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Updated: All the competitions to win Glastonbury tickets

22nd May 2019 Off By

If you’ve missed out in the resales, here are some more chances to get your hands on Glastonbury tickets in these competitions.

Tickets first sold out back in October but cancelled tickets were put back on sale last month. Coach package tickets sold out in minutes, followed by general admission tickets the following Sunday.

Mallets Cider, WaterAid and EE all have competitions running right now. Competitions from eFestivals, National Express, GWR and The Co-op have now closed.

Here’s how you can enter them all.


WaterAid are giving away a pair of tickets and you’ll need to answer this question to enter:

Worldwide, what percentage of those tasked with collecting water is made up of girls and women?

A – 27% | B – 52% | C – 72%

You’ll find the answer in the video above. The winner will be contacted on 31st May.

Visit the WaterAid website to enter.

The charity is taking their biggest ever team of volunteers to Glasto’ this year, with roles including refilling punters’ water bottles, cleaning toilets, litter picking, and even explaining how to use ShePees. Applications to volunteer closed back in February, but if you’ve been missing out on tickets every year it’s an option to keep in mind for 2020.

A WaterAid volunteer refilling a water bottle at Glastonbury

With plastic bottles banned at Glastonbury this summer, WaterAid will be running water kiosks to refill reusable bottles.

Sian Lamprey, Special Events Project Manager at WaterAid, told TheFestivals: “We’re excited to be increasing our presence at Worthy Farm by tripling our number of water kiosks to keep people hydrated while also supporting Glastonbury Festival’s move to reduce plastic pollution.

“We are proud to have partnered with Glastonbury since 1994, and first launched our water kiosks in 2014. All our festival activities are based on our work around the world to provide clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.”

Mallets Cider

Mallets has replaced Thatchers as Glastonbury’s official brand of cider.

The new brand from Showerings Cider Mill in Shepton Mallet will be sold at 110 bars across the festival this summer. The company is part of the Brothers Cider family.

Mallets will be available at Glastonbury as a draught and in 440ml cans.

Promotional packs of the cider can currently be found in stores and offer the chance to win a pair of Glastonbury tickets. Other competition prizes include Mallets t-shirts.


After hinting they might have a Glasto competition coming on Twitter since the resales, EE have now launched their Glastonbury competition.

EE are giving away five pairs of Glastonbury tickets. To enter, just head over to this page on their website and enter your details by

The competition is only open to EE customers, and while you can pick up an EE sim card in most shops for pennies, they’ll contact the winners by a phone call to that number on June 3rd. They’ll make three attempts before you lose the prize and won’t leave a message, so if you’re not using the SIM card properly you’ll miss out.

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Closed competitions

The competitions listed below have now closed and are listed for reference only.

The Guardian / The Observer

The Guardian its Sunday sister paper The Observer are giving away 12 pairs of tickets to Glastonbury between Saturday 4th and Sunday 19th of May.

You’ll get one entry to the draw each time you buy either newspaper between those dates, but you’ll have to register first here.

A barcode will then be sent to your phone or email, which you’ll need to get scanned each and every time you buy The Guardian or The Observer to get your entry.


Glastonbury: Michael and Emily Eavis

Festival website are giving away a pair of Glastonbury tickets.

Just head over to the competition page to enter by 9am on Wednesday 22nd May. You’ll be asked: “which Somerset farmer is famous for almost-always wearing shorts?”

You’ll need to register for an account on the eFestivals site to enter.


GWR, or Great Western Railway, are offering the chance to win two tickets to Glastonbury plus return train travel within the GWR network.

Last month, GWR named a new train after Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis. A ceremony took place at the festival’s nearest station, Castle Gary, which was officially dedicated as “the station of Glastonbury Festival”.

GWR put on over 50 extra trains during Glastonbury, bringing around 15,000 fans to the festival via Castle Gary station.

The competition closes at midday on Monday 6th May.
Visit the GWR website to enter.


Co-op Download Festival

The Co-op are giving away 12 pairs of Glastonbury tickets. They’ll be bringing their festival food store to Worthy Farm for the first time this summer.

The Glastonbury campsite store will sell: “a wide range of food, drink and festival essentials like sandwiches, water, bacon, eggs and bread alongside the obligatory sun cream and rain ponchos”.

To enter the competition, head over to the Co-op website before midnight on 12th May. You’ll have to fill out your details and tell them the name of the farm where Glastonbury takes place.

National Express

National Express coach

National Express are giving away four Glastonbury tickets with free return coach travel.

Just head over to their website and fill out the form before the competition closes at midnight on 12th May.

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Image credits:
– WaterAid / Ben Roberts

Glastonbury Festival / Jason Bryant
– National Express / Eddie ( CC BY-ND 2.0 )

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