GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL

INTRODUCTION

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts (AKA Glasto) is a five-day festival that takes place in Worthy Farm – which is located in Pilton, Somerset, England.

“In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts. Leading pop and rock artists have headlined, alongside thousands of others appearing on smaller stages and performance areas. Films and albums have been recorded at the festival, and it receives extensive television and newspaper coverage. ” – Wikipedia.

🐣  FIRST YEAR
1970

🎉  INAUGURATED
19 September 1970

🗓  YEARS ACTIVE
52

📍  LOCATION
Pilton, Somerset, England

🗺  COORDINATES
51.154343, -2.587998

🪢  SPAN
5 Days

🎅🏼  FOUNDER
Michael Eavis

🙌  CAPACITY
210,000 (Approx.)

AREAS & STAGES

ACCOMMODATION & CAMPING

FOOD & DRINK

🚧  Under construction.

NEWS & MORE

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