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Muse big winners at European Festival Awards

Muse big winners at European Festival Awards

Muse have walked away with the Best Headliner award at the European Festival Awards 2010 tonight (Wednesday 13 January).

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UK Festival Awards 2010: winners in full

UK Festival Awards 2010: winners in full

The winners of this year's UK Festival Awards were announced during a glitzy ceremony at indigO2 in London tonight (Thursday).

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UK Festival Awards 2010 shortlists announced

UK Festival Awards 2010 shortlists announced

The final voting stage for the UK Festival Awards 2010 is now open, giving fans the definitive say on another amazing festival season.

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Want to improve festivals? Take part in our Festival Census to tell organisers exactly what you think!

Want to improve festivals? Take part in our Festival Census to tell organisers exactly what you think!

Ever wanted to be able to directly tell festival organisers what you think of their events? Anything you particularly love and want to see more of? Or the things that niggle you? Maybe you've got a brilliant idea for ways to improve them...

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Watch: Glastonbury Mutoid Waste Company film

Watch: Glastonbury Mutoid Waste Company film

Mutoid Waste Company, the infamous group behind Trash City at Glastonbury Festival, come to life in a new online documentary.

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Festivals bucking trend of declining music industry

Festivals bucking trend of declining music industry

Festivals are bucking the trend of the declining music industry with the live sector growing by 9.4% in the past year, a newspaper has suggested.

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Damon Albarn offers explanation for mixed Gorillaz reviews at Glastonbury

Damon Albarn offers explanation for mixed Gorillaz reviews at Glastonbury

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has admitted that their Glastonbury Festival show 'didn't have enough of a human element to it.'

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Stevie Wonder sings 'Happy Birthday' with Michael Eavis

Stevie Wonder sings 'Happy Birthday' with Michael Eavis

You could tell from the queues getting closer to the site that it was going to be busy.

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The Edge joins Muse onstage at Glastonbury

The Edge joins Muse onstage at Glastonbury

Glastonbury can breathe a collective sigh of relief as Kylie and (one quarter of) U2 finally appear at the festival, joining Scissor Sisters and Muse onstage respectively.

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Michael Eavis: '2010 is the best party of my life'

Michael Eavis: '2010 is the best party of my life'

Michael Eavis has revealed that Glastonbury Festival 40th anniversary is the best party of his life.

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Pet Shop Boys provide block rocking beats at Glasto

Pet Shop Boys provide block rocking beats at Glasto

Working with top flight stage directors and choreographers, the Pets have always put on a good show. And tonight, whilst Muse were over wringing themselves on Pyramid they put on a considered, honed and refined performance on the Other Stage.

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The Bees play new material at Glastonbury

The Bees play new material at Glastonbury

The Bees debuted new material during their set on the West Holts Stage at Glastonbury Festival.

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Slash goes up against the football at Glastonbury

Slash goes up against the football at Glastonbury

"Hello Glastonbury! Are you ready to rock and fucking roll?!" Only Guns 'n' Roses legend Slash can demand such a massive metal welcome.

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Ray Davies dedicates tracks to Pete Quaife

Ray Davies dedicates tracks to Pete Quaife

Ray Davies dedicated a number of tracks to original Kinks bassist Pete Quaife on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.

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Gorillaz wow Glastonbury with Stylo-ish show

Gorillaz wow Glastonbury with Stylo-ish show

Damon Albarn became the first person to headline two Glastonbury festivals in a row last night, bringing a scorching Friday to a close with an incendiary show of genre juggling and special guests with the now-in-3D Gorillaz.

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Jerry Dammers goes special guest crazy at Glasto

Jerry Dammers goes special guest crazy at Glasto

Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra have come closest to beating the Gorillaz for the number of special guests onstage at a performance at Glastonbury Festival 2010.

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Kelis packs out Dance East tent at Glastonbury

Kelis packs out Dance East tent at Glastonbury

Why Kelis us playing the relatively tiny Dance East and not the Pyramid stage is anyone's guess.

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Biffy Clyro pack out The Park for secret show

Biffy Clyro pack out The Park for secret show

Biffy Clyro played as the special guests on The Park stage at Glastonbury Festival as probably the worst kept secret of the whole event.

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Kylie to finally play Glastonbury

Kylie to finally play Glastonbury

If you don't want to know who any of the Glastonbury Festival secret guests are, look away now.

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Marriage proposals and dubstep - Glasto's here then!

Marriage proposals and dubstep - Glasto's here then!

