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Friday, July 2, 1999 Published at 11:32 GMT 12:32 UK




Glastonbury's unforgettable weekend

BBC News Online looks at the background to the UK's most famous pop music festival.





Festival fans praised by police

Police have praised the crowds at this year's Glastonbury Festival as the last of the revellers make their way home from the site.





Glastonbury: A weekend in pictures

Glastonbury Festival attracts 100,000 people and some of the world's top bands. The weekend in pictures.



Glastonbury Diary: Part 4
BBC music journalist Chris Charles records his impressions of the final day of the Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Diary: Part 3
BBC music journalist Chris Charles records his personal view of the Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Diary: Part 2
BBC music journalist Chris Charles records his personal view of the Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Diary: Part 1
BBC music journalist Chris Charles records his personal view of the Glastonbury Festival.
Three decades of Glastonbury
There are thousands of people in the UK who live for their weekend at Glastonbury. More than a chance to get away from it all, more than a chance to see some great music - for many, it is a chance to live a different kind of life - even if it only lasts a few days.
Eavis' labour of love
The founder of Friday's Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, talks to BBC News Online about why he still loves the festival - and why he now wants to take it into the next millennium.
The early years
Take a trip back to the early 1970s, and view vintage news footage of the first two festivals at Glastonbury.


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