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Glastonbury Pyramid Stage

Now is the summer of our disco tent. Arm yourself with our spotter's guide to 25 things that happen whenever Brits gather for alfresco fun ....

1 | Chino-clad politician arrives on-site for awkward photo opportunity

2 | Horrifically sunburnt man asleep on ground but everyone's too scared to wake him

3 | Thirtysomething sports Ray-Bans and straw Stetson combo

4 | You're offered drugs but can't work out what the seller is saying. "Something, whiz, weed, blah blah, pills, mumble, shrooms, yada yada, trips, something else."

5 | Bikini-clad woman sits on man's shoulders. Cameras love her, people behind less keen

6 | Long, snaking queue of smug couples at artisan gourmet food van

7 | Shirtless lads take turns to slide through mud puddle, as onlookers try not to get splashed

8 | Street style bloggers take snaps of glamorous women in suspiciously clean kaftans and peasant blouses

9 | Tired-and-emotional man repeatedly nods off while trying to urinate against fence

10 | Welsh dragon flag fluttering in the crowd, down the front, to the right of the moshpit

11 | Group of identikit women in denim hotpants, Hunter wellies and feathered head-dresses

12 | Everyone ignores crusty juggler wearing tie-dyed harem pants and a waistcoat with nothing underneath

13 | Stumbling drunks repeatedly trip over your tent guy-ropes and shout "Sorry!"

14 | Older couple sit in crowd on folding chairs, comfortable but unable to see a thing

15 | Over-refreshed couple throw shapes to tinny music from a market stall, rather than walk a few yards further to the dance tent

16 | Inflatable kangaroo passed overhead in crowd

17 | Determined man pushes supermarket trolley full of lager through field

18 | Important-looking man stands at side of stage with armful of wristbands, jangling wad of lanyards around neck and stony expression

19 | Annoying youth watches entire gig through iPhone camera turned sideways

20 | Everyone sits in traffic jams, vowing to arrive a day earlier and leave a day later next time

21 | Gang of burly men in drag, possibly on a stag do

22 | Hippyish couple stand in classic gig formation: man behind woman, his arms wrapped round her, both swaying to the music

23 | PA announcement about a wedding at the festival. Singletons half-heartedly cheer, couples exchange soppy looks

24 | Small children wearing facepaint and fairy wings

25 | Long, snaking queue of drunk males at greasy burger van

Powered by article was written by Michael Hogan, for The Observer on Sunday 30th March 2014 07.00 Europe/London © Guardian News and Media Limited 2010