Live Festival updates!!


July 1, 2009

Welcome to our live coverage of Glastonbury 2009. Thanks to Twitter, our intrepid team of writers (including Festival organiser Emily Eavis) were able to update this page with the latest news, info and pictures wherever they were on the site. Big thanks to Orange for their help powering our coverage with their mobile phones and dongles.

 

  • Just home and charging phone. Quite possibly the best glastonbury in living memory. Thanks followers and Twitter RTers, you’re all fantastic! JA - Mon June 29th
  • http://twitpic.com/8rsm5 – The dancing Coffee & TV milk cartons in the Blur crowd last night. Amazing effort. KS - Mon June 29th
  • NEWS: Lost property forms just added to the official site – http://bit.ly/1tjCX - Mon June 29th
  • http://twitpic.com/8rim6 – Look, there are fields under there. AH - Mon June 29th
  • http://twitpic.com/8rfe1 – Post-Prodigy, the Other Stage begins the slow settle back into farmland. AH - Mon June 29th
  • Did we mention that Blur were incredible last night? KS - Mon June 29th
  • NEWS Check out our pictures from yesterday’s big shows and from around the site – http://bit.ly/l0DbQ - Mon June 29th
  • NEWS If you’re on the site, PLEASE don’t leave anything behind when you pack up. Big thanks - Mon June 29th
  • http://twitpic.com/8qpqx – Let the exodus trudge begin! At least the sun’s peaking out now. KS - Mon June 29th
  • http://twitpic.com/8qnjb – Back to work at the Worthy Farm dairy… KS - Mon June 29th
  • Posted that last tweet and the rain stopped. Re-sult! KS - Mon June 29th
  • Alarm set for 6am to pack up tent. Rain starts at 5.52. Poop! KS - Mon June 29th
  • Found a place with acoustic music to avoid the rain. Lovely way to wind down. AH - Sun June 28th
  • One of the greatest and most emotional sets we have ever seen. Folk history! Emily - Sun June 28th
  • As a friend of mine said, ‘I was so happy all the way!’ JA - Sun June 28th
  • I think it really really has happened. What a great great gig! AH - Sun June 28th
  • It ends with the Universal and tens of thousands of arms held aloft. So good. KS - Sun June 28th
  • For those that compare, no need. Apples and oranges have all been fantastic. Thanks all. JA - Sun June 28th
  • The guy who’s been shouting ‘Oasis are better’ behind me has left in a huff. WOO HOO! AH - Sun June 28th
  • Song 2 and the field is actually bouncing. KS - Sun June 28th
  • There are people in the crowd dressed as milk cartons (a la Coffee and Tv vid). Superb. KS - Sun June 28th
  • How can we get any higher than This is a Low? AH - Sun June 28th
  • This Is A Low is sending a huge swell of emotion thru the crowd. This really is an awesome set. KS - Sun June 28th
  • Bless you Mr Daniels. JA - Sun June 28th
  • Blur are blowing people’s minds. Emily - Sun June 28th
  • I’m sober and Chemical World was still awesome! AH - Sun June 28th
  • Only a Pyramid would fail to be moved by this. Thank you Blur! JA - Sun June 28th
  • Add Chemical World to your list of hugely under-rated Blur songs. And that’s not the cider talking. Well, not entirely. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8p98c – Blur are playing Tender. And we’ve just realised this phone lets you write on pictures. KS - Sun June 28th
  • This is both vintage Blur and somehow new having been missed for so long. Generations singing along together! JA - Sun June 28th
  • ‘Can you see the moon?’ asks Damon. ‘No,’ replies the crowd. Pesky clouds. KS - Sun June 28th
  • NEWS Guy Garvey just played with Jessca Hoop in the Park’s Rabbit Hole. - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8p553 – Yes, it’s a Blur, but they’re here and it’s packed and feels good! JA - Sun June 28th
  • And so we begin. Massive roar from a bumper crowd as Blur start with a proper oldie, She’s So High. Ace. - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8p4lb – The new Stigs of the dump have found there perfect Pyramid viewing platform, a skip. Enjoy guys. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8p3y9 – Blur on in 5 mins. Haven’t been this excited for a Pyramid Sunday set since Muse. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8p1u0 – Oof, would have been nice to get out before the Blur rush began. Toes bruised. AH - Sun June 28th
  • The Bad Seeds appear to have Rasputin on fiddle. Stagger Lee staggering. AH - Sun June 28th
  • The Mercy seat is waiting and my head is definitely burning! AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8oxoa – One of those chaps with an engine-powered parachute is causing quite a stir. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8oxnz – A cheeky paraglider descends on Glastonbury. Nick Cave instantly reasserts control of crowd. AH - Sun June 28th
  • Walking between John Peel and the Pyramid with Nick Cave and The noisettes reaching a bizare yet beautiful equilibrium. JA - Sun June 28th
  • An incandescent Deanna. Nick Cave at his spider limbed messianic best. AH - Sun June 28th
