Now £5 for a three day ticket, 1979 saw 12,000 people enjoying the likes of Peter Gabriel, Tom Robinson and Steve Hillage at Glastonbury Fayre. Following the theme ‘The Year of the Child’, organisers Bill Harkin and Arabella Churchhill provided special entertainment and provisions for children, which in turn inspired the ‘Children’s World’ charity, which still exists today. Due to great financial loss, the decision was made not to hold a festival the following year.
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