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The A361 is a major road in England and at is the longest 3 digit A road in the UK.
The A37 is a major road in south west England.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer and songwriter.
Aggreko plc is a supplier of temporary power generation equipment and of temperature control equipment.
Alastair Ian Stewart (born 5 September 1945) is a British singer-songwriter and folk-rock musician who rose to prominence as part of the British folk revival in the 1960s and 1970s.
Alt-J (stylised as alt-J, or ∆) is an English indie rock band formed in 2007 in Leeds, by Joe Newman (guitar/lead vocals), Thom Sonny Green (drums), Gus Unger-Hamilton (keyboards/vocals) and Gwil Sainsbury (guitar/bass).
Amy Elizabeth Macdonald (born 25 August 1987) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and musician.
Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter.
Andrew Kerr (29 November 1933 – 6 October 2014) was a co-founder of Glastonbury Fair, the 1971 forerunner of today's Glastonbury Festival.
Arabella Spencer-Churchill (30 October 1949 – 20 December 2007) was an English charity founder, festival co-founder, and fundraiser.
Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.
Arcadia Spectacular, known colloquially as "Arcadia", are a performance art collective that combine elements of sculpture, architecture, recycling, pyrotechnics, lighting, circus and music into large scale performance and dance spaces.
Archaos (Cirque Archaos) is a French contemporary circus created by Pierrot Bidon in 1986.
Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield.
Ash are a Northern Irish alternative rock band, formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray.
Avalon (Insula Avallonis, Old French Avalon, Ynys Afallon, Ynys Afallach; literally meaning "the isle of fruit trees") is a legendary island featured in the Arthurian legend.
"Avalon" is a 1982 song by the English rock band Roxy Music.
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Sir Barry Alan Crompton Gibb (born 1 September 1946) is a British singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group Bee Gees, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed groups in the history of popular music.
Basement Jaxx are an English electronic music duo consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe.
The Bastille was a fortress in Paris, known formally as the Bastille Saint-Antoine.
The Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music was a counterculture era music festival held at the Royal Bath and West Showground in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England on 27–29 June 1970.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Battersea and Wandsworth TUC is a Trades Union Council (also known as a Trades Council) covering the London Borough of Wandsworth in South West London.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beady Eye were an English rock band formed in 2009, by lead vocalist Liam Gallagher, guitarists Gem Archer and Andy Bell, and drummer Chris Sharrock, all former members of Oasis.
Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970), known professionally as Beck, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B or BnB) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast.
Benjamin John "Ben" Howard (born 24 April 1987) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and composer.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Biffy Clyro are a Scottish rock band that formed in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, composed of Simon Neil (guitar, lead vocals), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and Ben Johnston (drums, vocals).
Stephen William "Billy" Bragg (born 20 December 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and left-wing political activist.
Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.
Black Uhuru is a Jamaican reggae group formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for 'freedom').
Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd. is a British retailer, headquartered in Bury, Greater Manchester, England which owns the British outdoor retailers Blacks, Millets and Ultimate Outdoors.
Bloc Party are an English rock band, currently composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, sampler), Russell Lissack (lead guitar, keyboards), Justin Harris (bass guitar, keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals) and Louise Bartle (drums, percussion).
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.
Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.
Boy Better Know are an English grime collective and record label.
Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded <!-- DO NOT CAPITALIZE -->the Beach Boys.
Bring Me the Horizon, often known by the acronym BMTH, are an English rock band from Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
British Waterways, often shortened to BW, was a statutory corporation wholly owned by the government of the United Kingdom.
Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson (22 February 1928 – 18 August 2017) was a British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer, and screenwriter whose career spanned more than 75 years.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Budweiser is an American-style pale lager produced by Anheuser-Busch, currently part of the transnational corporation Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist Hal David.
Busted are an English pop rock band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, consisting of James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson.
Caen Hill Locks (pronounced "Cane") are a flight of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal, between Rowde and Devizes in Wiltshire, England.
The Calais Jungle was a refugee and migrant encampment in the vicinity of Calais, France, in use from January 2015 to October 2016.
