Nearly 400,000 Register For This Year's Glastonbury

Nearly 400,000 Register For This Year's Glastonbury

The period for registering for the chance to buy a Glastonbury festival ticket ended at midnight yesterday.

Organisers say that 395,000 people have registered the world-famous Somerset event, meaning there will be some scramble for tickets when they go onsale on April 1.

The event that takes place on Worthy Farm between June 22 and 24 usually has a capacity of around 130, 000, but this year may be increased to 145,000.

Just prior to the original cut-off point of February 28, it was reported that over 1200 registrations an hour were being received.

Registration- providing address details and a photograph was introduced for the first time this year in an attempt to combat ticket touts.

Acts so far confirmed to play this year's Glasto are The Who, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, The Killers and Bjork - although the official line-up will be announced when the event is sold-out.

More information about the festival is available here from


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