South Scotland

Eden Festival gets under way near Beattock

Gogol Bordello Image copyright Eden Festival
Image caption Gogol Bordello are one of the acts at this year's festival

The four-day Eden Festival is getting under way on the Raehills Estate near Beattock.

A record crowd of 9,000 is expected at the event which runs until Sunday and will see more than 300 different acts perform.

The list of headliners includes Gogol Bordello, Boney M., Cat Power, So Solid Crew, 2ManyDJs and Admiral Fallow.

Police have urged everyone attending the festival to "have fun but keep themselves safe".

Organisers have promised a "family-friendly event with something for everyone".

The festival hosts theatre, comedy and art as well as music across 12 stages.

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