Glastonbury festival finally started in style, when crowds of revelers enjoyed blistering highlights of 82F and glorious sunshine when the musical acts first entered the stage this weekend.
Hundreds of thousands of festival goers have put on both their best summer outfits and sunscreen lashings as they prepare to be entertained by Stormzy and George Ezra at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
Ordinary participants in the festival are used to being welcomed by mud slides and humid conditions, but this year many have been able to relax and slip off their boots while boosting their tan.
Croydon-born grime artist Stormzy is currently second in the charts with his hit Vossi Bop and will make music history as the first act to headline the event this year.
Stormzy says he & # 39; is overwhelmed by emotions & # 39; as he prepares to become the first black British solo artist to headline Glastonbury.
Glastonbury revelers wake up with blazing heat on Friday, with temperatures expected to rise to over 28C today
Partygoers wore incredible outfits for Glastonbury's opening day of music, with this woman rocking a West-inspired outfit
Three partygoers enjoy the weather in Glastonbury. The festival gives away free sun lotion and water to combat the heat and additional shaded areas are opened if required
Music lovers at Glastonbury made the most of the warm weather, opted for shorts and bikini tops for what the & # 39; hottest ever & # 39; could be the weekend before the festival
The Met Office said that temperatures may have reached the previous Glastonbury record of 31.2C (88.2F) set in 2017 at some point today
Large crowds cheer enthusiastically while the Vaccines play on the Other Stage, while the sun falls on them from above
Justin Hayward-Young of the Vaccines drops out on stage for a multitude of big names to follow, including headliner Stormzy
Thousands of hits as musical act Bjorn Again, an ABBA tribute band, brings hit songs from Swedish artists while the glorious sunshine clatters
A young girl gets the best view in the house while the Vaccines play on the other stage, while another smart-thinking reveller is unlikely to be popular with those behind it because of their umbrella
Tents of festivalgoers scattered on the hill behind crowds listening to the music of Bjorn Again in the morning sun, on the Pyramid Stage on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival
It was a big night for many revelers on Thursday, which means quite a few slow start-up procedures this morning, as you can see
& # 39; At the age of 25 I am the second-youngest solo act ever to Glastonbury, the youngest being a 24-year-old David Bowie in 1971.
& # 39; I am overwhelmed by emotions. This is the most surreal feeling I have ever experienced. I feel that my entire life has led to this moment. & # 39;
Other acts to be seen on the main stage on Friday include George Ezra, Lauryn Hill, Bastille and Sheryl Crow, Tom Odell and Abba tribute act Bjorn Again.
Elsewhere, Tame Impala, John Hopkins, Interpol and Cat Power are some of the other acts that play the lead on stages throughout the site, the world's largest music and performing arts festival in the world.
Co-organizer Emily Eavis described the atmosphere at this festival as & # 39; really good & # 39; and told BBC Radio 2: & # 39; I'm so excited about Stormzy tonight. & # 39;
& # 39; I don't know if it's because we had a year off, I feel it incredibly strong & # 39 ;, she told Zoe Ball.
& # 39; It's so beautiful. People are happy in good mood and kind to each other and there is a very good atmosphere. There is nothing like it. & # 39;
The crowd reacts when the British band The Vaccines plays The Other Stage this afternoon on day three of the Glastonbury Festival
Ordinary participants in the festival are used to being welcomed by mud slides and humid conditions, but this year many have been able to relax and slip off their jackets while topping up their tanning.
Many of the hundreds of thousands in the crowds at Glastonbury this year wore hats and sunglasses, as well as sunscreen lashings
Abba tribute band BjÃ¶rn Play The Pyramid Stage again on day three of the Glastonbury Festival, the first day of live music
Pascaline Dubosc, 34, from France, washes himself with the help of Richard Gennings, 30, at the start of the third day of Glastonbury Festival
One party fisherman can't help but stay excited in his excitement as he sings along on a Vaccins trail on the other stage this afternoon
Celebration! A woman looked as if she had achieved her festival look, while in the photo she was dressed in a petal and a dress
The Worthy Farm event starts successfully on Friday, with Sheryl Crow, George Ezra, Lauryn Hill and headliner Stormzy on the poster.
