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For a cleaner, greener and fairer festival and, with your help, world.

From all of us here at Oxfam, Greenpeace and WaterAid, a big thank you to everyone who supported our campaigns at Glastonbury this summer. We hope you had a great time and that you got the chance to pop in and see us at the Meeting Point and near the Pyramid stage! While we were all there to have fun, so many of you took the time to talk about the biggest issues the world is facing today.

You stood as one with Oxfam…

Musicians and festival-goers alike joined Oxfam’s call to Stand As One with refugees worldwide. Lots of you visited the Oxfam tent by the Pyramid stage to have your photo taken as part of a global human chain – a huge show of solidarity with families forced to flee. And thousands of people signed a petition urging world leaders to save and protect lives.

You championed clean energy with Greenpeace…

Greenpeace transformed its field into an energy super grid, not only to entertain you but also to get the subject of clean energy higher up the government’s agenda. Music fans got behind the possibility of a 100% renewable future, showing that – if we all have anything to do with it – the days of big oil are numbered.

You talked toilets with WaterAid…

WaterAid had a great time at Worthy Farm this year, because incredible people like you helped shine a spotlight on Glastonbury’s unsung hero: the humble loo. Having a safe, private toilet is a basic human right. But unbelievably, one in three people around the world don’t have access to one. That means people get ill and deadly diseases spread fast. By signing WaterAid’s Toilets Save Lives petition, you told the government that they must honour Global Goal 6 – the commitment they made alongside other world leaders to reach everyone everywhere with clean water and safe toilets by 2030.


…to Michael and Emily Eavis for supporting the work of Oxfam, Greenpeace and WaterAid at Glastonbury this year. We’ll see you back at Worthy Farm in 2017!

Check out the video below, to see us in action at Glastonbury Festival and find out more about the important work we all do



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