Tomato fights, anarchic gymnasts and astrophysics drew festival-goers of all ages away from the mainstream music acts at Britain's Glastonbury festival this weekend. The 1,500 hippies who paid one pound ($1.52) to attend the first Glastonbury festival in 1970 would barely recognize the massive three-day event, where around 150,000 fans were watching 2,000 acts on 58 stages, alongside thousands of workshops and stalls.
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A farm in rural England turned into a mini tent city as fans flocked to Glastonbury, the world's largest open-air music festival, where megastars like the Rolling Stones will perform alongside more eclectic acts like chanting monks. The event that started as a hippy retreat on a dairy farm in rural Somerset in 1970 has grown into a massive, five-day festival featuring about 2,000 acts on 58 stages attended by more than 135,000 people.