  • Roots Manuva sounding great on Jazz World. ‘Remember it’s a school night,’ he grins after his last tune. Let’s not think about that. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ov56 – Loving the detail of the pretend village in the Greenpeace field. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ov01 – Loving the detail of the pretend village in the Greenpeace field. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ous3 – The Bad Seeds growl, roar and rumble into life. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ot82 – Just incase the sun forgets to return, here’s something pretty i forgot to post earlier. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ot6t – The Permaculture Garden’s cafe is one of the Festival’s best-kept secrets. Lovely food, great value. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8osvc – Waiting for the Bad Seeds… AH - Sun June 28th
  • The bass at the Nick Cave soundcheck just made my knees shiver. Hurray for getting to the front! AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8or28 – As ever they’re having it large in The Glade. KS - Sun June 28th
  • Mass onstage dancing to Night Boat to Cairo. AH - Sun June 28th
  • Madness, they call it Madness. I call it the joy Glastonbury. AH - Sun June 28th
  • But classic Madness makes for a truly delicious party music – Baggy Trousers has whole field bouncing and screaming when the sax flies. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8onv6 – Alela Diane sings ‘The Pirate Gospel’ to one particularly attentive punter. JA - Sun June 28th
  • NEWS Mick Jones was doing Clash songs in Shangri-la last night. ‘Rock the Shan-la, rock the Shan-la’. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8on3t – Soothing Sunday afternoon lullabies from Bat For Lashes on the Other. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8omuh – Alela, you’ve got me on my knees… Sparing us from madness – although, they’re fantastic too. JA - Sun June 28th
  • And the Clerkenwell Polka sounds like classic Madness already. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8om6e – Oh, it’s GOOD to see – or rather hear – Madness live at last. And it seems half the festival agrees. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8okwk – It’s a giant wicker turtle on wheels, of course. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ojmg – Anyone for litter bin Jenga? KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8oj7d – Enjoying the high life! Trapeasy when you know how. JA - Sun June 28th
  • Oh! Tom’s covering EMF’s Unbelievable. Amazing – even if he bottled out of the rap bit. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ogdm – As you’ll gather from the pic, an awful lot of people are currently watching Tom Jones belt out It’s Not Unus … - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8odty – Ooh i say! Fairly Famous enjoy some creative comedy on court. JA - Sun June 28th
  • Imelda May storms through the Beatles’ Oh Darling like Janis Joplin then shifts into full on Doris Day! AH - Sun June 28th
  • Tom Jones is leading the Pyramid stage in a mass, giddy singalong. ‘Why, why, why Delilah!’ He’s still got it! KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ocvl – Imelda May storms the Acoustic with her sexy, trashy take on rockabilly. Awesome! AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ocni – Oh no! Rumbled by The Ministry of Meaningless Measurements! KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8oa93 – There’s no hope me getting to see Penguin Cafe Orchestra but they still sound glorious and summery. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8oa3c – Sir cliff’s tour bus pulls in. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o97f – Some pleasantly cooling drizzle falls past the increasingly squeaky Leftfield tower (oil anyone?) KS - Sun June 28th
  • A great crowd for Amadou et Mariam at Pyramid – all braving the slight, refreshing drizzle. The music’s sunny enough for everyone though. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o7xz – Madame butterfly. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o78l – It’s only early, you can’t go home yet! AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o6nt – An amazing all singing, all dancing Destroyers gig at Avalon. Wonderful! JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o65m – Neeeeee-owwww! KS - Sun June 28th
  • NEWS great new US band Chief signed with Domino Records in the Stone Circle on Fri b4 playing the Park today. Cool! - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o4x5 – Want to know how to sign ‘Glastonbury Festival’? These lovely people from Deaf Zone showed us how. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o4gk – Reclining outside Poetry and Words. AH - Sun June 28th
  • NEWS if you’re on site PLEASE take home all your things – including your tent. The cows will thank you for it, big style. - Sun June 28th
  • Recovering slowly from poetry gig powered only by the marvellous audience. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o3sl – Thursday’s chocolate Angel Delight-style mud is but a distant memory now. Hurrah! KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o2zr – Bit of nostalgia for extractor fans. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o280 – The future’s so bright… KS - Sun June 28th
  • The Quo just absolutely rocked the Pyramid. Hit after hit after hit. Quality. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o1p8 – This year’s bard, AdamHorovitz. JA - Sun June 28th
  • "To all the bands I could have seen/know only this of me/I’ll love you from a distance still/on vinyl and CD" http://bit.ly/PZx7v - Sun June 28th
