There's still time to grab your Glastonbury festival tickets

The first batch of Glastonbury Festival tickets have now sold out.

The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts or better known as Glastonbury Festival returns in 2011 to Worthy farm, near Glastonbury in the south west of England from Wednesday, June 22nd running until Sunday, June 26th.

177,000 tickets for this award winning festival went on sale on Sunday, October 3rd and were sold out within just four hours. Tickets were available from seeticket.com, the only official retailer of Glastonbury tickets. People who were lucky enough to get a ticket were required to pay a £50 deposit with the remaining £145 due between April 1st and April 7th.

But all is not lost yet, as there is always a second chance to grab your official tickets. A resale will start in mid-April where unpaid tickets will be resold to the general public. In order to have a chance of purchasing one of these tickets, you must first register at glastonburyregistration.com and tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

The highlights of the 2011 festival include world class acts such as Beyonce, U2 and Coldplay. Organisers of the festival predict the resale will sell out within minutes so anyone interested in attending are urged to check the official website for up to date information.

Anybody who has purchased tickets already and paid their outstanding balance in full can expect to receive their tickets in the post at least 14 days prior to the start of the event. An up to date photograph is required of all people who expect to attend the festival for security purposes.

Festival organisers have warned about buying tickets from unofficial sellers stating that entry will be refused to anybody who has not went through the official channels of seeticket.com

In the meantime, while you are waiting for the official resale date, you should register at glastonburyregistration.com and sit tight and wait for this relaunch. Best of luck in securing your tickets to the UK's most exciting event of 2011.

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