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A guide to getting Glastonbury 2013 tickets

A guide to getting Glastonbury 2013 tickets

With Glastonbury Festival 2013 tickets set to go on sale at 9am this Sunday (7 October), we've produced a handy guide to give you the best chance of securing the passes you're after.

Coldplay to release Glastonbury performance on DVD

Coldplay to release Glastonbury performance on DVD

Coldplay have revealed plans to release footage of their 2011 Glastonbury Festival headline slot as part of a DVD next month.

Four days left to register for Glastonbury 2013 tickets

Four days left to register for Glastonbury 2013 tickets

Anyone not registered for Glastonbury 2013 tickets will need to do so before September 30th to guarantee their chance to purchase tickets when they go on sale on October 7th.

Radiohead return with UK live dates in 2012

Radiohead return with UK live dates in 2012

After months of speculation Radiohead have finally announced their first official UK live dates in support of 'The King Of Limbs'.

BBC 6 Music celebrates

BBC 6 Music celebrates

The digital station celebrates 10 years of broadcasting.

Glastonbury 2013 headliners 'confirmed'

Glastonbury 2013 headliners 'confirmed'

Speaking from the European Festival Awards last night (Jan 11), Michael Eavis said he had the three headline acts confirmed for Glastonbury 2013.

Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals!

Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals!

Virtual Festivals would like to wish all of our users a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.

Glastonbury 2013 warns over off-site accommodation

Glastonbury 2013 warns over off-site accommodation

Michael Eavis has warned festival-goers against booking off-site accommodation for Glastonbury Festival 2013.

Chase and Status wins Anthem of the Summer

Chase and Status wins Anthem of the Summer

Chase and Status' single 'Blind Faith' was named the Anthem of the Summer at the UK Festival Awards 2011.

UK Festival Awards 2011 winners in full

UK Festival Awards 2011 winners in full

Here's the full list of who won what at the UK Festival Awards 2011.

Glastonbury crowned Best Major Festival

Glastonbury crowned Best Major Festival

Glastonbury 2011 has been named Best Major Festival in association with The Ticket Factory.

Ed Sheeran is named Best Breakthrough Act at Festival Awards

Ed Sheeran is named Best Breakthrough Act at Festival Awards

UK chart-invading newcomer Ed Sheeran has been handed the 'Best Breakthrough Artist' award at the UK Festival Awards 2011.

Glastonbury wins Best Festival gong at Live UK Awards

Glastonbury wins Best Festival gong at Live UK Awards

Glastonbury Festival picked up the Best Festival gong at the Live UK Business Awards last night (Thursday 6 October).

The Vaccines make video from fans' festival photos

The Vaccines make video from fans' festival photos

The Vaccines have created a music video entirely from fan-submitted festival photos for their latest single, 'Wetsuit'.

Vanity Van 2011 survey - win £300 of prizes

Vanity Van 2011 survey - win £300 of prizes

One lucky person could win a Vanity Van Luxury festival recovery package for them and a friend by simply filling out short survey about mobile beauty at festivals.

Live Music Business Awards 2011 finalists revealed

Live Music Business Awards 2011 finalists revealed

The finalists for the Live Music Business Awards 2011 have been announced, with Foo Fighters, Slipknot and Beyonce poised to fight it out for the Best Festival Performance award, and Reading, Glastonbury, Bestival and Sonisphere also getting nods.

Rumour Mill: The Rolling Stones for 50th anniversary tour?

Rumour Mill: The Rolling Stones for 50th anniversary tour?

Climbing out of a stationary cupboard, The Rumour Mill contemplates The Rolling Stones touring next year for their 50th anniversary. They might just erect a plaque instead though.

Coldplay tickets on sale now

Coldplay tickets on sale now

Tickets for Coldplay's arena tour in December are now on sale through our secondary ticketing partner viagogo.

Festival favourites to play MOBO Awards

Festival favourites to play MOBO Awards

Festival favourites from this summer including Professor Green and Tinchy Stryder have been announced to perform at the 2011 MOBO awards and you could win tickets to the ceremony.

Record for most festivals visited in 30 days broken

Record for most festivals visited in 30 days broken

Greg Parmley has broken the Guinness World Record for the most music festivals visited in 30 days, the publication has confirmed.

Coldplay announce UK arena tour

Coldplay announce UK arena tour

English alternative rock band, Coldplay have announced their first UK tour in two years.

Virtual Festivals' 2011 Festival Census

Virtual Festivals' 2011 Festival Census

Let us know how the summer of festivals in 2011 has been for you and have your chance to win a brand new iPad!

Stream: Laura Marling - 'A Creature I Don't Know' album

Stream: Laura Marling - 'A Creature I Don't Know' album

Even with the plaudits from last year's album 'I Speak Because I Can' still ringing in her ears (including Number five in VF's Albums of 2010), Queen of the British nu-folk scene Laura Marling is not one to rest on her laurels.

IOW Festival boss: 'the festival market is saturated'

IOW Festival boss: 'the festival market is saturated'

The music festival market is saturated, a number of top UK festival bosses have argued.

Melvin Benn: 'Eavis is wrong, festivals are booming'

Melvin Benn: 'Eavis is wrong, festivals are booming'

Festival Republic boss Melvin Benn has insisted that Michael Eavis was "wrong" to say that festivals "are on the way out", launching a robust defence of the state of the industry.

