When is Glastonbury Festival?
Glastonbury is a five-day festival and will start on Wednesday June 24 and will run until Monday June 29.
This festival claims to be "loads of festivals" inside one big festival and has many different acts throughout the park.
Foo Fighters, Kanye West, The Who, Florence & The Machine, Pharrell Williams, Paul Weller, Alt-J, Lionel Richie, Motorhead, Mary J. Blige, Alabama Shakes, Paloma Faith, George Ezra, Patti Smith, The Chemical Brothers, Rudimental, Deadmau5, The Vaccines, The Maccabees, Mavis Staples, FKA Twigs, Caribou, Azealia Banks, Jamie T, Ben Howard, Hot Chip, The Mothership Returns - George Clinton, Parliament, Funkadelic & The Family Stone, Flying Lotus, Roy Ayers, Run The Jewels, Mark Ronson, Super Furry Animals, Belle & Sebastian, Ryan Adams, Chronixx, Future Islands, The Waterboys, The Moody Blues, Suede, FFS, Enter Shikari, Modestep, Clean Bandit, Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Jon Hopkins, Spiritualized, Jamie XX, Hozier, Father John Misty, The Fall, Todd Terje & The Olsens, Gregory Porter, Jungle, Sleaford Mods, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Young Fathers, Charli XCX, Kasai Allstars, Sharon Van Etten, Kate Tempest, Goat, Wolf Alice, Perfume Genius, Fat White Family, Years & Years, La Roux, Death Cab For Cutie, Lianne La Havas, Death From Above 1979, Circa Waves, Peace, The Pop Group, Ibeyi, Ella Eyre, Rae Morris.
Where is it?
Glastonbury Festival is held at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
How do I get to Glastonbury Festival?
By car - If you plan on driving to Glastonbury Festival, there is a charge of £25 per vehicle and you must buy a car parking ticket. There are available online and you can purchase one here. Use the post code TA11 7DP for your Sat Nav, then follow the signs once you see those.
From London - Take M3 then A303 and A37.
For full travel details, check out our guide here.
By train - If you plan to travel to Glastonbury by train, book early to get the best available prices. You will be purchasing train tickets to Castle Cary train station.
Once you have arrived at Castle Cary station, there is a free shuttle bus for festival ticket holders that will take you from Castle Cary station to the Festival Bus Station throughout the festival. You will need your festival ticket to use the bus service to the site.
Wednesday, 24 - The first service departs from Castle Cary at 7am and runs approximately every 15 minutes. The last service departs the bus station at 9pm. The last service departs Castle Cary at 10.30pm.
Thursday, 25 - The first service departs from Castle Cary at 9am and runs approximately every 15 minutes. The last service departs the bus station at 9pm. The last service departs Castle Cary at 10.30pm.
Friday, 26 - The first service departs from Castle Cary at 10am and runs approximately every 15 minutes. The last service departs the bus station at 9pm. The last service departs Castle Cary at 10.30pm.
Saturday, 27 - The first service departs from Castle Cary at 9am and runs approximately every 60 minutes. The last service departs the bus station at 5pm. The last service departs Castle Cary at 5.30pm.
Sunday, 28 - The first service departs from Castle Cary at 9am and runs approximately every 30 minutes. The last service departs the bus station at 8pm. The last service departs Castle Cary at 7.45pm.
Monday, 29 - The first service departs from Castle Cary at 3am and runs approximately every 15 minutes. The last service departs the bus station at 6pm.
Glastonbury advises: “Please note that all the buses returning to the station (castle Cary and Bristol Temple Meads) on Sunday and Monday are timetables to arrive at the station for the last train. Don’t travel to the station outside these times as you will have to wait in the car park without any facilities. It is better to wait in the Bus park where there is shelter and food and drink and get the first bus in the morning.”
It will not be possible to park at Castle Cary train station during Glastonbury Festival.
Drop off and collect points: If you’re being dropped off and collected from Glastonbury Festival there is a 24 hour Drop and Collect service with a 24/7 bus service that runs to and from the festival.
Get dropped off at the Drop and Collect point which is located to the east of the site off the A371 and follow the signs for the Drop and Collect point. Then catch the bus service to Pedestrian Gate A.
By coach: See your booking details for pick-up and drop-off points.
How much are tickets?
Glastonbury tickets are now sold out due to their unique selling method. The festival has an essential registration policy meaning festival goers must submit a photograph in order to purchase a ticket. The tickets are then non-transferable to reduce touting.
What do I need to take to Glastonbury?
There are the obvious things like your clothes and toiletries but there’s certain Glastonbury must-haves you should take.
Who knows what the weather will be like in June so take suntan lotion in case it’s warm, and some jumpers and waterproofs in case it’s not!
Don’t forget your toilet roll, and a reusable water bottle which can be filled up around the site.
Bring your ID to be on the safe side, and any medical information that you mightneed.
For those of you who worry about losing your valuables and personal belongings, Glastonbury have the answer to your problems.
The festival has property lock-ups, which are free of charge and available 24 hours a day. You can leave your valuables however large or small, and for however long you want too!
The lockups are open on Wednesday, 24 and close at 12 noon on Monday, 29.
Where should I pitch my tent?
Camping areas are marked out on Glastonbury Festival’s site map here:
There are different camping areas in Glastonbury Festival and it can be difficult to know where is best for you.
Pennard Hill Ground, between The Park and The Healing Fields, is a lively spot and popular with people returning each year.
However, there are areas further out in the festival such as Limekilns and Hitchin Hill Ground that tend to be quieter.