Last batch sells out in one hour

The final batch of tickets for Glastonbury have been snapped up by fans in just one hour.

With two months to go, preparations have begun for Glastonbury. The Somerset event is one of the landmark events of the summer, with hundreds of thousands of fans set to attend the festival.

Tickets are sold in batches, with the main body of passes snapped up before Christmas. With details of the bill leaking out, the final batch of tickets went on sale yesterday morning (April 11th).

However fans weren't put off by the Sunday opening. All remaining tickets for Glastonbury sold out in just 67 minutes, with the festival proving its ever green credentials.

Around 178,000 fans are expected to attend. This year's Glastonbury is the 40th anniversary of the festival and the bill is set to contain a number of surprise performances from acts closely associated with the event.

Already confirmed are headline performances from the likes of Irish rock giants U2, Muse and Motown icon Stevie Wonder. A rare festival appearance from the soul singer, Wonder is expected to bring the hits for his Sunday night slot.

Elsewhere, Empire of The Sun, Orbital, Vampire Weekend and Hot Chip have all been confirmed for the Worthy Farm event.

A new stage will be inaugurated, with the Jazz World Stage making way for the West Holts Stage. Containing performances from Matthew Herbert's Big Band, Mos Def and George Clinton the stage looks to be a superb addition to Glastonbury.

Glastonbury takes place between June 25th - 27th.

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