Fun for all ages: young music fans get a helping hand from their fathers during the first day of live music at Glastonbury
Climate change and the environment are central to the Glastonbury Festival this year, with various conversations and debates planned on the site
Today, many stars will enter the stage, with Pyramid-welcoming rapper Stormzy, Paradise singer George Ezra, American singer-songwriter Mrs. Lauryn Hill and Brit Award-winning band Bastille
The Croydon-born grime artist Stormzy is currently second in the charts with his hit Vossi Bop and will make music history as the first act to headline this year's event
Two festival visitors burst through this morning with their breakfast for a big day of music and dance in Glastonbury later
A partygoer holds onto an inflatable bed while accompanying thousands of others at the farm for a weekend full of live music and fun
Bleary-eyed revelers at Glastonbury wake up from 82F today after a night of partying while Stormzy prepares to be the first British rapper to headline the festival when he goes to the main stage tonight
The number of attendees has risen today from 1500 to no less than 135,000, although the festival only starts later today
The party continued into the night with this glittery woman dancing on the shoulders of a man in the Glade area at sunset
Thousands arrived at the festival site yesterday and partyed late in the first night, with around 203,000 partygoers attending the site this weekend
Overpriced camping products for sale at Glastonbury Festival – including £ 9 Suncream
Photos & # 39; s of overpriced products are on sale at Glastonbury Festival – including sunscreen for £ 9.
Essential sanitary products and medicines for sale at a & # 39; Camping Accessories & # 39; stand are priced higher than in supermarkets.
Included are packets of paracetamol priced at £ 3.50, pieces of soap for £ 1, Colgate toothpaste for £ 3, sunscreen for £ 9 and a self-inflating mattress for £ 28.
A 62-pack of baby wipes can be purchased for 55p in supermarkets, while a 16-pack of 500 ml of paracetamol costs 50p in the shopping street.
Normal Colgate toothpaste costs £ 1 in supermarkets, while factor 50 sunscreen can be purchased for £ 3.
Self-inflating mattresses sell online for just £ 11.
The 2019 festival, attended by 135,000, runs from 26 June to 30 June.
Thousands were coming at the festival site yesterday, with around 203,000 partygoers at the weekend.
The packed festival will host artists such as Kylie Minogue, The Killers, The Cure and even the American star Miley Cyrus on the famous Pyramid stage.
When partygoers arrived yesterday, many almost immediately came into the atmosphere of the festival, open beers and bottles of wine.
Police officers even saw that they could have fun and were photographed in a full uniform with a group of festival visitors.
The festival visitors are expected to enjoy dry and sunny weather, according to the Met Office, with temperatures predicted to reach 29C (84.2F) around 4 p.m. today.
Climate change and the environment are central to the Glastonbury Festival this year, with various conversations and debates planned on the site.
The festival has banned single-use plastic bottles and urged participants to bring their own reusable bottle that can be refilled for free.
Campers have been encouraged to take sturdy tents with them and take them home, with the festival seeing in previous years a 81% reduction in abandoned tents in 2017.
All cups, plates and cutlery at the festival are biodegradable and waste is sorted by hand to ensure that as much as possible is processed by the recycling center on site.
The Killers and The Cure will mark the event on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Standard tickets for this year's event were sold out in just 36 minutes.
Festival goers enjoy the sunset at the Glastonbury sign. When partygoers arrived yesterday, many almost immediately came into the atmosphere of the festival, open beers and bottles of wine
Some bored festival participants created a make-shift slip yesterday and slid onto one of the hills at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Temperatures reached 82F yesterday and forecasters said the southwest of the UK will be the hottest in the country in the next few days
Music lovers at Glastonbury made the best of the warm weather yesterday, opting for shorts and bikini tops for what the & # 39; hottest ever & # 39; could be the weekend before the festival
The green fields of Worthy Farm will be occupied this weekend by partygoers who have acquired a ticket to the Glastonbury Festival
Staying out of the sun has never looked so good with these colorful umbrellas at the Glastonbury festival yesterday
A partygoer was tired of walking in the heat yesterday afternoon and got a pig back from her friend who was wearing a two-part tiger print
Celebration! A woman looked like she had achieved her festival look, imagining wearing a sequin dress with a large cape
Things go in! These two women enjoyed their afternoon while they enjoyed a can of Guiness while she danced with her boyfriend
The Met Office warned that Glastonbury had been warned to stay well hydrated during the festival
It's all fun and games! This couple enjoyed their time in the sun and hugged each other as they relaxed and rediscovered their tan
Fun in the sun! Many people started yesterday morning in the grip of things and were suggested by cracking open cans of beer while police officers participated in the fun
A woman seemed to have no worries in the world yesterday afternoon and fully embraced the nature around her – walking around naked
The warm weather turned out to be a bit too much for some people and this group of friends decided to cool off outside
This woman held up a sign with the text & # 39; earth protectors & # 39; during the extinction rebellion in March at the festival yesterday afternoon
A woman with an interesting headgear and red sunglasses with a love heart looked delightful while other partygoers blew bubble guns on her
Revelers who enjoyed a yoga class at a Worthy Farm yesterday enjoyed the sun on one of the hottest days of the year
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