Glastonbury festival

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Billie Eilish to become youngest solo Glastonbury headliner
Eilish will top the Pyramid stage on the Friday night of the 2022 festival – its planned return after the pandemic led to the cancellation of the 2020 and 2021 events

Laura Snapes

04, Oct, 2021 @8:40 AM

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Glastonbury: drug traces from on-site urination could harm rare eels
Scientists found dangerous levels of cocaine in nearby River Whitelake after the festival

Laura Snapes

28, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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UK musicians back call to end harassment of women at live gigs
Exclusive: Safe Spaces Now initiative launched as data reveals 40% of women under 40 have been sexually harassed at music event

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

13, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Glastonbury festival: September one-day event not going ahead
Organiser Emily Eavis says, ‘for a number of reasons’, the festival team are focusing on the family campsite opening this week on Worthy Farm

Laura Snapes

21, Jul, 2021 @9:39 AM

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TV tonight: the troubling history of Ghislaine Maxwell
Barbara Shearer’s docuseries aims to get to the heart of the socialite’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. Plus: Jo Whiley is backstage at Worthy Farm. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Graeme Virtue, Ellen E Jones and Simon Wardell

27, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Raves from the grave: lost 90s subculture is back in the spotlight
Driven by a ‘groundswell’ of young devotees and fortysomething nostalgia, a series of events is celebrating the youth movement

James Tapper

26, Jun, 2021 @5:00 PM

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TV tonight: behind the scenes at Glastonbury in the 1990s
BBC Two travels back in time to a scorching decade of Glastonbury festivals. Plus: Gregg Wallace dons the lederhosen to tuck in to schnitzel and beer. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Simon Wardell

25, Jun, 2021 @5:20 AM

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‘They thought we were terrorists’: meet Joe Rush, the master of mutoid art and king of Glastonbury
The punky master of outsider art was once a pariah, thrown out of Britain for his anarchist ways. Now, he’s a national treasure. Joe Rush relives 40 years of sticking it to the ‘straight world’

Stuart Jeffries

24, Jun, 2021 @2:39 PM

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Carnage, chaos, Coldplay: Glastonbury at home is a sad, brilliant reminder of real life
While 2020’s highlights package in place of the cancelled music festival offered solace, this time round it feels like a case of aggressive Fomo

Joel Golby

19, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Frances made this happen!’ Jo Whiley on how her sister saved lives in the pandemic
The DJ was offered a vaccine before her learning disabled sister, who caught the disease. She discusses Frances’s illness, the campaign to change the priority list and the return of Glastonbury

Emine Saner

17, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How to avoid the summer of sport: Britain’s cultural highlights
Key figures share their top cultural tips for those seeking to escape wall-to-wall coverage

Libby Brooks, Maya Wolfe-Robinson, Sarah Marsh, Alex Mistlin

15, Jun, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Live at Worthy Farm review – beautiful music marred by technical meltdown
Access problems mean this could be remembered as a failure – but the filmed performances, from Coldplay’s twinkling spectacular to Kano’s dynamic theatre, are superb

Alexis Petridis

23, May, 2021 @11:04 AM

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