A unique feast of music set on a huge site offering a grand scale of entertainment unlike any other festival in the world. For five days the 1,100 acre Pilton farm plays host to a tented city in Somerset. As well as music from nearly every genre imaginable on over 100 stages, there's performing arts with cabaret, theatre, circus, children's entertainment, poetry, healing, green crafts and information and much more. Vibrant, spontaneous, colourful, and hugely entertaining.
The dates for the 2015 Festival will be from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June.
This year's Friday headliner is Florence + The Machine, who replaced Foo Fighters, on Saturday it will be Kanye West, and closing Sunday night are The Who.
The line-up is vast but here's a few of the other names who will be appearing over the five days - Lionel Richie in the teatime legends slot, Patti Smith & her band, Rudimental, Deadmau5, Paul Weller, The Vaccines, The Maccabees, Suede, The Chemical Brothers (live), Belle & Sebastian, Clean Bandit, Jungle, Jamie XX, Gregory Porter, Super Furry Animals, Jon Hopkins, Sharon Van Etten, Kate Tempest, Wolf Alice, Perfume Genius, Hozier, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, Fat White Family, La Roux, Death Cab For Cutie, Kasai Allstars, FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks), Modestep, Circa Waves, Peace, Young Fathers, The Moody Blues, Pharrell Williams, Alt-J, Motorhead, Mary J Blige, Alabama Shakes, Paloma Faith, The Waterboys, The Fall, George Ezra, Cerrone, Robert Hood, Sven von Thulen, Phuture, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Prosumer, Mr G, Erol Alkan, Mark E, Joe Claussell, Honey Dijon, DJ Pierre, Point G, Andy Butler, DJ Pierre, Dungeon Meat, Greg Belson, Horse Meat Disco, Tama Sumo, Gideon, Eats Everything, Jah Shaka, Loefah, Youngsta, Fabio, Flight, Marcus Intalex, Mella Dee, Chronixx, Mavis Staples, FKA Twigs, Caribou, Goat, Future Islands, Run the Jewels, Hot Chip, Flying Lotus, Azealia Banks, Todd Terje, Ryan Adams, Spiritualized, Roy Ayers, The Mothership Returns: George Clinton, Parliament, Funkadelic & The Family Stone, Jamie T, Ben Howard, Mark Ronson, Ibeyi, Rae Morris, Enter Shikari, Lianne La Havas, Jessie Ware, Death From Above 1979, Years And Years, Sleaford Mods, Charli XCX, The Pop Group, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Ella Eyre, Hozier, Declan McKenna, Shields, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade, MoD, Princess Slayer, Lucy Kitchen, Isaac Lee-Kronick, and Jakl.
To see who is playing where and when see our Glastonbury Festival 2015 line-up page or the pages below:
West Holts Stage
The Park Area
John Peel Stage and Tolpuddle Bar
Silver Hayes Dance Area
Shangri-La (The Naughty Corner)
The Common Area
Croissant Neuf Stage & Bandstand
The Bread And Roses
Theatre & Circus
Pilton Palais (film schedule)
Expect something like 2,000 performances at over 100 venues including music, cabaret, theatre, circus, a fantastic Kidz area, poetry, green crafts and information, site art, decor, and loads, loads more ... much more than just the music, so make sure you check it all out!
Tickets have sold out.
Tickets were priced at £220 + £5 booking fee per ticket + postage by Royal Mail Special Delivery charged at £7.50 per order. Tickets could is the first sale be reserved using the deposit scheme at a price of £50 per ticket.
Anyone who didn't pay their ticket balance during the applicable week will be automatically refunded their deposit (minus a £15 admin fee) An additional £10 administration charge will be retained from any cancelled coach packages - (£15 ticket cancellation fee + £10 coach cancellation fee).
As part of the Festival's continued commitment to green travel, 15,000 coach + ticket packages were sold in advance of the general sale, and any returns ahead of the resale.
Anyone aged 13 or over (when the Festival starts) who wished to buy a ticket must have been registered. Registration required providing basic contact details and uploading a passport-standard photo. Once the photo has been approved, registers are sent a unique registration number that will need to be quoted to book a ticket.
Registration did not reserve or guarantee you a ticket, but if you didn't register you were not be able to buy a weekend ticket for Glastonbury Festival 2015.
Each ticket sold will feature a photograph of the person in whose name it is registered and will be non-transferable. An existing registration can be checked here.
For more detailed registration and ticket information click here
The Festival wants people to think about their journey to the Festival, to use public transport, or if coming by car to share transport with others. The Festival is committed to minimising the amount of waste, and managing the on site collection of that waste efficiently, 'reduce, reuse and recycle'.
Glastonbury Festival believes that work begins at home, at Worthy Farm. Looking after the fields, the hedges and the livestock has always been the Festival's number one concern, and it is what life is all about. Please take everything you bring and your litter home with you and 'leave no trace'.
Festivals goers should think responsibly when they are packing their things to take to the Festival, and not bring items that will end up in Landfill, or that they won't want to take back home again, remember to "Limit what you bring, and clean up behind you."
The Festival site is not expected to open before 8.00am on Wednesday 24th June. The option to sleep in the car parks in the evening on Tuesday night will once again be in operation. Please note there are no facilities available in the car parks on Tuesday night and people are expected to stay in their cars. It is also expected that Campervans will be able to arrive from Tuesday afternoon. From 8.00am on Wednesday pedestrian gates operate 24 hours a day until the end of the Festival. If you have any problems with your ticket, or getting on site, there are enquiry cabins at each pedestrian gate to assist you.
For detailed information on all aspects of the festival, click here.
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