Saturday, 18 November, 2017

'Build bridges not walls' - Jeremy Corbyn draws biggest crowd at Glastonbury

Andrew Cummings | 25 June, 2017, 02:39

"The council has taken a hard decision on the advice of fire safety experts, but the safety of residents must always come first".

The Labour leader arrived at the 900-acre festival site in Pilton, Somerset earlier in the day and met festival staff.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech to the biggest crowd of Glastonbury 2017 so far on the Pyramid Stage this afternoon (24th June) before Run The Jewels.

The crowd erupted when he quoted a verse from Masque of Anarchy by the poet Shelley: "Rise like lions after slumber, in unvanquishable number, shake your chains to earth like dew, which in sleep had fallen on you - ye are many, they are few".

When she first called a snap general election in April, 54 per cent of people said they wanted May to remain as Prime Minister compared to 15 per cent favouring Corbyn.

He was driven to the Greenpeace area of the site, where he posed for pictures and was surrounded by fans.

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"The young people who got involved in politics for the first time are fed up with being, denigrated, fed up with being told they don't matter, don't participate..." "Let us be together and recognise another world is possible, if we come together to... achieve a decent, better society where everybody matters", he declared, to rapturous applause and chants of his name, set to the tune of The White Stripes" "Seven Nation Army'.

Chants of "Corbyn, Corbyn" began as the festival gates opened at Worthy Farm at 7am on Wednesday and have continued ever since.

During Friday's headline slot, Radiohead singer Thom Yorke recited Theresa May's "strong and stable" slogan as crowds chanted Mr Corbyn's name.

Leeds indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs tweeted: "We'll be showing jeremycorbyn's chat on our screens just before we play the Other Stage glastofest on Saturday".

He then said: 'See you later, Theresa.

"There are many people we learn from in our lives, we learn from friends, we learn from teachers, we learn from parents and those that have written music for us. Shut the door on the way out".

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