Glastonbury Festival Tickets Sell Out In Record Time
Tickets all snapped up less than two hours after going on sale...
Tickets for next year'sGlastonbury Festivalsold out in record time over the weekend, it has been revealed.
Even though the line-up for next year's event has not yet been revealed, the tickets were all snapped up by eager punters in the space of just two hours yesterday morning - at a cost of £205 each, plus £11 booking fee and postage.
Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily, who organise the festival on their own Worthy Farm in Somerset, issued a statement saying they were "genuinely humbled by the sheer number of people" - and that "demand simply outstripped supply".
The official website opened at 9am, but due to weight of traffic many would-be festivalgoers were faced with error messages.
Around 11am it was confirmed on Twitter that the tickets were all gone - and had sold out in 1 hour 40 minutes.
Emily Eavis later tweeted: "Sorry to everyone who missed out and for any problems you had with the booking site."
The Stone Roses are tipped to be playing the festival next year.