Astrology Talk Investigate: The Glastonbury Festival

Thursday June 8th 2023

The Glastonbury Festival, the pop music extravaganza held in bucolic south-west England every June is now part of the established summer season, along with the Proms, Glyndebourne and Henley Regatta. It started off as Pilton Festival on Michael Eavis’ farm just outside Glastonbury, Somerset back in 1970. In those days, you got free milk with your ticket. Who would have thought that it would grow into such a huge tribal gathering, eagerly anticipated all year by aficionados and the culture meeja? And anyway, what’s the main driver: music, drugs or, in these late capitalist times, money? Sally and Christina look at some charts and ponder.

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