  • Power’s just gone at Poetry and Words increasing the Glastonbury website poet in residence’s already nervous disposition. Gulp! AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o0te – Ooh, check out this ticket from the first Glastonbury Festival (the Kinks cancelled and Marc Bolan played) KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8o0mw – Ooh, check out this original 1970 Festival ticket, which is framed at Worthy Farn. KS - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8nzo9 – Gone midday so out with the whisky for this circus performer. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8nzg3 – Well, if leather shoes are made of leather then surely these are made of…? JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8nz5l – Give bees a chance! AH - Sun June 28th
  • Official Glastonbury website poet, Adam Horovitz, is reading today in the Poetry and Words tent at 12.55. JA - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8nyr3 – Michael hails this year’s festival and promisis something ‘special’ for the next. JA - Sun June 28th
  • Not sure how far last night’s Dance Village to Shangri-la wander was, but it was definitely A Long Way. Top fun, though. KS - Sun June 28th
  • PICTURES: Check out loads of great shots from the stages and the site yesterday http://bit.ly/19HuHz - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8nvk2 – The sun got a bit much for someone yesterday, it seems. AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8nsd3 – Life from a window. It’s another beautiful Pilton morning. JA - Sun June 28th
  • Fell asleep in the cinema tent and was woken by the kind soul who’d put a blanket over me. Cheers! AH - Sun June 28th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mywv – Shhh! It’s the William’s Green silent disco. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mwn2 – It’s properly going off in Arcadia too. However much you’ve been, this Festival still amazes. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mv90 – Lost in Shangri-la’s astonishing world of corridors. Amazing. KS - Sat June 27th
  • The whole crowd is cheering Star Trek in the cinema tent like it’s Rocky Horror. AH - Sat June 27th
  • Wow. It does not get any better than that. Thanks Bruce for giving us an all-time top Glastonbury performance. Emily - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mrwz – There’s a big ol’ crowd for the potty-mouthed cabaret act in Trash City. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mppa – It’s hot rum punch o’clock! KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mo6z – Folk dub with dada lyrics late in the theatre field. Ace! - Sat June 27th
  • Dark field, late beer, chatting away the day. Legs to bent for dancing. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mmdh – Up on the old railway line there’s a whole lotta wandering going on… KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mji0 – The night is but young in the Dance Lounge. Pace yourselves folks… KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8mhx9 – Are you dancing? (We’re asking) KS - Sat June 27th
  • Down the disco Rabbit hole with Alice and her friends… AH - Sat June 27th
  • He’s just warning up. Cancel breakfast ’cause Bruce will still be on stage. JA - Sat June 27th
  • It’s hit after hit now from Bruce. ‘You can’t start a fire without a spark’. Sure enough the crowd is dancing in the dark. Ace. KS - Sat June 27th
  • It’s Glory Days for Mr S now. Definitely a Brucie bonus (huzzah!). KS - Sat June 27th
  • Yeah! That’s the one. Thanks Bruce. Born runnin’ JA - Sat June 27th
  • ‘Baby I was born to runnnn!’ :-) KS - Sat June 27th
  • Sat on a Park bench being bewitched by Bon Iver and the trance-inducing Babies. AH - Sat June 27th
  • Fantastic set by Brucie, but still hoping for born to run! JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8m772 – Ooh, this phone can do b&w – arty! That’s Bruce in the distance, rocking it. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8m62j – Jo Whiley chatting to the world between Other and Pyramid. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8m4z8 – I want you to Take Me Out! (Woot!) KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8m4v5 – Glastonbury you are so vast and lovely. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8m1ri – Franz Ferdinand are off to a belting start on the Other. ‘What a beautiful place to be’ says Mr K. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8m1ce – The intimidatingly high Ribbon Tower. I can climb this AND listen to Bon Iver! AH - Sat June 27th
  • Even the tech guy is being cheered by an excited crowd waiting for Bon Iver! 1 two YAAAAY! Splendid! AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lyg1 – The Rabbit Hole has me in its thrall! Help! I want to see Bon Iver at the Park stage. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lwnp – Getting closer. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lwb1 – At the back and rushing forward to the mighty Bruce! ‘mazin already. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lvze – At the back and rushing forward to the mighty Bruce! ‘mazin already. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8luoz – Ok, so it rained a bit yesterday but the water never got THIS high! AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ltp1 – Even this far away from Pendulum on the Other you can feel the bass shaking your feet. Crowd loves it. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ltmc – Arms aloft forw the controlled mayhem that is Pendulum, debuting a new track. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lp21 – The lovely Fluffy Rock cafe is the place to let go! JA - Sat June 27th
