PennFest is returning to Bucks this weekend - promising an epic line-up of music and entertainment for the whole family.

The Penn Street festival is the county's biggest - and huge acts are topping the bill this weekend (July 22 and 23). 

Since launching in 2011, PennFest has grown from humble beginnings as a village festival attracting 2,000 people into a hugely respected fixture on the UK festival circuit, attracting internationally renowned artists and a daily capacity crowd of 10,000 year after year.

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Here's everything you need to know before you go. 

What time does it start? 

Gates open each day at 11am, with the festival starting at midday. A full running order will be available on PennFest socials on the day only. 

Are tickets available on the door? 

No, they must be bought in advance. There are still a handful available on the PennFest website - 

If you have any problems printing tickets or haven't received them, email 

Have your tickets ready in advance of turning up because mobile signal can be unreliable at the Big Park. 

What is the weather going to be like?

The Met Office is predicting: "Cloud thickening with light and patchy rain spreading eastwards after a dry start.

"Rain will then turn more persistent through the afternoon and into the evening, with some heavier bursts possible. Breezy along coastal regions. Maximum temperature 20 °C."

Who is performing? 

Friday's main headline saw Noel Gallagher with other artists including Bad Manners, My Nu Leng and Artful Dodger.

Saturday's line-up stars Bastille, DJ Fresh, Bob Marley Revival, 24 hour garage girls, Mr C and more. 

What food is available? 

You are free to bring your own food, but there are multiple bars and a wide range of quality food outlets, selling dishes from around the world, including Mexican, barbecue, Indian and Chinese food. 

Can I take alcohol? 

No, but you can buy alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on site. You are allowed to bring soft drinks and water (of not more than 500ml per bottle), as long as these are unopened/sealed when you arrive, otherwise they will be confiscated. 

There will be free water points inside the arena to refill water bottles throughout the day. 

Can I bring a tent or chairs? 

Small tents (up to a height of 1m), tables and chairs are permitted into the main arena, however, security may ask you to move them to the perimiter of the arena if they are causing any obstruction. Gazebos and larger tents are not permitted on site.

What entertainment is available for children? 

There is a special 'Kids Kingdom' to entertain kids from babies to teens. It will include live stage shows, with Berkshire Reptiles, circus acts from Big Top Mania, graffiti workshops, fun fair rides and more. 

Where can I find more information? 

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