Standon Calling 2017 in pictures – Clean Bandit, Laura Mvula and much more

PUBLISHED: 13:21 01 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:38 01 August 2017

Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards

Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

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Thousands of festival-goers enjoyed this year’s Standon Calling in Hertfordshire.

Saturday at Standon Lordship saw the themed fancy dress parade, as well as main stage performances from the likes of Laura Mvula and headliners Clean Bandit.

Rain during the day failed to dampen the spirits of revellers, who enjoyed themselves despite the mud, as the likes of Fickle Friends, Cabbage, Nothing But Thieves, !!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Idles took to the stages dotted around the Hertfordshire site.

Rather Be and Rockabye chart-toppers Clean Bandit returned to the festival as the Saturday night headliners, with cellist Grace Chatto getting the crowd going.

There were also DJ sets from the likes of Lindstrom and Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard.

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

• Here are our photographer Kevin Richards’ pictures from Saturday at Standon Calling 2017.

Receptacles at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Receptacles at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Horse Meat Disco in the Cow Shed at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Horse Meat Disco in the Cow Shed at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Horse Meat Disco in the Cow Shed at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Horse Meat Disco in the Cow Shed at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Getting muddy in the Cow Shed at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Getting muddy in the Cow Shed at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Rotten Hill Gang at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Rotten Hill Gang at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Windstorm at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Windstorm at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Clean Bandit  at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Clean Bandit  at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Clean Bandit  at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Partying at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Partying at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

!!! (CHK CHK CHK) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards !!! (CHK CHK CHK) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

!!! (CHK CHK CHK) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards !!! (CHK CHK CHK) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

!!! (CHK CHK CHK) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards !!! (CHK CHK CHK) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Cabbage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Getting a little wet watching Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Getting a little wet watching Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Getting a little wet watching Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Getting a little wet watching Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Inside Hendrick's Gin Bar at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Inside Hendrick's Gin Bar at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

DJ in the Groove Garden at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards DJ in the Groove Garden at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Idles  at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Idles at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Idles  at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Idles at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Idles at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards Idles at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Stalls and outlets at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Stalls and outlets at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Akala at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Akala at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Party-goers dance with Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Party-goers dance with Nothing But Thieves at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Children's area at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Children's area at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Children's area at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Children's area at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Hen Party at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Hen Party at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Lordship pool at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Lordship pool at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

DJ set in the Groove Garden at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards DJ set in the Groove Garden at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Party-goers at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Party-goers at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Party-goers at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Party-goers at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Party-goers at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Party-goers at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Chilling in the hot tubes at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Chilling in the hot tubes at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Chilling in the hot tubes at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Chilling in the hot tubes at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Fancy dress at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Fancy dress at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Themed Parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Themed Parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards Clean Bandit at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Lindstrom at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Lindstrom at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Themed parade at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Parade ends with a performance on stage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Parade ends with a performance on stage at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017.
 Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. 
Photo by Kevin Richards Laura Mvula at Standon Calling Festival 29th July 2017. Photo by Kevin Richards

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