A TRIP to Glastonbury and the world famous Worthy Farm is a rite of passage for any music fan.
But festival-goers didn’t get their fix of Glastonbury festival in 2018- here’s why…
2 There was no Glastonbury festival in 2018 because it was a ‘fallow year’ to help the land to take a break from the crowdsCredit: AP:Associated Press
Why was there no Glastonbury in 2018?
As you probably already know, Glastonbury takes place on Worthy Farm – which is a working dairy farm in Pilton, Somerset.
Every six years, the festival is put on hold because of a ‘fallow year’ to prevent excessive damage to the site.
2018 was a fallow year – hence no Glastonbury festival this year.
The organisers said they were giving “the farm, the village and the festival team the traditional year off”.
2 The world famous event once again takes place at Worthy FarmCredit: Getty Images
Were there plans for the festival to be moved from Worthy Farm?
Determined not to let Glasto’s 160,000 yearly revellers down, organiser Michael Eavis had hoped to move the festival to a different site in 2018.
He had planned to host the musical extravaganza at the Longleat Estate, in Wiltshire, but the plans fell through.
There are no plans to hold future Glastonbury festivals anywhere other than at Worthy Farm.
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When will Glastonbury festival return in 2019?
The last time Glasto took a break was back in 2012 and yes, the festival will resume as normal between Thursday, June 26th and Sunday,June 3oth 2019.
The likes of Stormzy, George Ezra, The Killers, Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue and Tame Impala will be taking to the stage.
You can check out the full confirmed lineup here.
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