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Founder: Best Glastonbury yet

The founder of Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, has said that in 43 years of running Britain's most famous musical event he has never put on a better one.

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Glastonbury begins with Beady Eye performance

Despite insisting he would never play Glastonbury again after headlining with Oasis ten years ago, Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye kicked off events at the five day festival today.

Thousands of excited revellers flooded into the Other Stage area to watch the performance.

The crowd break through the fence to the Other Stage ahead of Beady Eye's performance Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/
Liam Gallagher and his band Beady Eye performing on The Other Stage, at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/
A girl is seen in the crowd as Beady Eye perform during the first performance day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Somerset. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/
Liam Gallagher performs with Beady Eye Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

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