1971Now called Glastonbury Fayre, Andrew Kerr and Arabella Churchill helped plan a free event at Pilton encompassing Midsummer’s Day. 12,000 people saw David Bowie, Hawkwind and Traffic play on a pyramid-shaped stage made from scaffolding, expanded metal and plastic sheeting.
View Tuesday 1971
1989Despite the tactical year off in 1988, Michael and Jean’s battles with the local council continued. The 1989 Festival went ahead after police were invited into the organisation and planning of the event. The international flavour continued with Fela Kuti, Bhundu Boys, Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens, and Youssou N’Dour all appearing on the Pyramid Stage.
View Tuesday 1989