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Glastonbury Music Festival

21-25 June 2017

The Glastonbury Music Festival needs little introduction - it is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world and a template for all the festivals that have come after it. There are over 50 stages with the main ones being the Pyramid, Other, West Holt, John Peel and Acoustic.

The Dance Village caters for many tastes including disco, dubstep and reggae. For those with still plenty of energy Arcadia, Block 9, Shangri La and The Common provide plenty of clubbing into the early morning hours. Arcadia with its spidery appearance is a 360 degree rotating stage with pyrotechnics, circus acts and special effects.

If you are looking for a break from the music there is the Circus Field and Cabaret Marquee for comedy as well as the more peaceful Craft Field, Healing Field and Sacred Space with a stone circle.

The viewing area from the hill to the south provides a spectacular panorama of the festival site. If it is a nice day, this makes a good spot to get a little bit more peace and take the weight off your feet and just absorb the enormity of the festival.

Visit the Glastonbury Music Festival website

  • Other Stage with the Kaiser Chiefs
  • Glastonbury Music Festival
  • What a Crowd! Image  Jason Bryant
  • Image  Jason Bryant
  • Pyramid Stage at Night. Image  Andrew Allcock
  • Pyramid stage with Elbow performing
  • Image  Jason Bryant
  • Pyramid Stage. Image  Jason Bryant
  • Glastonbury Aerial View. Image courteousy of Glastonbury Festivals
  • Glastonbury Music Festival
  • The Glastonbury sign with resting revellers
  • Something smells a little fishy. Image  Jason Bryant
  • Music Fans. Image  Jason Bryant
  • The wicker fox
  • Glastonbury Music Festival
  • With no bike sheds here the teepees will have to do. Image  Andrew Allcock
  • Dancing in the sunset. Image  Jason Bryant
  • Glastonbury Music Festival
  • Arcadia Spectacular.
  • A long panorama of nearly the whole Glastonbury Festival site

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