A mecca for the middle-aged: Fun? I"m knee deep in mud and blubbing like a baby

A mecca for the middle-aged: Fun? I"m knee deep in mud and blubbing like a baby

A mecca for the middle-aged: Fun I”m knee deep in mud and blubbing like a baby

1:30 AM on 25th June 2011

A family affair: All ages can be seen at the festival

A family affair: All ages can be seen at the festival

Giving it the boot: The wellie graveyard has already sucked in countless victims

Giving it the boot: The wellie graveyard has already sucked in countless victims

Crowded house: There

Crowded house: There”s not much elbow room at the festival”s campsite

Essential equipment: A festival goer cleans out his boots

Essential equipment: A festival goer cleans out his boots

What a load of rubbish:Volunteer workers begin to sort the first of 1000s of tonnes of rubbish for recycling

What a load of rubbish:Volunteer workers begin to sort the first of 1000s of tonnes of rubbish for recycling

The Somme recreated: Boots were the order of the day as rain reduced the field to a sea of mud

The Somme recreated: Boots were the order of the day as rain reduced the field to a sea of mud

Good, clean fun: One music fan helps her friend up after the pair had falleb in the mud

Good, clean fun: One music fan helps her friend up after the pair had falleb in the mud

Keep on smiling: This festival-goer was hoped his homemade shelter would protect him from the rain

Keep on smiling: This festival-goer was hoped his homemade shelter would protect him from the rain

What we

What we”re here for:The Pyramid Stage draws plenty of crowds