Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

Events happening in the Glastonbury area this week, or the near future.

(Past events here)

Glastonbury Anglican Pilgrimage 2015

The Glastonbury Anglican Pilgrimage takes place on Saturday 11th July 2015 at 12 noon. Check the website for more details.

Glastonbury Catholic Pilgrimage 2015

A procession is made around the Abbey grounds, then out into the High Street and back to the Abbey via the main entrance, in Magdalene Street. Bishops and visiting dignitaries lead the singing pilgrims in procession.

Night at the Abbey 2015

A once a year event giving you the chance to see the stunning Abbey ruins as you’ve never seen them before – spectacularly lit with coloured lights and the Abbey grounds filled with music and entertainments to suit all tastes.

Glastonbury Abbey – Grandparents’ Day – Special Offer

Take a grandparent to Glastonbury Abbey for free on Grandparents’ Day – September 13 2015!

Commemoration of the death of Richard Whiting

November 15th 1539 is generally held to be the day on which the last Abbott of Glastonbury, Richard Whiting was executed for alleged treason. On this day we commemorate him within the town.