American mezzo-soprano dedicates performance of 'Over the Rainbow' to LGBT community
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Tuesday 28 June 2011
The great Glastonbury clean-up began yesterday as workers started to sweep up more than 1,650 tonnes of waste from the festival fields. The process, which takes more than two weeks to finish, involves about 500 paid litter-picking staff. Last year it was estimated that 48 per cent of the waste was recycled.
Monday 27 June 2011
As the muddy revellers head home, we look back at all the action from Glastonbury 2011.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Wednesday 22 June 2011
If you’re heading for Glastonbury this weekend, or one of the many musical events this summer, here are a few ideas to make your trip more comfortable.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Any busker could have told them. The height of the rush hour is just about the worst time to get an attentive audience. Yes, there are loads of people about, but most of them are too focused, in too much of a hurry or too anxious to insulate themselves from the rest of the hustling humanity around them to want to be bothered with music.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Vince Power, the man who set up the Mean Fiddler in the 1980s, is to push ahead with a plan to take his new music festival venture public by the end of the month.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Things look very different from above. A first glance at this seemingly abstract image and you could be forgiven for thinking you are looking at a mosaic of some sort. But descend 3,000ft to ground level and the reality emerges: one small part of the vast collection of tents that provided shelter for the 170,000-plus visitors to Glastonbury last year.
Friday 03 June 2011
Monday 30 May 2011
After fifteen years of a very public feud, V S Naipaul and Paul Theroux have finally buried the hatchet.
Friday 20 May 2011
Wednesday 13 April 2011
HowTheLightGetsIn, the philosophy and music festival at Hay on Wye, is back. From rigorous debates and incisive solo talks to cutting-edge dj sessions and a different themed party every night, this year’s festival promises to be a cerebral and imaginative start to the summer season.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Muse's headline sets at Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011 will "draw a line" under "phase one" of their career.
Monday 07 March 2011
Glasvegas frontman James Allan has confessed the band axed American tour dates because he suffered an overdose.
Thursday 27 January 2011
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