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
A campervan (or camper van), sometimes referred to as a camper, or a caravanette, is a self-propelled vehicle that provides both transport and sleeping accommodation.
A campsite or camping pitch is a place used for overnight stay in an outdoor area.
A caravan, travel trailer, camper or camper trailer is towed behind a road vehicle to provide a place to sleep which is more comfortable and protected than a tent (although there are fold-down trailer tents).
Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962) is a British DJ, and house and techno producer.
Carlsberg A/S is a global brewer.
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine (frequently shortened to Carter USM) were an English indie rock band formed in 1988 by singer Jim "Jim Bob" Morrison and guitarist Les "Fruitbat" Carter.
Castle Cary railway station is north of the town of Castle Cary and south of Shepton Mallet in a largely rural area of Somerset, England.
Catfish and the Bottlemen are a Welsh rock band, formed in Llandudno, North Wales in 2007.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Chic, currently called Nile Rodgers & Chic, is an American band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards.
Children's World is a charity based in the UK.
Héloïse Letissier (born 1 June 1988), known by her stage names Christine and the Queens and, since 2018, Chris, is a French singer, songwriter and producer.
Christopher Andrew "Christy" Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Clean Bandit are a British electronic music band, formed in Cambridge in 2008.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).
Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed in a process called composting.
In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join together to form a single channel.
A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise".
The Cosmic Rough Riders are an alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland.
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Craig Ashley David (born 5 May 1981) is an English singer, songwriter and rapper and record producer who rose to fame in 1999, featuring on the single "Re-Rewind" by Artful Dodger.
Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a vocal folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills and English singer-songwriter Graham Nash.
The culture of the United Kingdom is influenced by the UK's history as a developed state, a liberal democracy and a great power; its predominantly Christian religious life; and its composition of four countries—England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism.
Cupid and Death is a mid-seventeenth-century masque, written by the Caroline era dramatist James Shirley, and performed on 26 March 1653 before the Portuguese ambassador to Great Britain.
Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.
Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California.
Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer and record producer.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam, (born 25 February 1941) is a British film producer and educator.
Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), known professionally as deadmau5 (pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Canadian electronic music producer, DJ, musician, and composer.
Declan Benedict McKenna (born December 24, 1998) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
Disclosure are an English electronic music duo consisting of brothers Howard (born 11 May 1994) and Guy Lawrence (born 25 May 1991).
The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.
Dylan Kwabena Mills (born 18 September 1984), better known by his stage name Dizzee Rascal, is an English hip hop recording artist and record producer. A pioneer of grime music, his work has also incorporated elements of UK garage, bassline, British hip hop, and R&B. He released his acclaimed debut album Boy in da Corner in 2003. It has since been considered a grime classic and earned him the 2003 Mercury Prize. Follow-up albums Showtime, Maths + English, and Tongue n' Cheek have been critically praised and certified platinum, with Tongue n' Cheek going platinum for sales exceeding 300,000 units in the United Kingdom. He has scored the number-one hits "Dance wiv Me", "Bonkers", "Holiday", "Dirtee Disco", "Shout".
Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music.
Doves are an inactive alternative rock band from Cheshire, England.
Dowsing is a type of divination employed in attempts to locate ground water, buried metals or ores, gemstones, oil, gravesites, and many other objects and materials without the use of scientific apparatus.
Dua Lipa (born 22 August 1995) is an English singer, songwriter, and model.
Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop.
Echo & the Bunnymen are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978.
Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.
Elastica were an English alternative rock band that played punk rock, post-punk and new wave-influenced music.
Elbow are an English rock band consisting of Guy Garvey (lead vocals, guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard, piano, backing vocals), Mark Potter (guitar, backing vocals) and Pete Turner (bass guitar, backing vocals).
Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music is a 2011 book by Rob Young about the history of British folk music in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan.
Elena Jane Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer and songwriter.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
Adele Emily Sandé, (born 10 March 1987), known professionally as Emeli Sandé, is a British singer and songwriter.
