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  • BSL Interpreting Service | Glastonbury Festival
    to our Deaf hard of hearing Festival goers Bookings can be made both in advance of the Festival and during the event for this service There will also be interpreters based at some of the spoken word stages throughout the event More information on this will be available in the 2016 Access Requirement Pack Back to top Information Deaf Disabled Buying Festival Tickets PA 2 for 1 Ticket Scheme Registering

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/deaf-and-disabled-info/bsl-interpreting-service/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Distances | Glastonbury Festival
    the site and metal trakway is also put in place to create temporary roads The following information gives an idea of how far it is from the accessible campsite and shuttle bus drop off points to various stages and areas using the stone paths and trakway roads Please note all distances are approximate and are subject to change From the Accessible Campsite to Pyramid viewing platform 1 750m Pyramid viewing platform 2 400m The Other Stage viewing platform 960m Theatre Circus 1700m West Holts Viewing Platform 1510m Acoustic Tent 1200m The Meeting Point 1000m The Green Fields 1720m The Park 1800m Shangri La 2000m Silver Hayes 510m Kidz Field 1150m The Late Night Area 1770m Distances from the Theatre Circus Shuttle Bus Drop Off to The Late Night Area 200m The Green Fields 800m The Acoustic Tent 550m West Holts Viewing Platform 410m The Meeting Point 670m The Leftfield Tent 610m Kidz Field 470m Distances from Park Ground Shuttle Bus Drop Off to The Park 550m The Other Stage viewing platform 360m The Green Fields 950m The Late Night Area 1170m Silver Hayes 420m West Holts Viewing Platform 1150m The Leftfield Tent 890m Back to top Information Deaf Disabled Buying

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/deaf-and-disabled-info/distances/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Access Map | Glastonbury Festival
    Access Map Search Access Map The 2016 map will be available before the Festival and will be given to Festival goers when they arrive onsite CLICK TO SEE THE 2015 ACCESS MAP Back to top Information Deaf Disabled Buying Festival Tickets PA 2 for 1 Ticket Scheme Registering to Use the Accessible Facilities Onsite Spring Ground Accessible Campsite Campervan Caravan Spaces in the Accessible Campsite Viewing Platforms Wheelchair Accessible Toilets

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/deaf-and-disabled-info/access-map/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Attitude is Everything | Glastonbury Festival
    live music and have been working in partnership with Glastonbury Festival since 2005 offering advice on festival accessibility as well as recruiting Deaf and disabled Stewards to join the Glastonbury team and work with the accessible facilities Attitude is Everything supports the music industry to make live music events more accessible Having begun as a pilot project in 2000 they are now a fully independent charity and part of Arts Council England s National Portfolio of Organisations Attitude is Everything encourage events producers to go beyond legal obligations set out in the Equality Act and implement Best Practice providing a fair and equal service to their Deaf and disabled customers The Attitude is Everything Charter of Best Practice encourages live venue promoters to publicly show their commitment to improving access and is assessed by a nationwide team of Mystery Shoppers Other services include training consultancy and yearly Club Attitude events set up to demonstrate best practice for live music events accessibility and showcase Deaf and disabled musicians and DJs within a mainstream line up www attitudeiseverything org uk www twitter com attitudetweets www facebook com attitudeiseverything Back to top Information Deaf Disabled Buying Festival Tickets PA 2 for 1 Ticket

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/deaf-and-disabled-info/attitude-is-everything/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Emerging Talent / Performing | Glastonbury Festival
    to the 2016 competition are now closed Recent Emerging Talent Competition entrants include hotly tipped R B singer Izzy Bizu a 2016 BRITs Critics Choice and BBC Sound Of 2016 nominee and fast rising young rapper Isaiah Dreads Last year s winner was singer songwriter Declan McKenna who has since signed a management deal with Q Prime who also manage Metallica Muse and Foals Once the entries are in a panel of 40 of the UK s top music writers will help compile a longlist of 120 acts The longlist will then be whittled down to a shortlist of 8 artists by judges including Glastonbury organisers Michael and Emily Eavis before the live finals at Pilton Working Men s Club in April decide the winning act In both 2014 and 2015 all eight of the finalists were offered slots at that year s Festival Says Glastonbury co organiser Emily Eavis New music has always been a huge part of what we do at Glastonbury and the Emerging Talent Competition has become an incredible way for us to discover and help draw attention to the very latest talent Vanessa Reed Executive Director of PRS for Music Foundation says This is a brilliant opportunity for up and coming music creators from across the UK to get vital support at an early stage in their music careers to develop their talent and also perform at the iconic Glastonbury festival We re looking forward to seeing which talented new artists apply OTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO PERFORM AT THE FESTIVAL Agents for artists signed to record labels wishing to play at the Festival can contact the Festival in the usual manner Please note we cannot accept CDs at the Festival office as none of our Stage Programmers are based there Some of the smaller stages do