  • Or perhaps Kasabian? What a crowd. Emily - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lnkn – Have YOU confessed your Glastonbury sins? AH - Sat June 27th
  • One of the best performances of the weekend? Dizzee? Emily - Sat June 27th
  • Still reeling from the after effects of Florence and the Machine. Now I get all the hype! AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lm2w – Only Sensation Seekers need apply! JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ljn2 – The sun’s setting in The Park. Hard to think of anywhere in the world I’d rather be. Viva Glasto. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lic7 – The real Ojaru. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lfxi – Or should that be giant seaguls. Ojaru to follow. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lgim – Surprise! It’s the Klaxons at The Park. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lfxi – Ojaru dancing in the Circus fields. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ldu9 – And this is how it looks on the other side of The Other, where Maximo Park are playing. KS - Sat June 27th
  • A huge roar of approval welcomes Florence and the Machine to the Peel stage. And they deserve it on the strength of the first track. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8lcdc – Backstage, the Other Stage (again, quite literally). KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8la0i – Always a pleasure to see the Badly Drawn Boy and extra special at the intimate Avalon stage. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8l9ig – Backstage, the Pyramid Stage (quite literally). KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8l7ah – The dreaded queue for cashpoints turned out to be one person long. Clearly a good time to get cash. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8l40f – Big up the Worthy Farm herd. KS - Sat June 27th
  • A blissful, summery jangle emanating from the Pyramid Stage as I walk past. Ah, Crosby Stills and Nash! AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kzpe – Random jazz in the circus field. Nice! JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kxzx – Marcus gets political at Blazing saddles. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kwm7 – Frankly i would replace the word please with ye. AH - Sat June 27th
  • Word has it Mr Springsteen just guested with Gaslight Anthem. Add that to the list of things to regret missing… KS - Sat June 27th
  • Some Glasto milk, some Glasto grass. KS http://twitpic.com/8ksxf - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kpc5 – Busy for Dizzee. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ko1m – If you’ve lost one of your Thomas wellies it’s over between Jazz World and Green. Not sure you’ll need it now … - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kmqe – A greener way to charge your phone (although solar power might be quicker today – it’s scorching!) KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kmo4 – The Acoustic field – a fine place to chill out, for many reasons. AH - Sat June 27th
  • Lucky punters at Hope and Social’s Acoustic gig got a free kazoo and joined the band in mass musical finale. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kkqt – Trolls on a hug rampage. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kkff – Battle for the planet of the japes? AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kjzb – Make yourself a pencil in the Green Crafts Field – just one pound and a bit of muscle. LL - Sat June 27tho
  • http://twitpic.com/8khs8 – Jarvis cocker joins spinal tap on bass for big bottoms. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kh0a – The huge stone dragon near the stone circle is one of the Festival’s best kept secrets. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kfsl – The homemade lemonade from this place in the Tipi Field is heartily recommended. - Sat June 27th
  • Jamie Cullum joins Spinal Tap onstage. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kdn0 – Who needs Wimbledon when you have Cash and Macenroe at Glastonbury. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kdhy – Starting to think that the hats are outnumbering people at this year’s Festival. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kcn0 – Jamie Cullum causes a mini pap frenzy in the backstage area. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kc0t – Plentiful eating at ShangriLa. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kbak – It’s never too early for a bit of a rave in the Glade. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kay3 – Bonding by the water feature. AH - Sat June 27th
