Glastonbury Festival 2019: Here are the competitions to enter for free tickets

29 April 2019, 21:02 | Updated: 15 May 2019, 18:06

Michael Eavis at Glastonbury Festival 2017
Michael Eavis at Glastonbury Festival 2017. Picture: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Sunday's ticket resale saw music fans' hopes dashed as they sold out in 12 minutes, but there are competitions you can still enter. Find out more here...

Glastonbury 2019 is almost upon us, with the festival preparing to open its gates from 26-30 June this year.

Those who don't have tickets to the world famous Somerset event - in which Stormzy, The Killers and The Cure will headline - had one more chance to buy tickets in the resale on Sunday (28 April), but were left stunned when the remaining tickets sold out in just 12 minutes.

But there's still a way to get to Worthy Farm without paying a penny... and many of them are through competitions.

See them below...

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Competitions

GWR:

Great Western Railway are giving music lovers the chance to not only win tickets to the festival, but free travel as well.

See their tweet for details below:

Water Aid:

The charity, which is a partner of the festival opened their competition for free tickets today, giving fans a chance to head to Worthy Farm if they can answer a question related to their work.

The Guardian or The Observer

The Guardian and The Observer are giving 12 pairs of tickets away to the festival this year.

Every time either of the newspapers are bought between 4-19 May 2019, you must show the voucher barcode to a participating retailer in order to be automatically entered into a prize draw.

Get more information and find the participating stores here

Mallets Cider

The local cider company, who are part of the Brothers family is the new drinks partner for Glastonbury this year - taking over Thatchers.

As The Glasto Thingy shared at the beginning of this month, the brand are giving away a chance to win tickets to the festival, among other prizes.

EE

They haven't announced anything concrete yet, but the mobile phone network and Glastonbury's partner EE for the festival have strongly hinted to one follower that they'll be giving music lovers the chance to win tickets.

For full details of all these competitions, just follow the links above.

Meanwhile, Glastonbury Festival have shared a first look at their new festival areas.

The most visible change is the addition of the new “Glastonbury-On-Sea” pier, which was announced by Michael Eavis last month.

The pier is based in the Pennard Hill Ground to the South of the site, adjacent to The Park.

The map also sees the extension of the popular area Block 9, which is located nearby the popular area Shangri-La.

The high-res map is available to view on the official Glastonbury site here.

The festival have also begun sharing the line-up posters for each of its festivals, with Silver Hayes and the Field of Avalon among those dropped so far.

The Silver Hayes area, which is known for its dance music and DJs, was the first to share its line-up. It includes acts such as Lady Leshurr, DJ Cartier and MJ Cole.

Meanwhile, the Field of Avalon is set to be a nostalgia-fest, with the likes of Glastonbury-formed 90s Brit-rockers Reef, Bananarama, Morcheeba and The Magic Numbers all set to perform.

Dynamo and Basil Brush are among the acts confirmed for the Kidz Field.

Also confirmed to play the Somerset Festival are the likes of Liam Gallagher, Tame Impala, Gerry Cinnamon, Vampire Weekend, The Chemical Brothers, Snow Patrol, Two Door Cinema Clup and more.

Kylie will play the famous Sunday Teatime legends slot on the Pyramid Stage.

See the biggest names in their official line-up poster here:

The last Glastonbury festival took place in 2017 and saw Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran headline.

Watch Radiohead play Creep at Glastonbury 2017:

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