Since its inception in 1972 Glastonbury festival has consumed the 150 acre family farm of Michael Gavis, bringing over 170,000 music lovers from all walks of life and locations together for a week of thrilling live acts, non-stop parties and an altogether amazing atmosphere that is rivalled by none.
This year’s festival was no different. Entertainment ranged in variation from Kanye to Cabaret. The festival caters for all ages. Children can get immersed in the colourful wonderland of the ‘Kidz Field’, while all night raves and parties offer something for the bigger kids at heart.
The main stages were host to some of the biggest names, in Rock, pop and rap. The Who, Kanye West and Florence and the Machine headlined the event, while Lionel Richie, Pharrell Williams and Paloma Faith got some of the most enthusiastic reactions from the crowd.
Hyperactive Broadcasts senior technical engineer Tommy Roberts and technical engineer James Fishwick worked together with the BBC helping to capture some of the most amazing live performances from the biggest names in the music industry.
The combined efforts and expertise from both engineers, coupled with the top of the line broadcast equipment provided by Hyperactive allowed the BBC to broadcast the event flawlessly to viewers globally.