  • NEWS Manu Dibango forced to pull out of tomorrow night’s Jazz World slot – Amadou et Mariam step in to fill the slot. Pass it on… - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kaq2 – Making a three legged stool at Green Crafts. AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8kags – Today’s line-up on the Bandstand. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k9rt – Somewhere in there is the diminutive Marina – a pure diamond. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k8wv – There’s a big crowd gathering in the blazing sun to watch the Lions rugby in william’s green. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k7vj – Decided to take some time out in the hammocks while listening to rapping Rolf. Real swinging fun. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k7sd – Feet in need of a recharge head to the healing fields. This is pure bliss! AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k7h3 – Mud? What mud? LL - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k6zd – Even Mr Eavis knows the Kidz Field is where it’s at. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k66x – If you’re a kid, this is your Pyramid Stage… KS - Sat June 27th
  • Latest poems from our 2009 poet in residence, Adam Horovitz, just added – http://bit.ly/PZx7v - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k51j – Can you tell who it is yet? Rolf rams the jazzworld. And it’s a sing-along of all those family favs. JA - Sat June 27th
  • NEWS: Check out http://www.kidzfield.com for lots of cracking coverage from the Kidz Field over the weekend - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k3c5 – Hats, mushrooms or something stranger? It’s becoming hard to tell… AH - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k39p – Warsaw Village Band start off a busy day on the Jazzworld stage. And next up it’s Rolf! JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k32b – It’s a pretty walk from the campsite to the pyramid field. KS - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k2s4 – Whatever you want, you’ll find it in the Festival market. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k2au – It’s only Saturday morning but the sales have already started in parts of the makets. Grab yourself a bargain. JA - Sat June 27th
  • http://twitpic.com/8k20x – You carry the music with you at Glastonbury, always. AH - Sat June 27th
  • Looking forward to the Memory Band and guests performing the Wicker Man soundtrack 2pm at The Park today. Bawdy folk ahoy! KS - Sat June 27th
  • NEWS: Check out pictures from yesterday (including Lily Allen, Lady Gaga and a man brushing his tongue) – http://bit.ly/6nDTB - Sat June 27th
  • NEWS: You can watch lots of highlights from Friday’s performances over on the BBC’s site – http://www.bbc.co.uk/glastonbury/ - Sat June 27th
  • Does anyone out there have a spare pair of legs they would lend me? Mine need a good service! AH - Sat June 27th
  • Wet wipes, breakfast and then music. Hope i’m not developing a routine. JA - Sat June 27th
  • There’s a very pleasing lack of pitter patter on the tent roof this morning. Here’s to a dry weekend… KS - Sat June 27th
  • Slightly perturbed by the 80s mix I can hear in the distance as I settle for sleep – I don’t want to dream of school at Glastonbury! AH - Fri June 26th
  • Where I’m sitting you can hear at least 5 performers/DJs drifting over. It’s a glorious Glasto noise (but not one you’d want on CD). KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ifqi – The Worthy fm sign at the station’s hq – one of the few things you can see from all corners of the site. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8idnc – A nice sit down by the Leftfield tower… KS - Fri June 26th
  • Days is possibly the best song for summing up Glastonbury – thank you Ray Davies! Days you remember all your life indeed! AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8i8y5 – The hot rum punch at Pennard Organic Wine’s stall near Avalon Field is a true Festival essential. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8i704 – A fruity lady in a very busy Trash City… KS - Fri June 26th
  • Feeling wistful listening to Ray Davies. Long, long day. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8i1z4 – Look carefully and you’ll see a rather lovely crescent moon amidst the flags. Is nice. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hy8j – British Sea Power’s fans in fine foilage-waving form at the Avalon Stage. KS - Fri June 26th
  • Almost took a twitpic of a guy who’d fallen in the mud, but decided to help him up instead. So no photo, but good karma:) - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hty4 – The Streets kickstart Friday night at the Jazz World. ‘I’m so excited’ says Mr Skinner. Crowd concurs. KS - Fri June 26th
