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A photograph taken during the day time at Glastonbury Festival. In the foreground of the image a man is sitting in a muddy puddle. He wears a full body yellow rain suit and has mud on his face. A man stands next to him wearing a bright orange vest and muddy jeans. The standing man is handing a lit cigarette to the man in the puddle. In the background a large audience is stanading.

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts 1997 - Saturday

Torrential rain in the week leading up to the Festival resulted in 1997 being the ‘year of the mud’. The first proper Greenpeace area included a reconstruction of their Rainbow Warrior Ship and solar-heated showers. The BBC filmed the Festival this year, beginning a longstanding relationship with Glastonbury.


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