GLASTONBURY Festival founder Michael Eavis will discuss five decades behind the headlines during a special talk.

Mr Eavis will be at the Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, as part of the Yeovil Literary Festival on November 1, getting underway at 8pm.

He will be talking about the new book, Glastonbury 50, which he has co-produced with daughter Emily to celebrate five decades of hosting the festival.

"Its founder Michael Eavis will be talking about the stories behind the headlines and introducing this sumptuous new book, co-written with his daughter Emily, which has a host of of big-name contributors from the world of music - among them Adele, Jay Z, Dolly Parton, Chris Martin, Noel Gallagher, Lars Ulrich and Guy Garvey," said an event spokesperson.

"They're joined by artists - Stanley Donwood, Kurt Jackson and many more. Writers - Caitlin Moran, Lauren Laverne, Billy Bragg - and by a host of photographers, from Seventies icon Brian Walker to rock and roll legends Jill Furmanovsky and Greg Williams."

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