  • Ray Davies, Bloc Party or a trip to the healing fields for a foot massage? Or a nice, comfy cafe and a cup of tea? Oh the decisions… AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hmcj – Glad to see Terry Hall hasn’t given in to the smilers of the world. Cool as ever. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hlpj – Does the cameraman up a very high crane for the night have a good job or bad job? Discuss. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hll7 – Does the cameraman up a very high crane for the night have a good job or bad job? Discuss. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hlj2 – Rat Race remains as pertinent as ever… AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hk7e – A pretty site sight. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hj42 – This town ain’t NOTHING like a ghost town - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8hh6a – Roll up, roll up for the biggest buzz in showbiz open to all in Bella’s field. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8he6w – A flag, waving in the general direction of Lily Allen (who’s been great). KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8h9t2 – ‘Sun is in the sky, oh why, oh why would I wanna be anywhere else?’ Wise words Lil. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8h8bi – Woman in need of sheep. Apply within. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8h5u7 – Whole poetry tent just arred loudly at these pirates, led by Phil Jupitus. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8h40p – At the back of the Pyramid field for Fleet Foxes there’s a whole lot of chilling going on. KS - Fri June 26th
  • Porky the Poet doing his second and last poetry gig of the year at Poetry and Words. More please Mr Jupitus! AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8h2qo – Fleet Foxes, harmonies and sunshine. What happened to the rain? JA - Fri June 26th
  • Mike McGee phenomenal and funny at Poetry and Words – catch him again tomorrow at 12.50! AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gxms – Getting down to the Biggles Wartime Band in the markets. Sun does that. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gxdg – For anyone needing some nuptial bliss (and i’m not offering!). AH - Fri June 26th
  • NEWS: 2009 Festival T-shirts and hoodies just added to the website’s online store – http://bit.ly/wd1nC - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gua8 – Answer the White Rabbit’s riddle and enter the Rabbit Hole from 10pm. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gtwy – Flowers are coming out at the Park to welcome the sun back. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gtdg – No longer a strangler, but Hugh Cornwell still plays some murderous tracks. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gryj – One of the merry men hiding out in the Glade. He better watchout, keith Allen’s about. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gqsm – The Maccabees have certainly made it tricky to cross the other stage field. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gphd – Come on Mr Sun, you can do it… KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gnhr – You’ve got to love a brass band with a day glo tuba. KS - Fri June 26th
  • Special guests NERD up next at Pyramid. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gmmp – If only i could play the chair as well as Regina Spektor. JA - Fri June 26th
  • There is no rain, says Regina Spektor. It’s certainly less noticeable since she started singing! AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gmde – Acrobat action in the packed Circus Tent. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8glhw – The Green Police remain stylish, whatever the weather. AH - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gjzw – If in doubt, put on a pink tutu and dance… KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gju6 – Ah ah, Regina. Storming the Pyramid. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gj8e – Jan Bell lights up the Bandstand on Friday lunchtime. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gj3v – You can’t go far wrong with a Square Pie. KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ghs2 – Optimism is a wonderful thing. No firestarters headlining here, I think. AH - Fri June 26th
  • Latest poems from the website’s 2009 Poet In Residence just uploaded – http://bit.ly/PZx7v (now with correct link!) - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ghfb – Johnny Mars and friends baptise the Glade. Yeah yeah! JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ggmq – A moment of peace in the Healing field’s water garden, ironically. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gfqp – Jazzworld kicks off in style with the collective sound of The Perceptions. JA - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gf0p – The Kidz Field main stage is up and running too… KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8gdix – Bjorn Again are kicking things off on the Pyramid with some Abba-flavoured cheer. KS - Fri June 26th
  • Shhh! Jack "White Stripes" White’s new band Dead Weather are playing a surprise set in The Park today at 6.45pm. KS - Fri June 26th
  • On with the strange smelling plastic mac and out into the fray. Breakfast, what continent will you be from today? AH - Fri June 26th
  • Thanks for the unrain dance suggestions, we’re trying them out right now… And working so far! JA - Fri June 26th
  • Now the meticulous planning of who to see where and when begins. The only certainty is that there will be music… AH - Fri June 26th
  • Andrew Marr and a fork of lightning star in our pictures from yesterday at the Festival – http://bit.ly/PlJlY KS - Fri June 26th
  • Anyone know how to do an unrain dance? - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8g5w0 – Festival or not, there’s still milk to be collected from Worthy Farm… KS - Fri June 26th