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/emerging-talent-competition-performing/ (2016-02-13)
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  • 2013 Winners’ Blog | Glastonbury Festival
    just before going on stage to see a crowd rushing to the front of the tent to see us Carol Backstage at The Acoustic was all Alice In Wonderland with lots of nibbles with tags begging us to Eat Me or Drink Me We obliged There was no sign of the Cheshire Cat though but we were grinning enough to make him look like a prize gurner Friday 28th June Bridie By Friday thankfully the sun had come out again and in the afternoon we were driven to The Bandstand stage for an interview with BBC Look North and our first public performance which was great fun Someone in the crowd filmed Prolong our new single and put it up on Youtube rather brilliantly calling us Bridie Jackson The Airbox Perhaps a rename is on the cards Carol Oh and it snowed that evening over the Greenpeace area Beautiful surreal and magical Thursday 27th June Bridie On Thursday morning we scrambled our way up to Worthy FM for a live session and interview with the lovely Steve Bilsborough who compered on the night of the Glastonbury ETC It was grand to see him again and talk through the rather amazing few months we ve had since winning the competition Carol During our quietest song Michael Eavis did a fly by in his fighter jet At least we think it was him Rachel On Thursday afternoon the rain started giving us good reason to get out and about in our glamorous wellies it wouldn t have felt like a proper Glastonbury without a bit of rain and mud Jenny In the evening we battled through the elements loaded ourselves into the back of a battered old van and were deposited at the Interstage area behind the Pyramid much like the Rolling Stones experience of arriving I m sure where we performed as part of The Opening Number a backstage event put on by Greenpeace for some of the Glastonbury performers and crew While we were there we bumped into our chum Dermot O Leary who was kind enough to do an interview for our Glasto documentary with an unusual twist to it and we even managed to ensnare a rather bemused Caroline Flack to join in Wednesday 26th June Bridie We all arrived on site at various points on Wednesday along with our entourage of husbands sisters boyfriends and our friend AB who is making a documentary of our time at Glastonbury Once we were all on site had erected and admired each other s tents and had shared a celebratory bottle of champagne we went on a bit of a reccy led by Jenny who is something of a Glasto veteran and luckily for the rest of us knows her way around We had a look round the different stages we would be playing on arriving just in time to see a glitter ball the size of a house being put up in the Acoustic Tent Initially being on site

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/emerging-talent-competition-performing/2013-winners-blog/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Glastonbury town | Glastonbury Festival
    Rooms The Assembly Rooms is arguably the birthplace of the first Glastonbury Festival held back in 1915 Then known as the Rural Arts Festival Rutland Boughton crafted what was a contemporary experiment of drama and music It somewhat paved the way for the festival we have now certainly setting the mystical scene of what was to come Regularly invited to the festival were T E Lawrence George Bernard Shaw and Thomas Hardy The enchanting 19th Century Somerset vibes are amplified through the beamed roof and stoned walls making it the perfect venue for the early festivities and adding character to the events that happen today assemblyrooms org uk welcome Glastonbury Abbey Glastonbury Abbey is beaten in size only by its sibling in Westminster Despite its partial destruction in Henry VIII s dissolution of monasteries this spectacular feat of craftsmanship is not a lost message Stretching parallel to the High Street it is accompanied by a tranquil garden Take a relaxing stroll amongst a formidable setting With the earliest known documentation of it from the 8th Century King Arthur features in the story surrounding this magnificent build which also hosts the annual Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza concert organised by Michael Eavis www glastonburyabbey com Glastonbury High Street Take a leap into the cult world of crystal shops and dragon dens Better known every day retailers would actually look out of place amongst the scene of myth and legend Go and explore and among many wonderful cafes and restaurants look out for Gigi s Italian at the bottom of town which Michael Eavis says is his favourite eatery St Michael s Ley Line The fact that Glastonbury lies on a ley line could be totally irrelevant and the town s genuine heritage and deep mystery would still stand but the matter of the

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/glastonbury-town/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Jobs | Glastonbury Festival
    minimum of four 12 hour shifts Similarly www dcsiteservices com employ staff to assist with running the campervan and caravan fields They also supply checkers at vehicle gates and staff the onsite vehicle chaperone service Market traders do require staff but in the main they recruit people they know If you know traders who come to the Festival get in touch with them early as they have limited number of passes for each stall Work experience placements The most common employment request that the Festival receives is for work placements Placements of more than a few weeks are simply not feasible as experienced Festival staff required to mentor work placements are only on site for a limited time through the year Even if you are available for two or three weeks around the Festival it s still quite unlikely that we can take you on At a time of high pressure there is little opportunity to advise and supervise someone learning the job If you do still enquire about a placement it is essential that any enquiry clearly specifies available dates For health and safety reasons the Festival can only employ people aged 18 and over Working for your ticket There are opportunities to work for different organisations and charities providing services for the Festival Normally people are required to work three 8 hour shifts for their ticket but it does vary slightly In some cases you would be required to pay for the ticket in advance and would be reimbursed after completing the required hours Oxfam provide stewarding at key locations such as entry gates Oxfam recruits from a wide selection of regular Oxfam supporters previous stewards and the general public For further information about stewarding with Oxfam please go to www oxfam org uk stewards Festaff provide volunteer

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