Emily Eavis (born 1979) is co-organiser of the annual Glastonbury Festival.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Enter Shikari are a British alternative rock band formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 1999 under the name Hybryd by bassist Chris Batten, lead vocalist and keyboardist Roughton "Rou" Reynolds, and drummer Rob Rolfe.
The of Everyman (The Summoning of Everyman), usually referred to simply as Everyman, is a late 15th-century morality play.
Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.
Fairport Convention are a British folk rock band.
Festival Republic is a UK music promoter.
First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk duo that consists of the sisters Klara (vocals/guitar) and Johanna Söderberg (vocals/keyboards/Autoharp/bass guitar).
A flash flood is a rapid flooding of geomorphic low-lying areas: washes, rivers, dry lakes and basins.
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.
Florence and the Machine (stylised as Florence + the Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of vocalist Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other musicians.
Foals are a rock band from Oxford, England formed in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Yannis Philippakis, drummer and percussionist Jack Bevan, rhythm guitarist Jimmy Smith, and keyboardist Edwin Congreave.
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.
Free festivals are a combination of music, arts and cultural activities, for which often no admission is charged, but involvement is preferred.
Gabrielle Ann Aplin (born 10 October 1992) is an English singer-songwriter.
Garbage is a Scottish–American alternative rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin in 1993.
Gary Clark Jr. (born February 15, 1984) is an American musician from Austin, Texas.
A geodesic dome is a hemispherical thin-shell structure (lattice-shell) based on a geodesic polyhedron.
George Ezra Barnett (born 7 June 1993) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born 26 June 1942), known professionally as Gilberto Gil, is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his musical innovation and political activism.
Giles Wemmbley-Hogg Goes Off is a British radio comedy from BBC Radio 4, written by Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby and Graeme Garden.
Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (born 19 August 1939) is an English drummer and the founder of the rock band Cream.
Glade Festival was an electronic dance music festival, founded by Nick Ladd and Ans Guise, which originally started out as Glastonbury Festival's Glade Stage, which was established by Luke Piper and Mark Parsons who also became founding partners in Glade Festival itself.
Glastonbury is a town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated at a dry point on the low-lying Somerset Levels, south of Bristol.
Glastonbury is a 2006 rockumentary film directed by Julien Temple which details the history of the Glastonbury Festival from 1970 to 2005.
Glastonbury Anthems is a DVD featuring live performances from the Glastonbury Festival from 1994 to 2004.
Glastonbury Fayre is a 1972 documentary film directed by Nicolas Roeg and Peter Neal of the 1971 Glastonbury Festival (known then as the Glastonbury Fair) which was held on 20–24 June 1971.
The first Glastonbury Festivals were a series of cultural events held in summer, from 1914 to 1925 in Glastonbury, Somerset, England.
The 2008 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts was held from 27 to 29 June 2008.
The 2009 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts was held from 24–29 June 2009.
The 2010 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts took place in Pilton, Somerset, England in June 2010.
The 2011 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts was held from 22–26 June 2011.
The 2013 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts was held from 26–30 June 2013.
Glastonbury Festival is a greenfield music and performing arts festival on farm land near Pilton, England.
Glastonbury the Movie is a 1996 (and as Glastonbury the Movie In Flashback (2012)) documentary film about the Glastonbury Festival produced and directed by William Beaton, Robin Mahoney and Matthew Salkeld.
Glastonbury Tor is a hill near Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower, a Grade I listed building.
Goldfrapp are an English electronic music duo from London, formed in 1999.
Gong are an international progressive rock band that incorporates elements of jazz and space rock into their musical style.
Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett.
The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt.
Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 39 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys (born 18 July 1970 in Haverfordwest) is a Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author.
Haim (pronounced, and stylized as HAIM) is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles.
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter.
"Happy Birthday" is a 1981 single written, produced and performed by Stevie Wonder for the Motown label.
Happy Mondays are an English alternative rock band from Salford, Greater Manchester.
Hawkwind are an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups.
Highbridge is a small market town situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels near the mouth of the River Brue.
A hippie (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
HMV Retail Ltd. is an entertainment retailing company (registered in England) operating in the United Kingdom.
Hole was an American alternative rock band formed by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson in Los Angeles, California in 1989.
