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  • 1971 | Glastonbury Festival
    entrance was free and took a medieval tradition of music dance poetry theatre lights and spontaneous entertainment It was in this year that the first pyramid stage was constructed out of scaffolding and expanded metal covered with plastic sheeting built on a site above the Glastonbury Stonehenge ley line The musicians who performed recorded a now very rare album The Festival is also captured a la Woodstock by a 1972

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/history/history-1971/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Deaf & Disabled | Glastonbury Festival
    that you do to So please consider the ground conditions and unpredictable British weather when deciding what facilities you may need and what equipment you need to bring We ask that anyone requiring access to any of the disabled facilities onsite registers with us in advance of the festival Please click on the tabs on the right of this page to find out how to register and what facilities are

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/deaf-and-disabled-info/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Worthy View, Campervan Tickets & Tipis now sold out | Glastonbury Festival
    own campervan caravan tickets 100 per ticket for either the East or West fields or 200 for a double pitch for oversized vehicles in the East fields only and will need to present both their named campervan caravan ticket and Festival ticket to be able to park in these fields Campervan caravan tickets will feature the name and address of the ticket booker An FAQ about campervan caravan tickets can be found here TIPIS The Festival Tipi Village on the southern slopes of the Festival site between the Green Fields and the Park continues to offer a unique camping experience within the Festival fence line Each tipi costs 975 to hire and can sleep up to 6 people Tipis come complete with groundsheet and rain catcher however they are intended to be an elemental experience without the trappings of luxury campsites You will need to bring your own bedding and expect to be using basic camping facilities For further information please click here WORTHY VIEW Now in its fourth year Worthy View offers unpretentious custom made and pre erected Festival accommodation a short walk from the Festival site up the hill above the Stone Circle field leaving you with nothing

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/worthy-view-campervan-field-tipis-on-sale-on-29th-oct/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Green Glastonbury | Glastonbury Festival
    take notice of Glastonbury Festival has always been the first to host alternative solutions to environmental concerns and over time we ve watched as those alternatives have become mainstream In fact to me one of the greatest benefits of Glastonbury Festival has been in giving people the chance to open their eyes and see something better even if it is only for one weekend in the year We hope that we can continue to lead the way by making Glastonbury as green and as sustainable as we are able to given the restrictions of the site and also by spreading the word to Festival goers about what will really make a difference to the environment And as always the work begins at home here at Worthy Farm My family have farmed this land for generations since the 1860s when they walked here with their cows from Dorset to set up at Park Farm and looking after the fields and the hedges and the livestock has always been our number one concern Our big campaign now is Love Worthy Farm Leave No Trace because for me that s what life here is all about We have to work as hard as

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/green-glastonbury/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Water: Don’t waste a drop | Glastonbury Festival
    boots or other kit Stay well hydrated by filling up on water from our 120 water points on site You only need a little amount of water to wash and clean your teeth don t let it run away wastefully Take the 3 Minute Shower Challenge If you are using the showers please keep them short especially if you are on site early If everyone who used the showers kept them to 3 minutes we d save over 1 million litres of water a day WaterAid water kiosks In 2014 we introduced a re usable stainless water bottle with WaterAid and the Raw Foundation We want to reduce plastic bottle waste on the festival site but also in peoples daily lives Bottled water is a huge source of landfill across the world in countries where it is not even necessary to drink bottled water because of the quality of the countries tap water We have created 11 water kiosks across the festival site to replicate a Water kiosk in Mozambique Festival goers will be able to have any types of water bottle filled not just the official Glastonbury bottle It is a way positive way of WaterAid engaging with festival

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/green-glastonbury/dont-waste-a-drop/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Getting here | Glastonbury Festival
    Nearly a third of all ticket holders now come to the site on coaches trains and other forms of public transport We d encourage you to join them and reduce your carbon footprint We are always trying to encourage more people to come to the festival by bike For more info see our cycling page If you are driving to the Festival you ll need a car parking pass If

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/getting-here/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Please don’t pee on the land | Glastonbury Festival
    central Whitelake River and down the valley for miles around Wildlife and fish are affected if 200 000 revellers pee everywhere The Environment Agency tests the water regularly and has the power to close down the site if too many people have urinated and polluted the site There are thousands of toilets on site and we urge you to use them Environmental health students check the toilets twice a day

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/green-glastonbury/please-dont-pee-on-the-land/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Our green policies | Glastonbury Festival
    of our waste was recycled What we need to do now is start seriously reducing the volumes of waste that are created by the Festiva l and the only way to do this is to Reduce Reuse recycle There are teams of volunteers that contribute hugely to the sustainability of the Festival There are 1 300 recycling volunteers 1 200 work for a ticket and the other volunteer for their nominated charity like WaterAid Kiota and Bhopal Medical Appeal The money that they earn gets donated to the charity they are working for Without them we wouldn t be able to achieve the recycling rate that we reach It costs us 780 000 to dispose of all the rubbish left at the Festival That s 780 000 less to Water Aid Greenpeace or Oxfam the main recipients of any profits made by Glastonbury With 780 000 Water Aid can enable 52 000 people to access to safe water improve hygiene and sanitation We re taking energy directly from the sun to the stage We ve introduced solar power and green technology to the Theatre Circus and Shangri La areas All of the cafes stalls and stages above the old railway line in the Green Fields are powered by the sun or wind there are no diesel generators Even the showers are solar powered Hybrid Generators This year we have hybrid generator sets that that can integrate solar wind diesel gen set mains grid and battery storage These hybrid solutions have the advantage of delivering greater peak loads by passing through power directly from the diesel generator Glastonbury festival is always looking at new initiatives and technology to pioneer at the festival It is a fantastic testing ground for new technology creating a unique environment for piloting auditing and researching We re installing even more solar panels We are really have installed on the farm the largest privately owned solar PV array in the UK The 1 500 square metres of solar panels sit on top of the cattle shed that is home to the 350 Worthy Farm cows On a clear sunny day the panels generate around 250kW of power around the same amount of power used annually by 40 homes Any power that isn t used on the farm is exported to the National Grid No plastic bags All our Festival programmes come in 100 organic unbleached cotton bags printed with vegetable dyes Our official Glastonbury Festival T shirts are printed using water based non pvc inks and dying is also carried out using vegetable dyes Compost loos We have the largest number of compost toilets anywhere in the world This year we will have over 1200 compost toilets which after a year produce wonderful compost that is brought back onto the festival site and used within the permaculture field and different areas of the site Fairtrade All tea coffee sugar and hot chocolate sold on site are Fairtrade And we actively encourage stallholders to increase their stock of

    Original URL path: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/information/green-glastonbury/our-green-policies/ (2016-02-13)
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