Radiohead for Glastonbury 2013 line-up?

Radiohead for Glastonbury 2013 line-up?

Radiohead have posted footage of their Glastonbury 2011 show and said they 'can't wait to do it again soon', promptly placing them on the Glastonbury 2013 rumours list.

Eavis: Glastonbury only has up to four years left

Eavis: Glastonbury only has up to four years left

Glastonbury may only have "three or four years" left, according to the festival's organiser Michael Eavis.

Introducing... the Virtual Festivals Vouchers app

Introducing... the Virtual Festivals Vouchers app

Having visited a slew of summer festivals already, we realise that they're getting more expensive. So to save you some cash, we're proud to introduce the Virtual Festivals Vouchers app!

Phoenix Festival to rise from the flames

Phoenix Festival to rise from the flames

Phoenix Festival could be relaunched next year, according to its creator Vince Power.

Bands benefit from the Glastonbury effect

Bands benefit from the Glastonbury effect

"The Glastonbury effect" has taken hold of the UK Singles and Albums charts this week.

Queens of the Stone Age close the Other Stage

Queens of the Stone Age close the Other Stage

Queens of the Stone Age played a set full of fan's favourites as they closed The Other stage for another year at Glastonbury.

The Streets are blinded by the love at Glastonbury

The Streets are blinded by the love at Glastonbury

Opening with 'Outside Inside' as an introduction, Mike Skinner's Streets are 25 minutes late but warms things up with hits from debut 'Original Pirate Material' like 'Don't Mug Yourself' and 'Push Things Forward'.

Buy U2, Coldplay, Beyonce tracks live from Glastonbury

Buy U2, Coldplay, Beyonce tracks live from Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival organisers are giving fans the chance to download live tracks from U2, Coldplay and Beyonce recorded at this year's event.

Coldplay dazzle at Glastonbury 2011

Coldplay dazzle at Glastonbury 2011

Coldplay have just come off stage at Glastonbury 2011, rounding up day two on the Pyramid Stage.

Chemical Brothers headline the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2011

Chemical Brothers headline the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2011

Glastonbury veterans The Chemical Brothers made a triumphant return with their Saturday headline slot on the Other Stage.

Pulp remember their first time at Glastonbury 2011

Pulp remember their first time at Glastonbury 2011

Pulp jumped in with 'Remember The First Time' as Jarvis appeared to huge cheers joking: "Surprise surprise, well you didn't think we were going to let you down?" during their secret Glastonbury 2011 show.

Tory aide found dead at Glastonbury 2011

Tory aide found dead at Glastonbury 2011

A Tory aide was found dead at Glastonbury 2011 at around 9am this morning (Sunday).

Thousands watch The Wombles at Glastonbury 2011

Thousands watch The Wombles at Glastonbury 2011

Not since Jay-Z was booked to play in 2008 has there been such controversy over a band playing Glastonbury.

Beyonce concludes Glastonbury 2011 in style

Beyonce concludes Glastonbury 2011 in style

Beyonce closed the final night of Glastonbury 2011 with a stunning set on the Pyramid Stage.

Paul Simon vs. Don McClean

Paul Simon vs. Don McClean

Whilst Don McClean cruised through his emotionally laden Glastonbury Pyramid Stage set with grace and charm, Paul Simon's later show was a lacklustre affair by comparison.

U2 finally crown Glastonbury with headline set

U2 finally crown Glastonbury with headline set

U2 opened their Glastonbury 2011 Friday night headline set with three singles from 'Achtung Baby', between which front man Bono declared, "Could be the lay lines, could be the jetlag but it's a very special feeling, thanks for having us here."

Primal Scream take jab at U2 during Glastonbury set

Primal Scream take jab at U2 during Glastonbury set

The crowds at Glastonbury 2011's Other Stage partied like it was 1991 as Primal Scream brought their incendiary 'Screamadelica' tour to Worthy Farm tonight.

Morrissey slams Cameron at Glastonbury 2011

Morrissey slams Cameron at Glastonbury 2011

Morrissey, renowned for being a difficult character, arrived on time at Glastonbury 2011 to huge cheers as he joked with the crowd: "fancy seeing me here."

Coldplay preparing huge visual treat for Glastonbury 2011

Coldplay preparing huge visual treat for Glastonbury 2011

Insider sources reveal stadium rock boys Coldplay have a visual spectacular in store for their headline set on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2011 tonight.

Tinie Tempah joined onstage by Labrinth at Glastonbury 2011

Tinie Tempah joined onstage by Labrinth at Glastonbury 2011

Tinie Tempah played to a huge crowd this evening (Saturday 25 June) as the sun shone over the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2011, being joined by collaborator Labrinth for his final two songs, 'Frisky' and 'Pass Out'.

Friendly Fires show off 'Pala' at Glastonbury 2011

Friendly Fires show off 'Pala' at Glastonbury 2011

Friendly Fires played a euphoric set on the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2011 this evening, with singer Ed Macfarlane coming down to the crowd barriers three times.

Elbow grace the Pyramid Stage as the sun sets at Glastonbury 2011

Elbow grace the Pyramid Stage as the sun sets at Glastonbury 2011

Elbow celebrated their 20th anniversary as a band by playing a flawless sunset performance on the Pyramid Stage tonight (Saturday 25).

