So, after months of speculation, Glastonbury has today dropped their first official poster into our inbox.

Putting aside the headliners (everone talks about the headliners), we’re particularly looking forward to sets from The Avalanches, Loyle Carner, and Biffy Clyro.

The Avalanches are over in the UK for a short three-date tour (plus Glastonbury) – so this is a 2017 UK festival exclusive as far as we can see.

They may only have two albums under their belts over a career spanning two decades, but with albums that good one every ten years is plenty.

Loyle Carner is, on the other hand, this year’s festival must-have name. He’s on pretty much every big festival that counts, and deservedly so.

His debut studio album hit the ground not just running, but at a full-blown sprint, and his tour diary for the year can’t have much white space left. He’s done the UK once already and has another slew of dates for the autumn as well as a schedule that takes him to the USA and Australia.

Carner’s intelligent and well-interpreted contemporary take on hip-hop is earning him both fans and critical acclaim, and if he isn’t the sound of the summer we’ll eat our much-loved festival sunhats.

And then there’s Biffy Clyro.

What can we say except to explain that a Biffy Clyro show never fails to be a defining moment at a festival.

The passion and energy that goes into every performance the band put on mean they are one act you have to put a big red circle around in your programme and make 100% sure you arrive in time to catch the whole spectacle.

Whilst some people will always grumble at festival line-ups, truth be told it’s virtually impossible for Glastonbury to have a bad year. That’s simply because it is so  big, with so many stages and so many performers, that at any given moment you will always find something amazing around the corner…even if it’s unexpected and nothing you’ve ever heard of before.

So make a point of poking your head into every tent as you make your way around the site – and leave no corner of this amazing festival unexplored.

(If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket of course…if not, better luck next year…)

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Dan Hewlett might be of interest babe xxx

Hey Christine Reddington same day you got married!

Quality 👌🏻

Tickets £1 😁

Adam Neil, Tom Mason, Andy McCormack, James Duffy

£1 a ticket !! Bargain

God bless you all

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Rory Evans

Happy birthday guys

tickets £1 each... good old times

Rudy Harris Aaron Lindsay - late kick off

Could you imagine it in late september now? You'd freeze to death!

Adrienne Robson £1 for a ticket!!

Many Happy Returns 💞

best place in england

Congratulations to you. Job WELL done, 😊 x.

Mother of the festivals!!! Respect and love from Czech.

Natalie Tilly Allen Todd Hanisch 50th isn't far away!! That's the next time I said I'd be there!! Yew!!

Callum Quinn started on your birthday how peng is that

Congratulations, I hope we can do the 50th in GOA 😍

Tickets gone up a bit since then

Carol Dorman - that's why you love Glastonbury so much - you share the same birthday! xx

Ryan Docherty

I am already missing Glastonbury Festival (official) so much!!!

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No words can describe the energy and experience that we all create together in that field. Thank you for making 2017 the mind blowing year it was. Get ready to relive it all Commoners! ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
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Madeline Tara O'Riordan Annabelle Allen Charlotte Williams lol how they've tried to make it all spiritual

Mathilda Kleinert

Jak JohnsonJessica Daisy BrazerJonathan Daniel Skelton-HookChris Dowle

Id at 3.05?

Sabina Mary-Ann Laoise Chlöe

David Chandler Andy Ballman Suzi Ballman Tanya King

By spiritualism does he actually mean Ketamine?

Amy Dohren Emma Holroyde

Olivia Strocchi Morgana Masu

Brian Putman we need to do summat again soon thats as mad as glasto

Edward Price - that'll be ' The tent' 🙄😂

Paul Carrack on legends stage next time!

Steph Alpyy

Gary Larch

Coline Chirol le décor de la scène est fantastique !!! Ça donne trop envie !

Dean Wales ALL THE FEELS

Goosebumps .

Wie De Auf Glastonbury müsstma uns doch eigentlich einigen können...

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