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Glastonbury crowd sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Dalai Lama at Stone Circle

Glastonbury crowd sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Dalai Lama at Stone Circle

Spiritual leader praised Glastonbury for being "a festival of people"

  • Jun 28, 2015
Gareth Gates on Glastonbury: 'Bands like Young Fathers offend me. It's shit'

Gareth Gates on Glastonbury: 'Bands like Young Fathers offend me. It's shit'

Former TV talent show star hits out at Mercury Prize winners

  • Jun 28, 2015
Labour MP wants Glastonbury Festival moved to London

Labour MP wants Glastonbury Festival moved to London

Politician Gareth Thomas is hoping a London edition of the festival could happen if the city is named European Capital of Culture in 2023

  • Jun 28, 2015
Glastonbury day two: full round-up

Glastonbury day two: full round-up

From Swim Deep to Kanye – all in one place

  • Jun 28, 2015
Kanye West brings Bon Iver, Queen cover and claim he's 'greatest living rock star' to Glastonbury

Kanye West brings Bon Iver, Queen cover and claim he's 'greatest living rock star' to Glastonbury

Rapper's set also included a stage invasion

  • Jun 28, 2015
Kanye West’s Glastonbury stage invader, comedian Lee Nelson, wanted to 'give him a hand'

Kanye West’s Glastonbury stage invader, comedian Lee Nelson, wanted to 'give him a hand'

Nelson – real name Simon Brodkin – has been arrested twice for similar pranks

  • Jun 28, 2015
Stage invader forces Kanye West to restart track as Glastonbury headline set begins

Stage invader forces Kanye West to restart track as Glastonbury headline set begins

Rapper forced to restart 'Black Skinhead'

  • Jun 27, 2015
The Maccabees welcome 'hero' Jamie T on stage during Glastonbury set - watch

The Maccabees welcome 'hero' Jamie T on stage during Glastonbury set - watch

Band played 'Marks To Prove It' with singer-songwriter

  • Jun 27, 2015
Glastonbury crowd member twerks at Pharrell as he previews new song 'Freedom' - watch

Glastonbury crowd member twerks at Pharrell as he previews new song 'Freedom' - watch

Singer played string of hits drawn from his production, co-writing and solo career

  • Jun 27, 2015
Fans are shut out of tent as Years & Years draw huge crowd to Glastonbury's John Peel stage

Fans are shut out of tent as Years & Years draw huge crowd to Glastonbury's John Peel stage

Singer Olly Alexander pays tribute to London's gay pride parade

  • Jun 27, 2015
Frank Turner plays acoustic tracks during Billy Bragg Q&A at Glastonbury

Frank Turner plays acoustic tracks during Billy Bragg Q&A at Glastonbury

The two singer-songwriters appeared on Saturday afternoon in The Leftfield

  • Jun 27, 2015
George Ezra's dad appears on stage during his packed-out Glastonbury set

George Ezra's dad appears on stage during his packed-out Glastonbury set

Courtney Barrett opened the Pyramid Stage earlier today (June 27)

  • Jun 27, 2015
Sleaford Mods compare Slaves to Take That during Glastonbury set

Sleaford Mods compare Slaves to Take That during Glastonbury set

Frontman Jason Williamson also said "everything is fucking shit" at festival

  • Jun 27, 2015
Swim Deep tell crowd to ‘go and buy Wolf Alice album’ as they kick off day two at Glastonbury 2015

Swim Deep tell crowd to ‘go and buy Wolf Alice album’ as they kick off day two at Glastonbury 2015

Kanye West headlines festival tonight

  • Jun 27, 2015
Johnny Marr says Glastonbury Festival bookings are too 'kitsch'

Johnny Marr says Glastonbury Festival bookings are too 'kitsch'

Guitarist says booking 'old country singers' is 'a bit silly' and 'patronising'

  • Jun 27, 2015
Day one at Glastonbury 2015 – full round-up

Day one at Glastonbury 2015 – full round-up

Florence + The Machine, The Charlatans, The Libertines, Run The Jewels and many more played on Friday at the festival

  • Jun 27, 2015
Florence + The Machine covers Foo Fighters at debut Glastonbury headline show - watch

Florence + The Machine covers Foo Fighters at debut Glastonbury headline show - watch

"Dave if you're listening, we love you. We all love you."

  • Jun 27, 2015
Mark Ronson joined by Mary J Blige and George Clinton for 'Uptown Funk' at Glastonbury - watch

Mark Ronson joined by Mary J Blige and George Clinton for 'Uptown Funk' at Glastonbury - watch

Grandmaster Flash also joined Ronson for festival performance

  • Jun 26, 2015
The Libertines bring old classics and new material to secret Glastonbury set - watch

The Libertines bring old classics and new material to secret Glastonbury set - watch

'Handsome' was played for the first time by the band

  • Jun 26, 2015
The Libertines revealed as secret band playing Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury

The Libertines revealed as secret band playing Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury

Band fill gap left after Florence + The Machine were moved up to headliners

  • Jun 26, 2015

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