How to catch all of the action at Glastonbury 2022!
Glastonbury Festival returns to Worthy Farm for 2022 - and here's how you can follow all the fun from home!
Running from Wednesday 22 June – Sunday 26 June, the legendary Somerset event makes its hugely anticipated comeback and the BBC will once again be the destination to catch all the standout sets and must-watch moments.
Across BBC iPlayer, BBC Sounds, TV, radio, online and more, there's plenty of options for fans wanting to get up close on the action. Here's your complete guide to how you can stay up-to-date across the weekend...
1. Watch the live streams on iPlayer
BBC iPlayer is your go-to place to for live performances, classic Glasto content and many more special treats!
During the event itself, you'll be able to tune into our special Glastonbury Channel, which will run on iPlayer from Thursday to Sunday. Here, you'll get a curated and continuous stream of major live moments, exclusive interviews and some of the magic from behind the scenes - all presented by some of your favourite BBC radio and TV hosts. On the channel across the weekend, you can expect to see the likes of Billie Eilish, Foals, Sam Fender, Charli XCX, HAIM and Little Simz.
2022 will also mark the first time that we're broadcast Glastonbury (or any music event!) in Ultra HD. A dedicated Ultra HD live stream on iPlayer with presenters guiding you through a mixture of live performances and highlights from the Pyramid stage from Friday to Sunday.
Like in previous years, there will also be live streams from the five major stages (Pyramid Stage, Other Stage, Park Stage, West Holts Stage and the John Peel Stage) for you to enjoy even more of your favourite bands and artists. The most famous of them all, the Pyramid Stage will kick off on Friday with Rufus Wainwright at 1.45pm, with Wolf Alice, Elbow, Joy Crookes, Kendrick Lamar, AJ Tracey, Diana Ross, and many more gracing the stage across the weekend.
- Watch the Glastonbury Channel here on Saturday from 12pm.
- Watch the Pyramid Stage here on Saturday from 1:15pm.
- Watch the Other Stage here on Saturday from 2:15pm.
- Watch the John Peel Stage here on Saturday from 2:00pm.
- Watch the Park Stage here on Saturday from 2:00pm.
- Watch the West Holts Stage here on Saturday from 2:30pm.
After the weekend itself, there will be over 90 full sets available in full on iPlayer, with the Pyramid Stage headliners in UHD. You'll also be able to watch must-watch standalone tracks from select number of acts.
Before the weekend though, you can get yourself in the mood for this year's Glasto by checking out the Glastonbury: 50 Years and Counting documentary, Stormzy's Road to the Pyramid Stage, or a lookback at Stormzy's historic and electric headline set in full with Stormzy - Live at Glastonbury 2019.
2. Listen on Sounds
BBC Sounds will bring you the very best of the Glasto action, before, during and after the big event. Head to Sounds for continuous coverage all day, everyday, including Pyramid Stage headliners, legends, and other selected performances live in full and available on demand.
You'll be able to enjoy full sets from some of the biggest artists, including headliners Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar, plus a special selection of late-night DJ sets recorded across the festival for all you dance music fans!
There'll be so much on offer that some listeners might not know where to start. Thankfully, you can head to Back to Back Sounds on the Music page of BBC Sounds app to find curated playlist of live tracks and highlights to enjoy.
For all those Glasto fans wanting to start early, Sounds will be offering Glastonbury takeovers of some of your favourite mixes, including the Morning After Mix, Late in the Day, 1Xtra Salutes, Hits For Days, Indie Forever and Artist Icons.
3. Tune in across BBC radio
On radio and BBC Sounds, you'll be able to enjoy a whole load of Glastonbury programming, starting on Wednesday 22 June with All Day Glastonbury on 6 Music. Lauren Laverne kicks off 6 Music's All Day Glastonbury on her breakfast show from 7.30am-10.30am with a live broadcast from the Worthy Farm gates as the first festival-goers enter the site.
Meanwhile, there will be extensive coverage on Radio 1, Radio 1 Dance, Radio 1Xtra and Radio 2. On Radio 2, Zoe Ball will present her breakfast show from Worthy Farm on Friday 24 June, and you'll also be able to hear Sir Paul McCartney's Pyramid Stage headline set on the network from 10.30pm on Saturday 25 June. Radio 1 will bring you Billie Eilish's live headline set on Friday from 10pm, and 1Xtra will be airing Kendrick Lamar's Saturday headline set from 9pm. The Thursday night live DJ sets from the Introducing Stage at Glastonbury will be broadcast on R1 Dance until midnight.
4. Watch on TV for all the best bits
Whether you're tuning into BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three and BBC Four, there will be great performances and Glasto highlights to enjoy across the main TV channels.
On BBC One, you'll be able to enjoy the likes of Olivia Rodrigo and Paul McCartney on Saturday, plus Diana Ross on Sunday; while BBC Two will be bringing you Billie Eilish's headline set on Friday, the likes of Noel Gallagher and HAIM on Saturday and Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Elbow and more on Sunday.
Over on BBC Three, viewers will be treated to sets from Little Simz, Sam Fender, YUNGBLUD, Burna Boy and more across the weekend. BBC Four, meanwhile, will air highlights from Pet Shop Boys, Celeste, Arlo Parks, IDLES and others.
See the full TV schedules below.
5. Share, like and subscribe via YouTube
Subscribe to the BBC Music YouTube channel to watch the biggest music moments from the weekend. We'll be bringing you handpicked tracks from major sets across five stages.
You can also get a taster of what to expect by checking out this playlist of classic live performances from past Glastonburys!
6. Get involved on social media
Follow BBC Glastonbury on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for the ultimate behind-the-scenes festival experience. We’ll be sharing clips from standout performances, plus giving you an exclusive backstage look, capturing all the moments with artists that fans don’t usually get to see.
Basically, we’ll be right in the heart of the action and bringing you all the gossip from Worthy Farm, so get involved!
7. Check out our Glasto webcam
If you really (and we mean really) want to feel like you're right there in Worthy Farm, we recommend you checking out our Glastonbury webcam. Documenting the journey of the festival all the way from the calm before the storm right through to the buzz of the full fest, it's well worth keeping an eye on. Maybe you'll even spot a friend in the crowd too!