Glastonbury edged towards full flow yesterday (Thursday) with dubstep, Mike Artistic and even a flashmob marriage proposal.

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Biffy Clyro to play secret Glastonbury show

Biffy Clyro to play secret Glastonbury show

Biffy Clyro are set to play a secret show on The Park stage at this weekend's Glastonbury Festival.

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The Edge to join Muse onstage at Glasto?

The Edge to join Muse onstage at Glasto?

The Edge is rumoured to be appearing with Muse at this year's event.

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Rolf Harris kicks off Pyramid Stage at Glasto

Rolf Harris kicks off Pyramid Stage at Glasto

Rolf Harris has kicked off proceedings at this yea's Glastonbury Festival.

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Stornoway help out Beth Jeans Houghton at Glastonbury

Stornoway help out Beth Jeans Houghton at Glastonbury

Beth Jeans Houghton is the latest act collaborate with someone at Glastonbury Festival's 40th anniversary.

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No Surprises? Thom Yorke for secret Glasto show

No Surprises? Thom Yorke for secret Glasto show

Thom Yorke was the surprise exclusion from Glastonbury Festival's 40th anniversary line-up, and this is the reason why: the Radiohead man will appear at The Park stage tonight (Friday) as a special guest.

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Snoop Dogg unveils Tinie Tempah at Glasto

Snoop Dogg unveils Tinie Tempah at Glasto

Snoop Dogg wowed a huge Pyramid Stage crowd at Glastonbury Festival, bringing Tinie Tempah onstage to help on 'Pass Out' as he ran through his hits in the sunshine.

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Thom Yorke solo show crowns Glasto Friday

Thom Yorke solo show crowns Glasto Friday

Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood wowed crowds at The Park stage when they were unveiled as special guests this evening (Friday).

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Thousands arrive early to scorching Glastonbury

Thousands arrive early to scorching Glastonbury

Thousands of Glastonbury Festival ticket-holders have made their way down to Worthy Farm in Somerset to make the most of the event's 40th anniversary.

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Download Glastonbury Festival Stage Times Now

Download Glastonbury Festival Stage Times Now

Getting ready for Glastonbury? Download the official stage timings line-up for who to see, where and when.

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Minister asks organisers to warn about legal highs

Minister asks organisers to warn about legal highs

A government minister has asked festival promoters to warn ticket-holders about the potential danger of legal highs, the Guardian newspaper has reported.

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WEATHER WATCH: Glastonbury Festival 2010

WEATHER WATCH: Glastonbury Festival 2010

With Glastonbury Festival imminent, we take a look at a mixed weather forecast for the UK's biggest festival.

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Glastonbury Festival releases line-up times

Glastonbury Festival releases line-up times

With more clashes than Joseph's Technicolor dream coat, Glastonbury Festival can be a daunting prospect on paper; luckily organisers have just unveiled the full line-up timings for all 45 stages.

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Glastonbury Leftfield Stage speakers revealed

Glastonbury Leftfield Stage speakers revealed

The themes and speakers set for the Leftfield Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival have been announced.

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The future's bright: forecasters imagine Glasto 2050

The future's bright: forecasters imagine Glasto 2050

If you thought Twitter updates and Etienne de Crecy's cube were the limits of technology at festivals, then forecasters' predictions for Glastonbury 2050 will blow your mind.

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Glastonbury unveils BBC Introducing Stage line-up

Glastonbury unveils BBC Introducing Stage line-up

Roll Deep and Pulled Apart By Horses are among the acts set to perform on the BBC Introducing Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.?

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Line-up announced for Shangri-La at Glastonbury

Line-up announced for Shangri-La at Glastonbury

Annie Mac, Neville Staples and Ska Cubano are among the confirmed acts for the Shangri-La area at this year's Glastonbury festival, organisers have announced.

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More names for the Glade arena at Glastonbury

More names for the Glade arena at Glastonbury

Naked Nick, Cassette Boy and Nneka are among the latest acts confirmed for the Glade arena at Glastonbury Festival 2010.

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U2 could 'well be back' at Glastonbury Festival

U2 could 'well be back' at Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury organisers have suggested that they might reschedule U2's cancelled headline performance for 2011 or 2013.

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Win a 'Festivals Harvest' CD download

Win a 'Festivals Harvest' CD download

We have teamed up with our good friends at AGreenerFestival and we have one hundred free - yes FREE - downloads to give away of the great new album 'Festivals Harvest'.

