Glastonbury Festival

Diana To Follow In Dolly's Footsteps?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just when you thought the bosses at the Glastonbury Festival had outdone themselves by managing to bag Dolly Parton for this year’s festival, it’s...

UK Festivals Should Look to Exit to Avoid Further Drudgery

A.P Childs | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
A.P Childs

A few weeks back I took the plunge and visited an overseas festival. The Exit Festial in Novi Sad , Serbia to be precise. Not being one for festivals normally, this was a big ask. A visit in my young life to Glastonbury 1990 made sure I have subsequently carried many an issue with the festival experience.

'Love the Farm, Leave No Trace'

Ben Hansen Hicks | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Hansen Hicks

This time last month, I was halfway through three weeks working at Glastonbury Festival. This meant that I was able to see the 'Early' week, final build up of all the stages and areas, as well as the Show Week in which the market vendors and last staging equipment poured in, joined by 175,000 others from Wednesday onwards.

What Glastonbury Does So Well That Most Summer Festivals Just Don't Get

Emily Verdouw | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Emily Verdouw

Not much tends to exceed expectations, especially when you're talking about the most well-loved festival on the planet, Glastonbury. But come Monday, I walked away from Worthy Farm with my mind blown at just how peaceful and well organised this festival was... yet Glastonbury seemed to break all the rules that most festivals push so hard. So what is it that Glastonbury does so well?

Glastonbury's Most Memorable Moments: From Dolly Parton to the Left Field

Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rachel McGrath

Glastonbury Festival's 900 acre site is jam-packed with plenty of potential "wow" moments and awe-inspiring acts. However, while many of these special seconds are shared with thousands of other people - and uploaded to YouTube by the Monday after - there are plenty of wonderful moments which are shared by just a few hundred of the 180,000 people in attendance...

Glastonbury: The Best Bits (PICS)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury Festival 2014 has officially ended and while hundreds of workers and volunteers set about cleaning up Worthy Farm, there’s only one thin...

'We've Already Booked 2015's Glastonbury Headliners'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

The clean-up following this year’s Glastonbury Festival has barely begun but the music festival’s organiser Michael Eavis is already busy planning...

Does Ellie Goulding's 'Burn' Work At A Festival?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ellie Goulding wowed her fans with a rousing rendition of 'Burn' on the final day of Glastonbury this year. Ellie's live performance sounded drama...

Is This The Most Romantic Thing To Happen At Glastonbury Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're already suffering from Glastonbury blues, I suggest you look away immediately. This couple have had the ultimate modern-day fairytale wed...

If Festival Posters Told The Truth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Going to Glastonbury? Latitude? V? Bestival? Oh, you get the idea... (Created by David Schneider, David Beresford, David Levin, Handface, Andre...

FIRST PICS: Glasto Opens Its Gates

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury 2014 is officially open with thousands of music lovers beginning to stream through the gates of Worthy Farm in Somerset for this year's fe...

Who's The Most Streamed Artist On The Glastonbury Line-Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ahead of this year’s Glastonbury Festival, plenty of fans have been listening to their favourite songs and swotting up on the best tracks by their f...

Glastonbury Weather - Raincoats Or Sun Hats?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury festival-goers might want to double check they've packed their raincoat for this weekend, as the latest weather reports indicate rain is o...

Glastonbury 2014: The Best Female Acts

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

While Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage is set to play host to three male headline acts - aside from Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne, of course - there...

Glastonbury Weather Update - Wellies Or Sunscreen?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury Festival-goers will be holding their finger to the wind this week, hoping for blue skies and dry hills as they make their merry way to Som...

Mexican Jazz-Rock Combo Troker Return to the UK

Duncan Tucker | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Duncan Tucker

A year on from making their triumphant Glastonbury Festival debut, Mexican jazz fusion band Troker return to the United Kingdom this week to showcase their eclectic and infectious new album, Crimen Sonoro.

Blackbeard's Tea Party: THE Band to See at Glastonbury

Roger Crow | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

I'm a bit bored with generic bands these days. Everything seems to have been done, so thank heavens York-based musical troupe Blackbeard's Tea Party restored my faith in foot-tapping, fun, energy-packed music recently.

PICS: 31 Rare Photos Of Glastonbury's Controversial Headliners

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

It’s been over 30 years since Metallica released their debut album ‘Kill ‘Em All’, and since their 1981 offering was first unveiled the band h...

Glastonbury Organiser Weighs In On Metallica Debate

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis has defended his decision to book headliners Metallica following a petition to have the band removed from...

Jerry To Follow In Her Ex Mick's Footsteps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Jerry Hall has revealed that she’s going to be singing at this year’s Glastonbury Music Festival. The former model will perform twice at the Wo...

Glasto 2014: Metallica Confirmed As Headliners

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Metallica have been confirmed as the headlining act at this year’s Glastonbury festival. The trash metal group are the third and final act to be ...

Glastonbury Tickets Sell Out

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

The last batch of tickets for this year’s Glastonbury Festival have sold out online in just 16 minutes and as expected, fans have taken to Twitter t...

Idris Elba Confirms Glasto Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Idris Elba has announced that he will be performing at this year's Glastonbury festival in June. The 'Luther' star has been carving a name for hims...

BREAKING: Angela Merkel To Headline Glastonbury

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Following rave reviews for her performance at the Houses of Parliament, Angela Merkel has been announced as a headliner at this year's Glastonbury Fes...

A Late Reflection on The Glastonbury Effect

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

For me, the British Summertime is all about its music festivals. I will be taking you through a tour of the very best things going on in and around London with my first belated entry about the mother of all festivals, Glastonbury.