V Festival kicks off this weekend
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This summer's music festivals are in full swing with Staffordshire and Chelmsford ready to host the rock and pop extravaganza that is V Festival this weekend.

Bootylicious diva Beyonce and long-haired rockers Kings of Leon are the headliners scheduled to get the party going, able supported by acts including Beady Eye, FUN, Basement Jaxx and many more.

Campers will be allowed on site from 10am Friday 16th August until the camping area closes at midday on Monday 19th August. If you need to some last minute camping supplies then we've got a huge range of gear that's just perfect for a memorable summer: check out http://www.camping.co.uk/default.aspx

Full line-up:

Saturday 17th August Hylands Park/ Sunday 18 August Weston Park

Virgin Media Stage: Beyonce, The Script, Jessie J, Two Door Cinema Club, Paloma Faith, James, Deacon Blue, The Fratellis

Stage 2: Beady Eye, The Courteeners, FUN, Labrinth, Of Monsters And Men, Maverick Sabre, James Arthur, Lissie, Conor Maynard, The Pigeon Detectives

Arena stage: Steve Angello, DJ Fresh/ Live, Travis, Mark Owen, Katy B, Jessie Ware, Netsky Live!, Gabrielle Alpin, Nina Nesbitt, K-Koke

Futures stage: Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Monsta, Misha B, Hoffmaestro, Sam Smith, Tori Kelly, A*M*E, Goldie Lookin Chain, Nell Bryden, Ed Drewett, Moya, Silouette

Saturday 17th August Weston Park/ Sunday 18 August Hylands Park

Virgin Media Stage: Kings of Leon, Stereophonics, Emeli Sande, The Vaccines, Olly Murs, Jason Mraz, Ocean Colour Scene, The Saturdays

Stage 2: Calvin Harris, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Maximo Park, Rudimental, Scouting For Girls, Tom O'Dell, The Heavy

Arena stage: Basement Jaxx, Jaguar Skills, Ellie Goulding, The Eels, Lianne La Havas, McFly, Little Mix, Everything Everything, Laura Mvula, 5ive, The Original Rudeboys

Futures stage: Jamie Cullum, James Skelly & The Intenders, Lewis Watson, The Skints, Lucy Spraggan, Diana Vickers, John Newman, Exit Calm

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