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Glastonbury founder: 'If you come, vote' in EU referendum

The festival was scheduled to take place before the referendum date was set. Credit: PA

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis has urged festival revellers to vote in the EU referendum.

Dates to the site in Somerset are due to open the day before the June 23 vote, with music beginning on the Friday.

Mr Eavis told the Observer: "The people coming to our festival have to make sure they vote. The result of this referendum strongly affects their future - it's so important for them and they've got to ensure they're part of it.

"I do believe that the kids who come here will want to be involved. We have said it until we're blue in the face: If you come, vote."

He also expressed how important he felt it was for people to vote to remain in the EU.

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