Absence makes the center develop fonder and a summer without a trip to Worthy Farm has made us much more enthusiastic about Glastonbury Festival 2019.
It’s nonetheless some time away, going down from Wednesday, June 26 to Sunday June 30, 2019, however it’s by no means too early to start out planning.
Below, Digital Spy presents all the things you want to know for Glastonbury 2019, from the best way to get tickets to what the climate can be.
Glastonbury 2019 tickets
When do tickets go on sale?
Tickets went on normal sale at 9am on Sunday, October 7, 2018 and bought out simply 36 minutes later.
Combined coach + ticket packages went on sale just a little earlier, at 6pm on Thursday, October four, 2018 and bought out in lower than half an hour.
If you missed on the market’ll be a resale on Sunday, April 28, with coach packages happening resale on Thursday, April 25.
How a lot do Glastonbury 2019 tickets value?
The Glastonbury 2019 ticket worth is £248 + £5 reserving payment.
It was £238 for the final competition in 2017 (up from £228 a 12 months earlier).
That’s a rise from £185 in 2010, £87 in 2000, £38 in 1990, £5 in 1979 and simply £1 on the first Glastonbury Festival in 1970.
How do I purchase a Glastonbury ticket?
If you are 13 or older (12 and unders go free and do not want a ticket), to purchase a ticket you should be registered on the Glastonbury registration web site. Read how you are able to do that additional beneath.
The deadline for preliminary gross sales was Noon on Monday, October 1, 2018, however you possibly can register now for the resale.
If you are registered, you possibly can solely purchase a ticket from official vendor See Tickets, and every ticket can solely be utilized by the named ticket holder and cannot be transferred to anybody else.
When you purchase a ticket, you solely must put down a deposit of £50 per particular person (plus any coach fare if it is a mixed ticket). You’ll must pay the stability by the deadline, which is 11.59pm on Sunday, April 7, 2019.
Can I get a refund on my Glastonbury ticket?
If you do not pay the complete stability by the April 7 deadline, your ticket is cancelled and your deposit is refunded. Well, a part of it. £20 can be saved for “administrative functions”. You’ll lose out on an additional tenner for those who booked a coach.
When you compromise your stability, it’s also possible to purchase Refund Protection for simply over a fiver, so you may get a refund if the explanation you possibly can’t go is roofed by the T&Cs (learn them fastidiously).
Bear in thoughts that even for those who purchase safety and you’re lined, you possibly can solely get a refund as much as a set deadline in early May.
When is the Glastonbury 2019 ticket resale?
Some individuals do must sadly quit their tickets yearly, however their misfortune implies that a couple of additional tickets do go up for resale, solely at See Tickets and at face worth.
If you miss out, there can be a ticket resale on Sunday, April 28, with coach packages happening resale on Thursday, April 25. So be ready.
Glastonbury 2019 line-up
Who is performing on the 2019 Glastonbury Festival?
There’ll be greater than three,000 acts performing throughout greater than 100 levels, and the first confirmed headliner was Stormzy, who’ll be enjoying the Pyramid Stage on Friday evening.
The identical sources who tipped the grime celebrity to prime the invoice additionally hinted that The Cure would headline the primary stage – they usually have been spot on, as Robert Smith’s iconic band have additionally been confirmed to shut out Sunday evening.
The Killers spherical out the trio of Pyramid Stage headliners, topping the invoice on the Saturday.
Emily Eavis beforehand teased non-British girl could be performing within the now common “Legend’s Slot” in 2019, and that was confirmed in December 2018 to be Miss Kylie Minogue.
Kylie was compelled to tug out of the 2005 competition (the place she had been booked to headline) after being recognized with breast most cancers and was changed by Basement Jaxx.
She popped by in 2010 to hitch Scissor Sisters for a visitor vocal on ‘Any Which Way’ however it’s nice that she’s lastly getting her personal correct solo set.
In early January, Emily additionally confirmed that Dirty Computer singer Janelle Monáe will prime the invoice on the West Holts Stage.
The first main line-up poster was then launched on March 15, and unveiled the likes of Janet Jackson, Miley Cyrus, George Ezra and Liam Gallagher.
