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Glastonbury Festival 2010 - giant photo gallery

  • After years of changeable weather, the sun finally shone on Glastonbury for its 40th anniversary celebration.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Muse headline the Pyramid on Saturday night. They were joined onstage by U2's The Edge for a cover of 'Where The Streets Have No Name'.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Stevie Wonder brought Glastonbury 2010 to an emotional finale - and was joined onstage by Michael Eavis. The Motown legend headlined the Pyramid Stage, delivering his biggest hits. Before 'Living For The City' he sent out an anti-war message: "I believe God is about the perpetuation of life, not the destroying of it," before quipping, "If I could see I could really kick some ass."

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Drums pose at Glastonbury 2010. The band played a special acoustic slot at Strummerville halfway through the night, as well as an afternoon show on the John Peel stage.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • The Drums play Strummerville, a stage built in honour of The Clash's Joe Strummer who died in 2002.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Julian Casablancas launched himself into the John Peel Stage audience and climbed the rigging during a highly-charged solo set that included Strokes songs. "Glastonbury... we're very privileged and happy to be here," he told the crowd on his first trip to Worthy Farm.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Cribs on the Other Stage.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The majestic Pyramid Stage in all its glory - and 40th year - at Glastonbury 2010. The iconic construction has a colourful history: disaster struck in 1994 when it burnt down and 1981's Pyramid doubled as a cow shed.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • To the relief of fans, MGMT played their crowd-pleasing hit 'Kids' during their Other Stage slot. Their performance incited a large group of friends to invade the stage to dance and sing along with them.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Damon Albarn and special guest Snoop Dogg join forces during Gorillaz' headline set on the Pyramid Stage (June 25). Snoop had played on the same stage earlier in the day, drawing a huge crowd.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The Pyramid Stage in all its glory.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Kate Nash entertains a sun-baked crowd on the Other Stage.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • U2's The Edge joins Muse onstage at Glastonbury for their Saturday night headline slot.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • A punter at Glastonbury with a flag that jokes about the Reading and Leeds flag ban, let's hope the crowds around them see the funny side.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Devandra Banhart performs onstage at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Another surprise festival guest appearance: Kylie joins the Scissor Sisters. The Australian pop legend was introduced to the crowd as a lucky festival goer and sang 'Any Which Way'.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Florence joins The xx on the John Peel stage for a stunning, restrained version of classic 'You Got The Love'.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • The Pryamid Stage by night.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Wayne Coyne rolls across the crowd during The Flaming Lips' headline set on the Other Stage on Friday.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The sun beats down on Glastonbury revellers.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Indie royalty meets real royalty. Prince Charles makes a surprise visit to Glastonbury to mark the festival's 40th anniversary and is met by Blur's Alex James.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Kate Nash poses backstage in her super-bright summer outfit before her afternoon slot on the Saturday at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Ice was a precious commodity at Glastonbury this year.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • A football fan pays tribute to Dizzee Rascal.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Pet Shop Boys covered Coldplay during their headlining Glastonbury set. The British pop veterans, playing the event for the first time in 10 years, performed Chris Martin and co’s 2008 UK Number One single ‘Viva La Vida’ as part of their hit-laden set on The Other Stage.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • World Cup fever gripped the site - right up until England got thrashed by Germany on the Sunday afternoon. The national team's dismal performance was watched by a crowd of 50,000 in a field reserved especially for the purpose.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Vampire Weekend on the Pyramid. Their set was watched from the side of the stage by Damon Albarn and producer Danger Mouse.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The Kinks' Ray Davies goes down a storm on Sunday afternoon.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • That'll be the famous 'Glastonbury spirit', then.

    Photo: Danny North/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Festival goers help celebrate the iconic event's 40th anniversary in homemade t-shirts.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Laura Marling's Park Stage set included a marriage proposal. The intimate stage got all romantic as two fans got engaged at the end of 'Blackberry Stone'.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • What better place to sit at Glastonbury than on the roof of a shack to catch some rays and hear some great music?

