Page last updated at 12:09 GMT, Sunday, 4 October 2009 13:09 UK

Glastonbury tickets up for grabs

Fans at Glastonbury
Registration does not necessarily guarantee getting a ticket

Tickets for 2010's Glastonbury festival have gone on sale to music fans who registered with organisers by Friday.

Next year will be the 40th anniversary of the festival and its organiser Michael Eavis has said "expectations are really high".

Fans were able to buy tickets from 0900 BST on Sunday. The registration system, which does not guarantee a ticket, was set up in 2007 to stamp out touting.

Last year fans were able to extend their registration for three years.

A spokesman for the event said the system was a "good, open scheme".

The ticketing system has been a success because "we know all tickets are going to festival-goers", he added.

If anyone is uncertain whether their previous registration is still valid, they are able to check online.

Customers can also participate in the Glastonbury deposit scheme, which allows the buyer to pay a £50 deposit which reserves them a ticket. The final balance can be paid at a later date.

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that Michael Eavis is planning to extend the current four-year licence to 2011.

It is expected that in 2012 the event will not take place to allow the Somerset site to recover.

Print Sponsor

Glasto tickets deadline looming
01 Oct 09 |  Entertainment
Glastonbury tickets are sold out
03 Feb 09 |  Entertainment
Planning 40th Glasto celebration
17 Sep 09 |  Arts and Culture


The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific