Coronavirus: Glastonbury return scheduled for June 2021 (but you can’t buy a ticket) | Ents & Arts News

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There are “no plans” to move Glastonbury from its traditional weekend in June next year, organizers say.

Founder Michael Eavis once said it was “Wishful thinking” that could happen then, and that the only “certainty” for the iconic music festival was 2022, because of COVID-19[feminine[feminine restrictions.

The festival was canceled its year because of the virus.

But on Sunday, her daughter and co-host Emily Eavis said she expected it to happen next summer and not be pushed back until the fall.

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In a Tweet, she wrote: “For those who have requested, we have no plans to move next year Glastonbury until September 2021 – we are still targeting June a lot. ”

However, next year’s event at Worthy Farm in Somerset is already sold out, with organizers honoring tickets purchased for that year.

Ms Eavis continued, “Also, we have postponed the resale of our tickets from October until April because so few people have asked for a refund which means we don’t have enough tickets to resell them.

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“In addition, we have extended the deadline for free cancellation until the end of January. ”

No announcements have been made regarding who will attend next year’s festival.

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