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‘Back to the Middle Ages’: Glastonbury stars rail against Roe v Wade decision
Billie Eilish, Phoebe Bridgers and Idles are among the artists at the festival who have commented on the controversial supreme court decision

Josh Halliday

25, Jun, 2022 @12:17 AM

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Billie Eilish, Sam Fender and more play Glastonbury – as it happened
Sam Fender, St Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers and Idles have been rocking the festival, and now the youngest ever headliner takes to the main stage – follow along for reviews, photography and more

Gwilym Mumford (now), with Keza MacDonald Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes (earlier)

24, Jun, 2022 @11:57 PM

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Billie Eilish at Glastonbury 2022: pyrotechnic pop packs a punch
The Pyramid stage’s youngest ever headliner looks entirely at home, giving an imperious, hugely engaging performance

Alexis Petridis

24, Jun, 2022 @11:54 PM

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Sam Fender at Glastonbury 2022 review – unforgettable emotional release
Fender is cemented as a major British star with a performance of huge anger and power – with Seventeen Going Under one of the greatest songs this stage has seen

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Jun, 2022 @9:45 PM

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Sir Paul McCartney plays surprise pre-Glastonbury gig in Frome
Set at Cheese and Grain sold out in under an hour after being announced on Thursday night

Nadeem Badshah and agency

24, Jun, 2022 @9:09 PM

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From nipple pasties to giant wings: five style trends at Glastonbury
This year’s festival looks have also celebrated queer culture and seen a plethora of coordinated costumes

Fleur Britten

24, Jun, 2022 @2:58 PM

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Volodymyr Zelenskiy urges Glastonbury crowd to help end war in Ukraine
President in video address calls festival the ‘greatest concentration of freedom’ in the world

Nadia Khomami, Josh Halliday and Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

24, Jun, 2022 @2:55 PM

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Cream teas and rock’n’roll: older revellers live it up at Glastonbury
Veteran festivalgoers say event is ‘for everybody, all ages’ – with onstage lineup also on the older side this year

Josh Halliday

24, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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‘When I gave up drink it was a hallelujah moment’: Sleaford Mods interviewed at Glastonbury
In the first of the Guardian’s onstage talks with musicians at the festival, frontman Jason Williamson and producer Andrew Fearn talk candidly about substance abuse, class and turning 50

Laura Snapes

24, Jun, 2022 @12:34 PM

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‘Two worlds brought together’: Notting Hill carnival shakes up Glastonbury
Festival organiser Emily Eavis says it’s a ‘dream’ to unite two of the UK’s biggest cultural events for the first time

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

24, Jun, 2022 @12:14 PM

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Phoebe Bridgers on Taylor Swift, her boyfriend Paul Mescal and speaking out on Roe v Wade: ‘I want to show everybody what I believe in’
As the indie superstar makes her Glastonbury debut, she explains why she is much more than just the ‘patron saint of sadness’

Laura Snapes

24, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Akusmi: Fleeting Future review | John Lewis's contemporary album of the month
French composer Pascal Bideau rearranges hypnotic gamelan riffs into complex magic that recalls Reich and Nyman with a touch of Motown

John Lewis

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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