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Glastonbury 2011

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This weekend, more than 175,000 music fans gathered at Worthy Farm near Glastonbury, England, for the 2011 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. The attendees, who set up tents and braved the mud, were treated to performances by U2, Wu-Tang Clan, Crystal Castles, Paul Simon, Ke$ha, and many more. The five-day festival wrapped up last night with glowing reviews for the performances by headliners Beyonce and Coldplay. Today, volunteer clean-up crews are out in full force, tidying up the trampled farm grounds. Gathered here are some scenes from this year's festivities in Glastonbury. [44 photos]

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A couple embraces among the tents on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, on June 24, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton)
A couple embraces among the tents on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, on June 24, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton)
A man erects teepees at the Glastonbury Festival site at Worthy Farm, on June 14, 2011, in Glastonbury, England. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
The sun sets over giant lettering at Glastonbury Music Festival, Glastonbury, England, on Thursday, June 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) #
Festival goers arrive in the mud ahead of the Glastonbury Music Festival, on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) #
Festival goers gather at Worthy Farm in Somerset, on June 23, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
A couple enjoys the atmosphere during the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, on June 23, 2011, in Glastonbury, England. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
The sun sets over the Glastonbury Festival site at Worthy Farm, on June 23, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
A woman makes her way across a muddy field in Union Jack Wellington boots on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, on June 24, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
Glastonbury Festival organizer Michael Eavis arrives to speak to the media at Worthy Farm, Pilton, on June 26, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
Tom Wilder, 17, from Kent, dives in the mud at the Glastonbury Festival site, on June 23, 2011, in Glastonbury, England. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
An inflatable dinosaur is flung into the air over the crowd while drum and bass act Pendulum plays The Pyramid Stage, on June 26, 2011. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
Singer Paul Simon performs on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury, England, on Sunday June 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Allan) #
Police officers wearing identical sunglasses pose for a photograph during the Glastonbury Festival, on June 26, 2011. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
Jessie J performs live on the other stage during the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
A woman is sprayed with cold water to cool down during the Glastonbury festival near Glastonbury, Somerset, on June 26, 2011. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
Festival goers gather at the stone circle during sunset on the second day of Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, on June 23, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
Festival goers dance as the sun goes down in the Shangri-La area during the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, on June 23, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
Guitarist The Edge, of U2, performs live on the pyramid stage during the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, on June 24, 2011. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
Bono, lead singer of Irish band U2, performs with The Edge and Larry Mullen on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, on June 24, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
A festival goer wanders through the Teepee Field on the second in Somerset, on June 23, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
Festivals goers brave the mud at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, on June 25, 2011. (Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) #
Reflections in an outdoor latrine at the site of the Glastonbury Festival, in Pilton, on June 14, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
The tents of hundreds of festival attendees in a field on the second day of the Glastonbury Festival, in Somerset, on June 23, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
A man dressed as a seagull walks beside people while they rest on a bench in the Circus Field during the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
A festival goer enjoys the sunshine at the Glastonbury Festival site on June 23, 2011. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
Wu Tang Clan performs on the Pyramid Stage during the Glastonbury Festival, on June 24, 2011 in Glastonbury, England. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
Festival goers dance in front of the Pyramid Stage on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival, on June 24, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
Jarvis Cocker of Pulp performs at the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) #
A festival goer sleeps as Pulp performs on the Park Stage at the Glastonbury Festival site, on June 25, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
BB King performs at the Glastonbury Festival, on June 24, 2011. (Fergus McDonald/Getty Images) #
Festival goers wait for the music to begin in front of the Pyramid Stage on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival, on June 24, 2011. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) #
Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs on the Park Stage at the Glastonbury Music Festival, on Friday, June 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) #
Festival goers dance to Jarvis Cocker and his band Pulp as the sun sets during the third day of the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
Morrissey performs live on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm, Pilton, on June 24, 2011. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
Singer Beyoncé performs on the Pyramid Stage as the headline act during the last day of the Glastonbury Festival, on June 26, 2011. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
Fans watch Coldplay perform at the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Dave Hogan/Getty Images) #
Lasers fill the sky above the audience as Coldplay performs on the main Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
The crowd watches Coldplay perform on the Pyramid Stage during the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011 in Glastonbury, England. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
Surrounded by confetti, Chris Martin of Coldplay performs live on the Pyramid Stage during the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) #
Festival goers dance in the late night Shangri-La after-hours area at the Glastonbury Festival site on June 27, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
Festival goers sleep as they wait to watch the sunrise from the Stone Circle area at the Glastonbury Festival site, on June 27, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
Festival goers walk through rubbish left in the main arena in front of the Pyramid Stage as they begin to leave the Glastonbury Festival site, on June 27, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
Festival goers' discarded wellies piled in the mud at the Glastonbury Festival site at Worthy Farm, on June 25, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #
Volunteer workers begin to sort the first of thousands of tons of rubbish for recycling at the Glastonbury Festival recycling center at Worthy Farm, Pilton, on June 24, 2011. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #

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