Elsewhere, Anne-Marie, Years & Years, Ms Lauryn Hill, Vampire Weekend and the Chemical Brothers can be heading to Worthy Farm, and you may take a look at the line-up thus far beneath:
Currently, 42% of the line-up is feminine, which underlines the competition’s try to get a greater gender stability in comparison with earlier years.
There are nonetheless many acts but to be introduced, and the complete lineup probably will not be with us till the tip of May on the earliest.
In 2017, the complete invoice was confirmed on May 30, and in 2016 on May 31. So count on to know just about all the things by the tip of May 2019.
Of course, there’s all the time time for last-minute adjustments, cancellations and secret friends to be confirmed as much as and together with the day of the competition itself.
What are the complete Glastonbury 2019 stage instances?
As nicely as together with the programme in your ticket worth, Glastonbury proclaims full stage instances upfront so you may get planning away.
We advocate taking a look at Clashfinder as soon as all the data is on the market to assist your planning, however bear in mind how large the competition website is from one finish to the opposite and that it isn’t nearly seeing bands.
How do I get to Glastonbury?
If you have got a coach + ticket package deal, you are midway there. Just ensure you’re on the proper cease on time with all of your particulars at hand.
If you are driving and leaving your car there, you may want a parking lot ticket. The automotive parks often open on the Tuesday evening earlier than the competition (at 9pm in 2017).
Car park tickets needs to be purchased upfront for round £50, but when your plans change final minute you possibly can often purchase parking on the gate, however solely in money.
Check out the car park map for 2017 right here.
If another person is driving you they’ll depart you on the drop and collect point.
Either means, solely use your Satnav to get to the competition indicators, then observe these indicators slightly than the little dot in your display screen.
You can get monetary savings and scale back your carbon emissions by going for a car share.
Check journey information on the best way through the use of the Festival web site, and if you’re inside 25 miles you possibly can tune in to Worthy FM (87.7FM). As nicely as getting you within the temper, they will let you realize about any visitors points.
There are additionally buses from Bristol (376 then GF1 from Glastonbury), Bristol Temple Meads (GF3), Bath (174, then GF2 from Shepton Mallet), Wells Coach Station (GFS).
Can I have a look at the 2019 Glastonbury Festival website map upfront?
The 2019 Glastonbury Festival Map hasn’t been launched but, however it’ll most likely be fairly much like the 2017 website which you can get right here.
What will the climate be like at Glastonbury 2019?
Anyone telling you that they’re going to know the climate for Glastonbury with any form of accuracy quite a lot of weeks upfront at most is mendacity.
The climate does have a large affect in your competition expertise, and it is essential to be ready for rain and solar.
So pack a poncho and suncream it doesn’t matter what, and nearer the time you possibly can maintain refreshing at The Met Office, BBC News, AccuWeather, netweather, the weather outlook, metcheck and the weather network and hoping for excellent news.
Are the notorious Glastonbury bogs actually that dangerous?
Regular festivalgoers will know that no, the bogs aren’t as dangerous as legend would have, at the least not lately.
It’s not as beautiful as your lavatory at dwelling, and issues can get just a little messy when it is muddy, however do not do something daft like dosing up on Immodium for the weekend.
And do not wee within the bushes, irrespective of how lengthy the queue is at your nearest rest room. It’s dangerous for the wildlife and simply gross all spherical.
Instead use one of many the 2,000 odd lengthy drops, 1,300 compost loos, the ever-decreasing plastic transportable bogs, or urinals and shepees for a fast wee.
There are locked wheelchair-accessible loos on viewing platforms close to the larger levels, so get in touch with the fest upfront for those who’ll want entry.
Can I deliver my very own booze to Glastonbury?
Yes. Unlike many festivals you are allowed to deliver your individual beer, whisky, vodka, absinthe, wine, cider and so forth.
But bear in mind, you possibly can solely deliver sufficient for “cheap private use”… so no organising your individual bar out the again of your tent.
Also, no glass bottles. The cows do not prefer it, and neither do the Eavises. Remember to decant all of your spirits and wine into plastic bottles earlier than you get to the competition (there’s talk of a total plastic bottle ban for 2019, however given the ban on glass, we’re not completely positive how that may work).
How costly is the booze on the Glastonbury bars?
