Glasto fans get in-tents poisoning warning

A new initiative aims to spread awareness about the danger of bringing lit barbecues inside tents. Glastonbury 2017 and Festival Republic have come together to help festival goers avoid the deadly effects of carbon monoxide poisoning that can arise from continuing to cook or trying to stay warm in enclosed areas. Emily Eavis, Co-Organiser of […]

Glasto gives cold shoulder to plastic bottles

Glastonbury is discouraging its hundreds of thousands of revellers from using plastic bottles to cut down on waste. The music and arts extravaganza at Worthy Farm in Somerset is following in the footsteps of the smaller Shambala festival which banned plastic bottles last year. Glasto organisers say festivalgoers can bring their own reusable, BPA-free water […]

Green day for Glastonbury as solar panels go up

Worthy Farm in Glastonbury, venue for the world famous annual music festival, has installed a privately-run solar power plant on its land. The facility has been built on the cowhouse of the farm, run by Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis. “The solar plant is our figurehead,” said Eavis. “This has brought us one big step closer […]