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GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 28:  A general view of the Pyramid stage during day three of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 28, 2019 in Glastonbury, England. The festival, founded by farmer Michael Eavis in 1970, is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. Tickets for the festival sold out in just 36 minutes as it returns following a fallow year. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

There are ‘no plans’ to transfer Glastonbury from its standard weekend in June following 12 months, organisers say.

Founder Michael Eavis has previously claimed it was “wishful contemplating” it could happen then, and that the only “certainty” for the legendary new music pageant was 2022, because of COVID-19 limitations.

The pageant was cancelled this yr mainly because of the virus.

But on Sunday, his daughter and co-organiser, Emily Eavis, claimed she is anticipating it to acquire spot upcoming summer months and not be pushed again to the autumn.

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In a Tweet, she wrote: “For those who have been inquiring, we have no plans to shift future year’s Glastonbury to September 2021 – we’re nevertheless pretty a lot aiming for June.”

Even so, upcoming year’s party at Deserving Farm in Somerset is previously bought out, with organisers honouring tickets acquired for this yr.

Ms Eavis continued: “Also, we have moved our ticket resale again from Oct to April, simply because so couple people have asked for a refund, that means we will not have sufficient tickets to resell.

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Michael Eavis and Emily Eavis attend The NME Awards 2020 at the O2 Academy Brixton on February 12, 2020 in London
Founder Michael Eavis and co-organiser and daughter, Emily Eavis. File pic

“Additionally, we have prolonged the totally free cancellation deadline until the close of January.”

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No announcement has been manufactured about who might be actively playing upcoming year’s festival.

Headliners Sir Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar, additionally hundreds of other functions, were due to engage in at this year’s 50th anniversary celebrations in June before the festival was called off due to COVID-19.

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