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Glastonbury Festival gets grant as part of £400m Culture Recovery Fund

Glastonbury Festival gets grant as part of £400m Culture Recovery Fund

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Glastonbury Festival will receive a £900,000 grant as part of the government's £400 million Culture Recovery Fund.The festival was forced to cancel two events due to the pandemic and has announced a global livestream this year, on the first weekend music venues can reopen. Its co-organisers Michael and Emily Eavis said they were "extremely grateful to be offered a significant award"."After losing millions from the cancellation of our last two festivals, this grant will make a huge difference in helping to secure our future," they said.The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said the money will help the event this year and carry it through to 2022. ...