Reservists march on festival stage in dance routine

POSE HMS King Alfred reservists outside Fat Boy Slim's dressing room at Bestival
POSE HMS King Alfred reservists outside Fat Boy Slim's dressing room at Bestival
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NAVAL reservists stirred up the crowds with a flamboyant fitness routine at a major music festival.

Sailors from the Portsmouth-based HMS King Alfred took to the stage at Bestival alongside dance troupe Sink the Pink.

The 10 reservists were there in a bid to boost the profile of the reserve forces.

They performed a 20-minute fitness routine after marching on stage to Hearts of Oak.

Lieutenant Alan Bradley said: ‘Taking part in Bestival really was a once-in-a-lifetime event.

‘We’ve all got a good sense of humour and we gave it our best shot.

‘We were really excited about this opportunity to raise awareness of Portsmouth’s unit, HMS King Alfred.’