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Basil Brush self-confirmed for Glastonbury 2021

Basil Brush self-confirmed for Glastonbury 2021

The beloved red fox will be returning to Worthy Farm next year – Boom Boom!

Basil Brush has been self-confirmed for playing Glastonbury 2021.

Martin Cabble-Reid AKA ‘Basil’s trusted sidekick Mr Martin’, revealed the news earlier today (June 16) via his official Twitter account.


In addition to confirming that they will be returning to Glastonbury Festival’s Kidz Field in 2021, Cabble-Reid also revealed that the pair are currently filming bits & bobs for Glastonbury & the BBC – saying: “A lovely morning back with me old mate filming for #Glastonbury & #BBC bits & bobs. I can’t even comprehend the lack of a Glasto festival this year Loudly crying facePouting face Anyway, we will be back in the kids field in 2021 and it will be all the more wonderful”.

Martin has been performing in the Basil Brush Show as ‘Mr Martin’ Basil’s trusted sidekick for 4 years while travelling all over the UK performing at Holiday parks, shopping centres and festivals including four days at Glastonbury in the prestigious Kidz Field in 2017 & 2019.

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Some would say Basil is the first act to be confirmed/self-confirmed for the 2021 edition of Glastonbury, as well as being one of the earliest confirmations known for a Glasto line-up, ever.


The 2020 instalment of the Worthy Farm-held event – set to be headlined by Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift – was cancelled in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The news of the cancellation was followed by a joint announcement from Glastonbury Festival and the BBC informing fans a celebratory run of programming across the Glasto-weekend is to be expected instead.

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