Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Piers Morgan was not pleased with Jeremy Corbyn's speech at Glastonbury Festival

Crowds have been chanting the Labour leader's name since arriving at the site in Pilton, Somerset, and he received a rapturous response.

Trade Union worker Hazel Nolan, 30, from Ireland, was working at the music festival's Solstice bar when Mr Corbyn surprised them with a visit.

The Labour leader ended his speech shouting: "Rise, like lions after slumber in unvanquishable number!".

The poem is seen as one of the first modern statements of the principle of nonviolent resistance.

Chris Glackin from Surrey, who was eight when the album was released, was looking forward to the gig.

A volunteer was who was served a beer by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at Glastonbury said it is the "best pint she's ever had". The late and much loved MP Tony Benn, a friend and mentor to Corbyn, was a regular and popular speaker at Glastonbury.

"The elites got it wrong", he said.

Building a wall on the US-Mexico border to stop the influx of refugees and undocumented migrants coming from Central and Latin America was a hallmark of Trump's presidential campaign.

In a wide-ranging speech covering environmental issues as well as racism, Corbyn also spoke about the recent general election, saying he was proud of his party's campaign, which he said brought "a lot of people back into politics".

"Millions of young people - Glastonbury people - voted for him", Mr Eavis told the festival's on-site newspaper.

Michael Vale, 28, from London, said: "I'm not sure they'd get Theresa to do this".

They did so, he said, "because they were fed up with being told they don't matter and that their generation was going to pay more to get less in education, housing, health, pensions and everything else".

He also took a swipe at Theresa May's proposals for European Union citizens which fell flat in Brussels on Friday.

He was led on stage by 81-year-old festival founder Michael Eavis.

Somerset Live reported that Mr Eavis asked Mr Corbyn, "When are you going to be Prime Minister?" - the Labour boss replied, "In six months".

Last night (June 23) saw the group take to the festival's main Pyramid stage to headline Glastonbury for the third time. "Just shut the door on your way out".

Great meeting emergency service staff at #Glastonbury.

Corbyn was spotted on a train earlier today as travelled to Worthy Farm.

Glastonbury Festival has always been associated with leftwing politics.



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