Glastonbury 2022: Queuing begins for first festival in three years

The gates to Glastonbury Festival have been officially opened by the festival’s founder Michael Eavis who said it will be “the best show in town”.The festival is returning for its 50th anniversary after a three-year hiatus due to Covid-19.As the gates were officially opened on Wednesday morning, Eavis and his daughter Emily were stood at one of the festival’s many entry points and clapped as the first attendees entered the site.Eavis, 86, told those entering the gates: “This is going to be the best show in town.“Wait and see. You better believe it.”