Hugh Alan Cornwell (born 28 August 1949) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best known for being the vocalist and guitarist for the punk rock/new wave band the Stranglers from 1974 to 1990.
Hurts are an English synth-pop duo formed in Manchester in 2009, consisting of singer Theo Hutchcraft and multi-instrumentalist Adam Anderson.
Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, consisting of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, lead guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation.
Isaac Lee Hayes Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor and producer.
The Isle of Wight Festival is a British music festival which takes place annually on the Isle of Wight in Newport, England.
John Anthony White (né Gillis; born July 9, 1975) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.
Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States.
Jake Bugg (born Jake Edwin Charles Kennedy; 28 February 1994) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter.
James are an English rock band from Manchester, which was formed in 1982 and enjoyed popularity throughout the 1990s.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Jamie Cullum (born 20 August 1979) is an English jazz-pop singer-songwriter.
Jamiroquai are a British jazz-funk band from London, formed in 1992.
Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) is an English musician, actor and presenter.
Jason Thomas Mraz (born June 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter who first came to prominence in the San Diego coffee shop scene in 2000.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott Moorhead,Browne (2001), p. 58 was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.
John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.
John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was an English musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a punk rock band formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.
Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood (born 5 November 1971) is an English musician and composer.
Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra (also known as Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra) is a rhythm and blues band led by boogie-woogie pianist Jools Holland.
Julien Andrew Temple (born 26 November 1952) is an English film, documentary and music video director.
Jungle are an English modern soul musical collective based in London.
Kaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing one studio album, 22, in 2003, before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name that same year.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
Keith Howell Charles Allen (born 2 September 1953) is a British actor, comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, artist, author, and television presenter.
Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Ketamine, sold under the brand name Ketalar among others, is a medication mainly used for starting and maintaining anesthesia.
Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.
Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1985),;; known professionally as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer and songwriter.
Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a British folk singer-songwriter.
LCD Soundsystem is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2002.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Ian Fraser Kilmister (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), better known as Lemmy, was an English musician and singer-songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
Leonard Albert Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.
Level 42 are an English band formed in Isle of Wight in 1980.
Levellers are an English folk rock band formed in Brighton, England in 1988, consisting of Mark Chadwick (guitar and vocals), Jeremy Cunningham (bass guitar), Charlie Heather (drums), Jon Sevink (violin), Simon Friend (guitar) and Matt Savage (keyboards).
Ley lines are apparent alignments of land forms, places of ancient religious significance or culture, often including man-made structures.
William John Paul Gallagher (born 21 September 1972), better known as Liam Gallagher, is an English singer and songwriter.
Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs typically during a thunderstorm.
Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper (née Allen; born 2 May 1985), known professionally as Lily Allen, is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
There are a large number of music festivals in the United Kingdom, covering a wide variety of genres.
Live Nation Entertainment is an American global entertainment company, formed from the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in 2010.
A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.
Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation.
London Grammar are an English indie pop band from Nottingham, formed in 2009.
Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born 7 November 1996), known professionally as Lorde (pronounced lord), is a singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
Lucy Spraggan (born 21 July 1991) is an English musician, currently signed to Cooking Vinyl Records.
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, is a psychedelic drug known for its psychological effects, which may include altered awareness of one's surroundings, perceptions, and feelings as well as sensations and images that seem real though they are not.
Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A. (pronounced as distinct initials), is a British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and activist.
M83 are a French electronic music project currently based in Los Angeles.
Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976.
Major Lazer is an American electronic dance music trio composed of record producer Diplo, and DJs Jillionaire and Walshy Fire.
Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Caerphilly and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion, soundscapes).
Marcus Alexander Brigstocke (born 8 May 1973) is an English comedian, actor and satirist who also holds French citizenship.
Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
Massive Attack are a British musical group formed in 1988 in Bristol, consisting of Robert "3D" Del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" Marshall and formerly Andy "Mushroom" Vowles ("Mush").
