At the beginning of 2021, Glastonbury was cancelled for the second year running, as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Since then, festival-goers were teased with the possibility of a day-long event at the usual Glasto site in September, tentatively titled Equinox, with organisers even being granted a licence for this autumn gathering to go ahead.
However, in an Instagram update on Tuesday, Emily confirmed that these plans have now been axed.
While not offering any specific reason for cancelling the plans for a one-off festival, Emily wrote that bosses had “decided not to go ahead with the September gig idea for a number of reasons”.
Instead, she said that they were “putting all of our energy into the campsite” at Worthy Farm, which opens later this week.
Diana Ross was supposed to have filled the “Legends” slot, following in the footsteps of recent performers like Kylie Minogue, Dolly Parton and ELO.
A virtual event titled Live At Worthy Farm also took place back in May, featuring performances from Coldplay, Haim, Jorja Smith and Michael Kiwanuka.
Unfortunately, this live-stream was blighted with technical issues, prompting an apology and refunds from this in charge.