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I'm in Swindon!

Greg James | 11:05 UK time, Sunday, 3 May 2009

So, I popped down on the train this morning to do some challenges which you'll hear throughout the day today on Radio 1.  Earlier on Grimmy's show, I was challenged to find some people who looked like Big Weekend artists.  I only managed to find this guy who I thought resembled Bob from Franz Ferdinand.  Turns out, not so much.  Made me laugh though.

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The problem is that it's Sunday and it was early and no one was up:

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Anyway, I then went to the site of BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend - Lydiard Park - which, by the way is very lovely.  Set in the countryside, it looked amazing in the sunshine today.  Here's a few snaps:

A lovely view of the top of the 'In New Music We Trust' tent which will host The Enemy, Basement Jaxx, Doves, Maximo Park and Gossip amongst others:

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The main stage tent is about to be raised up!

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The backstage showers...Just imagine - the likes of The Prodigy, Kasabian, and Aled all soaping themselves down in here:

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And finally for now...Scott Mills' portacabin.  No sign of his wine delivery yet.  I imagine they'll be reversing that up to the door mid-week.

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Next challenge with Nihal after 1pm today! 

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