Orange Creates Official Glastonbury 2011 App

Orange has launched the official app for this years Glastonbury Festival. The app, which is available now on iOS and Android – with Nokia to follow in the coming days – allows users to plan their festival and get the most of it when they get there. 

The app has been developed in association with The Guardian newspapers Guardian Guide Saturday supplement. Features include a My Planner feature, which is programmable for users to plan what bands they want to see and which stage theyre playing. There is also an interactive map with now and next listings for stages, and a mood map to help you decide what to do next when at the festival. 

A news section features content from the Glastonbury Festival and also from the outside world courtesy of The Guardian. You can also share line-ups via Facebook before and after the festival. 

The app will present festival announcements, such as line-up changes or time changes, as they happen on-site. For those without a ticket, the app will provide a blow by blow account of the goings on, as well as a last chance to win a pair of tickets.

Spencer McHugh, brand director at Orange, says: “The Glastonbury 2011 app from Orange is bursting with a range of brand new content and features to help Glastonbury-goers get the most out of their festival experience. Weve developed the app for 2011 as an easy to use tool to help in creating a personal schedule, getting around the site, providing up-to-date news and info as well as offering the ability to share and communicate in the lead up to and during the best festival in the world.”

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis says the app is both useful and fun. “With the sheer size of the festival, providing up to the minute important news and information like changes to set times is always difficult, so were pleased that this year well be able to communicate directly with festival goers via the app,” she says. 

Go to for links to download the app for your smartphone platform.