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  • Photography at Glastonbury | Glastonbury Festival
    making films sound recordings or broadcasting or streaming or if he or she takes any photograph makes a film sound recording or broadcast of anything occurring inside the perimeters of the Glastonbury Festival for commercial gain A person may enter the Glastonbury Festival with photographic equipment where it is integrated into electronic communications apparatus designed for personal private use such as a mobile telephone and or a personal stills camera but the person may still be removed from the Festival site if they attempt to use this device for commercial gain Please also note that tickets for the 2015 Glastonbury Festival cannot be used as part of any marketing media sales promotion staff reward programme or general competition use whether commercial or non commercial without the prior written permission of the Festival organisers The marks Glastonbury and Glastonbury Festival and the Glastonbury Festival logo are registered United Kingdom and European Community Trade Marks and may not be used without the express written permission of Glastonbury Festival 2015 Ltd Our Press Office can help with all press enquiries The contact is John Shearlaw on press glastonburyfestivals co uk Proposals for commercial photography are only agreed in very exceptional circumstances and are usually limited to our existing sponsors or charitable partners The Festival also has a proactive ethical policy which means that we will always be concerned about which companies or organisations are linked to the festival even if indirectly Other important points to bear in mind are Film crews should be kept to a minimum and must have full public and employer s liability insurance You must provide us with a copy of your certificate of insurance in advance Pit photography is at the discretion of each performer Consent is usually given to photograph the first three songs but this is

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/media/photography-at-glastonbury/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Sound recordings at Glastonbury | Glastonbury Festival
    at the Glastonbury Festival If you are performing at Glastonbury and wish to make a recording of your own performance for your own archive or for private use that should not be a problem You should let us know though However if you want to make a recording for commercial use then you MUST ask for permission from the Festival The BBC record six stages at Glastonbury and have certain

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  • The Oak Tree Project | Glastonbury Festival
    and that we can plant them for the future What s next Looking forward to seeing everyone this summer XX September 2015 I came down to the site on a quiet and wet weekend in September and collected acorns from the Old Oak tree in Green Kids and from the younger Oak trees in Craft Field I was very lucky it was a good year for the acorn harvest I collected about 200 acorns and then spent the next month distributing them to everyone who had written in via this page so they got sent to about 40 people around the globe who will plant them and grow them Most they stayed in the UK but some they went as far as Poland Canada Germany and America It was the best year that I have known for the acorns June 2015 Well at the end of the Festival 2015 we sent off TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND NINETY SEVEN wishes via Yoko and her team to the Peace Tower in Iceland We ran Wish Trees on the Oak Tree in Green Kids Field and on a dome in Green Crafts Field We were also able to put wishes on the Pagoda in Kings Meadow that The Dalai Lama spoke from so we all felt very honoured and blessed 10 Jul 2014 ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY ONE WISHES FOR THE IMAGINE PEACE TOWER For the 2014 Glastonbury Festival we were lucky enough to join up with Yoko Ono s IMAGINE PEACE TOWER project Each day under the Oak Tree we had some of Yoko Ono s WISH TREES everyone young and old was invited to make their wishes and put them on the trees There were some of Yoko s IMAGINE PEACE pencils specially made for Glastonbury 2014 for

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  • Memories | Glastonbury Festival
    childhood memories for my husband as he spent every year there growing up Izzy Izzy Izzy s husband 2011 This Oak tree has played a major part of our lives and growing up which takes in the last seventy years and even more To the best Oak tree in Somerset Thanks Michael Eavis In 1990 I played didjeridu for Druidic ceremony sitting up in the tree with a circle of berobed Druids below I prayed for English Oaken strength That evening I met Liam from the Hothouse Flowers I was swept onto the mainstage with them and a career in music was launched This year I played here again as a member of that same band Circles Strength Dear dear Mother Tree I visit her every year I thank her I love her Martin Brunsden I have come to Glasto since I was a baby and I always remember it Maja Thank you lovely Oak under you I did my courting Andrew Kerr We celebrate our Midsummer wedding every year with a kiss under this so special tree Calvin Suzi Cumiskey Mark Amy couldn t make it this year because they are about to have a baby They got married here so I have come to say hello to the tree for them xxxxx Nicky Sat in this tree two years in a row and was something I always looked forward to really fun watching the world go past Josh Collony One of the strongest memories I have is laying under this tree with my son then aged 3 looking up at the sunlight coming through the leaves Timeless Wonderful memory Chris Holmes I wasn t here last year when your brother Steve Wendy and Alys came to plant trees for you under this beautiful Oak tree I came to see the trees this morning two horsechestnut trees growing strong in the shade of the Oak I felt happy being close to you Its been a year and I miss you more each day I m happy you re here under the shade of the mighty Oak x Anon Sophie thought how her Grandad could have sat under this tree 2010 Here is a copy of the poem read at Steve T s memorial under the Oak Tree Green kids field Glastonbury festival 2010 on the Sunday evening The warrior of light has learned that god uses solitude to teach us how to live with other people He uses rage to show us the infinite value of peace He uses boredom to underline the importance of adventure and spontaneity God uses silence to teach us to use words responsibly He uses tiredness so that we can understand the value of waking up He uses illness to underline the blessings of good health God uses fire to teach us about water He uses earth so we can understand the value of air He uses death to show us the importance of life Paulo Coelho 2002 2008 This is a short piece

