Festival Guide 2013: Glastonbury

glastonbury-festivalThis year we see the return of Glastonbury after taking a year out last year. It is sure to be an epic comeback from the family friendly festival set in the beautiful backdrop of Somerset in the West Country. This year the stars set to grace the famous pyramid stage are rock legends The Rolling Stones, The Artic Monkeys and Momford and Sons are the headliners for the festivals 3 day weekend line-up. The festival runs from 28th-30th June 2013 and is jam packed with music that is suited to every generation.

Glastonbury is known for its laid-back and family friendly atmosphere and eco-friendly vibes that makes it a special festival for those who enjoy it. On top of the great headliners, this year we have a massive line-up which is sure to meet all those going to the festival’s needs. Some of the other acts include; Jake Bugg, Foals, The XX, The Smashing Pumpkins, Crystal Castles, Seasick Steve, Bobby Womack and Dizzee Rascal to name a few.

Most people know that the main stage for Glastonbury is the Pyramid Stage which hosts some of the festivals most high-profile acts. Previous musical legends to appear on the stage include; Stevie Wonder, U2, Blur and Queen B herself Beyonce. The stage has had many, many incredible acts in the past and this year is no different.

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

The festival isn’t just about the music; it also likes to mix things up by throwing in many different acts which makes the festival exciting. Waiting to be discovered away from the music scenes are inviting circus surprises, theatre specials and beautiful spoken word for all to enjoy.

If you enjoy music festivals but no the average pop or rock one, then Glastonbury may be for you and your family alike. With hundreds of acts over a summers weekend what more could you ask for? Get you camping gear at the ready and be prepared to be blown away with some of the best music acts around. With less than 2 months until they hit the stages you best be sure to get your tickets while you can.

Tickets for Glastonbury 2013 cost £205 (+ £5 booking fee per ticket & £6 P&P per order). Entrance for children aged 12 and under remains free.  The ticket price covers entry to the Festival site from Wednesday 26th June until Monday 1st July 2013 and, as ever, includes a free programme.

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About Jennifer Campbell

Growing up on the West coast of Scotland, Jennifer Campbell has always been keen to get out, see the world and experience new cultures and cities. Currently studying music journalism in London, Jennifer uses writing as a way to express her thoughts. Having travelled to many places and lived in America for a short period as a teenager, she has many experiences to bring to the table when sharing her thoughts with others. A real risk taker (skydiving for charity) and an optimist, Jennifer believes you should live your life to the full. Her favourite quote: ‘You only get one today so go out and enjoy it’. Jennifer is just your typical Scottish girl trying to find her place in the world.
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