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Wild Beasts played an afternoon show at Glastonbury this afternoon (June 26) on the John Peel Stage. The Kendal orchestral-pop band played a set featuring songs mainly taken from their lauded 2009 album 'Two Dancers'.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Shakira trots out the hits.

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Dead Weather backstage ahead of their performance on the Pyramid Stage, Saturday 26 June.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The Dead Weather's Jack White on the Pyramid.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The Dead Weather enjoy their set. Jack White joked: "It wasn't too long ago I saw Amy Winehouse give someone a smack here for someone touching her hair," he said. "It's the same for Baby Ruthless [The Dead Weather singer Alison Mosshart's pseudonym] – if you touch her hair, you'll get a smack.""

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Tinchy Stryder opens up proceedings on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday. He played to a fairly large selection of bleary-eyed punters.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Florence And The Machine drew a massive crowd to watch their Other Stage performance at Glastonbury (June 25), with singer Florence Welch admitting the gig was "pretty much the best moment in my life".

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Mystery Jets play the Queens Head on Friday. They were joined on the bill by The Magic Numbers, The Bees and Good Shoes.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Camping in style. One festival goer brought their bed to the mudless event this year.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The Beer-Afro, just one of the many unique ways punters attempted to keep cool in the sizzling summer heat.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Mumford And Sons on the John Peel Stage, 25 June. "This is by far the biggest gig we've ever played," announced keyboard player Ben Lovett after they played 'Little Lion Man', which itself was preceded by chants of "Mumford! Mumford!" from the audience.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • A marching band with kazoos strides through the notoriously eccentric British festival on Saturday afternoon.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Kelly Osbourne and Pixie Geldof - like a celebrity sea trawler chased by a flock of paparazzi seagulls wherever they went in the backstage area of the festival.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The band behind football anthem 'Three Lions', Lightning Seeds, gear up the crowd for England versus Germany in the World Cup tomorrow (Sunday 27 June).

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • An impromptu jam session in one of the many chill out tents dotted around the festival.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • A smartly dressed Plan B performs tracks from his critically acclaimed album 'The Defamation Of Strickland Banks' at the East Dance tent.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • T4 presenter Jameela Jamil opts for the hat and scarf method of keeping out of the sun backstage at Glastonbury 2010.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Coco Sumner of band I Blame Coco opens the Park Stage at 11am on Saturday.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Michael Eavis introduces Radiohead's surprise performance on the Park Stage. Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood played an unannounced early evening set, climaxing in classic tracks 'Karma Police' and 'Street Spirit (Fade Out)'.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Thom Yorke on the Park Stage, June 25. He opened with a slew of solo tracks, including 'Black Swan', before being joined by Radiohead bandmate Jonny Greenwood.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Carl Barat headlines the Leftfield stage. Coming onstage smoking a cigarette and backed by a five-piece band made up of an electric guitarist, cellist, drummer and double bass player, Barat kicked off his set by playing two brand new songs.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Florence dazzled the crowd at sunset on the Other Stage on Friday, playing new songs including her recently-released track 'Heavy In Your Arms' (which came out as part of the latest Twilight film) and conducting the crowd's cheers with a drumstick.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Flaming Lips enjoy a party-atmosphere climax to their Other Stage set late on Friday evening. The band were joined on stage by friends dressed as giant gorillas and frogs during their first ever Glastonbury headline set, with Wayne Coyne at one point crowd-surfing in a giant plastic bubble.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The Park Stage is getting a growing reputation as the place to see up and coming bands on the outskirts of Glastonbury who often appear on far bigger stages the following year. Performers over the weekend include Lissie, Broken Bells, Beach House and Stornoway.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Foals party backstage on Friday evening in advance of their Saturday set on the John Peel stage tonight (June 26).

