Glastonbury tickets to go on sale TODAY – weeks after shock delay
May the odds be ever in your favour! Glastonbury hopefuls prepare for battle by setting up ‘ticket stations’ of laptops, iPads and mobiles in their living rooms ahead of sale
Glastonbury hopefuls have prepared to get tickets for the Worthy Farm festival by setting up ‘stations’ of devices as they share last-minute tactics ahead of their release today.
Coach and ticket packages are set to go on sale at 6pm – just two weeks after organisers were forced to pull the plug and disappoint fans.
It’s one of the most sought-after festivals in the world and there are only around 200,000 tickets up for grabs meaning Glastonbury tickets are notoriously hard to get. The last time a full ticket sale was held, Glastonbury Festival sold out completely in around an hour.
Festival-goers were left furious after it was announced the ticket sale was being delayed just four hours before they were due to start on Thursday November 2.
The sale was postponed after some customers did not realise their registration had expired or was deleted, their official statement said.
But revellers will be given a second chance today, with excitement building as ‘syndicates’ firm up their strategies in order to maximise their chances on getting their hands on the sought-after tickets.
One hopeful has even set up three devices for the big release, utilising two laptops and an iPad with a spreadsheet on it, to ensure they don’t miss out.
Tensions are already brewing ahead of the big day, with users on social media asking others: ‘pray for me’
Tickets for Glastonbury Festival will go on sale today, two weeks after a last minute delay due to registration issues
Tensions are already brewing ahead of 6pm, with hopefuls asking others: ‘pray for me’.
One person joked: ‘Anybody passing a church today pop in and light a candle for us will ya? First release of Glastonbury tickets tonight’.
Another said: ‘It’s ticket sale day 1 round 1! Glastonbury! Good luck coach fans may the gods be in your favour’.
A third shared some images of the Glastonbury scenes, alongside the caption: ‘Good luck to everyone trying in the coach sales this evening. Here’s a few peaceful scenes to calm the nerves’.
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The hotly-anticipated festival will be taking place from Wednesday June 26 to Sunday June 30, 2024.
General admission tickets will go on sale at 9am on Sunday November 19.
Organisers have urged anyone hoping to buy a ticket to check their existing registration immediately or submit a new registration.
Tickets will cost £355 plus £5 booking. A £75 deposit is required when booking in November, with the rest of the balance needing to be paid by the first week of April 2023.
An additional fee will be charged for the coach transfer if this package is selected.
Last year, revellers enjoyed the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses and Elton John, who played his last ever UK gig on the Pyramid stag to close the 2023 edition of the festival.
Rick Astley, Lil Nas X, Blondie, Lizzo and Aitch were joined by hundreds more performers across the weekend.
Madonna, Dua Lipa and Coldplay are the first rumoured headliners that are expecting to step on stage next year, The Mail on Sunday exclusively revealed.
Festival-goers were left furious after organisers delayed the ticket sale just four hours before it was due to start on Thursday November 2
After months of discussion, the three iconic singers are reportedly set to appear on the Pyramid Stage, though the official line-up hasn’t yet been revealed.
One festival insider said: ‘It’s the dream line-up, a brilliant mix of different music and different atmospheres. Then, of course, you have Madonna on the final night, which will be epic.’
If she takes to the stage in 2024, it will be the first time that Madonna, 65, has performed at the festival, which is held at Worthy Farm, Somerset. If Dua, 28, performs, it will be her first appearance as a headline act.
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Coldplay are said to be in the running to headline on the Saturday.
Coldplay have headlined four times before – in 2002, 2005, 2011 and 2016.
Glastonbury bosses have been accused of choosing too many male acts to headline. Last year the line-up was all male, with Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses and Sir Elton John taking the top slots.
Madonna is said to be in the running to close the music extravaganza on the last night, according to the Mail On Sunday.
Speaking last month, organiser Emily Eavis, daughter of Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis, revealed that a huge US star’s team, believed to be Madonna’s, had got in touch with her saying that she was free.
She said: ‘2024 is still a little up in the air, and I thought it was taking shape, then last week I just got a call, and this is what happens if you wait a little longer, because often we’ll be booked up from July.
‘This year we’re holding out for a little bit longer and last week I got a call from a really big American artist saying this person’s around next year, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, this is incredible.’ Thank God we held the slot.’
Madonna , Dua Lipa and Coldplay are the first rumoured headliners that are expecting to step on stage next year, The Mail on Sunday exclusively revealed
Coldplay, in the running for Saturday, have headlined four times before – in 2002, 2005, 2011 and 2016
British singing sensation Dua is said to be under consideration for Friday’s top act, though it remains unconfirmed
British singing sensation Dua is said to be under consideration for Friday’s top act, though it remains unconfirmed.
Fans were left devastated after the initial ticket sale was delayed.
A statement from the festival organisers on X read: ‘This year’s Glastonbury ticket sale has been moved back by two weeks. This is to ensure that everyone who would like to buy a ticket is registered and therefore eligible to purchase one.’
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‘Following this year’s Festival, we alerted everyone with a registration which pre-dated 2020 of a scheduled review of the details held by See Tickets in the Glastonbury Festival registration database.
‘This was in order to ensure that the details we hold are current and that we do not store individuals’ information for any longer than is necessary. These registrants were asked to take action to confirm their registration if they wished to keep it.
‘As always, registration was then closed on Monday (30th October) ahead of the ticket sale. Unfortunately, it has come to light that some individuals hoping to buy tickets for 2024 have discovered after Monday’s registration deadline that they are no longer registered, despite believing they were.
‘Out of fairness to those individuals, we will be re-opening the window for registration at 12 noon on Monday, 6th November. It will remain open until 5pm on Monday, 13th November.
‘We urge everyone hoping to buy a ticket to Glastonbury 2024 to either check their existing registration now or submit new registration, which remains free of charge (link in bio) from 12 noon on Monday.
‘We apologise for the late change to the ticket sale dates, but we want to ensure that everyone who would like to buy a ticket for next year’s Festival is able to confirm their registration ahead of the sale.’
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