Is Glastonbury the biggest music festival in the world?

Glastonbury Festival is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world and a template for all the festivals that have come after it. The difference is that Glastonbury has all the best aspects of being at a festival in one astonishing bundle.

How many people were at Glastonbury 2014?

Dolly performs before a crowd of more than 180,000 Glastonbury festival goers, a record for the event. In the summer of 2014, Dolly performed at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts.

Where did the Glastonbury Festival take place in 2005?

2005 Glastonbury Festival. Glastonbury Festival (formally Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts) is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place in Pilton, Somerset, England. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts.

When was the last time Glastonbury was at Worthy Farm?

Glastonbury has had two consecutive “fallow years” since the last festival took place in 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first festival at Worthy Farm was the Pilton Pop, Blues & Folk Festival, hosted by Michael Eavis on Saturday 19 September 1970, and attended by 1,500 people.

What was the weather like at Glastonbury in 2013?

Caravan section: Campsites at the Glastonbury Festival 2013 have been filling up quickly as music fans rushed to pitch their tents in the best spots Tens of thousands of people: There have been 24 drug-related offences but some of those involved were dealt with by way of a caution instead of arrest, police said Aerial shots!

How big is the nearest town to Glastonbury?

The nearest town, Glastonbury, has a population of less than 10,000 so disruption to a large population is avoided. However, an unusual limitation for a site this large is that it is not near a major transport route. The nearest motorway (major highway) is around 27km away.