The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts

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The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, popularly known as the Glastonbury Festival, is one of the world’s most famous music events. Held in Pilton, in Somerset, England, the five-day music festival attracts on an average ~175,000 visitors annually. Inspired by the transcontinental success of Woodstock the festival was started in 1970 by a group of 14 music enthusiasts. Since then, Glastonbury has provided the stage to some great performances by some of the most iconic names in music including T-Rex, Joan Baez, Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lenny Kravitz, Paul McCartney, Oasis, Pulp, Radiohead, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi. In addition to contemporary music, the festival also hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret and other arts. Come together with music fans from across the world at Glastonbury for a truly unique and unforgettable experience!

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Worthy Farm

Worthy Farm, Worthy Ln, Pilton


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Inside the venue

Food & Beverages:

  • With around two hundred and fifty food stalls onsite, there’s an array of food to tantalise all kinds of taste buds; from the Far East to the Wild Wild West to good old proper English Country grub.
  • The Festival operates a ‘Challenge 21’ policy for alcohol sales. If you look under 21, you will not be served alcohol unless you can prove you are over 18 – by presenting ID, or by wearing a ‘Challenge 21′ wristband. These will be available from the Property Lock-ups on site, on presentation of a valid form of photo ID. The following are acceptable forms of ID:
    • UK Driving Licence
    • Valid Passport
    • If you don’t want to bring your passport or driving licence, use a PASS ID.


Inside the Venue:


Allowed (Yes/No)




Amounts consideredbeyond reasonable personal use will be confiscated at the gate. All glass bottles will also be confiscated – you must decant all contents into plastic bottles before you come to site.

Animals (Service Animals)


Registered guide dogs allowed



Size/Type of bag allowed



Cameras for personal use are welcome

Cameras (Still Photography)


Professional film or video equipment are not allowed onsite. Cameras for personal use are welcome

(Bottles, Ice boxes, any Aerosol Container)


Glass bottles are not allowed. A reusable water bottle is allowed.

Food/Baby Food


Only for personal consumption




Laser Lights and Pointers







  • Refer here for details.


Other Amenities:

  • Restrooms – Refer here for details.
  • Availability of public showers is however limited.
  • ATM’s - Refer here for details.
  • Assistance – Refer here for details.
  • First Aid - Refer here for details.
  • Lockers - Refer here for details.
  • Shops
  • Mobile phone battery recharge, Payphones and Wifi is also available. Refer here for details.
  • For more information on facilities you may refer their Advice and Facilities page.



  • Various activities are held at the festival. Refer Glastonbury website for details.

Venue details

Venue Map



The Glastonbury Festival has several distinct areas that offer different acts, genres or even art categories.

  • The main stages- Pyramid and others
  • Theatre & Circus
  • West Holts
  • The Green Fields
  • The Park
  • Acoustic Field
  • Other areas include Arcadia, Shangri-La, Silver Hayes, Block9, The Unfairground and more; each year the festival has 20+ stages, which may return or may morph into something new.

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Schedule for the next edition of The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts has not been released yet.

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