Glastonbury Festival Pryamid Stage
Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Worthy Lane, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4BY
26th - 30th June 2024
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About The Festival

The first Glastonbury Festival was held on the day after Jimi Hendrix died in 1970 over a two day period and before long word had got around. It was the Blues festival at the Bath & West Showground that had inspired Michael Eavis to begin a festival of his own although on a smaller scale. 1,500 people attended at a price of £1 per person including free milk from the farm! The following year ‘Glastonbury Fayre’ attracted 12,000 people and was free! In 1981 the festival changed it’s name to Glastonbury Festival and Michael Eavis took the helm running the event again. This was the first Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament festival and Michael helped positively towards the peace movement by holding the Festival at Worthy farm to benefit the Mid Somerset CND campaign. Michael had to convince National CND that with proper management the Festival could be turned into a profitable venture, so it was up to him to provide the money, arrange entertainment and organise the event, liaise with the authorities and organise market stalls.

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200,000
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500
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200
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