Heaven or hell? Glastonbury mud-bath is back with a vengeance


So, you've finally made it past the gates of heaven, more commonly known as Glastonbury. Surely nothing else could go wrong?

You forgot about the mud.

Here are Glasto revellers dealing with the mud-bath, some better than others.

This local bobby is leading the way in appropriate footwear...

A policeman surrounded by mud at Glastonbury (Yui Mok/PA)

... these people should pay attention.

A person walking in mud with plastic bags over their feet (Yui Mok/PA)

A man in trainers' feet submerged in mud (Yui Mok/PA)

Yellow is clearly the colour of choice for those who look on the bright side of the quagmire...

Two men in yellow outfits carry luggage between them in a muddy field (Yui Mok/PA)

Girl in yellow raincoat at Glastonbury (Ben Birchall/PA)

...or maybe not.

 A group of people carrying luggage approach the camp sites at Glastonbury. One of them is a girl in a yellow poncho (Yui Mok/PA)

Festival-goers are finding the pools of mud difficult to negotiate.

Two women push buggies laden with luggage through the  mud at Glastonbury (Ben Birchall/PA)

Two women pull a bag along the muddy ground (Yui Mok/PA)

(Yui Mok/PA)

Others are taking it in their stride.

A man negotiates a large puddle at Glastonbury (PA)

Mother and son on a tandem bicycle(Yui Mok/PA)

This lot had better get used to it, there will be plenty more when the rest of the campers have trailed through the site.