James Blake soundtracks the sunset at Glastonbury 2011

James Blake soundtracks the sunset at Glastonbury 2011

James Blake played a mesmerising set at Glastonbury 2011's Park Stage this evening (Saturday 25 June).

Radiohead to play secret show at Glastonbury 2011

Radiohead to play secret show at Glastonbury 2011

Radiohead have been tipped to play a secret show at Glastonbury Festival 2011 this weekend, appearing on the Park Stage.

Arctic Monkeys take Example's parking space

Arctic Monkeys take Example's parking space

A tweet from Example has further fuelled rumours that Arctic Monkeys will play Glastonbury 2011.

Glasto Weatherwatch Updated: Heavy rain to come

Glasto Weatherwatch Updated: Heavy rain to come

It may be raining today (Friday) at Worthy Farm but the rest of the weekend is set to be a scorcher.

Wu-Tang Clan dive into their set on the Pyramid Stage

Wu-Tang Clan dive into their set on the Pyramid Stage

Wu-Tang Clan got the Pyramid Stage jumping as the first full day of bands got into full swing at Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Pulp to play Saturday secret slot at Glastonbury?
Tinie Tempah to guest with Chase & Status

Tinie Tempah to guest with Chase & Status

Rapper Tinie Tempah is set for a guest slot with Chase & Status at West Holts at Glastonbury 2011 tonight (Friday).

Rastamouse makes festival debut at Glastonbury 2011

Rastamouse makes festival debut at Glastonbury 2011

CBeebies star Rastamouse played to a packed tent in the Kidz Field at Glastonbury 2011, as he and the Easy Crew made their festival debut in style.

Radiohead debut 'Kings Of Limbs' at Glastonbury 2011

Radiohead debut 'Kings Of Limbs' at Glastonbury 2011

Secret guests Radiohead debuted their latest album 'King Of Limbs' at Glastonbury 2011.

Mumford & Sons warm up the stage for Primal Scream

Mumford & Sons warm up the stage for Primal Scream

Mumford & Sons drew a huge crowd on the Other Stage, despite the driving rain, as Friday night at Glastonbury 2011 continues.

Thousands arrive early for sticky Glastonbury

Thousands arrive early for sticky Glastonbury

Thousands descended on Worthy Farm for the annual pilgrimage to Glastonbury Festival with heavy showers unable to deter ticket-holders from spending a full five-days at the event.

Heavy rain wakes Glastonbury 2011

Heavy rain wakes Glastonbury 2011

They are scenes that regular Glastonbury Festival-goers will have braved and embraced before, but heavy downpours and high winds have again turned Worthy Farm into a muddy quagmire.

Chris Martin "persuaded Beyonce to do Glastonbury"

Chris Martin "persuaded Beyonce to do Glastonbury"

Coldplay's Chris Martin played a big hand in Beyonce agreeing to play Glastonbury, according to co-organiser Emily Eavis.

Glasto Weatherwatch - rain expected

Glasto Weatherwatch - rain expected

It's still expected to rain at Glastonbury 2011, with the worst expected on Wednesday and Thursday, with the ground already very wet, according to today's reports (21 June).

Beyonce gives Glastonbury 2011 set-list clues

Beyonce gives Glastonbury 2011 set-list clues

Beyonce gave a few clues to her Glastonbury setlist with a warm-up show in France last night.

U2 to bring large stage show to Glastonbury?

U2 to bring large stage show to Glastonbury?

It was previously believed Irish rock legends U2 would scale down their large live production for their performance at Glastonbury Festival 2011, however new reports suggest this might not be the case.

Secret acts revealed for Glastonbury 2011!

Secret acts revealed for Glastonbury 2011!

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Lyrix Organix have teamed up to collaborate on two unique venues at Glastonbury 2011 to raise awareness for MSF.

Glastonbury 2011: The early weather forecast

Glastonbury 2011: The early weather forecast

It's a brave man who books a festival on the same week that Wimbledon begins. But unlike the Henman of the past or Murray of today, Glastonbury is built for success, come rain or shine.

New venue announced for Glastonbury 2011

New venue announced for Glastonbury 2011

Glastonbury 2011 organisers have added a new venue for this year's event, The Beat Hotel.

Glastonbury 2011 Stagetimes Announced

Glastonbury 2011 Stagetimes Announced

The stagetimes for Glastonbury 2011 have been announced.

Free recycled loo roll for Glastonbury-goers

Free recycled loo roll for Glastonbury-goers

Glastonbury will be distributing free recycled loo roll to festival-goers this year, in the latest green initiative by organisers.

MyFests forums back up, switch off date extended

MyFests forums back up, switch off date extended

Following some server issues over the weekend, the MyFests forums are now back online and we've extended the date until they are to be switched off.

Travel on the Glastonbury Express train for free

Travel on the Glastonbury Express train for free

Raileasy, who are running the Glastonbury Express rail service from London, Preston, Bolton, Manchester, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent straight to the festival, are going to allow two people to travel for free.

Michael Eavis throws Wombles wobbler

Michael Eavis throws Wombles wobbler

Michael Eavis has said that booking children's television band, the Wombles, for Glastonbury 2011 was 'a bit of a mistake'.

Festival bans meat to appease Morrissey

Festival bans meat to appease Morrissey

The Smiths' frontman is renowned for a strong anti-meat stance.

We're saying farewell to our forums...

We're saying farewell to our forums...

It's time to say goodbye to the MyFest and Virtual Festivals forums...

Line up for Glastonbury's Rabbit hole revealed

Line up for Glastonbury's Rabbit hole revealed

The Alice in Wonderland themed tent has come back with its strongest set yet.

Stay beautiful! Get a Vanity Van festival makeover

Stay beautiful! Get a Vanity Van festival makeover

Greasy, knotted hair? Lack-of-roll-mat back? Looking and feeling awful just because you're at a festival is now a thing of the past. Stay beautiful! Look out for the Vanity Van...

Coldplay debut new songs at Rock am Ring

Coldplay debut new songs at Rock am Ring

With their headline appearance at Glastonbury fast approaching, Coldplay played five new songs at Rock am Ring in Germany over the weekend, which fans could see aired on the Pyramid Stage.

Jay-Z to perform with Beyonce at Glastonbury 2011?

Jay-Z to perform with Beyonce at Glastonbury 2011?

Jay-Z and Kanye West 'look set' to perform with Beyonce when she headlines Glastonbury 2011, says one tabloid source.

More acts for Glastonbury 2011 line up

More acts for Glastonbury 2011 line up

The full line up for the Arcadia area of Glastonbury 2011 has been unveiled with an Orbital DJ set amongst the highlights.

U2 protest planned at Glastonbury 2011

U2 protest planned at Glastonbury 2011

Campaigners have planned a protest during U2's Glastonbury 2011 headline set because they say the band 'greedily indulges' in 'tax avoidance'.

Friendly Fires for The Common at Glastonbury

Friendly Fires for The Common at Glastonbury

Friendly Fires, Example and DJ Yoda will all perform at Glastonbury in The Common, a Latino themed mystical world of 'twisted voodoo parlours, debauched bordellos and criminal party houses.'

Good news! June is going to be dry!

Good news! June is going to be dry!

It's the news that every festival-goer wants to hear: it's going to be dry!

Fans to choose QOTSA Glastonbury 2011 setlist

Fans to choose QOTSA Glastonbury 2011 setlist

Queens Of The Stone Age have asked fans to pick the ten tracks they want to see them play at Glastonbury 2011.

More for Glastonbury 2011 line-up

More for Glastonbury 2011 line-up

Glastonbury has revealed the full line-up for its Bourbon Street Jazz 'n' Blues Bar.

Travel by train to this summer's festivals

Travel by train to this summer's festivals

If you've already got your festival tickets why not travel by train?

Glastonbury competition winner announced

Glastonbury competition winner announced

Our e-team tasks have finished and the winner can finally be revealed!

New Virtual Festivals site: feedback wanted

New Virtual Festivals site: feedback wanted

So, as you've probably noticed, Virtual Festivals has had a re-jig and a lick of paint and we want to know your thoughts!

Eavis: 'We tried to get Prince for Glastonbury'

Eavis: 'We tried to get Prince for Glastonbury'

Glastonbury Festival 2011 organiser, Michael Eavis, has said that he tried to get Prince to headline the event this year.

Introducing... Glastonbury's Campo Pequeno

Introducing... Glastonbury's Campo Pequeno

Details have emerged about the entertainment offered by Bearded Kitten at this year's Glastonbury Festival, held from 22-26 June at Worthy Farm in Somerset.

Fire at Oxfam warehouse destroys festival stock

Fire at Oxfam warehouse destroys festival stock

A fire that broke out at Oxfam's sorting warehouse on an industrial estate in Huddersfield, has destroyed machinery and a large amount of festival stock.

AIF 'concerned' with new parliamentary bill

AIF 'concerned' with new parliamentary bill

Festival organisers are watching with interest as two new bills working their way through Parliament could have repercussions for those putting on live events.

Win Glastonbury 2011 tickets with Raileasy

Win Glastonbury 2011 tickets with Raileasy

Raileasy, who are running the Glastonbury Express rail service from London, Preston, Bolton, Manchester, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent straight to the festival, have a pair of Glastonbury 2011 tickets to give away.

Glastonbury 2011 reveal Shangri-La line up

Glastonbury 2011 reveal Shangri-La line up

The line-ups and venues for this year's Shangri-La at Glastonbury have been unveiled, with Rob da Bank, Wiley, P Money, Doorly and Breakage among those set to appear.

Glastonbury reveals The Unfairground bill

Glastonbury reveals The Unfairground bill

Glastonbury 2011 organisers have revealed the line up for The Unfairground arena with Jamie xx and 808 State among those to play The Reverend Sharky's Church of the Holyroller and Bez's Acid House Tent venues.

VF Glastonbury ticket comp: Picture task launched!

VF Glastonbury ticket comp: Picture task launched!

The latest challenge for Virtual Festival's e-teamers has been launched online today.

Glastonbury 2011: the essential Spotify playlists

Glastonbury 2011: the essential Spotify playlists

When it comes to Glastonbury, a single Spotify playlist just wouldn't do it justice. By the time you got round to listening to it in its entirety, you'd be turning up for the festival's fallow year in 2012. That's why we've given you four of the fellas, each with their own vibe to choose from...

Greenpeace's eco-friendly recording studio

Greenpeace's eco-friendly recording studio

International eco-charity Greenpeace are set to host their own recording studio at Glastonbury Festival, held from 22-26 June at Worthy Farm in Somerset.

VF Glastonbury ticket comp: new task announced!

VF Glastonbury ticket comp: new task announced!

