Nanny Pat, 82, arrives at Glastonbury with a birthday wish wearing a Zimmer frame

Nanny Pat, 82, arrives at Glastonbury with a birthday wish wearing a Zimmer frame
Nanny Pat, 82, arrives at Glastonbury with a birthday wish wearing a Zimmer frame

An 82-year-old woman got her birthday wish when she arrived at this year’s Glastonbury Festival with her sunglasses and Zimmerframe in hand.

Pat Brooks, known as Nanny Pat, applied for a ticket to the iconic festival for her 80th birthday in 2020, but her wish was put on hold when the coronavirus outbreak caused the event to be cancelled.

Two years later, she finally walked through the gates of Glastonbury on Wednesday June 22, ready to enjoy performances by Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish and Diana Ross.

The father described how the family ‘had to come together’ to share the experience with Nanny Pat and to ‘give her a hand’ during the festival.

The father told BBC entertainment correspondent Colin Paterson that Nanny Pat was ‘absolutely’ thrilled at the news that the Chemical Brothers were doing a DJ set and said: ‘She’ll be there, if she can get up on stage. , will be up’. there. »

The 82-year-old is said to have a varied taste in music consisting of “absolutely everything” but “the louder the better”. The couple also joked about having to “wait.” [Pat] back’ at a Kaiser Chiefs concert a few years ago.

Nanny Pat Waited Two Years To Attend The Iconic Festival.  Credit: Bbc News
Nanny Pat waited two years to attend the iconic festival. Credit: BBC News

After arriving at the festival, the 82-year-old told Peterson that she liked to “sneak off the side” of the crowd to try to get to the front of the stage, noting that she couldn’t go in the middle. audience. because he would be “slaughtered”.

“I can’t sit still,” she continued.

Nanny Pat is eager to see McCartney at the festival, intending to get to the front of the crowd.

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