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The funniest tweets from Glastonbury 2017

Glastonbury is all about cutting yourself off from the world. Losing yourself in the moment of the hectic and hedonistic weekend vibes, making new...

Foo Fighters made up for 2015 with an epic Glastonbury headline set

It may have been two years after it was originally scheduled, but Foo Fighters proved they were worth the wait with an epic two-and-a-quarter...

Could The National be Glastonbury’s next headliners?

When a band plays second from the top of the bill at Glastonbury, it's usually only a matter of time until they headline themselves....

‘Am I cool?’ Katy Perry brings wacky pop spectacle to Glastonbury

"This makes me feel cool,” Katy Perry told the sprawling audience who had assembled at Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage to see her. “I don't ever...

Corbynbury – How Jeremy Corbyn conquered Worthy Farm

There can’t be many politicians who’ve had their name chanted at a festival, but then Jeremy Corbyn isn’t most politicians. Not since the appearance...

Read Jeremy Corbyn’s Glastonbury 2017 speech in full

A triumphant Jeremy Corbyn delivered a rousing, call-to-arms speech at Glastonbury on Saturday. Addressing the huge crowd – one of the festival's biggest so far...

Glastonbury 2017 gets political – the best flags, signs and statements

It's impossible to separate Glastonbury from politics. You can't turn a corner at Worthy Farm without catching a glimpse of activism, and a huge...

Maggie Rogers’ mesmerising Glastonbury set showed all the makings of a future headliner

Maggie Rogers doesn’t think she should be here. Not just specifically at Glastonbury Festival, but on the stage, in front of thousands of adoring...

The Flaming Lips’ epic Glastonbury set in pictures

The Flaming Lips The Oklahoma band took to the stage at 10:45pm for a 90-minute headline set on The Park, which is celebrating its tenth...

Lorde – how to win a festival, the classy way

The standard thing at a festival is this: bands play stripped back sets, with little production – even if they’re headlining – because complicated...
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