The latest tasks in our competition to win Glastonbury 2011 tickets has been unveiled, it's not too late to enter and work your way to Worthy Farm.

Glastonbury reveals The Common's line-up

Glastonbury reveals The Common's line-up

Glastonbury Festival of Performing Arts, due to take place from 22-26 June at Worthy Farm in Somerset, has revealed the line-up for two venues in The Common ahead of tonight's (Tuesday 17 May) resale.

Live blog: Final Glastonbury 2011 ticket resale

Live blog: Final Glastonbury 2011 ticket resale

Weld the phone to your ear and get that F5 finger ready because the final Glastonbury 2011 tickets resale is about to kick off. Follow all of our live updates here.

Final Glastonbury 2011 tickets on sale Tuesday

Final Glastonbury 2011 tickets on sale Tuesday

The final resale tickets for Glastonbury 2011 will go on sale tomorrow evening (Tuesday 17 May) at 7pm.

Win a pair of Glastonbury 2011 tickets!

Win a pair of Glastonbury 2011 tickets!

With Glastonbury 2011 tickets already sold out and the greatest party of the year kicking off in a few weeks, how are you going to get there? Well, we can help. We've got a pair of Glastonbury tickets with travel for you to win.

Block9 Field unveils Glastonbury 2011 plans

Block9 Field unveils Glastonbury 2011 plans

The all-night area, Block9, will once again feature the acclaimed venues London Underground and NYC Downlow at Glastonbury 2011.

Liam Gallagher will "never" go to Glastonbury again

Liam Gallagher will "never" go to Glastonbury again

Liam Gallagher has vowed to "never" go to Glastonbury again.

Glastonbury still to book one Special Guest

Glastonbury still to book one Special Guest

Emily Eavis has said that the Park Stage's 'special guests' slot on the Friday of Glastonbury 2011 is still to be booked.

Glastonbury 2011 launches Express train service

Glastonbury 2011 launches Express train service

Glastonbury 2011 ticket holders in London and the North West are being offered a new private train and shuttle bus service to take them to the festival site.

Poll: Who should play the Glastonbury 'secret slot'?

Poll: Who should play the Glastonbury 'secret slot'?

Tell us the 'headliner'-sized act you want to see playing the now infamous 'secret slot' on the Park Stage.

Glastonbury tickets to go on resale again?

Glastonbury tickets to go on resale again?

Glastonbury Festival 2011 organisers may hold, "an extremely limited resale of tickets" depending upon the number of refunds requested, they say.

Secret 'headliner'-sized band for Glastonbury

Secret 'headliner'-sized band for Glastonbury

Emily Eavis reveals large band will play one of the special guest slots on the Park Stage.

U2 plan 'Glastonbury on steroids' set for June

U2 plan 'Glastonbury on steroids' set for June

Irish band plan to bring a typically grand stage production to the Somerset festival.

Top Ten Green Tips For Happy Campers

Top Ten Green Tips For Happy Campers

Here's A Greener Festival's 2011 list of top ten tips for green and happy campers. They are simple and quite easy to stick to - and if everyone does just a few of these, festivals would be greener, cleaner and nicer to be at!

More for G and Spirit of '71 stages at Glastonbury

More for G and Spirit of '71 stages at Glastonbury

Over a dozen new acts for the G Stage (formerly the Glade Stage) and Spirit of 71 Stage at Glastonbury 2011.

Festivals to get pop-up hotel rooms in 2011

Festivals to get pop-up hotel rooms in 2011

A new "pop-up hotel room" company for this year's festivals could represent the last chance for festival-goers to get a ticket for Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Live: Glastonbury Festival 2011 sells out

Live: Glastonbury Festival 2011 sells out

Follow our live coverage of the Glastonbury Festival 2011 ticket resale, which starts at 9am this morning (Sunday).

Glastonbury Festival 2011 has sold out

Glastonbury Festival 2011 has sold out

Glastonbury Festival 2011 resale tickets were snapped up in under two hours this morning (Sunday) as fans eager to see the likes of U2, Coldplay and Beyonce tried desperately to buy unwanted and unsold passes from the original ticket sale.

Follow Glasto 2011 ticket resale updates on VF

Follow Glasto 2011 ticket resale updates on VF

Unwanted and unpaid Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets are set to go back on sale this Sunday (17 April) at 9am, so make sure you're keep your browser on Virtual Festivals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for ticket updates.

Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up announced

Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up announced

The full Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up has been announced with U2, Coldplay and Beyonce to headline.

Glastonbury 2011 theatre and circus headliners revealed

Glastonbury 2011 theatre and circus headliners revealed

Organisers of Somerset's Glastonbury Festival 2011, held from 22-26 June at Worthy Farm, have revealed this year's theatre and circus headliners.

Glastonbury reveal full West Holt stage line up!

Glastonbury reveal full West Holt stage line up!

Glastonbury confirm 25 acts and the days they'll be appearing on The West Holts stage this June.

Festivals and Lyme disease: what are the risks?

Festivals and Lyme disease: what are the risks?

If you've been reading the news this week, you may have come across articles highlighting the dangers of Lyme disease, which is passed on by ticks that tend to be found in rural areas and on livestock.

Glastonbury Festival ticket resale this Sunday (April 17)

Glastonbury Festival ticket resale this Sunday (April 17)

Don't forget your last chance to get hold of tickets to Glastonbury Festival 2011 is coming up this weekend.

