Everything You Need To Know About Glastonbury 2014

The rain was relentless, Metallica won over the doubters, Dolly Parton played the Benny Hill theme tune on a rhinestone saxophone, and Arya Stark went out raving.

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But that didn't deter 170,000 people from descending on Worthy Farm, geared up for what was certain to be the sunniest, most glorious Glastonbury ever!

Bugger.

I didn't realise the iPhone weather app had a schadenfreude setting.

B to A to the R R Y@QuantumPirate

I didn't realise the iPhone weather app had a schadenfreude setting.

1:41 PM - 27 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The World Cup exerted an influence, as evidenced by this creative use of "referee spray".

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And here he is hanging out with Noel Gallagher and Lars Ulrich.

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Though Maisie Williams won in the coolness stakes.

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And here's Sophie Turner, who plays Williams' on-screen sister Sansa Stark in Game Of Thrones.

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At some point, Skrillex happened.

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Though since the start of their set clashed with the Colombia vs Uruguay match, there were some tough decisions to be made at home.

Problem solved #COLvsURU #MetallicaGlastonbury

Danny Kemp@dannyctkemp

Problem solved #COLvsURU #MetallicaGlastonbury

10:22 PM - 28 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I think it's safe to say #Metallica are giving a materclass in how headline Glastonbury !

Princess Pj@glossyglitz

I think it's safe to say #Metallica are giving a materclass in how headline Glastonbury !

10:37 PM - 28 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#metallica should headline glastonbury every year hahah

Yoni@TechYoni

#metallica should headline glastonbury every year hahah

10:33 PM - 28 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There was a lot of headbanging.

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Lars Ulrich certainly seemed to enjoy himself. He told the crowd:

I came down here last night and I've walked every corner of this festival, and let me tell you, there is no place like this on this fucking earth. Metallica loves you and we hope to see you another fucking time!

Though this was the best bit.

Dolly Parton playing the Benny Hill theme on a diamond encrusted saxophone. What more could I want in life?

H Brooke-Taylor@GalacticPlastic

Dolly Parton playing the Benny Hill theme on a diamond encrusted saxophone. What more could I want in life?

6:56 PM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Have I suffered a concussion or has Dolly Parton just played the Benny Hill theme tune on a tiny saxophone?

Keith Stuart@keefstuart

Have I suffered a concussion or has Dolly Parton just played the Benny Hill theme tune on a tiny saxophone?

4:58 PM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite