Glastonbury festival

Worthy Farm is situated at grid reference ST in a valley at the head of the Whitelake Riverbetween two low limestone ridges, part Glastonbury festival the southern edge of the Mendip Hills.

The lower attendance led to a much more relaxed atmosphere and massively reduced crime levels compared to previous years. This led to certain restrictions being placed on the festival, including a crowd limit and specified times during which the stages could operate.

Verbal and physical violence was witnessed between festival goers.

Glastonbury Festival

Attractions on the east of the site include the acoustic tent, comedy tent and circus. Blige and Paul Welleras well as an appearance by the 14th Dalai Lama.

Glastonbury was released in the UK on 14 April The Glastonbury festival was headlined by Chemical BrothersTravis and David Bowie who played 30 years after his first appearance. Additional festival trains are provided to Castle Cary railway stationmostly from London Paddington.

The giant LOVE sign inspired by The Beatles saw the attendance rise drastically due to the security fence being breached on the Friday of the festival. This led to public safety concerns and the local District Council refused any further licences until the problem was solved.

In recent years the site has been organised around a restricted backstage compound, with the Pyramid stage on the north, and Other stage on the south of the compound. Additionally charities and organisations run promotional or educational stalls, such as the Hare Krishna tent which provide free vegetarian food.

The original headline acts were The Kinks and Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders but these acts were replaced at short notice by Tyrannosaurus Rex, later known as T. The festival was again overcrowded due to fence-jumpers, but this would not prove to be a major problem until the following year, when an additionalpeople gatecrashed the site, increasing the attendance to an estimatedpeople total.

It was difficult to find anywhere to sit down that had not turned to mud and key choke points, such as the thoroughfare at the front right of the Pyramid stage, turned into a quagmire.

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The entire stage set from their Pandemonium Tour was brought in for the performance which was extremely well received. This is an intensive operation on the Wednesday and Thursday each year with local bus and coach operators providing these buses over the two days.

To the south are the green fields, which include displays of traditional and environmentally friendly crafts.Click below to see the full line-ups from the past four Glastonbury Festivals. And click here to view our History pages, which delve even further back.

Glastonbury Festival 2019 ticket sale dates revealed

line-up line-up line-up line-up. 9 hours ago · Time to get excited for next summer. Glastonbury Festival have announced that tickets the event, held 26 – 30 June at Worthy Farm, Somerset, will go. Heading to Glastonbury Festival this year?

Get all the latest news on what's going on down on Worthy Farm, how to get tickets and who's playing this year. Glastonbury wins Best Festival NME Award for fifth year running 15 February Founder: Michael Eavis.

9 hours ago · Tickets for Glastonbury Festival will go on sale in early October, organisers have revealed.

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