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Sheeran admits to Glastonbury nerves

27 June 2017

There had been fears that the 2017 event could be the last-ever Glastonbury festival to take place at its original home.

The festival was brought to a close by Ed Sheeran on the Pyramid Stage, just six years after his debut at one of the festival's smallest venues.

"I have to admit, I'm very nervous, but I'm very excited, very excited", the 26-year-old singer confessed.

Traffic was a bitch", Grohl joked at the start of the Foo's set, referring to their 2015 headlining set that never was (ICYMI: "Foo Fighters had to pull the plug on the show due to Dave Grohl's broken leg and Florence + The Machine stepped in to replace them). "Barry, wear the jacket!".

Following her death, her husband, Jon, tweeted the band asking if they would play Everlong in her memory - the song the couple chose for their first dance at their wedding 10 years ago. It's been two years since they initially had to cancel their gig at Glastonbury, but it's been worth the wait.

The athlete also caught the Foo Fighters and Liam Gallagher in action earlier in the weekend.

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Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous welcome from tens of thousands of revellers in a speech that focused on his pacifist, environmentalist and anti-racist policies. "Please google x (sic)" he told his 19million followers of the commonplace gadget used by musicians to gradually build recorded layers of solo performances in real time until it sounds like a band.

A litter-picking crew of up to 800 will begin to clear the vast site of rubbish on Monday, with tractors dragging magnetic strips across the fields.

There'll be plenty of time for doing all that planning in the next twelve months, of course, 2018 being the Glastonbury Festival's next "fallow year".

They are already booking acts and thinking of "fresh ideas" for the big celebration, and Michael revealed plans for an event beyond Worthy Farm called Variety Bazaar which is apparently the "last big gamble in my life". "So does the village and the wildlife", he said.

"We'll be back here at the farm in 2019 and we're definitely here in 2020 for our 50th birthday".

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Sheeran admits to Glastonbury nerves