13 signs you're suffering the Post-Glastonbury Blues

13 signs you’re suffering the Post-Glastonbury Blues

Are you suffering the post-Glastonbury blues? Here are 13 signs you might just well be:


1 You are experiencing the ‘Glasto-scenes-that-haunt-your-dreams’ syndrome.

Nose flute at Glastonbury Festival
Nose flute at Glastonbury Festival · Credit: Yair Rozin

2 You take pride in your sunburn.

rust me on the sunscreen

3 The mere thought of cutting off your Glasto wristband sends shivers down your spine.

Glastonbury wristband · Credit: Ukn

4 The Glastonbury BBC iPlayer has become your new best friend.

Homer Simpson · Credit: The Simpsons
Homer Simpson · Credit: The Simpsons

5 This is basically your reaction to the first sip of the day, it being not a warm cider:

Warm Cider · Credit: Giphy
Warm Cider · Credit: Giphy

6 Going to the moon seems like nothing compared to going back to work again.

Landing on the Moon
Landing on the Moon · Credit: Giphy

7 Your mates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter all hate you. No, trust us, they do.

All Your Mates Hate You
All Your Mates Hate You · Credit: Giphy

8 You smiled at a total stranger on the tube channelling that “Glastonbury Spirit” and it almost got you arrested.

Getting Arrested
Getting Arrested · Credit: Giphy

9 When you come back to civilisation and spot another human who is also still rocking the Glasto wristband:

Approval Nod
Approval Nod · Credit: Giphy

10 You still hold your breath for as long as you can while entering the toilet (even though there’s no need to).

Holding Breath
Holding Breath · Credit: Giphy

11 Your mates are all hyped for the weekend night out and invite you to come along, but you decline – Reason being, it does not look like this:

Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2024 · Credit: Andrew Timms

12 All food is dull and tasteless and not served in a kraft tray or wrapped in a napkin – which you now consider to be the standard.

Fish Curry · Credit: Kate Whitaker

13 You look at the Glasto countdown timer for next year’s Glastonbury and break into tears just to realise there are more than 300 days to go. Now, you start shaking too.

Stay strong, we’ll get through this! · Credit: Giphy
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