Get your green Glastonbury coach tickets

Get your green Glastonbury coach tickets

Considering your travel options for Glastonbury this June?

Ke$ha to play Glastonbury and T In The Park 2011!

Ke$ha to play Glastonbury and T In The Park 2011!

American pop sensation Ke$ha is to tour the UK this summer and has self-confirmed for appearances at both Glastonbury 2011 and T In The Park 2011.

APRIL FOOL: Glastonbury to trial Qatar World Cup weather machine

APRIL FOOL: Glastonbury to trial Qatar World Cup weather machine

Glastonbury Festival organisers have said they're considering trialling 'climate-altering' technology at this year's event on behalf of Qatar's 2022 World Cup team.

Glastonbury 2011 tickets must be paid by 7 April

Glastonbury 2011 tickets must be paid by 7 April

Glastonbury Festival has announced that all tickets for this year's event must be paid for between 9am on Friday 1 April and 11:59pm on Thursday 7 April.

Spirit of 1971 stage for Glastonbury?

Spirit of 1971 stage for Glastonbury?

Local press have speculated on the formation of a new stage at Glastonbury 2011 - the Spirit of 1971 stage.

Flogging Molly self-confirm for Glastonbury 2011

Flogging Molly self-confirm for Glastonbury 2011

Flogging Molly are the latest act to self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011 with the event to return to Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 22-26 June.

Glastonbury Festival ticket resale date - 17 April

Glastonbury Festival ticket resale date - 17 April

Returned and unfulfilled Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets will go back on sale on the third Sunday of next month.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich self-confirms for Glastonbury

Benjamin Francis Leftwich self-confirms for Glastonbury

Benjamin Francis Leftwich is the latest act to self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Great Big Green Ideas competition opens!

Great Big Green Ideas competition opens!

A Greener Festival is launching its annual competition for Great Big Green Ideas.

The Libertines launch Campaign of Wait

The Libertines launch Campaign of Wait

Carl Barat has ruled out the possibility of any Libertines festival appearances this summer.

The Levellers - pose the band your questions!

The Levellers - pose the band your questions!

Your chance to ask festival veterans The Levellers your questions.

Coldplay, The Strokes, more for Oxegen Festival

Coldplay, The Strokes, more for Oxegen Festival

Organisers of Oxegen Festival 2011, held at Punchestown Racecourse in Ireland from 8-10 July, have released the first wave of acts to play at the festival.

Everything Everything confirmed for Glastonbury

Everything Everything confirmed for Glastonbury

Worthy Farm confirms another act for the 2011 bill as the race to resale date closes up.

Biffy Clyro self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011

Biffy Clyro self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011

Biffy Clyro has self-confirmed themselves for Glastonbury Festival 2011 when the event returns to Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 22-26 June.

Eels self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011

Eels self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011

Eels are the latest band to self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011 when the event returns to Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 22-26 June.

Adele: 'I would have a heart attack if I did a festival'

Adele: 'I would have a heart attack if I did a festival'

Adele has told a newspaper that she thinks she'd have a heart attack if she played a festival.

BB King and more for Glastonbury Festival 2011

BB King and more for Glastonbury Festival 2011

Emily Eavis has revealed 13 new acts for Glastonbury Festival 2011 including BB King, The Chemical Brothers and Mumford & Sons.

Carl Barat deal leads to more Libertines shows

Carl Barat deal leads to more Libertines shows

Carl Barat has revealed there is a deal in place for more Libertines shows, which could feature festivals.

Glastonbury international balance payments due

Glastonbury international balance payments due

Glastonbury Festival organisers have issued a reminder to ticket buyers outside the UK that their balance must be paid before 3 March.

Eavis 'hopes' The Libertines will play Glastonbury

Eavis 'hopes' The Libertines will play Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that he 'hopes' The Libertines will play the event this summer.

U2 will headline Glastonbury Festival 2011

U2 will headline Glastonbury Festival 2011

U2 will get to headline Glastonbury Festival a year later than originally planned, organisers have revealed.

Elbow man hints at possible Glastonbury slot

Elbow man hints at possible Glastonbury slot

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has sparked rumours that his band are set to play Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Glastonbury ticket re-sale details revealed

Glastonbury ticket re-sale details revealed

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets will go back on sale mid-April but are likely to be limited, according to tweets from organisers today.

Coldplay named Glastonbury 2011 headliners

Coldplay named Glastonbury 2011 headliners

Coldplay have been confirmed as the Saturday (25 June) night headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2011 which will take place at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-26 June.

Coldplay to headline Glastonbury: festival-goers react

Coldplay to headline Glastonbury: festival-goers react

Michael Eavis may have heralded Coldplay's upcoming Glastonbury Festival 2011 headline show as a "triumphant return", but what do festival-goers and fans think? Here's how they reacted online.

Beyonce "cannot wait to perform" at Glastonbury

Beyonce "cannot wait to perform" at Glastonbury

Following months of speculation, Beyonce has self-confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2011, which will return to Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset from 22-26 June.

The Libertines to play Glastonbury Festival 2011?

The Libertines to play Glastonbury Festival 2011?

The Libertines are the latest act to be rumoured for Glastonbury Festival 2011, which will take place at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-24 June.

Clare Maguire "thinks" she's lined up for Glastonbury

Clare Maguire "thinks" she's lined up for Glastonbury

Amidst a storm of Glastonbury Festival 2011 rumours this morning (Friday) Clare Maguire is the latest name to be linked to the event, which will take place at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-24 June.

