Images from Glastonbury

I mentioned the Glastonbury Festival in a recent post, emphasizing its scale. Here is a webcam that broadcasts live from the site all year round. The main (Pyramid) stage – currently being built – is more or less in left of centre of the camera’s arc.

The festival site is used as farmland for most of the year. For eleven months or so, the roof of the main stage looks like this …

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… until being transformed, every June, into part of this …

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(The stage can be seen just up and to the right of centre in the above picture.)

This image shows how crowded it gets at the Pyramid Stage …

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The Festival began in 1971, when the stage looked like this …

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