Even when you’ve got your “cheap” private allowance in your tent or automotive, you will not all the time need to return there for a top-up, and there is nothing fairly like a chilly drink straight from the faucet (or fridge).
The on-site bars are run by the Workers Beer Company and Avalon bars, and the costs are “equal to London pub costs”. That’s not low cost, however it’s not fully unreasonable both.
What ID do I would like to purchase booze at Glastonbury?
If you are fortunate sufficient to look youthful than 21, you may must show that you just’re over 18 to purchase booze on website.
You’ll must deliver both a UK Driving Licence, legitimate passport, or Pass ID card.
If you are not eager about carrying that round with you, you possibly can present your legitimate ID and get a Challenge 21 wristband from the property lockups the place you possibly can safely stash your valuables.
Can I deliver my very own meals to Glastonbury?
Yes, you possibly can. Remember that and not using a fridge/freezer contemporary stuff solely lasts so lengthy so for those who’re bringing something prone to go off shortly within the solar or a heat tent it is best to most likely eat it fairly shortly or rethink your choices. Tins, packets and dry meals are most likely your mates.
Can I’ve my very own Glastonbury barbecue?
You can, however do learn by way of all of the official safety advice fastidiously.
What meals can I purchase once I’m truly at Glastonbury?
Forget the clichés. It’s not simply burger and chips and it isn’t simply mung beans and lentils both.
There are over 250 meals stalls throughout the competition starting from the tremendous low cost to this-is-so-expensive-this-is-silly.
The more cash you have got the extra choices you may have, after all, and whereas most money machines onsite cost a couple of quid for withdrawals, increasingly more shops take card funds lately (together with contactless).
What ought to I soak up my Glastonbury packing record?
As a lot as you want, however as little as you may get away with.
Remember you may want to hold all the things out of your automotive to your tent (and again), or additional for those who’re taking public transport.
The more cash you are prepared to spend, the much less you may want to hold, and be ready to go and not using a few comforts if it means schlepping a bit much less gear round.
The competition has its personal packing record, however that is what we might advocate as absolute necessities so as of significance.
- Medical information/remedy
- Money/playing cards
- Sleeping bag
- Loo roll
- Sun hat
- A jumper (even when it is scorching, it may possibly get freezing at evening)
- Wet wipes
- Water bottle
Can I cost my cellphone at Glastonbury?
Of course you are not going to be that particular person annoying everybody by filming the complete Pyramid Stage lineup by way of their cell, when the entire thing is on the BBC in glowing high quality anyway.
But cell phones make festivals higher. You can take pics of your mates, meet individuals someplace higher than “close to the Jordan Pickford flag and the alien on a stick” and keep on prime of any secret units and the like.
But many fashionable mobiles barely final a day of use, so are you able to cost your cellphone and not using a plug socket in your tent?
Yes, and without spending a dime too. In earlier years, EE has supplied free cell phone charging at their recharge tent, and you do not have to be on EE to take benefit.
Last 12 months you might additionally purchase a Juice Tube Power Bank, which you’ll swap as soon as a day for a fully-charged one.
Lots of individuals will probably be doing the identical. And there can be queues queues queues. Do you actually need to waste your treasured 5 days in a line to your cell or for an influence financial institution?
We’d strongly advocate shopping for your individual high-capacity energy financial institution (or three) and preserving your cellphone switched off for chunks off the day when you do not want it, so the free recharge tent (or these entrepreneurs charging for charging) solely should be used as a backup.
What Glastonbury Festival apps ought to I obtain?
Like many festivals, Glastonbury now has an official app. Unlike some although, the Glastonbury one is definitely fairly helpful.
You can use it to construct your individual weekend line-up, and for those who and your mates join it to Facebook, you possibly can take a look at their plans too.
So far, so Clashfinder, however there’s additionally an INTERACTIVE MAP the place you possibly can drop and share pins, a lot much less trundling about at the hours of darkness in search of your tent or your finest mate.
Plus, there’s additionally competition information notifications to maintain you within the loop on any final minute adjustments or secret units.
Beyond that, we might advocate simply sticking to the necessities: you do not need to miss out on all the things happening round you since you’ve acquired your face in your handset all weekend.
So most likely simply WhatsApp to remain in contact, and Twitter or Facebook to (very sometimes) exhibit about who you are seeing.