Founder Michael Eavis gets back on stage at Glastonbury Festival 2023

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Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis delighted fans by stepping back on to stage at this year's festival.

He appeared on The Park stage with his band and performed a number of classics including: My Way, Send in the Clouds and Suspicious Minds.

His appearance on stage was greeted by jubilant crowds with many chanting his name.

For some of those in attendance it was a chance for them to pay tribute to the founder of what has become the biggest music festival in the world.

Martin Williams from Bridgwater said: "He’s created a myth, incredible. He’s opened people’s eyes. Thank you to him.”

Will Atkinson from Cheshire said: “He is just amazing. Everything was so good. It was quite moving seeing him up there. It’s part of history.”

Charlotte Fairclough from Dorset said: "Every Thursday he does this. It’s how it begins and ends. It’ll never be the same without him.

"Michael Eavis is Glastonbury. His face is what everyone wants to see."