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The Dalai Lama at Glastonbury: what to expect

The Dalai Lama is said to have "incredible charisma". Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Dalai Lama is set to make a special appearance at Glastonbury on Sunday.

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is giving talks around the UK - and it's believed to be the first time the 79-year-old has been to Somerset.

His ghost writer, Alex Norman, told us His Holiness won't know much about what bands are playing, but that his audience can expect "incredible charisma" from him.


The wait is over for Glastonbury fans

Florence and the Machine will be headlining the Pyramid stage later. Credit: ITV News West Country

The wait is over for thousands of music fans as the first performers take to the stage at Glastonbury Festival today.

Since Wednesday campers have been pouring into Worthy Farm to make sure they get front row seats.

Florence and the Machine will be headlining the Pyramid stage later tonight - but showers are expected throughout the day.


Want to see the Northern Lights? Look up at 10pm tonight

The Northern Lights will be visible once again across Somerset tonight.

According to our weather presenters Alex & Bob the conditions aren't perfect but there may be a lucky break in the cloud at just the right time. They say the best time to see them will be 30 minutes after sunset at 10.00pm.

The lights have already provided some spectacular images. Here are some pictures photographer Chris Small filmed in the early hours of Tuesday morning:

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