As festival season is now well under way with Glastonbury this coming weekend, we take a look back at 20 amazing festival moments gone by.

 

GLASTONBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 26: Aerial view of thousands of the tents that fill the camping fields at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 26, 2008 in Glastonbury, Somerset, England.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
 
A couple kissing in the crowd at the Isle of Wight Pop Festival.(Photo by William Lovelace/Getty Images)

 

Two festival goers that found Woodstock too much, lay passed out on the bonnet and roof of their Volkswagen Beetle. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)
 

 

1970: Hippies, students and music lovers at East Afton Farm, near Freshwater, during the Isle of Wight pop festival. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
 
 

 

Hippies at Woodstock Music Festival. (Photo by John Dominis//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 18: Photo of FESTIVALS; Muddy Fan at Glastonbury 18 June 1982 (Photo by David Corio/Redferns)
 
Hippies at the Isle of Wight pop festival having a communal foam bath. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
 
A man and a child walking past people in sleeping bags at the Woodstock music festival, August 1969. (Photo by Ralph Ackerman/Getty Images)
 

 

View of hand-painted signs to direct foot traffic at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, New York, August 15 - 17 (and part of the 18th), 1969. The signs point to 'Gentle Path,' Groovy Way,' and 'High Way.' (Photo by Bill Eppridge/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

 

 

Security staff dealing with the audience at the Reading Festival, 28th-30th August 1992. (Photo by Denis O'Regan/Getty Images)

 

 

June 1971: Hippies at the second Glastonbury Festival celebrate the summer solstice with music and dancing. (Photo by Ian Tyas/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
 
 
 
 
GLASTONBURY, UK- JUNE 2010: Revellers enjoy the music, sunshine and freedom of Glastonbury Festival held at Worthy Farm in Somerset. The festival was first staged in 1970 the day after Jimi Hendrix died by farmer Michael Eavis when 1500 people attended. Today nearly 100,000 festival goers arrive to party from all over the world. Father and baby wearing ear defenders to protect against the noise in the Glastonbury crowd. (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images)
 
Early morning at the Glastonbury Music Festival at dawn on 23rd June 1971. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images).
 
Three men attending the Woodstock music festival hug each other, Bethel, NY, August 1969. (Photo by Ralph Ackerman/Getty Images)
 
Man dressed as a bride, exhausted, in the Park Area at Glastonbury, 27th June 2009. (Photo by Martin Godwin/Getty Images)
 
SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 24: Festival-goers enjoy the first day of the Glastonbury Music Festival 2005 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2005 in Somerset, England. The festival runs until June 26. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)
 
 

 

Feet sticking out of the bottom of a tent at Glastonbury Festival (Photo by Mick Hutson/Redferns)
 

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