Large-scale sporting, musical, cultural or religious festivals as temporary sites of leisure and their associated costs and benefits • Case study of one festival in a rural location, its site factors and geographic impacts
Case Study: Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, UK
Use the resources below to briefly describe the history and location of the Glastonbury Festival.
Create a map to show it's location. This should include:
The site at Pilton
The towns of Street and Glastonbury
Cities of Bristol, Bath, London, Cardiff
Airports at Bristol, Cardiff, Southampton, Gatwick, Heathrow
What factors make the site at Pilton an effective location for a large temporary festival?
Study the resources below and identify in a table and with specific examples:
SEEP benefits of the festival - local and internationally
SEEP costs of the festival - local and international
Attempts to manage the impacts to maximise positives and minimise negatives