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Glastonbury Festival

Pyramid stage at Glastonbury
Pyramid stage at Glastonbury Image credit: moneyinc.com

FESTIVAL: Glastonbury

WHERE: Worthy Farm, Pilton

WHEN: June 2023

HEADLINERS:  TBA

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ACCESS INFO

You must pre-register to use the access facilities at Glastonbury, application for 2023 is not open yet.

Please note the accessible facilities are not for people with temporary impediments.

The Diverse UK charity’s Sensory Calm Space is a specialised safe, low-level stimulation and recalibration area for people with neurodiverse conditions with adjustable lighting, textures and sounds. There will be weighted blankets and ear defenders available in the zone which is located in King’s Market, between the Leftfield Tent and West Holts Stage open on Wednesday 4pm-10pm and Thursday - Sunday 10am-10pm.

BSL Interpreters will be in operation around the site, if you require the service please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022)

Induction loops are installed at the Cabaret Tent, Astrolabe, Big Top Circus Tent, Cinema Tent and Leftfield Tent as well as a mobile loop system operating in the Accessible Campsite HQ and the Information Tent situated at the Meeting Point.

If you wish to stay in the Accessible Campsite please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022) You can camp with two additional people as well as yourself and your PA. The area is equipped with the following…

  • Wheelchair accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible showers
  • A Changing Places Unit containing an electric raised bed with a hoist above, it also has a sink and toilet.
  • Please note that hoist slings will not be available. If you wish to use this unit please bring your own slings.
  • Accessible sink and fresh water point. 
  • Charging facilities for wheelchairs and medical equipment.
  • Fridge for the storage of medication.
  • Hot water for cooking/ drinks
  • Waste disposal point.
  • Stewards on hand 24/7 offering assistance where necessary.

If you wish to bring a campervan or caravan please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022) 

If you wish to use any of the viewing platforms situated at stages around the site please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022) 

Accessible toilets will be situated around the site, they will be locked so if you require these services please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022) There will also be a Changing Places Unit with an electric raised bed with a hoist, sink and toilet - if you wish to use the unit please bring your own slings.

There will be a wheelchair accessible shuttle bus running between the accessible/ blue badge car park to the accessible campsite and the accessible campsite to the Theatre & Circus and the Park Ground Area.

If you require accessible parking please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022) 

The Festival Branch of Samaritans will be offering 24 hour support from the Green Fields for anybody suffering with mental health and Welfare Centres are situated around the site.

If you wish to hire a wheelchair please make a request on the Access Application Form (closed now for 2022) 

The distances from the Accessible Campsite to the stages/ viewing platforms are:

  • Pyramid viewing platform 1 = 750m
  • Pyramid viewing platform 2 = 400m
  • The Other Stage viewing platform = 960m
  • Theatre & Circus = 1700m
  • West Holts Viewing Platform = 1510m
  • Acoustic Tent = 1200m
  • The Meeting Point = 1000m
  • The Green Fields = 1720m
  • The Park = 1800m
  • Shangri-La = 2000m
  • Silver Hayes = 510m
  • Kidzfield = 1150m
  • The Late Night Area = 1770m

Distances from the Theatre & Circus Shuttle Bus Drop Off to:

  • The Late Night Area = 200m
  • The Green Fields = 800m
  • The Acoustic Tent = 550m
  • West Holts Viewing Platform = 410m
  • The Meeting Point = 670m
  • The Leftfield Tent = 610m
  • Kidzfield = 470m

Distances from Park Ground Shuttle Bus Drop Off to:

  • The Park = 550m
  • The Other Stage viewing platform = 360m
  • The Green Fields = 950m
  • The Late Night Area = 1170m
  • Silver Hayes = 420m
  • West Holts Viewing Platform = 1150m
  • The Leftfield Tent = 890m

For more information download the PDF file.

DID YOU KNOW?

The first Glastonbury Festival took place in 1970, the ticket price was £1 which included a ‘free’ pint of milk on arrival.

OFFICAL WEBSITE

glastonburyfestivals.co.uk