Have you heard the one about the ticket-less punter who was so desperate to get into the Glastonbury Festival that he hired a small plane and parachuted into the site? And what about the guy who dropped his false leg into the stinky depths of a Glastonbury toilet? The Glastonbury Festival is responsible for creating more myths and legends than almost any other event on the planet. Since 1970, a combination of ley line energy, cheap Somerset cider, loud music and mind-altering drugs have fostered an aura around Worthy Farm that seems to nourish the creation of rumour, gossip and legend.
Marc Leverton is a seasoned Glastonbury Festival goer and is the author of Banksy Myths & Legends, which sold well in the UK and the USA.
In the course of his research he has uncovered a wealth of Glastonbury rumours and myths and gathered together many of the more preposterous Glastonbury Festival myths and legends each one of which is accompanied by a picture. As you try to distinguish the factual from the fanciful, remember, truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. Especially after an afternoon at The Cider Bus...