The Master Musicians of Joujouka are Jbala Sufi trance musicians most famous for their connections with the Beat Generation and the Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones These musicians hail from the village of Jajouka or Zahjouka near Ksar-el-Kebir in the Ahl Srif mountain range of the southern Rif Mountains in northern Morocco.
Karen Marie Aagaard Ørsted Andersen (born 13 August 1988), known professionally as MØ, is a Danish singer, songwriter and record producer, signed to Sony Music Entertainment.
MCD Productions is an Irish concert promotion company.
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.
A megalith is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.
Melanie Anne Safka-Schekeryk (born February 3, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter.
The Mendip Hills (commonly called the Mendips) is a range of limestone hills to the south of Bristol and Bath in Somerset, England.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Michael Eavis CBE (born Athelstan Joseph Michael Eavis; 17 October 1935) is an English dairy farmer and the creator of the Glastonbury Festival, which takes place at his farm in Pilton, Somerset.
Mighty Baby were a band formed in 1968 from the ashes of The Action.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.
Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), known mononymously as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author.
Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox.
A motorhome (or motor coach) is a type of self-propelled recreational vehicle (RV) which offers living accommodation combined with a vehicle engine.
Mumford & Sons are a British band formed in 2007.
Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994.
Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981.
Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
New Age travellers are persons who often espouse New Age and hippie beliefs, and travel between music festivals and fairs, in order to live in a community with others who hold similar beliefs.
New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.
Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the frontman of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Nicolas Jack Roeg (born 15 August 1928) is an English film director and former cinematographer.
Nizlopi were an English folk and alternative duo formed in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire by Luke Concannon on vocals, guitar and bodhrán and John Parker on double bass, human beatbox and backing vocals.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
Orbital are an English electronic dance music duo from Sevenoaks, Kent, England consisting of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll.
Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International.
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, both formerly of the English rock band Led Zeppelin, recorded and toured in the mid-1990s under the title Page and Plant.
Paloma Faith Blomfield (born 21 July 1981), known professionally as Paloma Faith, is an English singer, songwriter, and actress.
The Pandemonium Tour was a worldwide concert tour by British pop duo Pet Shop Boys in support of their tenth studio album Yes.
"Paranoid Android" is a song by the English alternative rock band Radiohead, released as the lead single from their third studio album OK Computer (1997) on 26 May 1997.
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
John William "Paul" Weller, Jr. (born 25 May 1958) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Pendulum is an Australian drum and bass and electronic rock band founded in 2002.
The Pet Shop Boys are an English synthpop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).
Peter Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer, and artist.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Pilton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the A361 road in the Mendip district, 3 miles (5 km) south-west of Shepton Mallet and 6 miles (10 km) east of Glastonbury.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Polly Jean Harvey, MBE (born 9 October 1969) known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.
A pop-up camper is a type of towed recreational vehicle that can be collapsed for easy storage and transport.
Portishead are an English band formed in 1991 in Bristol.
Primal Scream are a British rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie.
A psilocybin mushroom is one of a polyphyletic group of fungi that contain any of various psychedelic compounds, including psilocybin, psilocin, and baeocystin.
Psychedelics are a class of drug whose primary action is to trigger psychedelic experiences via serotonin receptor agonism, causing thought and visual/auditory changes, and altered state of consciousness.
Pulp were an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978.
Pylle is a village and civil parish south west of Shepton Mallet, and from Wells, in the Mendip district of Somerset, England.
Quintessence was a rock band formed in April 1969 in Notting Hill, London, England.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
Radio Avalon was a pirate radio station set up at the Glastonbury Festival near Glastonbury, England, in 1983.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.
Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, (born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Robert Peter Williams (born 13 February 1974) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.
Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter.
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer.
The Roskilde Festival is a Danish music festival held annually south of Roskilde.
The Royal Bath and West of England Society is a charitable society founded in 1777 to promote and improve agriculture and related activities around the West Country of England.
Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton in 2013.
Run the Jewels, also known by the initialism RTJ, is an American hip hop duo consisting of rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike.
Rutland Boughton (23 January 187825 January 1960) was an English composer who became well known in the early 20th century as a composer of opera and choral music.
Saint Etienne are an English band from London, formed in 1990.
