Mud, champagne, and great music: the story of Manchester’s Parklife festival in stunning photos

With headliner Cardi B pulling out to recover from cosmetic surgery, and a weekend (June 8 - June 9) that saw festival-goers waterboarded by rain, the odds weren’t in Parklife's favour. But laughing in the face of adversity, the predictably raucous Manchester weekender pulled it out of the bag as mud-fer-it revellers went berserk to a line-up heaving with talent. Here’s what happened.