As Sir Elton John has been confirmed as the first actor to top Glastonbury 2023, here are all your questions answered.
1) Can I still buy tickets?
Tickets for Glastonbury 2023 went on sale in early November for £335 plus a £5 reservation fee for the standard ticket, with £50 as a deposit and balance due the first week of April.
This year’s event held in June costs £280 plus a £5 booking fee after a £15 increase after the original 2020 date was cancelled.
General tickets for the festival took more than an hour to sell out after the site experienced “technical problems”, with many fans reporting that the site kept crashing at various stages of the booking process .
The official Glastonbury account posted shortly after 10am on Sunday 6 November that tickets to Glastonbury were sold out on a morning when “demand outstrips supply”.
It also confirmed that there will be a resale of any canceled or returned tickets in the spring of 2023 for those who missed out.
2) Who is performing?
Veteran pop superstar Sir Elton John will top the bill on the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, June 25 for his first gig at the Worthy Farm festival in Somerset, it was revealed on Sunday. Friday.
The performance will mark the 75-year-old’s last performance in the UK after his global tour of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road marathon tour over the past few years.
Sir Elton said Glastonbury was a “proper way” to say goodbye to his England fans.
The full lineup is yet to be revealed but Roxy Music has also been rumored to fill the legendary spot during Sunday teatime.
Other rumored headline artists include Taylor Swift, who has been confirmed as frontrunner for the canceled 2020 festival, and Harry Styles, with fans spotting a small gap in the tour. His 2023 performance coincides with the confirmed Glastonbury festival date.
US rock band Guns ‘N Roses is also said to be playing Glastonbury alongside Bruce Springsteen, following his surprise appearance in Sir Paul McCartney’s headliner at this year’s festival.
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3) Has the accommodation been sold?
Reservations for caravans and campers, on-site tipis and official campsites pre-built off-site went on sale on Thursday.
Camping and caravan tickets cost £150 for a regular yard and £250 for oversized vehicles while the Festive Tipi Village on the site’s southern slope offers a “unique camping experience in carnival fence” at a cost of £1,500. up to six people.
Worthy View, Glastonbury’s original off-campus campsite, is a ‘short climb up the hill from the festival site’, ranging from £400 for a classic two-person scout tent. set up for five nights of the festival to £875 for a tent The official festival website says the Glastonbury Bell Tent can accommodate four people.
Sticklinch, Worthy View’s sister campground, offers a “softer undulating hike to the festival site” with accommodations ranging from Podpads, Tipis, Yurts and Bell Tents. Prices vary from £525 for a two-person Podpad to £1200 for a six-person 16ft Yurt.
Accommodation at both Sticklinch and Worthy View is unfurnished so guests must bring their own bedding.
4) When does it turn on?
The 2023 music event will take place from June 21-25, as previously announced.
This year’s Glastonbury runs from June 22 to 26 with 200,000 revelers returning to Somerset dairy farm to enjoy a sun-soaked festival despite ominous thunderstorm forecasts and yellow weather warnings from Met Office.
5) What happened at the festival in 2022?
This year at Glastonbury Billie Eilish, Sir Paul and Kendrick Lamar came out on top, with Diana Ross performing in the traditional Sunday Legends slot.
Eilish’s Friday place makes her the youngest solo performer ever while Sir Paul’s headline performance on Saturday on the Pyramid Stage saw the former Beatle return became the festival’s oldest solo performer, performing a week after he celebrated his 80th birthday.
The festival features countless other memorable moments, including Greta Thunberg giving a passionate speech from the Pyramid Stage calling on society to assume its “historic responsibility to get things right” with global climate crisis.
It also hosted a series of representatives of Ukraine, with the country’s president Volodymyr Zelensky giving a poignant speech via a video message and the Kalush Orchestra performing their first UK gig. since they won at Eurovision 2022.
The festival finally celebrated its 50th anniversary this summer after the coronavirus pandemic forced organizers to cancel twice.
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