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Glastonbury morale boost as festival returns after two years

Bands, performers, celebrities and fans providing financial boost to south-west England town

Hannah Bennett had a bit of a moment when she drove up to the Field of Avalon. “I felt very emotional and tearful,” said Bennett, who sells hippy and fair trade clothing at her Rainbow Rebel stall. “It means so much to be back and meet the people I haven’t seen for three years. It feels normal and lovely, almost as if Covid didn’t really happen.”

After being cancelled in 2020 and 2021, the Glastonbury festival is very much back on. The bands, the performers, the celebrities, the fans are on their way, providing a huge boost – both to morale and to finances – in this corner of south-west England.

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