The Guardian at Glastonbury story

Glastonbury festival is one of the biggest cultural events of the year. As media partner, the Guardian reports on the event in its entirety with a team of journalists – and sells the newspaper on site

Glastonbury is always a big moment for the Guardian. The newspaper and the festival share a lot of common ground, from a love of music and arts to activism and the environment. It’s our job as media partner to make sure these different, fascinating elements are showcased to the wider world through our coverage.

It’s also essential that we look the part. Which is why, every year, we commission an illustrator to design the look-and-feel of our commercial presence at the festival. There are several Guardian points of sale around the site. Our branded bags are given away for free with every copy of the newspaper sold and they are always in high demand.

Next year, Glastonbury festival is celebrating its 50th birthday. Fifty years of bringing people together in the name of music, art and culture. We felt we had to do something special. So as well as reporting the length and breadth of the festival, we’re opening up our illustration commission. Which means that we can support emerging talent, and give them a chance to play an important part in one of the UK’s biggest cultural celebrations.

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