Brian May has said Sir Paul McCartney called him about “the mass killing of badgers” ahead of announcing his Glastonbury performance.
The names of Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily are synonymous with Glastonbury Festival.
Here are some facts and figures about Britain’s most famous festival, Glastonbury, which next year will celebrate 50 years since it was founded.
Glastonbury’s greatest headliners have often brought controversy with them.
Brian May has said Queen will not play Glastonbury next year after clashing with the festival’s founder over the controversial badger cull.
Fleetwood Mac are being touted as Glastonbury’s star headliner for the festival’s 50th anniversary.
Here are some facts and figures about Britain’s most famous festival, Glastonbury.
Glastonbury’s 2017 edition was the festival’s most politically-charged in recent years.
Glastonbury’s greatest headlines have often brought controversy with them.
Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has said locals near Worthy Farm would vent anger at her family in the early days of the festival.