“Glastonbury Festival is simply a wonder of the world!” – Jake Kidde-Hansen

“Wow. Where to begin? From my first few when the travellers ran the show, anarchic, free, life-changing experiences, to the more recent enormous, amazing, and still absolutely life-affirming event it has become, Glastonbury Festival is simply a wonder of the world! When we have missed it it’s so utterly painful and sad.

I have been as a twenty-something with friends, and as a forty-something with my partner and children. We have bonded as a family there, made lifelong friends, seen incredible music, art, theatre, and all the crazy beautiful wild inventiveness found only on Worthy Farm. Headliners barely matter – although when they’re good they’re incredible.

Faithless’ We come One at sunset at the Pyramid was mindblowing; The Prodigy on the Other Stage, just mental; Chase and Status on West Holts was the first proper gig with my son; Chic on West Holts – the best party on earth; Kae Tempest, also on West Holts having the entire crowd crying their eyes out; The Stones; Radiohead; all the DJs, dance acts, after-hours; Arcadia, Mutoid Waste, Rabbit Hole… – I could go on (and on and on and on).

If you could bottle the essence of Glastonbury, it would be a portion of utter joy. I really really really hope that 2022 will find me queuing on a dewy June morning on Worthy Farm, feeling the happiness and excitement of the incredible 5 days and nights to come!”


Name: Jake Kidde-Hansen
First Glasto: 1987 
Attended: 9 (as of 2020)
Favourite Area: South East Corner 
Favourite Stage: Pyramid 
Favourite Performance: The Cure (1990)
Favourite Food Stall: The Thali Tent in the Green Fields 

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