With only a few days to go until this year’s Glastonbury, we have decided to show you Glastonbury through the years and what exactly makes it so special.
Founded in 1970 by Michael Eavis and originally called “Pilton Festival”, the festival was inspired and influenced by the free movement. Tickets were just £1 and the festival was attended by 1,500 people making it relatively small compared to its attendance now of 180,000!
The 1991 festival saw the first creation of the “Pyramid Stage”. Built from scaffolding and metal sheeting, the stage was a hit and performers including David Bowie, Hawkwind, Traffic and more.
In the 1980’s the festival became an annual fixture apart from its periodic fallow years. A new pyJune 19, 2017