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    Rate The Performances You Saw Out of 10

    Thursday Andrew Maxwell Morris 6 New York Brass Band 8 Friday Pretenders 8 A great start, Chrissie Hynde was superb, right on it I thought Rews 6 Black Honey 7 Dua Lipa 4 (Left halfway) First Aid Kit 7 Glass Animals 5 Angel Olsen 8 Elbow 9 Iconic Glastonbury, I was desperate to see One Day Like This as the sun went down. Radiohead 9 Idiots in crowd talking throughout it prevented the 10. Saturday Bootleg Beatles 6 Joseph 5 Jools Holland 6 Stone Foundation (Half Set) 4 The Big Moon 9 I loved this gig, hope they make it big. They seems so pleased to be there. When they asked us to quieten down so they could hear Craig David from Pyramid!?! K T Tunstell 8 (Was in emotional bits during Other Side of the World) Katy Perry 6 (Sound issues where I was) The National 6 Was so looking forward to them, but I felt they failed to spark Alison Moyet 6 She came on stage very late due to technical issues - this really grates me when you're on a schedule in those crowds! The Jacksons 8 for the moves 2 for the sound Really, really dreadful sound - such a shame, West Holts had all the signs of an epic night, but it was ruined by sound issues Sunday Avalonain Choir 5 Not my thing, but a nice cameo from Michael She Drew the Gun 8 Dropkick Murphys 9 Laura Marling (2nd half) 8 Really what I needed by this time, nice, peaceful, bit of food, sitting in the sun. Frank Carter 10 Was only there for The Killers and he blew me - and my expectations - away Killers 9 Goldfrapp 5 Was so looking forward to this pre-festival, but the 27 minutes late start flattened my mood after what had gone before in John Peel Emeli Sande 4 Absolutely no crowd to speak of, no atmosphere, poor sound.. I thought Read All About It as the sun went down would be a moment, but it wasn't really Ed Sheeran 6 Did what I expected. Crowds were insane, I went to Pyramid from Other via Theatre & Circus and Kidney Mead in the end.
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    Post your favourite picture from this year

    Was fortunate enough to be above Park when they all arrived for an official photo shoot early Sunday. They even wanted a few punters in the shot, so I might be in the one one the website!
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    Top 5 Acts

    1. Another "Frank Carter but was only there for the Killers" vote 2. The Killers 3. Elbow 4. Dropkick Murphy's 5. The Big Moon Frank Carter was awesome. I was dreading it, so just goes to show you should never prejudge. The female crowd surfing piece, and the comments after the big moshpit were just spot on. I know what will happen now though, I'll buy his album and think why the hell did I buy this?!? Great atmosphere he generated though, and it can't have been easy, there must have been a shedload of Killers fans in there.
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    NFR NFC 2017 - The friendly thread for lovely people

    Stick in @Curlygirl you'll be here soon! See you at efests meet!
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    NFR NFC 2017 - The friendly thread for lovely people

    I'm in too! Needless to say I have a small flag. I'll leave it to @mr gumby to comment! In Darble scorching here too! In at 8am exactly. Easiest ever.
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    Gate A Status thread 2017

    I wasn't searched at all. Just walked past. Pretty random and nothing that looked too intrusive. In fact this is the quickest I've ever got in. A lot of fuss over nothing is my impression but understand others may not be as fortunate so hang in there and it's sunny!!!
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    Gate A Status thread 2017

    Fear not. Took me exactly 60 mins from gate opening at 7 to wristband on. Tent now pitched and first beer open. Sun is shining. Can't express this contentment... and it will be yours soon. All worthwhile.
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    The Official " im off " thread

    Just past Birmingham now on the Nat Express coach from Edinburgh. Think I got my first whiff of the long drops but may be the onboard loo and some wishful thinking....
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    So...did anywhere confirm showing the Lions game?

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    New security measures in place

    I've purchased some high strength tensile steel tent pegs due to the state of the ground. 12 of them. They're way more lethal than a swiss army knife, and easier to use in an offensive manner I suspect. Hope they don't confiscate them, or I'll be holding my tent down with cans of cider.
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    The British and Irish Lions

    Theatre Field
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    NFR NFC 2017 - The friendly thread for lovely people

    @Curlygirl Assume you mean 3pm Thursday?
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    Display your excitement in GIF form 2017

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    NFR NFC 2017 - The friendly thread for lovely people

    Hi All Leaving tonight, hope to arrive early tomorrow, see you all on the farm! Got a bit emotional typing that. Could be a cry fest this year.
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    The 'Journey to Glastonbury 2017' thread.

    Bus was so slow last year, I was able to get off it, have a sit in McDonalds, then two pints of cider in a pub, and then get back on it 200 yards further up the road.