  • http://twitpic.com/8g45p – The rain can’t last forever and on the plus side i feel quite cozy in my tent. JA - Fri June 26th
  • Mornin’. It’s either raining quite hard or someone’s throwing an awful lot of rice at our tent. KS - Fri June 26th
  • So sad to hear the news about MJ. There will be tributes all over the site all weekend. A truly great artist. Emily – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8f6f8 – Night sights at Croissant Neuf. AH – Thur June 25th
  • A muggy night of wandering ska, superspiced noodles and flares glinting in the shrinking puddles. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8evu9 – Acoustic stage lights? Ready for action! AH – Thur June 25th
  • The night air is sharp with the smell of music/ bass-boom steaming from a slope of tents./ Rain shivers deep into welcoming soil. AH – Thur June 25th
  • Rain gone, all good. Discussing weather (sic) thunder amen lightening is art? JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8eiu4 – It’s Baggy Mondays at the Stonebridge in The Park at 10. Rave on! KS – Thur June 25th
  • Time to find some music – thundering breakbeats from DJ Adsorb at Pussy Parlure should stare down the weather nicely, I think! AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8e9e6 – The Worthy Farm cows at dusk, wishing they were off to the silent disco tonight… KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8e4bw – Mad Cows follow michael at the fest launch in the greenpeace earth stage. JA – Thur June 25th
  • Dramatic thunder, lightning and rain for about ten mins, then a nice evening again. The weather’s having fun too. KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8e3sv – No retirement for mr eavis as he launches the festival in big style. JA – Thur June 25th
  • Thunder curls through the sky in soggy stereo/ They are herding up sunhats in Babylon,/ letting the kagouls out to graze. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8e0it – How the other half live… KS – Thur June 25th
  • Eavis-shaped sand people! KS http://twitpic.com/8dvuc – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8du35 – How to eat burgers at Queen Delilahs. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dsmg – Who could ask for anything more? JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dre4 – NEWFLASH: Another bit of Banksy spotted… – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dr47 – Fragile songs at Croissant Neuf. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dn2l – Looking bad for the southern hemisphere as large parts of the pacific dissappear. JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dlpq – Totally hammocked! JA – Thur June 25th
  • It’s official, i really am hot! JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dkpx – It’s a smoothie kind of afternoon in The Park. KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dk36 – A face emerging from the stone. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8djvo – High energy sculpting in Green Crafts. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dhnr – Face painting in the Healing Fields. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dhme – NEWSFLASH: Banksy bits have begun to appear around the site… – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dhdb – Healing in progress. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dh0a – From miniscule to infinite with many stops on the way. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dg78 – Baked-earth mother, Tiny Tea Tent. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dft7 – With the sun scorching down, it’s time for a lark in The Park… KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dfsw – Driuids-R-Us. The one-stop shop for all your new age knick-knacks JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dfru – Plate-jugglings at the Village Fete. AH – Thur June 25th
  • Just saw a couple of chaps in mankinis. No sign of any waxing action. We’ll spare you the picture. KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ddw2 – Wild horses to drag you to Trash City! AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8dcmd – Smokin’. Glasto’s hot headed oven. JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8day7 – Rainbow transport from Avalon. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d8wu – Glastonbury poet in motion JA – Thur June 25th
  • Sun burst through cloud/ An aria over ShangriLa/ sung by a sharp-suited horse. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d86t – The Green Police out on patrol… KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d7lt – Blue skies and sunshine are back on the farm. JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d6vv – The sun has got its hat firmly back on… KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d6vl – The Love Shack is little lonely stage were we can get together. JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d5si – Tag along. JA – Thur June 25th
  • More ace photos added to Day One In Pictures – http://bit.ly/X0Gdv KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d5gr – Random protesters call for an end to just about everything. JA – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d50a – ShangriLa, citizen, ShangriLa! AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d4j4 – Podracing in arcadia. AH – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d47p – The trees have eyes! AH – Thur June 25th
