Get them while they last…
The signed edition of ‘Glastonbury 50’ is once again available to buy via Waterstones, after previously selling out during pre-orders prior to the book being released on October 31, 2019.
The book retailer posted a message to via their official Twitter page yesterday evening (June 10), announcing that “limited signed copies” are currently available – saying: “With Glastonbury’s 50th anniversary disrupted this year, Michael and Emily Eavis’s sumptuous visual history provides would-be festival-goers with a way to still celebrate the landmark year. Step this way for limited signed copies…”
With @glastonbury‘s 50th anniversary disrupted this year, Michael and @emilyeavis‘s sumptuous visual history provides would-be festival-goers with a way to still celebrate the landmark year. Step this way for limited signed copies: https://t.co/srjyVX4suA pic.twitter.com/F0SCoQQNa7
— Waterstones (@Waterstones) June 10, 2020
‘Glastonbury 50‘ previously became the highest new non-fiction entry while shooting straight into 3rd place in the Sunday Times Bestseller List for hardback books, in addition to being named by The Times newspaper as one of the ‘Books of the Year’ for 2019 – The official book of the behind-the-scenes, inside story of the legendary Festival, composed by organisers Michael and Emily Eavis – was also placed 10th in Amazon’s own chart among all non-fiction books.
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.
This year’s festival was set to be held at its natural home in Worthy Farm, Pilton – 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.”