Glastonbury festival

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Fragile UK music industry calls for support amid slow recovery
Brexit, inflation and pandemic have taken toll on sector that is almost a third smaller than in 2019

Mark Sweney

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Unchaperoned, unexpected and unknown to my parents’: Guardian readers share teenage festival stories
As a licensing change denies unchaperoned under-18s entry to one of Australia’s biggest festivals, we asked readers to recount their own experience

Guardian readers

15, Jul, 2022 @5:12 AM

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Dumpers and glampers: Stephen Collins on the joy of music festivals – cartoon
A pile of poo …

Stephen Collins

02, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sampa the Great on success in Australia, Africa – and beyond: ‘It feels good to show younger Zambians they can do this’
Worn down by the Australian music industry, Sampa Tembo returned to Zambia to make a new album in two weeks, blending hip-hop and Zamrock. She spoke to Guardian Australia exclusively from Glastonbury

Shaad D'Souza

29, Jun, 2022 @12:05 AM

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Coldplay’s Chris Martin plays impromptu song at pub post-Glastonbury
In rural village, frontman performed A Sky Full of Stars for a couple who were planning to play the song as their first dance when they marry

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Jun, 2022 @8:33 AM

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Kendrick, Diana and a fire-breathing spider: Sunday at Glastonbury – in pictures
The 2022 Glastonbury festival closed out in explosive style, with furious moshpits, stunning special guests and giant clouds of confetti

Karin Andreasson and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

27, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sunday at Glastonbury: Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross and Jack White – as it happened
The US rap star headlined the main stage on the last night of the festival, while Pet Shop Boys, Charli XCX, Jarvis Cocker and a host more brought the festival to a close

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

26, Jun, 2022 @11:49 PM

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Kendrick Lamar at Glastonbury 2022 review – faith, fury and jawdropping brilliance
Sporting a bejewelled crown of thorns and with a profound sense of theatre, Lamar proves he is one of the most gifted rappers we have

Alexis Petridis

26, Jun, 2022 @11:32 PM

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Jack White secret gig at Glastonbury 2022 review – an hour of face-melting rock delirium
The rocker stuns a huge crowd at the festival’s Park stage with an eclectic set taken from across his career, then sends them away chanting Seven Nation Army in unison

Keza MacDonald

26, Jun, 2022 @9:15 PM

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Diana Ross at Glastonbury review – disco diva detonates explosion of joy
Confidently filling the traditional Sunday ‘legends’ slot at the festival, the fabulously attired Motown and disco star treated the vast crowd to hit after hit

Alexis Petridis

26, Jun, 2022 @5:47 PM

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‘I don’t want it to end’: festival-goers’ joy at return of Glastonbury
Musical giants including Diana Ross and Paul McCartney helped audiences put uncertainties of past two years behind them

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

26, Jun, 2022 @4:52 PM

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‘Get lost, be nice, find the nooks and crannies!’ Insider tips on how to really enjoy a festival
Stewards, medical staff and police officers reflect on how to stay safe, have fun and the art of travelling light at the festival

Chris Godfrey

26, Jun, 2022 @3:02 PM

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