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Ready for Glastonbury? Festivalgoers will walk 30 miles during the famous music event 

Ready for Glastonbury? Festivalgoers will walk 30 miles and take 143 selfies during the famous music event

  • Glastonbury festival-goers to walk an average of 30 miles over the five day event
  • They will post at least 12 videos each on social media and will take 143 photos
  • Festival fans were also found to travel an average of 143 miles to get to the site 

The average Glastonbury festival-goer will walk nearly 30 miles and take 143 photos during the five day event, a survey has found. 

Researchers who polled 1,000 people who have been to the festival found they will watch 16 performances over the five days and phone home three times a day.  

Revellers will make  around 25.3 million calls and messages in total from the venue on Worthy Farm, Somerset.

Festival fans were also found to travel an average of 143 miles to get to the site in Somerset, with the average Glastonbury-goer walking almost six miles every day – almost 30 miles over the course of the event [File photo]

The study, by Glastonbury Festival’s technology partner EE, found almost two thirds admitted they would be lost without their phones at the festival. 

The typical Glastonbury-goer will also post 12 videos on social media documenting their experiences at Worthy Farm- resulting in 2.4 million uploaded throughout the festival.

Fans were also found to travel an average of 143 miles to get to the site, with the average Glastonbury-goer walking almost six miles every day – almost 30 miles over the course of the event.

More than a tenth of fans even estimate they walk 10 miles or more each day to see all their favourite acts.

With so much ground to cover, one in four believe having maps on their smartphone to find cars and tents makes things a lot easier.  

A new EE Glastonbury app has been launched so that festivalgoers can drop location ‘pins’ on the app’s festival map to find one another. 

A spokesperson for BT and EE said: “Our new and improved EE Glastonbury app allows Festival-goers to drop pins on the festival map, listen to artists playing at Glastonbury to discover new music to help build their perfect festival line up, and create and share their own personalised set-lists so they can make sure they don’t miss a beat.”

The typical Glastonbury-goer will also post 12 videos on social media documenting their experiences at Worthy Farm- resulting in 2.4 million uploaded throughout the festival [File photo]

The typical Glastonbury-goer will also post 12 videos on social media documenting their experiences at Worthy Farm- resulting in 2.4 million uploaded throughout the festival [File photo]

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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