Tickets for Glastonbury 2019 sold out half an hour after going on sale as record numbers of people attempted to buy one, the festival organisers have said.
Standard tickets were released just after 9am on Sunday and the official Glastonbury Twitter account said it was experiencing “incredible demand” within minutes. The festival’s co-organiser Emily Eavis announced at 9.36am that the sale was over.
“Tickets have now all sold out! We are blown away by the huge demand, looks like record numbers tried. Thank you for your patience and incredible support and for those of you who missed out, there will be a ticket resale in April,” she tweeted.
This followed a swift sellout last Thursday of tickets packaged with coach travel. Only pre-registered buyers could access the two online sales as part of the festival’s continued drive against ticket touting.
A spokesman for the festival said it sold 135,000 tickets for the event…