VIDEO: “Absolutely amazing”: Revellers flock to Dundee’s Carnival 56 as it opens its doors

August 12 2017, 6.55pmUpdated: August 13 2017, 1.56pm

Carnival 56 opened its doors for the first time on Saturday morning, welcoming thousands of revellers.

There were high expectations for the Dundee music festival, which featured Mark Ronson, The Fratellis and Basement Jaxx this evening.

Locals soaked up the atmosphere during the first afternoon of the event, which will also see Rudimental, The Charlatans and the city’s own Kyle Falconer take to the stage tomorrow.

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“Honeyblood ” take to the main stage at Carnival 56.
© DC Thomson
Festival goers arrive for the start of Carnival 56

The discovery live comedy and the Rhumba “Big Top” tents have both proved a huge hit with festival goers so far.

With Camperdown Park continuing to fill up, we asked people what they are making of Carnival 56.

For more videos of the event click here.

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