Sponsors Orange have 300 for sale this week…

Extra tickets for this year’s GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL are going on sale this week.

Festival sponsor Orange are selling tickets each day from Tuesday 9.30am (May 10to Thursday via Orange World on their phone handsets.

Customers can text GLASTO TICKETS to 247 and they will be directed straight to the Orange World homepage.

Orange say that if you are unlucky on Tuesday try again on Wednesday and Thursday.

As previously reported on NME.COM, tickets for Glastonbury 2005 sold out in record time. All 112,000 tickets for the festival sold out in under three hours.

An extra 3,000 tickets also went on sale last month. The allocation was for the Sunday performances of the event (June 26).

People with disabilities were eligible for 250 of those tickets, whilst the remainder were sold to residents living within a 15-mile radius of the festival site.

Headliners for the event, which takes place over the weekend of August 24-26, include White Stripes, Coldplay and Kylie.