Should Rolling Stones play Glastonbury? Poll results!

Should Rolling Stones play Glastonbury? Poll results!

Last week we asked you, the Virtual Festivals readership, what you thought to the big rumour for Glastonbury 2011, that The Rolling Stones would close the festival on the Sunday night.

Glastonbury balance due soon on international tickets

Glastonbury balance due soon on international tickets

Somerset festival reminds international fans to pay remainder of their ticket fee through the deposit scheme.

Beyonce to close Glastonbury Festival 2011?

Beyonce to close Glastonbury Festival 2011?

New reports have put the US 'Crazy in Love' singer in the frame for a headline slot at Glastonbury Festival in June.

Radiohead to play Glastonbury Festival this June?

Radiohead to play Glastonbury Festival this June?

Lead singer of Fun Lovin Criminals speculates on his radio show about possible Glastonbury Festival appearances.

The Sun say Coldplay will headline Glastonbury

The Sun say Coldplay will headline Glastonbury

Tabloid newspaper The Sun has published reports today that stadium rock-pop outfit Coldplay will be headlining Glastonbury Festival this June.

Rolling Stones have no "firm" tour plans for 2011

Rolling Stones have no "firm" tour plans for 2011

The Rolling Stones have confirmed that they don't have any "firm" plans to tour in 2011, despite details of a lawsuit suggesting something was in the works.

Rolling Stones "definitely not playing" Glastonbury

Rolling Stones "definitely not playing" Glastonbury

Isle of Wight Festival boss John Giddings has said through his twitter feed "the rolling stones [sic] are DEFINITELY not playing glastonbury [sic]."

Rolling Stones tour that points towards Glasto

Rolling Stones tour that points towards Glasto

Plans for The Rolling Stones to tour in late-2011 have been unearthed which could point towards a Glastonbury Festival appearance from the band.

Shangri-La prepares to flee from Glastonbury 2011

Shangri-La prepares to flee from Glastonbury 2011

Glastonbury's 'after-hours pleasure city' is open for business once again but readying to leave before the end of the world.

Jessie J announces UK and Ireland tour dates

Jessie J announces UK and Ireland tour dates

Virtual Festival's One to Watch artist for 2011 set to embark on UK and Ireland tour through March and April.

The Rolling Stones for Glastonbury Festival 2011?

The Rolling Stones for Glastonbury Festival 2011?

Rumours that The Rolling Stones are set to headline Glastonbury Festival 2011 have been fuelled after the group's infamous Tongue and Lip Design image appeared on a Somerset website.

Jessie J confirms Glastonbury, The Big Chill

Jessie J confirms Glastonbury, The Big Chill

Jessie J has revealed in an interview with Radio One DJ Zane Lowe that she is booked to play Glastonbury Festival and The Big Chill Festival in 2011.

Jimmy Cliff self-confirms for Glastonbury 2011

Jimmy Cliff self-confirms for Glastonbury 2011

Legendary 62-year-old ska and reggae singer to play Worthy Farm Festival in its 41st year.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs announces headline show

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs announces headline show

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs has announced his debut headline show.

Glastonbury's Emerging Talent Competition launches

Glastonbury's Emerging Talent Competition launches

Glastonbury Festival has announced the return of its Emerging Talent Competition, which gives new artists a chance to play at Worthy Farm in Somerset where the event will run from 22-26 June.

Rihanna: "I'd love to play Glastonbury"

Rihanna: "I'd love to play Glastonbury"

Barbadian pop star Rihanna has admitted that she wants to play at Glastonbury Festival 2011, held at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-26 June.

Rumour: ABBA to play Glastonbury 2011

Rumour: ABBA to play Glastonbury 2011

A reformed ABBA are the latest rumour for Glastonbury today (January 4).

Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals!

Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals!

Virtual Festivals would like to wish all of our users a very Merry Christmas and an ecstatically happy New Year.

Check out VF's Ones To Watch in 2011!

Check out VF's Ones To Watch in 2011!

Here at VF Towers we've been scouring the country's toilet venues and spent the last few weeks perusing the depths of MySpace to bring you the 21 acts set to be big at festivals in 2011.

Bon Jovi puts interest forward for Glastonbury 2011
Ronnie Wood: 'I'm always up for the festivals'

Ronnie Wood: 'I'm always up for the festivals'

Ronnie Wood wants The Rolling Stones to regroup in the time for the festival season.

Kylie 'loves the idea' of playing Glastonbury 2011

Kylie 'loves the idea' of playing Glastonbury 2011

Kylie Minogue has said that she loves the idea of playing Glastonbury Festival 2011 but isn't sure if she's booked.

Glastonbury given Promoter Of The Year at UK Festival Awards

Glastonbury given Promoter Of The Year at UK Festival Awards

The team behind Glastonbury Festival were given Promoter Of The Year at the UK Festival Awards.

Geoff Ellis to pick up Lifetime Achievement Award

Geoff Ellis to pick up Lifetime Achievement Award

T In The Park organiser, Geoff Ellis, is set to be honoured the UK Festival Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony this Thursday (18 November).

