The Glastonbury Festival is arts and music festival held in the last week of June each year.
The festival headlines leading bands and artists.
The location of the Glastonbury Festival is usually at the Worthy Farm, 6 miles east of the town of Glastonbury between the villages of Pilton and Pylle.
The small town of Glastonbury is situated south of the city of Bristol, which itself is situated
in the south-west corner of England in the United Kingdom.
Glastonbury is the modern-day equivalent of the Woodstock festival in the USA in 1969
attracting 1000's of music and art festival fans from across the world.
In 2007 Glastonbury was estimated to have generated over £73 million from the roughly 200,000 people who attended.
In 1970 Michael Eavis - inspired by the Bath Blues Festival - organized his Pilton Pop Festival in September. Marc Bolan and T. Rex headlined - arriving in a velvet covered limo. Entry for the lucky 1,500 was £1 and included free milk!
Being British by design, Glastonbury has its own quaint traditions - like the wearing of wellies (wellington boots). The weather in Glastonbury is usually muddy and wet.