Glastonbury Festival 2013: Build-up


5th September - The festival announces the ticket price for Glastonbury 2013 will be £205 (plus £5 booking fee)

7th October - 135,000 standard weekend tickets go on sale at 9am. Tickets sell out in 1 hour 40 minutes.


17th January - The festival announces Malian singer Rokia Traore will play on the Pyramid Stage.

27th March - Nearly 200 acts are revealed in the first line-up announcement. Pyramid Stage headliners are Arctic Monkeys (Friday), The Rolling Stones (Saturday) and Mumford & Sons (Sunday).

2nd April - Ticket booking site re-opens for a week for balance payments.

3rd April - Shangri-La trailer released:

21st April - A limited number of cancelled or refunded Glastonbury 2013 tickets go on sale at 9am.

14th May - Video profiling the work of the bin painters released:

30th May - Full line-up revealed with daily running orders for 53 stages.

30th May - BBC announces its presenter line-up and broadcast plans for Glastonbury 2013. More than 120 live performances will be broadcast by the BBC on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on TV, radio, red button and online. The BBC's presenting team includes Chris Evans, Steve Lamacq, Nick Grimshaw, Gemma Cairney, Lauren Laverne, Dermot O'Leary, Mark Radcliffe, Jo Whiley, Greg James and Craig Charles.

17th June - Official Glastonbury 2013 mobile app launches for Apple and Android devices

24th June - The festival's radio station, Worthy FM, starts broadcasting.

Tuesday 25th June - Car parks open at 9pm.

Wednesday 26th June - Gates open at 8am.