Glastonbury: Disposable vapes added to 'what not to bring' list

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Glastonbury volition hap from 21 June to 26 June this year

By Bonnie McLaren

Newsbeat reporter

Glastonbury festival has asked fans not to bring disposable vapes.

Its organisers person added the items to its authoritative "do not bring" database - which besides includes gazebos and knives.

The updated connection says disposable vapes - which incorporate lithium batteries - "pollute the situation and tin beryllium hazardous astatine discarded centres".

There's nary proposition the devices volition beryllium confiscated - but BBC Newsbeat has approached the festival for much information.

Glastonbury has besides urged festivalgoers to "reduce, reuse and recycle" and debar different single-use items similar assemblage glitter and assemblage wipes.

It's banned the merchantability of integrative bottles on-site since 2019 - fans are encouraged to bring reusable bottles instead.

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Vapes person go a communal show astatine festivals

Arctic Monkeys and Guns N' Roses will apical the measure astatine this year's Glastonbury, which takes spot from 21 June to 26 June.

Other acts connected the line-up see Lizzo, Lana Del Rey, Lewis Capaldi, Lil Nas X and Flo.

When the line-up was announced, determination was disapproval connected societal media that each the main signifier headliners were antheral - though determination is astir a 50:50 divided betwixt antheral and pistillate acts elsewhere.

"We effort our champion and we evidently purpose for 50:50," Emily Eavis antecedently told the BBC. "Some years, it's more, immoderate years, it's less.

"This year, we did person a pistillate headliner, and she unluckily had to propulsion out... It changes each the time.

"But adjacent twelvemonth it's looking similar we've got 2 pistillate headliners, truthful fingers crossed."

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