Glastonbury Unveil Scrapbook

Compiled by Michael and Emily Eavis
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Epic British music event Glastonbury has unveiled a personal scrapbook of memories compiled by Michael and Emily Eavis.

Glastonbury turns 40 this year, with barely a wrinkle on its face. The Somerset festival comes of age in spectacular style, unveiling a bill which includes Gorillaz, Motown icon Stevie Wonder and many more.

With fans of all ages set to descend on Worthy Farm, Glastonbury organisers Michael and Emily Eavis have compiled a scrapbook of their favourite memories.

Michael Eavis founded the event as a free concert in 1970, with his daughter Emily growing up amongst the thousands of revellers. Constructed into a book, the photos are drawn from their personal archives.

Featuring a host of famous faces mingling with complete unknowns, the new book includes handwritten captions from both members of the Eavis family.

Only available through Oxfam, the book features original artwork, cuttings and classic photographs. Emily Eavis is a long term supporter of the charity, having travelled to Africa in order to work with them.

"Putting this scrapbook together bought back a lot of memories for all of us" she explained. "This year is a big year for the festival and we wanted to put a book together in aid of Oxfam to celebrate a long and very happy partnership. We are hoping to raise £30,000 for the Haiti appeal.”

The book is available from Oxfam's online shop HERE.

This summer Glastonbury will use stewards provided by Oxfam, with the festival in return donating money to the charity. Sign up forms will be available on site, with the festival helping more than 333,000 people support the charity.

Oxfam works across the globe, tackling everything from global trade to climate change in the process.

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