Glastonbury is over for another year with the muddy, hungover masses currently making their ways back home for the sleep and baths they desperately need.

Not the complete wash-out many predicted, there was still some of the requisite mud but by and large this year's festival was just as sunny as it was damp.

Of course none of the attendees would have cared with such a huge wealth of musicians and artists to enjoy across dozens of stages, areas and sets. Main acts Metallica, Arcade Fire, Kasabian and Dolly Parton grabbed the headlines but many more ensured a quality weekend for all those there or watching from the comfort of their dry homes.

Here is a selection of the best images from Glastonbury 2014.

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HAIM bassist Este Haim shows off her patented bass-face as the dark clouds descend on Friday\'s Glastonbury sets Reuters
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Festival-goers enjoy the mud on Friday Reuters
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Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan wins the award for best-dressed musician at the festival Reuters
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Arcade Fire\'s Win Butler leads his band to a barnstorming Friday night headline set Reuters
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Metallica proved all doubters wrong with the career-defining set on Saturday night Reuters
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One festival-goer sets up camp early on Sunday morning Reuters
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A view from the crowd as Metallica rocks Glastonbury Reuters
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Lana Del Rey takes a break from moping around the Pyramid Stage to have a quick smoke Reuters
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Kelis\'s colourful set bought all the boys to the Pyramid stage on Saturday morning Reuters
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The English National Ballet kick off Sunday with an early performance Reuters
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The irrepressible Dolly Parton drew an enormous crowd on Sunday afternoon Reuters
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The iconic enormous metal spider of Arcadia, Glastonbury\'s party central Reuters
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You wouldn\'t lose this fella in the crowds for long Reuters
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Robert Plant during his Saturday set Getty
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The Black Keys\' Patrick Carney during the band\'s Sunday night sub-headline set Getty
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Metallica unleash a cascade of black beach balls at the climax of their set Getty