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Glastonbury to offer “an at-home experience” alongside BBC broadcast

Glastonbury to offer “an at-home experience” alongside BBC broadcast

Expect “videos, playlists & activities” from some of Glastonbury’s most prominent areas throughout the Glasto-weekend

Glastonbury Festival has confirmed it will be offering an “at-home Glastonbury experience alongside the BBC’s broadcast plans” which are set to take place over the originally scheduled dates of the 2020 Glasto-weekend – Thursday 25th to Monday 29th June.

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Following Glastonbury 2020‘s cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic, the BBC announced it will be celebrating the legendary Festival’s 50th anniversary with a special showing of its greatest performances through the ages.

Earlier this evening (June 9) the Glastonbury spokesperson posted a message via the Festival’s social channels tsaying: “For those asking, we’ll be posting links to videos, playlists & activities from the Festival’s areas – Green Fields, SE Corner, Theatre & Circus, Kidz, Glade etc etc – to offer an at-home Glastonbury experience alongside the BBC’s broadcast plans for June 25-29”

Glastonbury 2020 was set to be held at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset – from Wednesday, June 24 through Sunday, June 28 – In a message from organisers, announcing the Festival’s cancellation, Michael and Emily Eavis explained that cancelling this year’s event was their “only viable option” following “new government measures” to prevent the spread of the pandemic – saying: “We’re so sorry that this decision has been made. It was not through choice. But we look forward to welcoming you back to these fields next year and until then, we send our love and support to all of you.”

Last week (June 3), Glastonbury launched a new range of merchndise to help fund the Festival’s three main charity partners, Oxfam, Greenpeace and WaterAid – with all profits going to them.

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