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Glastonbury has announced the cancellation of its festival set to happen in June, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. They announced this news in an official statement addressing prominent attendees of the festival "We're so sorry that this decision has been made," a statement said. "It was not through choice."

 

Although organiser, Emily Eavis was uncertain of the decision to cancel the festival, but advise from the government on social distancing helped solidify the her doubts. Organisers took the decision before 1 April, when festival-goers were expected to pay the remaining balance of their £270 tickets. Fans who had already paid the £50 deposit will be allowed to roll over that sum to next year, guaranteeing "the opportunity to buy a ticket for Glastonbury 2021", organisers said. Refunds will also be available for those who want them.

 

See the statement below:

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