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Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?

From headliners to headbangers.

UNSURPRISINGLY, THE GLASTONBURY music festival was cancelled earlier today as a result of Covid-19

It was a to be a particularly significant event to celebrate the festival’s 50th anniversary, so how much do you remember some past events?

Where does Glastonbury take place?
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Rowdy Farm
Worthy Farm

Swarthy Farm
Dusky Farm
Which English county is it in?
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Cumbria
Middlesex

Norfolk
Somerset
Who was NOT scheduled to be one of the headliners of the now cancelled 2020 edition?
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Kendrick Lamar
Taylor Swift

Adele
Paul McCartney
U2 were forced to pull out in 2010 due to Bono experiencing a back injury. Instead, who did The Edge join on stage to play Where The Streets Have No Name?
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Muse
The Arctic Monkeys

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Kings of Leon
Thankfully, U2 returned to headline the festival 12 months later in 2011. Who else headlined the festival that year?
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The Cure
Ed Sheeran

Beyonce
Jay-Z
Who has played Glastonbury the most number of times?
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Paul McCartney
Van Morrison

The Who
The Rolling Stones
'Corbynmania' reached Glastonbury in 2017 when the Labour leader spoke on the Pyramid Stage, what band did he introduce?
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Wu-Tang Clan
Public Enemy

Run The Jewels
N.W.A
The 'Legends Slot' has become a much-loved annual event on the Pyramid Stage. When does the slot happen?
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Friday night
Friday afternoon

Saturday afternoon
Sunday afternoon
The Stone Roses dropped out at the last minute on the 25th anniversary festival in 1995, who stepped into their headline slot?
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Radiohead
David Bowie

Pulp
The Smashing Pumpkins
Which of these Irish artists has NOT headlined the festival?
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Sinead O'Connor
Ash

Snow Patrol
Christy Moore
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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A
Top of the class!
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B
Lovely result
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C
'I'll take it'
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You scored out of !
D
You just about scraped it!
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