Glastonbury Festival is a five day music festival that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England. The festival is always held on the first full weekend after the Summer Solstice, which generally coincides with the last full weekend in June. The festival is probably considered mother of all festivals and is now considered the largest greenfield festival in the world.
Newcomers make up an estimated 30% of the Glastonbury population each year so we have put together a complete guide, but even the experienced festival goers may find something useful in this guide. Glastonbury is very hard to compare to other festivals so no matter how many festivals you have attended a few helpful tips are useful
Ticket Price – £228 (secured with a £50 deposit, except in resale)
Ticket sale dates – Generally in Oct, With a resale of unwanted tickets in the Spring (likely April)
Attendance – 135,000 5 day tickets holders+ 5,000 Sunday tickets + from 37,500 to 63,000 staff/performers tickets
Setting – 1,200 acres in a beautiful valley in Somerset. The site is HUGE (that’s the equivalent of more than 500 football pitches)
Length of (Super) Fence – 8 miles
Number of Stages – at least 60!
Amount of Acts – Well over 2000
Catering outlets – Nearly 450
Number of Toilets – Over 4,500 cubicles & nearly 700 metres of urinals
Number of Punters’ Tents – 76,000
Glastonbury Festival Tickets
Glastonbury Festival 2016will take place from Wed 22nd June to Sun 26th June 2016.. In order to get tickets for Glasto you must make sure you are registered.
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Tickets in the main sale and coach packages have SOLD OUT but there will be a Glastonbury RESALE sometime in the Spring, generally in April, just after the LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT and ticket balance payments
Glastonbury Festival Line-Up 2016
We expect the “full” line up/announcement to be around May / April time