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The Glastonbury Traffic is a Fucking Mess, As Usual

How much shit and piss do you think is piling up on the side of Somerset's A roads right now?
June 22, 2016, 9:35am

Please Glastonbury, keep your boarders open#glastonburytraffic #worthyfm #glastonbury2016 #brexit #VoteRemain

— Adam Williams (@Adamcwilliams28) June 22, 2016

It is the Wednesday of Glastonbury Festival, also known as: the one day of the year everybody who isn't going gets to gloat while all 200,000 ticket holders leave their houses at the same time and get stuck in traffic for 12 hours. Now, because it's 2016, there's a hashtag for it (#glastonburytraffic, obviously) so you can follow the whole mess on Twitter and watch everybody attempt to pass the time by turning their road manual into a quiz, playing cricket in the road, drinking heavily - that sort of thing.


Gosh, the #glastonburytraffic really is looking grim…

— Al-IN Saunders (@alunsaunders) June 22, 2016

Sensational - #glastonburytraffic is so bad people are playing cricket in the roads… #Glasto2016 (pic: @SabMalPet)

— Ben McGrail (@Ben_McGrail) June 22, 2016

We finally made it.
Door to door distance: 15 miles.
Total journey time: 11 hours 47 minutes.#glastonburytraffic

— Jamie (@jamesfarrier) June 22, 2016

According to news reports the traffic is so bad the festival is advising people not to even attempt to get there. The amount of shit and piss piling up on the side of Somerset's A roads right now doesn't bear thinking about.

— Glastonbury Festival (@GlastoFest) June 22, 2016

If you've left already, here's one solution:

Stuck in #GlastonburyTraffic? That's what Roger's here for! Tweet us using #CiderForecast & your license plate & we'll bring you a cider.

— Orchard Pig (@Orchardpig) June 22, 2016

To everyone not going - please enjoy your afternoon of smugly posting pictures of yourself wearing slippers and holding a mug of tea, because pretty soon all you'll see and hear is what a great time everybody is having at the greatest festival in the world and your life will be crushed by FOMO.

Queuing for hours in our #RoadToGlasto is unacceptableeee #glastonburytraffic @bbcglasto

— Lucy Gatenby (@lucyogien) June 22, 2016