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  • History | Glastonbury Festival
    the early 1500s Henry VIII was crowned King of England and Da Vinci painted The Mona Lisa Oak wood was primarily used for house building Parliament passed Acts to enclose Common Ground hedgerows being were planted to join with old hedges Woods were taken from the Church and sold by the Crown new owners exploited the land turning woodland into arable plantings 50 years later the tree was of a good size and had its first acorns Queen Elizabeth I came to throne Important woodland management laws were put in place and the enclosure and fencing of land increased The Spanish Armada took place The Elizabethan age was a time of rising demand for fuel mostly wood The 1590 s and 1600 s were terrible years of cold and poverty For instance Any persons breaking any hedge or stealing wood be put next Sunday or holiday in the stocks i e open air imprisonment for 2 hours at the least and the wood be placed before them signifying the cause of the punishment Feltsted Essex 1567 Oliver Rackham Social Forestry Network 1989 Many woodlands fell into disrepair in the mid 14th century as the Black Death claimed nearly half of the population and so the area of farmed land fell sharply Over the next 2 3 centuries many open fields and much common land was enclosed dispossessing poorer farmers and labourers of their land 1600s At 100 years two people could join their hands around its trunk In London the Great Fire followed the plague Civil War raged and Cromwell took Parliament and marriages would still have taken place under the boughs of the Oak Acts of Parliament were passed to preserve and plant Oaks for ship timbers as woodlands were poorly managed The Monarchs Way The Monarchs Way is a 615 mile long footpath that approximates the escape route of King Charles the Second in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester The Monarchs Way comes very close to our Oak Tree The Battle of Worcester took place on 3 September 1651 in Worcester and was the final battle of the English Civil War Oliver Cromwell and the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalist forces of King Charles 11 The 16 000 Royalist forces were overwhelmed by the 28 thousand strong New Model Army of Oliver Cromwell King Charles 11 fled the battle and went from Worcester to Stratford upon Avon Stratford upon Avon to Charmouth and Charmouth to Shoreham this whole footpath journey is now known as The Monarchs Way 1700s 200 years old and our tree was prime timber Prominent trees were landmarks in the countryside providing meeting and trysting lovers meeting places Boundary trees defined land ownership and appear in old deeds Large trees were also used as gallow trees and gospel oaks were part of the beating the boundaries of Parishes Nelson fought the battle of Trafalgar Wellington the Battle of Waterloo and Captain Cook sailed around the world The 1700s saw a dramatic change

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  • Wildlife | Glastonbury Festival
    flies which nibble into the leaves and warblers and titmice eat the flies Gall wasps work their way into the young bark When it becomes a sizeable tree other plants grow in the leaf drop ferns and tiny mosses Birds nest and eat insects on the trunk and leaves A mature tree houses more species than it is in years itself rich in wildlife including squirrels bats jays woodpeckers blackbirds

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  • The future | Glastonbury Festival
    that gather around it throughout the year and especially at festival time We very much see this as an ongoing project the Oak Tree is intrinsically linked to the Festival but it is also intrinsically linked to the land and society around it The fact is that this tree survived when thousands of other Oak Trees didn t and that in itself is worth investigating and recording I ve just

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  • Pilton Party | Glastonbury Festival
    If you are using a sat nav please use postcode BA4 4EE Is there a drop and collect point Yes there is drop off pick up and taxi point on the left inside the main entrance Red Gate Please DO NOT try to drop or collect people on the road Can I get there by public transport Yes there are local buses to Pilton from Shepton Mallet Street and Glastonbury which will bring you to the village Click here for the timetable Please contact local taxi operators for collections from the site Can I stay overnight Sorry no there is no camping available at this event Is it an outdoor show Pilton Party takes place inside a large marquee which is situated in a field so it s worth bringing wellies if it s wet Can I bring food and drink Yes you can bring your own food and drink as long as it is an amount for personal consumption and not in glass containers however there is plenty of choice available from the food stalls and bar on site Please note alcohol will be confiscated from anyone who appears to be under 21 who cannot provide government approved photo ID to verify they are 18 or over Can I buy food and drink there Yes and if buy real ale or cider a reusable cup to drink it out of Please note Challenge 21 applies What are the reusable cups At this year s Pilton Party all pints of cider and real ale bought at the bar will be sold in a UK manufactured trading standards certified food grade stainless steel pint cup featuring an etching of the Glastonbury logo The cup will cost 3 which is refundable at any point during the evening There will be a separate cup return and deposit point at the end of the bar If you decide to keep the cup we ask you to maximise the environmental benefits by reusing it particularly to replace the use of disposable cups and glasses We have worked closely with British steel manufacturer APS and Glogg to design and manufacture a cup which will help us to reduce single use cardboard cups at Glastonbury festival events Nothing like this has been manufactured in the UK before We have also teamed up with Owen Barry a local Somerset family business which hand craft bags and accessories to create a sheepskin cup sleeve using the waste material from hats and gloves that would otherwise be thrown away The sleeves will keep your drink cold and your hand warm Owen Barry are also producing some non animal skin covers made from excess material from the insides of the handbags The cup holders will be given out free of charge on a first come first served basis This is an exciting opportunity for Pilton Party revellers to be part of a new Glastonbury Festival Green initiative Should I love the farm and leave no trace Yes we d really appreciate

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