Glastonbury 2017 crackles with music and parties

The annual frolics at the Glasto have occupied the centre stage again, with controversies, colours and booze-addled gatherings flying thick and fast

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

The Flaming Lips perform on June 23, at The Park Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm, England. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival

A skateboarder performs to entertain festival-goers at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts
The festival was organised on June 21, 2017 on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, South West England. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

A festival-goer dressed as a 'space cowboy' strikes a pose at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts.
(AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

Festival-goes gather in the Stone Circle to watch the sun set at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts, England on June 21. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival

A bonfire featuring a large wooden phoenix burns at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm near the village of Piltonon June 21, in Somerset, England. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

This file photo taken on June 22, shows actor Johnny Depp introducing his film, The Libertine, to the audience at 'Cineramageddon', the outdoor cinema venue, at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts, England.
The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star made the off-color comments late Thursday at the Glastonbury Festival. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

Fans listen to actor Johnny Depp as he introduces his film, The Libertine, to the audience at 'Cineramageddon', the outdoor cinema venue, at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on June 22. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

Kris Kristofferson performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, England on June 23.
(AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

US actor Bradley Cooper plays a guitar as he is filmed for a re-make of the film 'A Star Is Born', on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on June 23. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

Radiohead perform on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, England, on June 23. (AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

One of the 'Lords of Lightning' harnesses high-voltage electricity in a performance during the Metamorphosis Show in the Arcadia area at the Glastonbury Festival on June 24.
(AFP)

Glastonbury Festival, 2017

Mike Kerr (L) and Ben Thatcher of 'Royal Blood' perform on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, England on June 23, 2017. (AFP)