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In pictures: Fans pack Digbeth for Peaky Blinders festival

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image captionMany of those at the two-day festival have adopted the period fashion of the show

Thousands of Peaky Blinders fans have gathered in their best 1920s garb for a festival dedicated to the hit BBC show.

Actors are recreating scenes from the drama in the streets of Digbeth, Birmingham, at the two-day event.

The show's creator Steven Knight said it featured a "mind-blowing" ballet.

Liam Gallagher, who played at the festival with his band on Saturday, tweeted: "Look sharp The Gallaghers are on their way to drink and have fun with the Shelbys".

On Saturday, Mr Knight told fans he was writing series six and was "going to do series seven, then I'm looking at spin-offs, maybe a movie."

He added: "It's up to us. It's up to the people involved".

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image captionLiam Gallagher took to the stage with an obligatory peaked cap - the story is loosely based on a real Birmingham gang who hid blades in the peaks of their caps
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image captionPart of Digbeth has been transformed for the festival and the line-up for the five music stages included Primal Scream and Anna Calvi, who scored the drama's fifth and latest series
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image captionPaul Anderson, who plays Arthur Shelby, and his screen wife Kate Phillips were among guest stars - the crime drama follows the fortunes of the Shelby family, starring Cillian Murphy as leader Tommy Shelby
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image captionActor Sam Neill who played Chief Inspector Campbell in the drama, also appeared
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image captionFans dressed in 1920s-themed outfits to emulate the show's costumes
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