Heavy rain and thunder forecast doesn't stop the party at South West Four

The clouds descended over the main stage on Saturday afternoon

The clouds descended over the main stage on Saturday afternoon

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Even the Gods couldn’t stop the festival-goers at South West Four from enjoying the party this bank holiday weekend.

The two-day spectacular pulled in huge crowds from south-east London to enjoy the finest dance acts Clapham Common had to offer despite rumours of heavy rain and thunder.

With four huge arenas each with different dance genres from progressive trance to house, thousands flocked to the main stage on Saturday afternoon in anticipation Fedde Le Grand.

The Dutch DJ, who has remixed tracks for the likes of Madonna and Coldplay, returned to the South West Four stage for the first time in six years and needless to say, he did not disappoint.

The ground beneath the crowd’s feet was pulsating throughout his hour-long pumping set which included the eagerly-awaited hard house track ‘Put Your Hands up for Detroit’.

As the black clouds descended over Le Grand followers New World Punx’s set it seemed the heavy rain and thunder only made more of an electric atmosphere for the common’s array of ticket holders.

Emily Mitchell, 24, of Westmoreland Road, Bromley, said: “Me and my mates come here every year and we always have such an amazing time. We knew it would rain so we came prepared with our ponchos but the rain won’t stop us from enjoying the bank holiday weekend!”

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