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • La Roux's Ellie Jackson goes for a stroll. The singer played the Other Stage shortly before Florence and The Machine on Friday, with even the soaring temperatures unable to wilt her cornetto quiff.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • With not a single drop of rain falling at the 2010 event, and relentless 30º temperatures, many fans were forced to seek shade to avoid joining the hundreds of party-goers treated for heat exhaustion.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Don't blink and rub your eyes - it really is them... The Bootleg Beatles.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Mumford And Sons play to a huge crowd during their soaring, upbeat set at the John Peel Stage that saw thousands singing along.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Mumford and Sons enjoy their time on stage on Friday early evening.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Protest posters at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • "This is by far the biggest gig we've ever played," announced Mumford Ands Sons keyboard player Ben Lovett after they played 'Little Lion Man', amongst chants of "Mumford! Mumford!" from the audience. "It's good to be back in England," said frontman Marcus Mumford after the song.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Snoop and entourage show Glastonbury (and Prince Charles for that matter) how an American VIP rolls. After playing the Pyramid Stage in the baking hot afternoon, the rapper joined Damon Albarn onstage during the headline Gorillaz set.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury's 178,000 festival goers have reason to be happy as crime on the site is marginally down on last year. According to police figures there have been 277 crimes reported so far this year. The figure includes 156 reported thefts from tents and there have been 93 arrests, 77 for possession with intent to supply.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Dizzee Rascal was joined by Florence And The Machine's Florence Welch on stage (June 25) at Glastonbury. The pair performed their recent collaboration single 'You Got The Dirtee Love' during the encore of Dizzee's slot on the Pyramid Stage - playing just below headliners Gorillaz.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Bombay Bicycle Club play the John Peel Stage on Friday afternoon.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Bloc Party's Kele Okereke played his first ever solo UK festival show – and hinted he may have left the band. The singer made reference to Bloc Party throughout the set, at one point casting doubt on his future involvement. "For those of you who don't know, I used to be in a band," he said, before launching into a medley of Bloc Party songs.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Rusko cranks it up at the West Dance tent on Friday night, playing before big hitters Simian Mobile Disco and Boys Noize.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • This year marked Glastonbury's 40th anniversary.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Kate Moss makes her annual appearance, surrounded by paparazzi, at the festival with The Kills boyfriend Jamie Hince.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Snoop Dogg greets his fans during his Pyramid Stage slot in roasting heat at Glastonbury on Friday. At one point the hip-hop star kicked off a huge singalong of "Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole!" backed by a drummer.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • The xx close the Park Stage on Friday night. The stage is on the outskirts of the festival's huge grounds that measure 1,100 acres.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • La Roux's Ellie Jackson's sunglasses reflect the scorching sun and thousands of music fans at the Other Stage late on Friday afternoon.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Even the soaring 30 degree temperatures couldn't wilt La Roux's hair - or her performance - on The Other Stage.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Mariachi El Bronx show off their outfits backstage at Glastonbury 2010.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Mariachi El Bronx test run the trumpets and guitars ahead of their show on Friday.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Emma Watson hangs out in the VIP area.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Miike Snow play a hit-packed set on the John Peel stage on Friday, including the likes of 'Burial' and 'Black And Blue', with the biggest cheer of the afternoon for set closer 'Animal'.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury Vox Pops: Anna Barker and Liv Cornforth, both 16 and from London. England Vs Germany Predictions? "2:1 to England!" Beer or Cider: "Cider" Most looking forward to seeing: "Gorillaz and Stevie Wonder"

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Kele called Bloc Party "a band I used to be in" during his massively oversubscribed Friday afternoon set.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury Vox Pops: Catrina-May, 28, from Sheffield. Glastonbury veteran or virgin? "This is my third time at Glastonbury" Beer or Cider? "Tutti-Fruti Cider, please!" Most looking forward to seeing? "Nouvelle Vague"