Scissor Sisters is an American pop/rock band formed in 2001.
Scouting for Girls are an English pop rock band.
Shakespears Sister is a pop-rock act, formed by Irish-born singer–songwriter Siobhan Fahey in 1988.
Michael Barratt (born 4 March 1948), known as Shakin' Stevens, is a platinum-selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who was the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born 2 February 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Shepton Mallet is a town and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset in South West England.
Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, (born 8 January 1937) is a Welsh singer whose career began in the mid-1950s, best known both for her powerful voice and for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979).
A silent disco or silent rave is an event where people dance to music listened to on wireless headphones.
Simply Red are a British soul and pop band which formed in 1983 in Manchester.
Magda Davitt (born Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor, 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.
Joseph Junior Adenuga (born 19 September 1982), better known by his stage name Skepta, is an English grime artist, rapper, songwriter, record producer and music video director.
Skin Alley were a British progressive rock combo, that existed from 1968 to 1974 and was founded by Thomas Crimble and Alvin Pope.
Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), known professionally as Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and musician.
Skunk Anansie are a British rock band whose members include Skin (lead vocals, guitar), Cass (guitar, bass, backing vocals), Ace (guitar, backing vocals) and Mark Richardson (drums and percussion).
Solange Piaget Knowles (born June 24, 1986), known mononymously as Solange, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
A solstice is an event occurring when the Sun appears to reach its most northerly or southerly excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere.
Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.
The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway – almost always referred to as "the S&D" – was an English railway line connecting Bath in north east Somerset and Bournemouth now in south east Dorset but then in Hampshire, with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.
South West England is one of nine official regions of England.
Stackridge were a British rock group which had its greatest success in the early 1970s.
Status Quo are an English rock band who play a brand of boogie rock.
Steel Pulse is a roots reggae musical band from the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England, which has a large number of Afro-Caribbean, Indian and other Asian migrants.
Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.
Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
A stone circle is an alignment of standing stones arranged in a circle.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury.
The Stonehenge Free Festival was a British free festival from 1974 to 1984 held at the prehistoric monument Stonehenge in England during the month of June, and culminating with the summer solstice on or near June 21.
Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. (born 26 July 1993), better known by his stage name Stormzy, is an English rapper.
Suzanne Nadine Vega (born July 11, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer, best known for her eclectic folk-inspired music.
Take That are an English pop group formed in Manchester in 1990.
Tame Impala is a psychedelic rock band conceived by Australian multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker.
A tent peg (or tent stake) is a spike, usually with a hook or hole on the top end, typically made from wood, metal, plastic, or composite material, pushed or driven into the ground for holding a tent to the ground, either directly by attaching to the tent's material, or by connecting to ropes attached to the tent.
"The '59 Sound" is a 2008 song by American rock band The Gaslight Anthem.
The 1975 are an English rock band originating from Manchester.
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in Toronto, Ontario in 1968 by Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals).
The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Black Keys are an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001.
The Boomtown Rats are an Irish rock band that had a series of Irish and UK hits between 1977 and 1985.
The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, originating in Manchester in 1989.
The Communards were a British pop duo active from 1985 to 1988.
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976.
The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The Gaslight Anthem is an American rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, formed in 2006.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as the Jacksons, are an American family music group.
The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
The Kooks are an English pop rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton.
The Last Shadow Puppets are an English supergroup consisting of Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys), Miles Kane (The Rascals, solo artist), James Ford (Simian, Simian Mobile Disco, music producer), and Zach Dawes (Mini Mansions).
The Left Field is a travelling stage and bar which forms part of several British festivals.
The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar).
The Moody Blues are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1964.
The National is an American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, formed in 1999.
The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984.
The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music group from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett.
The Psychedelic Furs are an English rock band founded in London in February 1977.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry.
The Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983.
The Strypes are a four-piece rock band from Cavan, Ireland, formed in 2010 consisting of Ross Farrelly (lead vocals/harmonica), Josh McClorey (lead guitar/vocals), Peter O'Hanlon (bass guitar/harmonica) and Evan Walsh (drums).
