Glastonbury to present away tickets in ‘Willy Wonka’ model by way of Oxfam
Glastonbury Competition is freely giving tickets to the 2023 occasion, by way of restricted version Tony’s Chocolonely bars.
Glastonbury 2023 is ready to happen June 21 – 25. Elton John, Weapons N’Roses and Arctic Monkeys are set to headline the Pyramid Stage, whereas the likes of Lana Del Rey, Lizzo, The Struggle On Medication, Chvrches, Lil Nas X, Christine And The Queens and Manic Avenue Preachers will even seem throughout the weekend.
Because it stands, tickets for the 2023 competition are fully offered out. The primary fundamental batch of tickets went on sale again in November – with coach and ticket packages promoting out in underneath 25 minutes. Later, the final sale noticed all tickets go in simply over an hour, with organisers asserting that “demand far exceeded provide”.
A resale for refunded coach packages passed off earlier this week with tickets promoting out in 10 minutes. Tomorrow morning (April 23), any refunded Glastonbury tickets will probably be placed on sale.
Tony’s Chocolonely, the influence firm on a mission to finish trendy slavery and little one labour within the chocolate business, is giving followers one other approach into Worthy Farm although.
The corporate has teamed up with Glastonbury to launch a sequence of limited-edition chocolate bars. In the stores from Oxfam shops and on-line now, all earnings from the bars will go in the direction of poverty-fighting charity Oxfam however hidden inside 5 of the bars will probably be a pair of tickets to Glastonbury Competition 2023.
Calling all #Glastonbury ticket hunters! If you wish to be in with an opportunity to win tickets, get your self all the way down to your native Oxfam store the @TonysChocoUK_IE x @glastonbury bars are flying off the cabinets! 🎪
Comply with this hyperlink on your nearest Oxfam store: https://t.co/VoE743Qk9X pic.twitter.com/cWyMwGdt4s
— Oxfam (@oxfamgb) April 22, 2023
Nicola Matthews, head of selling at Tony’s Chocolonely mentioned: “Tony’s Chocolonely and Oxfam are united within the mission to eradicate the injustice of poverty – the basis trigger of kid labour and trendy slavery within the cocoa business. And Glastonbury Competition is broadly thought to be probably the most sustainable competition on the planet as a result of its ardour for shielding the atmosphere on Worthy Farm and past.”
“The competition additionally offers hundreds of thousands of kilos to its supported charities annually,” she continues. “It’s extremely thrilling that Oxfam and Glastonbury are keen to assist this partnership and amplify our mission with their customers and audiences.”
Oxfam’s buying and selling director Lorna Fallon added: “And as a long-standing accomplice and large fan of Glastonbury it is a beautiful alternative to convey our customers an opportunity to go to the Competition this yr. These tremendous particular chocolate bars may very well be anyplace throughout our store community and the Oxfam On-line Store.”
“The race is now on should you’re looking for a Choco Coupon!”
Talking to NME, Duran Duran lately confirmed they’d “love” to play Glastonbury within the close to future. “We simply must get the proper slot, that’s all,” mentioned Simon Le Bon.
“We now have had the possibility to do it earlier than, however it wasn’t enjoying the principle stage and I feel we’d wish to be doing that for positive,” he added. “I’m positive we’re in negotiations [with Glastonbury], and if not, we will probably be.”