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Boy George showed up a massive 90 minutes late for his Thursday night show.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Klaxon Jamie Reynolds seemingly watching a different band to the surrounding Big Pink fans at the Park Stage.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Frank Turner wows the Glastonbury crowd on Friday night.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury 2010: The legendary festival celebrates 40 years of music and entertainment. NME.COM will be bringing you photos as they happen all weekend.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Mumford And Sons pose for NME's photographer ahead of their early evening set on the John Peel stage, Friday 25 June.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • The one and only Rolf Harris watched by thousands of fans and a floating satsuma on Glastonbury's main Pyramid Stage. At one point the Australian entertainer covered Led Zepellin to mass cheers.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • The view over Glastonbury as the sun went down on Thursday. The site was filling up and getting ready for the weekend.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Fancy dress or usual attire? One punter keeps the Glastonbury hippie vibe going 40 years after the festival launched.

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Paper bags are sent off into the night on Thursday. Other flying objects have included newspapers, balloons and a rainbow-coloured umbrella.

    Photo: Andy Whitton

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Miike Snow on the John Peel stage, Friday 25 June.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury 2010: The legendary festival celebrates 40 years of music and entertainment. NME.COM will be bringing you photos as they happen all weekend.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Hundreds, maybe thousands, of clay models at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Andy Whitton

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury festival goers keep warm around the fire as the sun sets over Worthy Farm.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Egyptian Hip Hop play the Queens Head venue on Thursday night.

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • This year looks set to be the sunniest yet, with no rain expected until Saturday.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Rolf Harris opened proceedings on the Pyramid Stage on Friday, to a sea of fans including two guys in full kangaroo body suits.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • There were in fact two rap superstars at Glastonbury festival in 2010 - along with Snoop Dogg, the unforgettable Vanilla Ice was on Worthy Farm too, performing to a packed tent. Is there anyone who doesn't know all the words to 'Ice, Ice Baby'?

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Festival punters set up a colourful temporary home for the weekend - one way of making sure you can find your tent in the huge campsites.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Crowds were already enjoying the music on Thursday night as Chapel Club kicked off the action.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • The impressive spectacle of the viewing tower high up at the Park Stage, lighting up the night sky.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Egyptian hip hop helped to kick off the musical action at this year’s Glastonbury festival, playing an early evening slot in the Queen’s Head venue on site Thursday (June 24).

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Gorillaz will replace U2 at this years event, after lead singer Bono hurt his back.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Festival goers chill out in the Green Fields, a distant northern part of the site famed for its Stone Circle.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • A "Glastonbury 40" sign can just be made out on the hillside as the site prepares itself for the onslaught of 177,500 people.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Pilton by night on Wednesday. 177,500 people are expected over the weekend.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury 2010: The legendary festival celebrates 40 years of music and entertainment. NME.COM will be bringing you photos as they happen all weekend.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • The festival site is full of weird and wonderful night time options, from the Rabbit Hole to a place ominously named the Unfair Ground.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury is preparing itself for another World Cup conflict as England face Germany on Sunday afternoon.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • 99,000 people had arrived on site by 9am Monday morning, and were enjoying the unusually firm and dry ground.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Skateboarders try out the temporary ramps at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Glasto punters chill in hammocks before the hordes arrive.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Prince Charles made a surprise visit on Thursday, and was spotted with a massive entourage by the back of the Pyramid Stage. Rumours he's staying until Shakira's set remain unconfirmed.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

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    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Fans gather round a candle at Glastonbury on Wednesday. Acoustic guitars and vuvuzelas are unfortunately allowed on site.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • NME's Glastonbury Cover Photgrapher Danny North, see what he shot on sale this Wednesday.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Revelers and security at the Silent Disco at Glastonbury festival.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • A clown on stilts makes the rounds on the Glastonbury site on Wednesday.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury enjoys a sun afternoon and an almost completely blue sky. The forecast is mostly dry with an isolated shower on Saturday.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Thousands and thousands of football fans and England supported gathered to watch the game on the Pyramid Stage. We're hoping there's a moratorium on vuvuzelas over the rest of the weekend.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • At least they're not having to wash the mud off yet. Campers line up to brush their teeth at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Want to camp in style? Try a tipi. A sea of the more unusual accommodation choices at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • This year the legendary festival celebrates 40 years of Glastonbury.

