New data estimated the likelihood of customers getting hold of Parklife tickets as they went on general sale today, Friday.

The line-up for the Heaton Park weekend event on June 8 and 9 was announced on Tuesday with headliners, including Doja Cat, Disclosure and Becky Hill, set to take to the stage.

Pre-sale tickets were released on Wednesday at 10am before general sale tickets were made available to order today, Friday.

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Researchers at printer cartridge firm TonerGiant have looked at the most popular festivals in the UK to see which are the most difficult and easiest to secure tickets for.

The study found customers have a one in nine chance of securing Glastonbury tickets, but a much more favourable probability of getting their hands on Parklife tickets (one in five).

All Points East in London is said to be the hardest festival to get tickets for, with a one in 13 chance.

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Parklife bosses announced an "industry-first" price cut for tickets, which will be on sale for slightly lower than last year, starting from £125.

Stuart Deavall from TonerGiant said: “With Glastonbury tickets set to go on sale soon, we wanted to investigate which festivals are the most difficult (and easiest) to secure tickets for.

“We found that All Points East festival is the most difficult to secure tickets for, where Brits have just a one in 13 chance.

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“In comparison, Brits hoping to secure Glastonbury tickets have a one in nine chance- so the competition may not be as fierce as it seems.”

Parklife typically welcomes more than 160,000 fans across the weekend and organisers say this year’s festival is expected to be one of the most in-demand events of the summer.