Here’s a guide to a couple more of the best British music festivals. you can easily go five days without seeing a single one of the hundreds of bands.
What makes this hippie and mammoth of a festival special is the the comedy, cabaret, literature and debating stages; the tens of gorgeously decorated tents that serve chai tea and massages; the children’s playground; the stilt-walkers and impromptu performances; the dystopian underworld that wakes up at night; the pleasure of filling yourself silly on food and chewy cider. It's definitely changed since 1970 when 1,500 people paid £1 to watch T-Rex and enjoyed a pint of milk – but veterans argue it's as cordial as ever.
Although Glastonbury Festival cannot legally wed people, many people see it as a romantic location and will often propose there. Whether it’s the beautiful weather, or even the miserable weather, the feeling of happiness, or something else, we’re certain the music plays a key role.