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Albarn speaks about Gorillaz special guests

Albarn speaks about Gorillaz special guests

Speaking ahead of his Glastonbury headline show with Gorillaz, Damon Albarn has revealed that ticket-holders can expect a number of special guests during the performance.

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Find the orange welly and win Glastonbury tickets

Find the orange welly and win Glastonbury tickets

Missed your chance to buy Glastonbury tickets? Forgot to check out the returns resale in April? Fear not as today sees the launch of Orange's 'Where's My Welly?' online ticket competition.

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UPDATE: Gorillaz replace U2 at Glastonbury

UPDATE: Gorillaz replace U2 at Glastonbury

Gorillaz have been announced as U2's replacement at this year's Glastonbury Festival, as first revealed by Virtual Festivals.

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Gorillaz take U2 Glastonbury slot: festival-goers react

Gorillaz take U2 Glastonbury slot: festival-goers react

It has just been announced that the mighty Gorillaz will fill in for U2 as headliners at Glastonbury this year and, boy the Internet world reacted quickly, here's what the web had to say on the sudden news.

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U2 cancel their Glastonbury Festival 2010 show

U2 cancel their Glastonbury Festival 2010 show

U2 have been forced to cancel their Glastonbury Festival headline show, organisers have revealed.

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VOTE NOW: Who should replace U2 at Glasto?

VOTE NOW: Who should replace U2 at Glasto?

With the news that U2 won't be headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival, we thought we would help the Eavis' out by throwing open a poll to you, the fans, to see who you want to see replace them...

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Tangerine Fields to offer Glastonbury childcare

Tangerine Fields to offer Glastonbury childcare

Tangerine Fields have teamed up with Bush House Nursery to offer festival child-care at Glastonbury this summer.

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Dizzee to take Glastonbury top spot if U2 pull out?

Dizzee to take Glastonbury top spot if U2 pull out?

The tabloids have been busy with their Glastonbury Festival news this weekend with The Sun suggesting that Dizzee Rascal may take U2's headline slot if frontman Bono hasn't recovered from surgery.

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U2's Glastonbury 2010 headline slot in jeopardy?

U2's Glastonbury 2010 headline slot in jeopardy?

U2's first-ever headline slot at Glastonbury Festival could be in jeopardy after lead singer Bono underwent surgery on his back in Munich today (Friday).

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The Beat and more for Glastonbury Festival 2010

The Beat and more for Glastonbury Festival 2010

The Beat, King Porter Stomp, Kissy Sell Out and Rob da Bank are among the acts confirmed for the Arcadia arena at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Rolf Harris to open Glastonbury Festival 2010

Rolf Harris to open Glastonbury Festival 2010

Rolf Harris is set to kick off proceedings on the Pyramid Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Glastonbury Festival 2010 announces new stage

Glastonbury Festival 2010 announces new stage

Sandi Thom heads up a slew of acts confirmed for Glastonbury Festival's latest stage addition, Bourbon Street Jazz n Blues.

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A Greener Festival to release new double CD

A Greener Festival to release new double CD

A Greener Festival is releasing a new double CD featuring some of the best of British new talent with bands tipped from bookers at six of Britain's best loved festivals including the City Showcase, Glastonbury, Isle of Wight, T-in-the-Park, Kendal Calling and Solfest.

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More acts added to Glastonbury Dance Village

More acts added to Glastonbury Dance Village

Glastonbury Festival organisers have announced over 100 new acts for this year's event as well as two new stages for the Dance Village.

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The Dead Weather added to Glastonbury line-up

The Dead Weather added to Glastonbury line-up

The Dead Weather are the latest names to be unveiled for this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Shakira to play Glastonbury Festival 2010

Shakira to play Glastonbury Festival 2010

Shakira is the latest act to be confirmed for this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Glastonbury Festival 2010 line-up revealed

Glastonbury Festival 2010 line-up revealed

The line-up for the 40th anniversary edition of Glastonbury Festival has been unveiled with U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder headlining and Slash, Snoop Dogg and Scissor Sisters among the other highlights.

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UPDATE: Glastonbury Festival sells out

UPDATE: Glastonbury Festival sells out

For many, the dream of getting a ticket to this year's Glastonbury Festival is over, as all of the cancelled tickets have been snapped up.

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Glastonbury announces new West Holts Stage

Glastonbury announces new West Holts Stage

Glastonbury Festival organisers have unveiled a new stage called West Holts, which will replace the Jazz World Stage.