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  • Festival fans enjoy the sun at what looks to be the first dry Glastonbury in years - fingers crossed.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? A punter shows off his fancy dress choice for the weekend, and his Super-Man pants.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • A grizzled Willie Nelson covered a classic Elvis hit on the Pyramid Stage on Friday afternoon. The iconic singer is now 77-years of age and had his 'little sister' on piano.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Two Door Cinema Club at Glastonbury, earlier they met Prince Charles when the royal made a surprise visit to the site.

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Just one of the huge sideshows built at Worthy Farm in honour of Glasto's 40th anniversary.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • This guy's got the right idea. If you're heading down this weekend remember the Strongbow. The site allows you to drink pretty much wherever you want, which is a refreshing change from many other weekenders.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Music fans queue up to buy a festival burger, one of thousands that will be sold over the weekend.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • It's easy to get lost on the massive site. But these signs should help confused Glastonbury punters and those who've had one drink too many to find their way back to their tent.

    Photo: Richard Johnson

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • A robot at Glastonbury, one of the many side shows and unique attractions on site.

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Punters drag their tents and bags through the Glastonbury site ready for the weekend of music.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • Blur's Alex James hangs out backstage at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 24 Jun 2010

  • England fans bring their trolley onto the site ahead of the World Cup clash against Slovenia. Check back in today and every day for the latest images from the site.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury 2010: The legendary festival celebrates 40 years of music and entertainment. NME.COM will be bringing you photos as they happen all weekend.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Rolf Harris opens proceedings on the Pyramid Stage, Friday 25 June.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • The first music fans arrive at Glastonbury 2010. Headliners this year include Muse, Stevie Wonder and late addition Gorillaz, replacing U2.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Some people take fancy dress very seriously at Glasto. Thursday night saw many of them breaking out their costumes already.

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • A band sparks up an impromptu performance on site at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Danny North

    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • A report by the BBC estimates that 100,000 people watched the match with Slovenia.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Punters get a headstart on the rest of the world by getting down to Pilton on Wednesday. If you're heading down this weekend, check out our gallery on the 25 things you must see at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • The Eavis family have opened their doors and Glastonbury festival is officially ON. Check out our video interviews with Michael and Emily about the building of the site and who their favourite acts have been here.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Hundreds of music fans get ready for the music as Glastonbury kicks off.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Party DJ queen Annie Mac curates a dance line-up at Glastonbury festival this year.

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    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Punters arrive at Glastonbury festival 2010 and decant their drinks out of banned glass containers. The weather forecast at this year's events looks set to be predominantly sunny for the first time in some years.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • There aren't many pairs of wellies about - let's hope it doesn't rain at Glastonbury this weekend.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Some festival goers really get into the mood of living in a tipi.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Michael and Emily Eavis throw open the gates to another Glastonbury festival. The capacity of the site this year is a massive 177,500. Keep clicking for all the action on the farm as it happens.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Not one of the natural inhabitants of Worthy Farm's ponds at Glastonbury.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Tickets for the festival sold out within 12 hours this year, much faster than in previous years.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Early birds make the uphill trek to their preferred pitch. NME.COM has every inch of the site covered from now until Monday so keep checking our festivals section for the latest info.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Plus don't forget to download the special twenty track mixtape we put together of our top tips, including Broken Bells, Empire Of The Sun, Toddla T, Crystal Castles and loads more. It makes for a great campsite soundsystem.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury 2010: The legendary festival celebrates 40 years of music and entertainment. NME.COM will be bringing you photos as they happen all weekend.

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    Added: 25 Jun 2010

  • Fans cheer on the England team as they play, and eventually beat, Slovenia in their final World Cup group game.

