NICE LITTLE GLASTONBURY NUMBERS
jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 30th June 2019
It is Glastonbury Festival this weekend. Here’s some Glastonbury numbers
1 36 the number of Glastonbury Festivals there have been including 2019
2 1 £1 admission fee for 1st Glasonbury Festival in 1970
3 £248 admission price for 2019 Glastonbury Festival
4 36 minutes is the time it took for 2019 Festival tickets to sell out after going on sale
5 135,000 tickets sold to general public
6 200,000 festival-goers, cast and crew will visit Glastonbury over the length of the Festival
7 900 acres this year’s site covers in the Vale of Avalon in Somerset.
8 2,800 the approximate number of performances that will take place at the 2019 event
9 3 Number of charities profits shared with in 2019 Oxfam, Water Aid & Greenpeace
10 79 the number of stages on the Festival site
11 400 food stalls on site
12 40,000 rubbish bins can be found throughout the festival
13 £785,000 The cost of clearing up the waste of the 2017 Glastonbury festival ended
14 5,467 toilets on site
15 755 market stalls are trading
16 90,000 crowd Capacity of Pyramid Stage area
17 700 – the number of metres of male urinals dotted around the site. Women also have the opportunity to use female urinals known as Sheepees, with a new area dedicated to them at Glasto Latino.
18 11 million – number of litres of water expected to be used on the site over the main five days of the event.
19 143 the average number of photographs a Glastonbury goer will take, special research has discovered
20 £1,075 the cost to hire a Tipi sleeping 6 at Glastonbury Festival 2019
21 11 tonnes, the amount, according to festival organisers an estimated 11 tonnes of clothes and camping gear were abandoned in 2015 including 6,500 sleeping bags, 5,500 tents, 3,500 airbeds, 2,200 chairs, 950 rolled mats and 400 gazebos.
22 10,000 -the number of Lego brick sit took to build the Glastonbury scene at LEGOLAND, Windsor (5,400 of those made up the Pyramid stage alone, built entirely to scale’).
23 £6,000 In 2007, one volunteer who helped clean up after the punters netted himself a nice profit of £.6,000 in cash that was forgotten or left behind.
24 998 residents of the nearest village, Pilon, are given free tickets to the festival every yea
25 2,000 tonnes of potential waste
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
“Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”— William Goldman, The Princess Bride
Happiness is…The Glastonbury Festival on a hot summer’s day or a rainy, muddy summer’s day.
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
When there’s a will, I want to be in it.
Love is… talking through your problems
TRACK OF THE DAY
Runaways – Killers
Highest Chart Position: No.18 22nd September 2012
WHAT DAY IS IT?
Sunday, 30th June 2019
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Meteor Watch Day
Log Cabin Day
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