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5 Top Tips for Glasto!

As the gates open at the world’s largest and arguably most significant festival, The Gen has five tips for survival and enjoyment at Glastonbury: 1. Don’t complain about the sun– The forecast is looking good- Believe us, having seen...
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Glastonbury: Security Update

In light of the recent attacks in Manchester and London, the Glastonbury Festival organisers have posted on their website that additional security measures will be in place, and have updated instructions to aid admission to this year’s festival taking place in two weeks...
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Glasto Plots Longleat Festival

As the festival season kicks off, The Gen was just thinking that we are really lacking another major UK festival event in the calendar. It’s therefore reassuring that the organisers of Glastonbury Festival have confirmed that they plan to...
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Glasto Line-up Announced

Glastonbury, a little known small-scale grassroots festival that takes place somewhere near Pilton in Somerset has announced more details of its line-up for 2016. Alongside previously announced headliners Adele, Muse and Coldplay, the bill features artists such as Foals...
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Glasto: Gone in 30 Minutes

Tickets for 2016’s Glastonbury Festival sold out within 30 minutes of going on sale on Sunday. All 135,000 tickets for next year’s event have now been sold, including 16,800 coach and ticket packages sold on the preceding Thursday night....
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Yeezy Does it: Kanye at Glasto

Kanye West has been confirmed as the Saturday night headliner at Glastonbury Festival this year, joining the previously announced Foo Fighters. Confirmed in a tweet from Glastonbury’s Emily Eavis on Monday evening this week (16th March), bookmakers had already...
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Glastonbury: Milking It?

The company that runs Glastonbury Festival has posted a pre-tax profit of £764,000 on reported ticket sales of £35m in 2013. The accounts filed at Companies House for Glastonbury Festivals Ltd revealed £2.6 million in costs go to other...
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Bet the Farm on Glasto

Another festival season ends, another round of fairly boring ‘Festivals in Crisis’ articles from a mainstream media desperately trying to make its ABCs add up to 1-2-3. Of course, festivals are clearly in trouble going into next year as...
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Sheeran Takes Top Glasto Spotify Spot

Spotify has revealed the Top 5 acts to see the biggest increase in streams after appearing at Glastonbury Festival last weekend, with Ed Sheeran (pictured) taking the top spot. In addition to holding the current UK Number One album...


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