker, Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators, Objekt, Oliver Wilde, Pardon My French, Penguin Cafe, Romare ... more acts >>


North Dorset Folk Festival 2015
The Village Hall, Burton Street, Marnhull, Dorset, DT10 1PR.
Saturday 24th October 15
ticket info: £24 (+ booking fee)
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lineup includes: Nizlopi, Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts, Hatful of Rain, Aimee, Kadia, Pip Mountjoy, Pete Robson


The Lost Boys Masked Ball 2015
Flambards Theme Park, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0QA.
Saturday 31st October 15
ticket info: £45
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Westfest 2015
Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
Saturday 31st October 15
ticket info: £27.50
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Shiiine On Weekender 2015
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH.
Friday 6th November until Monday 9th November 15
ticket info: from £139 per person - limited availability
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lineup includes: Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, The Wonder Stuff, The Farm, Stereo MC's, The Orb, 808 State, The Wedding Present, Cud, Lo-Fidelity Allstars, Space, The Frank & Walters, Northside, Ultrasound, The Primitives, Milltown Brothers, Asbo Kid, Dave Booth, Eat, Graeme Park, Mark Morriss, Menswear, Oasis UK, Pat Nevin (DJ Set), Peter Hook and the Light, Real People, Space Monkeys, Stella Grundy, Terry Farley, The Clone Roses, The Telescopes


Ilfracombe Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival 2015
John Fowler Holiday Park, Marlborough Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8PF.
Friday 13th November until Sunday 15th November 15
ticket info: early bird £119 per person including accommodation
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Ilfracombe Folk, Roots & World Music Festival 2015
John Fowler Holiday Park, Marlborough Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8PF.
Friday 20th November until Sunday 22nd November 15
ticket info: early bird £119 per person including accommodation
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House of Fun Weekender 2015
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH.
Friday 20th November until Monday 23rd November 15
ticket info: from £159
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lineup includes: Craig Charles, David Rodigan, Dub Pistols, Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, Gentleman's Dub Club, Madness, New Street Adventure, Norman Jay, Prince Fatty, Shy FX, The Cuban Brothers, Tiro Lark


Swanage Blues Festival 2016
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB.
Friday 4th March until Monday 7th March 16
ticket info: £10 Weekend Wristband / £2 Festival Programme
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Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival 2016
Colston Hall & O2 Academy, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 5AR.
Friday 18th March until Sunday 20th March 16
ticket info: ticket prices vary depending upon event



Bristol Folk Festival 2016
St Georges Bristol and Bristol Folk House, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 5RR.
Saturday 30th April until Sunday 1st May 16
ticket info: early bird £58 for weekend
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Brighton Fringe 2016
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UE.
Friday 6th May until Sunday 5th June 16
ticket info: varies depending upon event, many are free



The Funk & Soul Weekender 2016
Camber Sands Holiday Centre, New Lydd Road, Nr. Rye, Camber Sands, East Sussex, TN31 7RL.
Friday 13th May until Sunday 15th May 16
ticket info: £99per person self catering - on sale 04/09/15
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lineup includes: Alice Russell, Andrew Ashong, Craig Charles, Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra, DJ Yoda, Harleighblu, Huey Morgan, Ibibio Sound Machine, J Felix, Mr Scruff, Norman Jay, Quantic, Renegade Brass Band, Tru Thoughts, Wrong Tom


Chippenham Folk Festival 2016
various venues, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3ER.
Friday 27th May until Monday 30th May 16
ticket info: expect £90 for a season ticket + £22 camping



Let's Rock Bristol 2016
Ashton Court, Long Ashton, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS41 9JN.
Friday 3rd June until Sunday 5th June 16
ticket info: early bird £99 with camping, plus booking fees
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Wychwood Music Festival 2016
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH.
Friday 3rd June until Sunday 5th June 16
ticket info: early bird £125 for the weekend, with camping - on sale 20/08/15
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Colourfest 2016
St. Giles House, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, BH21 5NA.
Friday 3rd June until Monday 6th June 16
ticket info: expect around £125 adult w/e tickets, £15 for children (3-16)



Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2016
various venues, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1AS.
Friday 10th June until Sunday 12th June 16
ticket info: expect £45 adult w/e tickets



3 Wishes Faery Fest 2016
Mount Edgecumbe House and Country Park, Torpoint, Cornwall, PL10 1HZ.
Friday 17th June until Sunday 19th June 16
ticket info: expect around £100 for weekend



Oceanfest 2016
Croyde Bay, Croyde, Devon, EX33 1NZ.
Friday 17th June until Sunday 19th June 16
ticket info: expect around £50 for the weekend



Sonic Rock Solstice 2016
Stoke Prior Space Port, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4AL.
Friday 17th June until Sunday 19th June 16
ticket info: expect £65 per ticket, children under 14 free - 31/10/15



Teignmouth Folk Festival 2016
various venues, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 8BD.
Friday 17th June until Sunday 19th June 16
ticket info: expect around £55 weekend with camping



Let's Rock Leeds 2016
Temple Newsam, Selby Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 0AD.
Saturday 18th June 16
ticket info: early bird £39 adults £18 children (+booking fee)
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Summer Solstice at Stonehenge 2016
Stonehenge, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE.
Monday 20th June 16
ticket info: FREE (including FREE car park)



Glastonbury Festival 2016
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ.
Wednesday 22nd June until Sunday 26th June 16
ticket info: expect around £225 (secured with a deposit)



Frome Festival 2016
various locations, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE .
Friday 1st July until Sunday 10th July 16
ticket info: expect from FREE to £20 depending on the event



Let's Rock Exeter 2016
Powderham Castle, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ.
Saturday 2nd July 16
ticket info: early bird £39 adults £18 children (+booking fee) - on sale 01/09/15
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2000trees Festival 2016
Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 4BL.
Thursday 7th July until Saturday 9th July 16
ticket info: £87 for a 3day ticket, securable with a £20 or £40 deposit
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NASS 2016
Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN.
Friday 8th July until Sunday 10th July 16
ticket info: early bird £99 for weekend (+ booking fee)
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Swanage Jazz Festival 2016
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HE.
Friday 8th July until Sunday 10th July 16
ticket info: expect £82 for a weekend stroller ticket



Let's Rock Southampton 2016
Southampton Common, The Avenue, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 7NN.
Saturday 9th July 16
ticket info: early bird £39 adults £18 children (+booking fee)
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Larmer Tree Festival 2016
Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, SP5 5PY.
Wednesday 13th July until Sunday 17th July 16
ticket info: expect around £240 for 5 days



OUT West Festival 2016
secret outdoor location, Bath/Frome/West Wilts area, Wiltshire.
Thursday 14th July until Sunday 17th July 16
ticket info: £65 for a weekend ticket
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Chagstock 2016
Whiddon Down, Chagford, Devon, EX20 2PR.
Friday 22nd July until Saturday 23rd July 16
ticket info: super early bird £65 for a weekend adult
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Camp Bestival 2016
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS.
Thursday 28th July until Sunday 31st July 16
ticket info: £180 weekend
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Creation Fest 2016
Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7JE.
Saturday 6th August until Friday 12th August 16
ticket info: FREE, charge for camping



Boardmasters 2016
Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AN.
Wednesday 10th August until Sunday 14th August 16
ticket info: 4 days £119 with camping
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Beautiful Days 2016
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU.
Friday 19th August until Sunday 21st August 16
ticket info: expect £135 for adult weekend tickets



Watchet Live 2016
Parsonage Farm, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0HS.
Friday 26th August until Sunday 28th August 16
ticket info: expect around £65 for a weekend ticket - on sale October



Swanage Blues & Roots festival 2016
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB.
Thursday 6th October until Sunday 9th October 16
ticket info: £10 for an all event wristband
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