MP! Guide: How to enjoy Glastonbury from the comfort of your own home

Forget camping, forget glamping; we’ve got the ultimate way for you to enjoy Glastonbury: From your own bed.


Glastonbury weekend is on the horizon and instead of being on Worthy Farm, you’re stuck at home. You’re sad, we get it, but you have absolutely no reason to be sad.

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Smelly toilets, no showers, no phones because your battery died as soon as you got on site… Glastonbury can be a truly scary experience. But don’t worry, we’ve got the ultimate guide for you Hampers (Get it? ‘Home’ and ‘Camping’?) on how to enjoy Glastonbury from home.


1) Get a mud pack: If you’re really desperate for the mud experience, do it the glam way. Get yourself a fancy mud pack, cover your face and plonk yourself in front of the TV.


2) Stock up on the essentials: Go traditional with snacks; think crisps, chocolates, sweets etc, or go for the full on Glastonbury experience and get yourself a greasy burger from your local chippy.


3) Showers are still necessary: You’re not on a farm, you can still have a shower, make use of it.


Ok, so you’re ready to enjoy all the sounds that Glastonbury has to offer. “But how do I watch it?!” we hear you screaming! Don’t worry, we’ve got that covered too. Here’s how you can enjoy all the best Glastonbury performances.

1) TV: The BBC is your home for all things Glastonbury. Selected performances will be shown on BBC Two and BBC Four from Friday 24th June at 7pm. These will be highlighted performances from throughout each day and in most cases will also include a full showing of each day’s headline performance. Digital users will also be able to watch more performances via the BBC Red Button.


2) Online: The BBC Glastonbury homepage is your hub for everything related to Glastonbury so it might be a good idea to bookmark the page for easy access. Full live performances from the Pyramid Stage, Other Stage, West Holts, Park Stage, John Peel Stage and the BBC Introducing Stage will be shown here PLUS you’ll be able to catch up with over 100 performances via the BBC iPlayer when it’s all over.


3) BBC Music App: If you’re determined to catch your faves, the BBC Music app is all you need. You can create your own ultimate line up to ensure you don’t miss any of the weekend’s action. There’s also interviews and lots more to enjoy. There’s more details on the app available here.


4) Radio: If you’re old school with it all,  BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music will all be showcasing selected performances across the weekend.


There are hundreds of bands playing across multiple stages and it can be very confusing. But we’ve done the hard work and picked out some of the best performances across the weekend. You can check out the times and what stages they’ll be playing on below:

Friday 24th June:

Jess Glynne: 1630, Pyramid Stage

Disclosure: 2230, Other Stage

Saturday 25th June:

Alessia Cara: 1350, John Peel Stage

MØ: 1640, John Peel Stage

The 1975: 1915, Other Stage

CHVRCHES: 2045, Other Stage

Adele (Headline): 2215, Pyramid Stage

Sunday 26th June:

Grimes: 2100, Park Stage

Years & Years: 1650, Other Stage

Ellie Goulding: 1745, Pyramid Stage


Phew! You should have the best possible Glastonbury weekend if you follow this guide correctly. But if you’re looking for even MORE information, check out the official Glastonbury website or the BBC Glastonbury website. Enjoy the weekend!

Who are you looking forward to seeing at Glastonbury? Tweet us @maximumpop with your top tips.

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