BUNKFEST rounded off Oxfordshire's summer of music festivals with a free weekend enjoyed by thousands.

The Kinecroft in Wallingford welcomed crowds from Friday until Sunday for a blissful mix of music, dancing and beer.

The annual event is free to attend, with a small charge for those who want to camp.

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On Sunday afternoon attendees were treated to a flypast from a Lancaster bomber, organised by Cholsey and Wallingford Railway especially for the festival.

According to the event's Facebook page, a newlywed couple even had their first dance at BunkFest on Saturday, having organised their reception there.

The new groom commented: "We moved here last year and feel truly humbled by the community spirit and the amazing openness of letting us have our reception at BunkFest."

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A poignant tribute was paid on stage on Sunday to Wallingford stalwart Bob Wyatt, who co-founded the festival.

He died of cancer in May, aged 66.

The tribute, shared on BunkFest's website, said: "Bob had a wonderful soul and he strived to make people happy.

"He was passionate about music and wrote and performed his own songs, encouraged others to play and gave local musicians a place to house their sessions."

Mr Wyatt, who was a former landlord, was much-loved and known for his catchphrase 'stay jammy.'

This year the festival's shop was even selling badges with that phrase on, in Mr Wyatt's memory.

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The tribute added: "He fought to maintain the festival's fundamental principles - that it should support our local artists and businesses, and essentially, it remained free for everyone to enjoy.

"These values have been proudly maintained and BunkFest has now grown to become one of the largest free festivals in Europe, thanks to all of those who volunteer.

"[His] positive outlook and drive left positive energy and vibes in the heart of our community."

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The community festival started life in 2002 as a birthday party for Mr Wyatt, who was then landlord of the Cross Keys pub.

It has since grown and up to 10,000 now attend.

This year organisers scrapped the sale of single-use plastic water bottles, teaming up with housing developer St Edward and Wallingford shop Sportswize to supple reusable drinking bottles and water stations.

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Folk and rock acts remained a key focus of the music line-up this year, including headline slots from Tankus The Henge, Merry Hell and Roving Crows.

The event is staged in close partnership with Cholsey and Wallingford Railway, which even provided trains into the venue with on-board music and dancing.

As well as the on-stage performances, there was a craft village, silent disco, vintage tea shop, stalls and child-friendly activities.

Sponsors this year included Paul Simmonds removal firm, Coulton, Winterbrook property, Loose Cannon and Loddon breweries.