Pyramid Stage


The Pyramid Stage is the most instantly recognisable festival stage in the world. Rising from the site of a blind spring close to the Glastonbury Abbey/Stonehenge ley line, it is now in its third incarnation. —  Glastonbury Festival


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1971

  • First version built

    Conceived by Bill Harkin, the stage was a one-tenth replica of the Great Pyramid of Giza. It's built using Kwikstage scaffolding and 300 sheets of expanded metal.

1978

1981

  • Second permanent version built

    Constructed from telegraph poles and metal sheeting from the Ministry of Defence.

1994

2000

  • Third and current version built

    Designed by Bill Burroughs, now four times the size of the original.


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Location


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More Stats

Height

30 metres

Area

1,600 metres²

Weight

40 tonnes

Tubing Length

4 kilometres


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