The Swingathon event took place in fields near Oasby in Lincolnshire (Image: SWNS)

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Villagers complained about 'screaming and moaning' noises coming from a swingers festival over the weekend.

Neighbours who live near the fields where the four-day Swingathon event took place said their rural peace was shattered by wails and groans.

Organisers of the X-rated event advertised wet T-shirt competitions, a mobile dungeon and fetish 'demonstrations', plus a Mr and Miss Swingathon contest.

Around 400 tickets were sold for a reported £200 per couple to the event, which was held close to Oasby, near Grantham, Lincolnshire.

The festival took place from Thursday to Sunday and the fields were only open to people who had at least three personal verifications on their Fabswingers profile.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that limited coronavirus guidelines were in place at the festival, including a lack of social distancing and hygiene facilities.

Festivalgoers required at least three personal verifications on their Fabswingers profile to attend
(Image: SWNS)

Guests were not given the address of the venue until after tickets were bought, and were told they must take a lateral flow test 48 hours before arriving at the event.

A spokesperson for North Kesteven District Council said: "A licence application was correctly issued, for a bar and regulated entertainment up to 11pm in association with what was described as 'private camping for a private camping club'.

"So long as the event is conducted within the restrictions of the Temporary Event Notice in place, and in a lawful manner, there is nothing more for the Council to do in respect of this event.

Drone images showed hundreds of people arriving at the festival
(Image: SWNS)

"Ultimately the event organiser is responsible for ensuring the event is compliant and runs safely."

Drone images showed hundreds of swingers arriving at the sex festival.

One guest said the event, hidden among fields off the A52, was heavily patrolled by security guards.

He said: "There is a lack of loos and washing facilities, and no social distancing so it isn't covid safe.

"Everyone was asked to take a test so that doesn't worry me.

"It's all pretty well spaced out."

According to the website, there was a BDSM demo, a sweet bar, an outdoor cinema and clay pigeon shooting.

Guests were asked to take a lateral flow test 48 hours before arriving at the event.

Ticket holders were given the location after booking and could only leave for emergency reasons, it is claimed.