Thousands of people have been enjoying a glorious music festival in Hampshire. 

Victorious has returned to Portsmouth for the 12th year. 

It has taken over Southsea Common and has seen big-name acts such as Jamiroquai, Kate Nash, Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs and many more perform. 

More than 170,000 people are expected to attend the three-day long event, which started on Friday, August 25. 

Festival goers were surprised by a performance by special guests McFly on Saturday afternoon - which drew big crowds to the secondary stage, the Castle Stage, on Castle Fields. 

Hampshire Chronicle: McFly at Victorious Festival in Portsmouth

Elsewhere, the comedy tent has proved popular with top comedians like Jason Manford, Zoe Lyons, Dara O'Briain and Omid Djalili pulling in the crowds.  

The festival also has something for all ages - with a large kids' arena, packaged full of free activities like bouncy castles, zip wire, crafts and much more, as well as a stage showing family favourites like Bluey and Disney Princesses. 

There is a fun fair for the older children, plus roller skating and more at the skate park. 

Hampshire Chronicle: Pale Waves at Victorious Festival in Portsmouth

For music lovers, there are acts for all tastes, with many performing at the acoustic stage, the World stage, and a big party happening at the historic Southsea Castle, a spectacular setting, with great DJs. 

The festival continues today (Sunday, August 27), culminating with a performance from  Mumford & Sons on the main stage. 

Click the top image to see more pictures from the event. 

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