The organisers of Glastonbury Pageant had been granted a unique licence to carry a two-day tournament in September on Worthy Farm.
It comes after the uncertainty across the pandemic pressured organisers Michael and Emily Eavis to cancel this 12 months’s Glastonbury within the Somerset village for the second one time in a row.
Ms Eavis published on Instagram previous within the 12 months that an software had long gone in to the native council to carry a family-friendly tournament in September, promising additional info quickly.
“With a purpose to Covid-19, in fact, any tournament would should be Covid-safe, and @MendipCouncil will paintings with different organisations and the organisers to ensure that’s the case.”
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Approving the licence, Mendip Council has carried out greater than 50 prerequisites to the development, then again, together with the banning of tenting at the web site.
It comes after issues from native citizens have been aired to the council over the proposed plans.
The licence provides that all of the performances will have to happen at the web site’s iconic Pyramid Degree, and there may also be not more than 49,999 other folks on the tournament in general, together with performers, crews, body of workers and attendees.
Cllr Sam Phripp, chair of licensing on the council, stated: “On every occasion a licence software is regarded as, Mendip rightly assesses the have an effect on of an tournament on native other folks and seeks to discover a first rate steadiness.
“In regards to Glastonbury Pageant Occasions Restricted preserving a live performance in September, we have now heard issues from citizens, and the ones issues are mirrored in additional than fifty prerequisites which have been added to this licence. We consider they are smart measures, and fit the perceived chance of the development.
“With a purpose to COVID-19, in fact, any tournament would should be COVID-safe, and Mendip will paintings with different organisations and the organisers to ensure that’s the case.
“It is in everyone’s passion for occasions like those to be a good fortune, however as chair of licensing at Mendip, I am transparent that we will stay our ears and eyes open and tackle board comments from citizens in Pilton, simply as we’d with every other tournament.”
It’s these days unknown what plans the organisers have for the web site in September, if any.
Rather than an in-person pageant this 12 months, acts like Coldplay and Haim will carry out at Worthy Farm on Saturday evening in a are living streamed tournament.
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