Glastonbury 2020: What, Where, When, How

UPDATE: A special ballot has been opened today for 50 lucky pairs to win the chance to purchase tickets for Glastonbury.

According to the website: “Anyone with a current valid registration, and who has been unsuccessful in securing tickets in the public ticket sales on Thursday and Sunday now has the chance to enter the ballot to win an extra chance to purchase up to two general admission tickets.

“Registrants will have from 12.00 noon on Wednesday 9th October until 5pm (17.00) on Thursday 31st October 2019 to enter up to two registrations they wish to enter in the ballot as one entry (any duplicate entries or entries with existing ticket bookings will not be processed). The winning 50 entrants will be contacted in early November with details of how to purchase their tickets.”

Tickets for Glastonbury 2020 go on sale on Thursday, October 6 at 6pm, so we have sorted a guide to, hopefully, answer some questions.


Glastonbury is hailed as the biggest festival in the world.

It was started by Michael Eavis in 1970 where a lucky 1,500 people attended. It has only grown from strength to strength since with a massive 135,000 people attending in 2019.

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary festival, so demand is higher than ever.


Glasto takes place at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. It is spread over 900 acres.


It has been confirmed that the 2020 event will take place from June 24 until June 28.

This year the capacity has been upped, with a further 7,000 being allowed to attend making the capacity the biggest yet, with 210,000 people in attendance including artists, workers and volunteers.


Tickets will be on sale on Thursday, October 3 and Sunday, October 6.

You need to be registered with the website to get tickets and only 6 are allowed per transaction.

The price of next years tickets will be £265 and a £5 booking fee for a standard ticket.

Ticket and coach packages, which go on sale at 6pm today, will cost £265 and a £5 booking fee and the cost of the coach fare.

The coach fare is to be paid alongside the £50 deposit.

Tickets will be given out on the coach.

Standard tickets go on sale on Sunday, October 6.

There will be a resale of unwanted and unpaid for tickets around April 2020.

Ticket price includes:

-5 nights camping

-Programme and mini-guide

-Onsite newspaper, charging points and firewood

-Donations to Oxfam, Greenpeach, Wateraid and more.


You have exactly 6 minutes to complete the transaction once through.

It is recommended that you make sure you have more than enough funds to pay off deposits and coach fares ready.

Also, make sure you have the details of everyone you are getting a ticket for written down accurately.

Make sure they are easily accessible. There is not much time for mistakes.

Good luck everyone.

Check back here for our top picks to 2020 acts and tweet us @frabmedia with who you want to see at Glasto.

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