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Laura Marling for Glastonbury and Latitude

Laura Marling for Glastonbury and Latitude

Laura Marling is set to appear at Glastonbury and Latitude festivals this summer, the songwriter has revealed.

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Mumford And Sons for Glastonbury Festival 2010

Mumford And Sons for Glastonbury Festival 2010

Mumford And Sons are set to play this year's Glastonbury Festival, organisers have revealed, with a new late night arena also announced.

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Snoop Dogg wanted for Glastonbury Festival 2010

Snoop Dogg wanted for Glastonbury Festival 2010

Rapper Snoop Dogg has been asked to perform at this summer's Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis has revealed.

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Glastonbury 2010 ticket re-sale date announced

Glastonbury 2010 ticket re-sale date announced

Cancelled tickets for Glastonbury Festival will be resold on Sunday 11 April from 9am.

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Orbital to top the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2010

Orbital to top the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2010

Orbital's Other Stage show at Glastonbury 1994 is, for many, regarded as one of the most memorable performances the event has ever seen, and now the dance duo have a chance to rewrite history, confirming they'll return there again this year.

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Update: Glastonbury not going Olympic in 2012

Update: Glastonbury not going Olympic in 2012

Glastonbury Festival officials have now confirmed that there is absolutely no truth to rumours that Glastonbury Festival may have a presence at the Olympic Games in London in 2012

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Glastonbury Emerging Talent vote winners revealed

Glastonbury Emerging Talent vote winners revealed

With the conclusion of Glastonbury Festival's Emerging Talent Contest edging ever closer, the public have voted two bands into the live final to win a slot on the event's Pyramid Stage.

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Glastonbury grants ticket balance 'grace period'

Glastonbury grants ticket balance 'grace period'

Glastonbury Festival organisers have granted a 48 hour 'grace period' for fans to pay off the remainder of their ticket balance.

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Funk super group for Glastonbury and The Big Chill

Funk super group for Glastonbury and The Big Chill

The fantasy band put together by Craig Charles for his BBC 6Music funk and soul last year are set to perform at Glastonbury and The Big Chill in 2010.

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Stevie Wonder and Muse officially confirmed for Glastonbury

Stevie Wonder and Muse officially confirmed for Glastonbury

Muse and Stevie Wonder have now been officially confirmed for this year's Glastonbury Festival which takes place from June 23 - 27, 2010 at Worthy Farm in Somerset.

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Glastonbury festival granted licence until 2016

Glastonbury festival granted licence until 2016

The Mendip District Council has reportedly granted the Glastonbury Festival organisers their new license, which would mean Michael and Emily Eavis are allowed to host the event until 2016.

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Corinne Bailey Rae set for Glastonbury Festival

Corinne Bailey Rae set for Glastonbury Festival

Corinne Bailey Rae has confirmed that she'll be playing this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Glastonbury Festival line-up nears completion

Glastonbury Festival line-up nears completion

The line-up for Glastonbury Festival's Pyrmaid Stage is almost complete, organisers have revealed.

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Muse, Stevie Wonder to headline Glastonbury?

Muse, Stevie Wonder to headline Glastonbury?

Michael Eavis has announced that Muse and Stevie Wonder will join U2 as headliners of this year's Glastonbury Festival, reports Event Magazine.

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Glastonbury confirm Jack Johnson appearance

Glastonbury confirm Jack Johnson appearance

Glastonbury Festival organisers have confirmed that Jack Johnson will play this year's event after the star posted the news on his official website.

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Coldplay, more add to Glastonbury Haiti appeal

Coldplay, more add to Glastonbury Haiti appeal

Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys and Rolf Harris are among the stars that have donated to Oxfam and Glastonbury Festival's Haiti charity appeal.

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Hot Chip hint at Glastonbury 2010 appearance

Hot Chip hint at Glastonbury 2010 appearance

Hot Chip frontman Alexis Taylor has suggested that the group are likely to play this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Last week to enter Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition

Last week to enter Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition

There is only one week left to upload tracks for this year's Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition with artists given the opportunity to play on the Pyramid or Other stage this year.

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Rolling Stones quash Glastonbury speculation

Rolling Stones quash Glastonbury speculation

The Rolling Stones have today quashed the continuing rumours that they will be headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Will Young, Dizzee Rascal for Glastonbury 2010?

Will Young, Dizzee Rascal for Glastonbury 2010?

Emily Eavis has hinted that Will Young and Dizzee Rascal are both likely to perform at Glastonbury Festival this June.

