Glastonbury Festival cancelled in 2020, tickets to be rolled over to 2021
Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled.
The event, which was due to take place in Worthy Farm in Somerset from June 24th to June 28th, has now been shelved.
The cancellation comes amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen cinemas and gigs cancelled across the world.
Organisers have issued a full statement, which included details for ticket buyers. Those who have bought tickets for this year's event will be guaranteed the chance to buy a ticket for the festival in 2021.
The full statement is below:
We are so sorry to announce this, but we are going to have to cancel Glastonbury 2020. Tickets for this year will roll over to next year. Full statement below and on our website. Michael & Emily pic.twitter.com/ox8kcQ0HoB— Glastonbury Festival (@glastonbury) March 18, 2020
The festival was due to be headlined by Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Paul McCartney.