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 2,000 acres around 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 2017 Festival will be from Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th June.
Radiohead will headline on Friday night, and Foo Fighters on Saturday night, Ed Sheeran on Sunday night, and with the full line-up now confirmed.
For all of those confirmed details - plus a few rumours to fill the few spots still to have acts confirmed - please see the Glastonbury 2017 line-up page.
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. The ticket sales took place over two separate days, and could only be booked by those who are registered, as part of the Festival's system to beat ticket touting. Those wanting to travel to the Festival by coach got the first opportunity to book tickets.
Returned tickets will be put forward to re-sales, which are likely to be in April or May 2017. Refunds on tickets (minus £20 admin fee) will be available up until midnight on Friday 5th May 2017.
All registered festival-goers who wanted to buy tickets, priced at £238 + £5 booking fee per ticket, were able reserve them using the deposit scheme from 9am on Sunday 9th October 2016.
Festival goers were able to book a ticket by paying a deposit, with the balance payable (£188 + £5 booking fee) in the first week of April 2017 (from 09:00 Saturday 1st April – 23:59 Friday 7th April). Please note that there is no option to pay your ticket balance prior to the date.
Worthy View accommodation options, tipi and campervan tickets will open at 12 noon on Thursday, 27th October. Campervan tickets for 2017 will cost £100 for a standard pitch (8m x 7m) or £200 for a double pitch (16m x 7m) and will be released, alongside Worthy View accommodation and Tipis (priced at £995).
Car park tickets will be priced at £45 and will be available when paying your ticket balance.
This year for the first time photographs on registration details can be amended.
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. As with the general release of tickets, Festival goers were able to book up to six coach + ticket packages per transaction.
These went on sale at 6pm BST on Thursday, 6th October, rewarding green travellers with the chance to be the first to secure their Glastonbury 2016 tickets.
Registration does not reserve or guarantee you a ticket in the resale, but if you don't register you will not be able to buy a weekend ticket for Glastonbury Festival 2017.
To register click here.
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.
Online registration is free of charge and only takes a few minutes.
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 (for 2017) 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."
Last year's Festival was, once again, able to give around £2 million to Oxfam, Greenpeace, WaterAid and hundreds of other worthy causes, both local and international.
The Festival site is not expected to open before 8.00am on Wednesday. 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.
Anyone planning to bring a campervan or campervan in 2017 will need to book their own campervan/caravan tickets and will need to present both their named campervan/caravan ticket and Festival ticket to be able to park in these fields. Campervan/caravan tickets will feature the name and address of the ticket booker.
As with your Festival tickets, campervan tickets are non-transferable and will include the name and address of the lead booker. Attempts to re-sell them may result in their cancellation.
For detailed information on all aspects of the festival, click here.
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