  • Check out the first batch of poems from our 2009 Poet In Residence (and tweeter), Mr Adam Horovitz – http://bit.ly/PZx7v – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8d3al – Only at glastonbury, a pretend elephant in a metaphorical room. AH – Thur June 25th
  • The wet comes, the wet goes – but Glastonbury remains the same, exciting place… AH – Thur June 25th
  • Oh dear. A spot of rain. But it’ll take more than this to dampen our spirits. Oh yes. KS – Thur June 25th
  • We’re told that west of the Park is still a good place to find camping space. KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8czdv – Saving the planet is no game, unless it’s Earth Arcade’s Waste Binvaders. Shootemup! JA – Thur June 25th
  • As of 9am 90,396 people had arrived. This time last year it was 69,464. Wowser. KS – Thur June 25th
  • http://twitpic.com/8cxma – NEWS: The Other Stage’s Sunday timings have changed a little. Please pass them on! – Thur June 25th
  • Weather update: it’s quite cloudy today, but no sign of any rain. Come on Mr Sun… KS – Thur June 25th
  • Generator hum and birdsong/ the snap of leg on unseen guyrope/ children laughing at the sun AH – Thur June 25th
  • Even the birds are twittering this morning. Beautiful! JA – Thur June 25th
  • Sleep is calling, but Glasto continues, unabashed, into the night! AH – Wed June 24th
  • dancers shimmer down into the city of lights/ trailing a stream of bubbles/ a shiver of liquid music. AH – Wed June 24th
  • Just discovered Waggledance is a drink and has nothing to do with footballer’s wives. JA – Wed June 24th
  • Chinese lanterns float in sea blue skies/ night messages for the cool hours/ rising from a necklace of lights on the hills. AH – Wed June 24th
  • A bar, a beer, friends and smiling faces.. .Nice! JA – Wed June 24th
  • It’s been a lovely, wandering sort of day. You forget how nice it is to potter about without the pressure of catching any bands. KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ba5u – Red sky at night, Glasto delight. KS – Wed June 24th
  • Beautiful evening with a Mexican cheer echoing through the valley. Emily – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8b3zq – Mudwig update… That man/woman gets everywhere! JA – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8b2ua – Taking the ‘G Train’. AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8b1x1 – Your throne awaits you. They’re quite fragrant at the moment too. KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8b1wi – Sunset over Jazzworld. AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8azu6 – A fair cop? Just another beat for glasto bobbies JA – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8azlm – A wicker devil, but the best music is still to come. AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8axth – It’s a festival of food too you know… KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8awxy – Poetry and Words lineup AH – Wed June 24th
  • The Rusticles just finished what was apparently the first live set of the Festival at the Bandstand. Folks danced. KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8au3s – The Steampunk Roundabout – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8at1h – Celeb spot! Welsh National Opera arrive in style. JA – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ar5s – View from the Tiny Tea Tent AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8aqne – Nice evening for a spot of Bandstand action. KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ap4c – Brought the wrong clothes to the Festival? You can always shop at the markets JA – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8aoo5 – Hammocked and happy! AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ao5o – As the sun starts to fall, it’s all getting very pretty. KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ao4q – No music yet, but jazzworld’s still busy. AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8al7j – The perils of too much sun and cider! AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ajl8 – Growing sunbathers in the pyramid field AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8aiix – An oasis of shade near pyramid AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8aicp – The Worthy Farm cows are enjoying the sunshine too – KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ah5t – Go mudwig! But what we wanna know is, who is Mudwig? Anyone? JA – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8adva – ecopolicing at glasto AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ad1y – ‘you are here!’ but how to get there? JA – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8acwc – A lorra, lorra tents – KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ac9i – The cider bus wednesday massive AH – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8ab09 – The only mud on site ! AH – Wed June 24th
  • Emerging Talent Comp winners We Have Band chat about their four upcoming performances at the Festival – http://bit.ly/wCdts KS – Wed June 24th
  • http://twitpic.com/8a71x – Wish you were here. Punters send home postcards JA – Wed June 24th

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