he first wave of Glastonbury 2023 tickets bought out in 22 minutes on Thursday, regardless of the price of particular person tickets rising to greater than £300 for the primary time.
With the line-up nonetheless to be confirmed, festival-goers had their first probability to amass a sort of ticket that covers coach journey in addition to entry to the weekend’s leisure.
However there shall be additional possibilities to get your move to Worthy Farm. The remaining tickets will go on sale on Sunday from 9am.
Regardless of the tickets costing £70 extra for subsequent June’s occasion than final 12 months, punters seem more than pleased to fork out for the prospect of seeing rumoured headliners Eminem, Harry Kinds and Arctic Monkeys – who beforehand graced the Pyramid Stage in 2013.
Competition-goers reported that the web site SeeTickets, the one legitimate supply for buy, crashed as hundreds tried to e book their place.
In promoting out in 22 minutes, it’s the quickest the primary a part of the reserving course of has concluded since 2017. Coach tickets had been snapped up in 29 minutes in 2018 and 27 minutes in 2019.
With the occasion being cancelled in 2020, ticket holders had been in a position to attend earlier this 12 months when Kendrick Lamar and Billie Eilish headlined.
For 2023, the value of 1 commonplace ticket is £335 with a £5 reserving charge. This compares to £265 after they final went on sale in 2019.
Emily Eavis, who co-organises the pageant together with her father Michael Eavis, wrote on Twitter: “We now have tried very exhausting to minimise the rise in value on the ticket however we’re dealing with huge rises within the prices of working this huge present, while nonetheless recovering from the large monetary impression of two years with no pageant due to Covid.
“The £50 deposit on ticket gross sales day in November would be the identical as ever, with the stability not due till April.”