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Glastonbury Festival


  1. Fronted by Marc Bolan which group were the first headliners of what became the Glastonbury Festival?
  2. What is the name of the main stage at the Glastonbury Festival?
  3. Which Northern-Irish singer has performed at Glastonbury more than anyone else?
  4. Inspired by the Somerset town, which Scottish-Irish folk rock band released the "Glastonbury Song" in July 1993?

  5. Suzanne Vega became the first ever woman to headline in 1989. Her performance was also notable for performing whilst wearing a what?
  6. What happened for the first time in 1994? Founder Michael Eavis said: "I don’t think you can underestimate how important this has been for us."
  7. Declan Macmanus was the first musician to headline Glastonbury twice, performing in 1987 and then again in 1989. By what name is he professionally known?
  8. Who wore a union jack stab-proof vest designed by Banksy in 2019?
  9. Which American actor appeared onstage in 2017 and was filmed for what would later be a scene used for his film "A Star Is Born"?
  10. Who announced that his last ever UK show will take place on the main stage at the 2023 Glastonbury festival?
  11. Which folk rock and Anarcho-punk band formed in 1988 in Brighton headlined first in 1992, then in 1994, where they performed in front of a record crowd of 300,000 people?
  12. In the Glastonbury Festival 2010, founder Michael Eavis appeared on the main stage with which headline artist to sing "Happy Birthday", marking the festival's 40th year?
  13. Noel Gallagher said, "I’m not having hip-hop at Glastonbury. It’s wrong", when who was announced as a Glastonbury headliner in 2008?
  14. Who became the oldest solo act to headline Glastonbury in 2022?
  15. Which Sheffield rock band will headline in 2023?
  16. Hunter rain boots became very popular overnight after who was photographed wearing them during the Glastonbury music festival of 2005?


  1. T.Rex
  2. The Pyramid Stage
  3. Van Morrison
  4. The Waterboys
  5. A bulletproof vest (she received death threats from an obsessed fan ahead of the festival)
  6. Glastonbury was televised for the first time (by Channel 4)
  7. Elvis Costello
  8. Stormzy
  9. Bradley Cooper
  10. Elton John
  11. Levellers
  12. Stevie Wonder
  13. Jay-Z
  14. Sir Paul McCartney
  15. Arctic Monkeys
  16. Kate Moss