The Coral self-confirm for Glastonbury 2011

The Coral self-confirm for Glastonbury 2011

The Coral have self-confirmed their appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Use VF discount code to buy Festival Annual 2010

Use VF discount code to buy Festival Annual 2010

You can now get the Festival Annual 10 for an even cheaper price of £11.95 by entering our special code.

Cryptic Cocker dropping Glastonbury hints?

Cryptic Cocker dropping Glastonbury hints?

A tweet by Jarvis Cocker has fuelled gossip that Pulp are to perform at Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Glastonbury unveils solar panel installation

Glastonbury unveils solar panel installation

It may have been brisk November morning today (Wednesday) but the sun was out as Michael Eavis unveiled the UK's second largest solar panel installation at Worthy Farm, home of Glastonbury Festival.

Glastonbury looking to increase late night arena

Glastonbury looking to increase late night arena

Glastonbury Festival bosses are looking at increasing the size of the event's late night arena, it has been revealed.

Pulp favourites to headline Glastonbury 2011

Pulp favourites to headline Glastonbury 2011

Bookmakers William Hill have put Pulp as favourites to headline Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Take That in Glastonbury Festival 2011 talks?

Take That in Glastonbury Festival 2011 talks?

Take That could be headlining Glastonbury Festival 2011, according to one tabloid newspaper.

Take That will not play Glastonbury Festival 2011

Take That will not play Glastonbury Festival 2011

Take That have moved to rule out an appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Prince to top Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up?

Prince to top Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up?

If tabloid sources are to be believed, Prince could be topping the Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up when the event it returns to Worthy Farm, Somerset from 22-26 June.

Apologies for the downtime

Apologies for the downtime

We would like to apologise for the disruption to VF's service yesterday (19th October) and any alarm caused by the warning messages that may have appeared in your web browser when you tried to access the site.

Beyonce for Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up?

Beyonce for Glastonbury Festival 2011 line-up?

Beyonce is set to play Glastonbury Festival 2011, according to one tabloid newspaper.

U2 for Glastonbury 2011 speculation continues

U2 for Glastonbury 2011 speculation continues

A message posted on U2's official website yesterday (Sunday) gives perhaps the biggest hint that the band are set to play Glastonbury Festival 2011.

UK Festival Awards 2010 longlist voting to close

UK Festival Awards 2010 longlist voting to close

Voting in the UK Festival Awards 2010 longlists will close tomorrow (Tuesday).

Glastonbury Festival 2011 registration re-opens

Glastonbury Festival 2011 registration re-opens

Glastonbury Festival 2011 registration has re-opened following tickets selling out over the weekend.

Glastonbury Festival 2011 coach tickets on sale

Glastonbury Festival 2011 coach tickets on sale

Glastonbury Festival 2011 coach tickets have gone on sale through National Express.

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets on sale today

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets on sale today

The day has finally arrived! Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets go on sale at 9am today (Sunday 3 October).

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets have sold out

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets have sold out

As expected, all of the Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets have sold out.

A guide on how to buy Glastonbury 2011 tickets

A guide on how to buy Glastonbury 2011 tickets

With Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets set to go on sale at 9am this Sunday (3 October), we've produced a handy guide to make sure you manage to secure the passes you're after.

Glastonbury 2011 registration closes tomorrow

Glastonbury 2011 registration closes tomorrow

Those hoping to buy Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets must be registered by 9am tomorrow (Friday) warn organisers.

'Glastonbury headliners to be named when tickets are sold', say organisers

'Glastonbury headliners to be named when tickets are sold', say organisers

Michael Eavis has said that the Glastonbury Festival 2011 headliners are to be announced after the tickets have been sold.

Glastonbury 2011 registration closes in a week

Glastonbury 2011 registration closes in a week

Glastonbury Festival 2011 registration will close in seven days time and anybody hoping to buy tickets must be signed up before then.

Emily Eavis: 'Who do you want to play Glastonbury 2011?'

Emily Eavis: 'Who do you want to play Glastonbury 2011?'

Glastonbury Festival co-organiser Emily Eavis has asked fans who they'd like to see play the event next June.

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets on sale 3 Oct

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets on sale 3 Oct

Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets will go on sale at 9am on Sunday 3 October.

Iron Maiden: 'We will never play Glastonbury'

Iron Maiden: 'We will never play Glastonbury'

Legendary heavy metal band, Iron Maiden, have admitted they will never play Glastonbury because it is 'too polite'.

Win £100 HMV gift card and 50,000 hmvpure card points

Win £100 HMV gift card and 50,000 hmvpure card points

Here's your chance to make festivals even better and win £100 in HMV vouchers plus a hmvpure card loaded with an incredible 50,000 points, giving you access to exclusive money can't buy rewards.

'American artist to headline Glastonbury 2011'

'American artist to headline Glastonbury 2011'

Are Glastonbury Festival-goers to be treated to an American headliner in 2011?

U2 asked to headline Glastonbury Festival 2011

U2 asked to headline Glastonbury Festival 2011

U2 have been asked to headline the Friday (24 June) night of Glastonbury Festival 2011, organisers have revealed.

Festival ticket prices set to rise again?

Festival ticket prices set to rise again?

If a proposed royalty increase by the Performing Rights Society (PRS) comes to fruition, fans look likely to be paying more for their festival tickets next summer.

Glastonbury Festival 2011 registration opens

Glastonbury Festival 2011 registration opens

Registration for Glastonbury Festival 2011 has now opened and those wishing to attend must sign up for a chance of obtaining tickets.

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