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    Added: 23 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury Vox Pop: Imogen, Kate and Chloe, all 20, from London. Glastonbury veteran or virgin? "It's our eighth time and Chloe's first time." Most looking forward to seeing? "Shakira, Muse and Stevie Wonder." Tipple of choice? "Beer!"

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury Vox Pop: Robin and Hugo, 18, from Hassocks near Brighton. Most looking forward to seeing? "Snoop Dogg." Glastonbury veteran or virgin? "It's our first time!" Lost anything so far? "About 30 pills."

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 26 Jun 2010

  • The West Holts stage replaced the Jazz World Stage at this year's festival. It was set to be headlined by Mos Def, George Clinton with Parliament/ Funkadelic and Rodrigo y Gabriela.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • An unusual sight as the sunsets over Glastonbury Festival.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • A Hollywood-style Glastonbury sign at Worthy Farm, celebrating 40 years of the famous festival.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Biffy Clyro take to the stage at Worthy Farm for the first dry and sunny Glastonbury in years.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Crowds gather around Glastonbury's Park Stage in the heat this weekend.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Beach House play at Glastonbury surrounded by glittery stage props.

    Photo: Kristain Yeomans/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Band Of Skulls take to the stage for Glastonbury's 40th Birthday.

    Photo: Kristain Yeomans/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Stevie Wonder at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Avett Brothers bring some laid-back 'vibes' to Glastonbury.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Glastonbury punters enjoy the sunshine at Worthy Farm.

    Photo: Danny North/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Worthy Farm at night-time, at Glastonbury's 40th anniversary.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Lazers and robots at Worthy Farm.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • A council estate style block of flats appears at Glastonbury Festival.

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Crowds pile in to a marquee at Worthy Farm.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • The moon is pictured through coloured hanging Chinese lanterns on the second day of music at Glastonbury festival. The moon on June 26th 2010 is the fullest moon to be seen in 20 years and coincided with the music festival held at Worthy Farm, Somerset.

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    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Jamie T makes a triumphant return to the festival, kicking off a string of summer appearances for the singer.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Critically acclaimed newcomer Giggs celebrates the festival's 40th Birthday at Worthy Farm.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Field Music take to the stage for Glastonbury's 40th anniversary.

    Photo: Kristian Yeomans/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2010

  • Getting into the true West Country spirit.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Wild Beasts perform at Glasto in front of disco lights.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The National play Glastonbury, Matt Berninger spent part of the gig singing from within the crowd.

    Photo: Danny North/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Beth Jeans Houghton takes to the stage in a summer dress.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Jarvis Cocker backstage at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Marina (of And The Diamonds fame) plays at Glastonbury in a bright orange cardigan - she'll need sunglasses with that on.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Marina And The Diamonds play at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Big Pink on stage at the festival's 40th birthday.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Big Pink take a walk around the site at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Big Pink prepare to go onstage.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Working hard to keep the site clean.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Strange Boys bring their music to Glastonbury's 40th Anniversary.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Jamie T hangs out backstage.

    Photo: Andy Wilsher/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Laura Marling plays her set, where a couple got engaged in the crowd.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • NME favourites Avi Buffalo onstage at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The Bees play new material at Glasto.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • The crowds enjoy the sunshine at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 29 Jun 2010

  • Snoop Dogg brings hip hop to Glastonbury's 40th Anniversary celebrations.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 29 Jun 2010

  • Coco Sumner plays at Glastonbury as I Blame Coco.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 29 Jun 2010

  • Two Door Cinema Club take to the stage after meeting Prince Charles on site.

    Photo: Danny North/NME

    Added: 29 Jun 2010

  • Pink wellies are clearly in this festival season.

    Photo: Danny North/NME

    Added: 29 Jun 2010

  • The sun goes down over Worthy Farm.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Punters relax under the baking sun at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • While other music fans take advantage of the shade.

    Photo: Danny North/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Festival goers keep well hydrated at Glastonbury.

    Photo: Jacob Perlmutter/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010

  • Kids enjoy Glastonbury 2010.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 28 Jun 2010