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Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals

Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals

Virtual Festivals would like to wish all of our users, old and new, a very merry Christmas and a memorable New Year.

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Glastonbury deny Fleetwood Mac rumours

Glastonbury deny Fleetwood Mac rumours

Glastonbury Festival organisers have this morning (Friday) quashed speculation that Fleetwood Mac are set to headline the event in 2010.

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Glastonbury 2010: Bowie says no, Muse say probably

Glastonbury 2010: Bowie says no, Muse say probably

With U2 already in the bag, the rumour mill for Glastonbury Festival 2010 continues to churn with David Bowie and Muse both reportedly targeted as headliners.

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U2 Confirmed for Glastonbury 2010

U2 Confirmed for Glastonbury 2010

Michael Eavis confirmed this morning (November 23) that The Irish rockers will headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday night of the Somerset event.

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UPDATE: Pulp not reforming for Glastonbury 2010

UPDATE: Pulp not reforming for Glastonbury 2010

Contrast to a number of newspaper reports, Pulp will not be reforming for Glastonbury Festival 2010.

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UPDATE: Extra Glastonbury 2010 tickets sold out

UPDATE: Extra Glastonbury 2010 tickets sold out

UPDATE: A second batch of Glastonbury Festival tickets to go on sale have sold out.

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Robert Plant in plans for Glastonbury 2010

Robert Plant in plans for Glastonbury 2010

Robert Plant has revealed that he's been talking to Michael Eavis about the possibility of performing at Glastonbury Festival next year.

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UK Festival Awards shortlists announced

UK Festival Awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for this year's UK Festival Awards have been announced.

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Andy Williams self-confirms for Glastonbury 2010

Andy Williams self-confirms for Glastonbury 2010

Andy Williams is the first act to self-confirm for next year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Glastonbury 2010 car parks to open early

Glastonbury 2010 car parks to open early

Glastonbury Festival organisers are set to open the event's car parks a day earlier in 2010.

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Bookies reveal Glastonbury 2010 headliner odds

Bookies reveal Glastonbury 2010 headliner odds

According to bookmakers, The Rolling Stones are the favourites to headliner next year's Glastonbury Festival.

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Glastonbury Festival sells out

Glastonbury Festival sells out

It hasn't happened for a few years, but Glastonbury Festival once again sold out within 24 hours of going on sale.

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Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale today

Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale today

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival go on sale this morning (4 October) at 9am.

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Win a VIP trip to the UK Festival Awards

Win a VIP trip to the UK Festival Awards

Festival-goers have been given the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the UK Festival Awards by nominating their Most Memorable Moment through Muzu.tv.

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Glastonbury 2010 registration closes today

Glastonbury 2010 registration closes today

Those hoping to buy tickets to next year's Glastonbury Festival must be registered by 23.59 BST tonight (Friday).

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Tickets for Glastonbury 2010 on sale Sunday

Tickets for Glastonbury 2010 on sale Sunday

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival go on sale this Sunday (4 October) at 9am.

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UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!

UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!

Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2009, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.

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Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale next month

Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale next month

Tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2010 are set to go on sale next month.

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Glastonbury 2010: 'trying for the world's best headliners'

Glastonbury 2010: 'trying for the world's best headliners'

In an interview for the official Glastonbury Festival website, organiser Michael Eavis has admitted that 'expectations are high' for next year's event.

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UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday

UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday

Voting for the UK Festival Awards 2009 will go live next Wednesday (23 September).

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Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009

Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009

With the UK Festival Awards nominations now open, we need your help to shape the Most Memorable Moment category.

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Glastonbury flag verdict: no ban

Glastonbury flag verdict: no ban

Despite Reading and Leeds bosses banning flags from their festivals this weekend, Glastonbury aren't set to follow suit next summer.

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Glastonbury may follow Reading's flag ban

Glastonbury may follow Reading's flag ban

Glastonbury organisers are thinking about following the lead of Reading and Leeds Festivals and banning flags from the site.

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Discount flights to Malawi's vinspired Lake Of Stars Festival

Discount flights to Malawi's vinspired Lake Of Stars Festival

Kenya Airways are offering nearly a third off flights from Heathrow to Lilongwe (via Nairobi) to coincide with the Lake of Stars Festival in Malawi.

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Glastonbury Festival 2010 registration opens

Glastonbury Festival 2010 registration opens

Registration for Glastonbury Festival 2010 has opened.

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