Glastonbury festival

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When the music stops: Glastonbury businesses fear for future
The cancellation of the festival has left a void of tens of millions of pounds in the Somerset economy

Steven Morris

24, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'We all need human connection': Emily Eavis hopes for livestreamed Glastonbury show
Exclusive: festival organiser says this year’s cancellation won’t bankrupt the event and that 2022 will be an ‘enormous high’

Laura Snapes

22, Jan, 2021 @5:53 PM

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'Not written off yet': music festivals determined to go ahead amid Covid-19
The cancellation of Glastonbury festival for a second year running has cast doubt on the summer’s live music season. But organisers say they are still optimistic – especially if the government helps out

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Jan, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Government stalls on insurance scheme for UK music festivals
Culture minister claims getting start date for events is first step, but organisers say festival planning is impossible without cover, as offered to the film and TV sector

Laura Snapes

22, Jan, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Glastonbury 2021 officially cancelled due to Covid pandemic
‘In spite of our efforts to move heaven and Earth, it has become clear that we simply will not be able to make the festival happen this year,’ the organisers said in a statement

Laura Snapes

21, Jan, 2021 @12:41 PM

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Glastonbury 2021: Emily Eavis denies Mel B's claims of cancellation
After the Spice Girl told BBC Radio 5 Live that the festival was off, Eavis said there was ‘no news our end’

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Paul McCartney expects Glastonbury 2021 to be cancelled
‘Talk about super-spreader’ says ex-Beatles star as Emily Eavis admits no guarantees can be made for 200,000-person event

Laura Snapes

18, Dec, 2020 @9:27 AM

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Helena Vernon obituary
Other lives: Social worker in Bristol and a committed fan of the Glastonbury festival

Dick Vernon

04, Oct, 2020 @3:55 PM

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V&A and Glastonbury festival to launch new digital archive
Memories from the public – however hazy – will form part of an online archive charting 50 years of the music festival

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Sep, 2020 @5:01 AM

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Jay-Z, Glastonbury 2008: diamonds in the sky for rap's greatest showman
Rounding off our series on 20 iconic festival sets, we look back at when Jay-Z defied the doubters to establish hip-hop as a key part of Glastonbury

Yemi Abiade

31, Aug, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Repeat viewing: why the past is the future of our TV schedules
From the optimism of the London 2012 Olympics to tough times on Big Brother, watching repeats helps us to think afresh about where are as a society

Scott Bryan

21, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Amy Winehouse, Glastonbury 2004: coaxing rainbows from the clouds
Singing the witty songs from her first album in her wildly idiosyncratic voice, Winehouse had the crowd – and the elements – utterly in thrall to her

Ian Gittins

10, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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