Prohibited Glastonbury Festival 2022 items – what you can and can’t take on site

When you arrive, security will check your car and bags for contraband, and then you’ll have to haul your belongings a long distance to a campsite. Bringing only the essentials will make the whole arrival process much easier and faster.

In recent years, some festival-goers have started covering the bags with cling film, but all of this will need to be removed for searches, so to save time and waste, event organizers recommend not putting it on first. venue.


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Items you cannot bring to Glastonbury Festival 2022

In addition to bringing no more than you’ll need for the five days there, there are also a few items on the prohibited list.

Being found with certain items could result in their confiscation and removal from the festival, so be sure to be aware of this year’s prohibited items.

The ‘please do not bring’ list

  • Gazebos – they take up valuable tent space.
  • Excess alcohol – only food and alcohol for personal consumption may be brought on site.
  • Excess packaging – if you are buying something new for the festival, remove the packaging at home.
  • Non-biodegradable body glitter – biodegradable glitter can be purchased from local traders.
  • Disposable wipes – try a washcloth and bar soap instead.

The list of prohibited

During searches at the entrance to the festival, any object likely to be used in an illegal or offensive manner will be confiscated.

In addition to this, anyone suspected of carrying out illegal or offensive activities on site may also be searched and subject to eviction.

Prohibited items:

  • Anything glass (this includes perfume and mirrors)
  • Portable laser equipment and pens
  • Animals (except registered guide dogs)
  • PA systems or drums
  • Generators
  • Unauthorized sky lanterns or kites, fireworks or flares (anyone using fireworks will be kicked out)
  • Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)
  • Unauthorized tape recorders, professional film or video equipment (personal use cameras are welcome)
  • Fly or film with unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)

Packing tips for Glastonbury Festival 2022

As well as detailing the items you cannot bring to Glastonbury 2022, the festival also offers guidance on what you should bring.

Although some camping gear is available locally, it’s best to arrive with the essentials and ensure they are of good quality so you can pack them up, take them home and reuse them.

Opting for reusable items will not only save you money, but it’s also better for the planet.

What to pack for the Glastonbury 2022 checklist

  • Festival ticket
  • Reusable water bottle
  • sturdy tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Conveyor belt
  • Wellies or sturdy boots
  • Roll of toilet paper
  • A warm sweater
  • Suntan lotion
  • Raincoat
  • Toiletries
  • Enough spare clothes in case you get wet
  • Money and cards (some bars and shops accept cards while others only accept cash)
  • Medical information (if applicable)
  • Medication if needed
  • Torch
  • Identity document (original identity documents (no photocopies) are necessary for: welcome tickets, Challenge 21, Lead Booker for coach packages, Sunday tickets)
  • Hat
  • Bags for dirty clothes and waste
  • Contraceptives

Jan G. Gilbert