The Style Council were an English band formed in 1983 by Paul Weller, the former singer, songwriter, and guitarist with the punk rock/new wave/mod revival band The Jam, and keyboardist Mick Talbot, previously a member of Dexys Midnight Runners, The Bureau and The Merton Parkas.
The Supernaturals are a 5-piece guitar-based indie rock band from Glasgow, Scotland.
The Tuts are an English DIY pop punk, "three-tone" band from Hayes, London.
The Vaccines are an English indie rock band, formed in West London in 2010 by Justin Hayward-Young (lead vocals, guitar), Freddie Cowan (lead guitar, vocals), Árni Árnason (bass, vocals) and Pete Robertson (drums, vocals).
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury.
The Waterboys are a Scottish/Irish folk rock band formed in Edinburgh in 1983 by Scottish musician Mike Scott.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
The Wombles are a British novelty pop group, featuring musicians dressed as the characters from children's TV show The Wombles, which in turn was based on the children's book series by Elisabeth Beresford.
The xx are an English indie pop band from Wandsworth, London, formed in 2005.
Thee Faction are a garage rock/garage punk band from Surrey, UK, noted for their explicit Socialist agenda.
Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and composer, and the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
Thomas Crimble is a musician who played with Skin Alley and Hawkwind before becoming a central part of the organisation of the Glastonbury Festival from the 1971 Free festival until 1999.
Timothy 'Tim' Blake (born 6 February 1952, in Shepherd's Bush, London) is a keyboardist, synthesist, vocalist, and composer working with both Gong and Hawkwind.
A tipi (also teepee) is a cone-shaped tent, traditionally made of animal skins upon wooden poles.
The Tithe Barn at Cumhill Farm in Pilton, Somerset, England, was built in the 14th century as a tithe barn to hold produce for Glastonbury Abbey.
Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), also known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.
The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.
Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz.
Toots and the Maytals, originally called The Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group and one of the best known ska and rocksteady vocal groups.
Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and composer.
In British English, a tout is any person who solicits business or employment in a persistent and annoying manner (generally equivalent to a solicitor or barker in American English, or a spruiker in Australian English).
Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson (born 29 October 1987), known professionally as Tove Lo (lit. "Lynx"), is a Swedish singer-songwriter.
Traffic were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham, in April 1967 by Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason.
Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 1990, composed of Fran Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Dougie Payne (bass guitar, backing vocals), Andy Dunlop (lead guitar, banjo, backing vocals) and Neil Primrose (drums, percussion).
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The U2 360° Tour was a worldwide concert tour by rock band U2.
UB40 are an English reggae and pop band, formed in December 1978 in Birmingham, England.
Underworld are a British electronic music group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together.
Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006 and currently signed to Columbia Records.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
Vegetable oil can be used as an alternative fuel in diesel engines and in heating oil burners.
WaterAid is an international non-profit organization that was set up in 1981 as a response to the UN International Drinking Water & Sanitation decade (1981–1990).
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
Wayne Fontana (born Glyn Geoffrey Ellis, 28 October 1945) is an English rock and pop singer, best known for the 1965 hit "Game of Love" with the Mindbenders.
Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band of the 1970s and early 1980s.
The Whitelake River is a small river on the Somerset Levels, England.
A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.
Wolf Alice are a British four-piece alternative rock band from North London, formed initially as a two-person band in 2010.
The Workers Beer Company (WBC) is a trading arm of BWTUC (Trading) Ltd and is a British-Irish business that provides mass catering to bars at music festivals in the UK and Ireland.
A world record is usually the best global performance ever recorded and officially verified in a specific skill or sport.
Worthy FM is the onsite radio station of The Glastonbury Festival.
Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group from Staten Island, New York City, originally composed of East Coast rappers RZA, GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta Killa.
Years & Years is a British synthpop band, founded in London, United Kingdom.
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust runs Yeovil District Hospital in Yeovil, Somerset, England.
Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.
Youssou N'Dour (born 1 October 1959) is a Senegalese singer, songwriter, composer, occasional actor, businessman, and politician.
A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia.
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso; born Lhamo Thondup, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
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