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Lawyer urinates into wheelie bin. Not an attention-grabbing headline from the Daily Mail, just another day at the Glastonbury festival.

4 July 2014

The bathroom facilities may not be to anyone's taste, but there is something for everyone at the greatest festival in the world. Clean toilets not included.

The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, to give it its official title, accommodates more than 177,000 people each year. As well as the 135,000 general admission tickets there are crew, stall workers, toilet cleaners, volunteers, security and at least 2,200 artists.

Although it has recently been accused of being 'bourgeois' because of its arguably high prices, the festival has attracted a wide and varied range of revellers and headliners.
Jay-Z, Metallica and Beyoncé have all had an eyebrow arched towards them.

Last October, the 130,000 weekend tickets sold out in 87 minutes: a record for the festival. However, despite claims that at Glastonbury &qu...

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