Who is performing at Glastonbury Festival? The latest festival lineup news for 2022

The 2022 festival is set to go ahead after being cancelled for two years Credit: PA

Glastonbury Festival is set to return in 2022 after being cancelled for two years in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event is the biggest outdoor music festival in the UK, attracting huge names as hundreds of thousands of people descend on the Somerset village of Pilton.

Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar and Sir Paul McCartney have been announced as headliners for the 2022 event.

And many more acts have been confirmed, although Taylor Swift reportedly “politely declined” to perform at Worthy Farm this year to focus on re-recording her music. 

Below we’ve included all of the key information you need to know about Glastonbury Festival.

Who is headlining Glastonbury 2022?

Billie Eilish performed on the Other Stage in 2019 and will return as a headliner in 2022. Credit: PA

Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar and Sir Paul McCartney will headline Glastonbury 2022.

Eilish will be the festival's youngest-ever solo headliner when she plays the Pyramid Stage on Friday.

Who is confirmed for the Glastonbury 2022 line-up?

Diana Ross has been booked to play the 'Sunday legends' slot on the Pyramid Stage while Emily Eavis revealed Little Simz will headline the West Holts stage.

Other confirmed acts include Foals, HAIM, Lorde, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Pet Shop Boys and Primal Scream.

Years & Years, Wolf Alice and Sam Fender are also on the line-up, with many more acts still to be announced.

People will also get chance to throw back to the 2000s, with pop groups Sugababes and McFly some of the latest to be added to the 2022 line-up.

When is Glastonbury Festival 2022?

Glastonbury Festival always takes place on the final weekend of June. Traditionally it has a 'fallow year' every five years to allow the land to rest.

In 2022, the event will take place from Wednesday 22 June to Sunday 26 June. 

When do Glastonbury tickets go on sale and how much do they cost?

Tickets are sold out for Glastonbury 2022, with re-sale tickets all being snapped up in 20 minutes.

To be eligible to buy Glastonbury tickets for the 2023 festival you must be registered ahead of the sale. You can register via Glastonbury Festival’s website.

The price of a ticket changes yearly, in 2022 tickets cost ​​£280 per person plus a £5 booking fee.

Where is Glastonbury Festival?

Despite its name, Glastonbury Festival is actually in the Somerset village of Pilton at Worthy Farm.

The site is still a working farm owned by the festival's founder Michael Eavis.

How many people go to Glastonbury Festival?

Glastonbury is the largest outdoor music festival in the United Kingdom with an audience capacity of 210,000 when it was last held in 2019.