Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

Badger watch at the Abbey. Every Thursday in July and August at 7.30pm. Booking recommended.

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Harvest is on its way – this is your chance to make a corn dolly. Normal admission applies.

Glastonbury Abbey – The Festival Players present ‘Merry Wives of Windsor’

The Festival Players traditional approach to Shakespeare always proves popular at the abbey. This year represents a fantastic chance to catch one of the bard’s lesser known works.

Glastonbury Abbey – King Arthur themed drama workshop

A King Arthur themed interactive family drama workshop with Kay and Bill Wych, members of Glastonbury Abbey Living History Team. Normal admission applies.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

Badger watch at the Abbey. Every Thursday in July and August at 7.30pm. Booking recommended.

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Write in the same way that the monks who lived at the once did, a short lesson in calligraphy and illumination. Normal admission applies.

Glastonbury Abbey – Night at the Abbey 2017

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 Tor Fair

The annual fun-fair returns to continue the 800-year-old tradition of the Tor Fair.

‘Jose Arguelles and the Harmonic Convergence’ – A talk by Paul Weston

Wessex Research Group host a talk by Paul Weston entitled ’Jose Arguelles and the Harmonic Convergence’ It is 30 years since the Harmonic Convergence, the New Age Woodstock, created by Jose Arguelles, a visionary professor of art history, who had become immersed in the mysteries of the Mayan calendar. Paul will talk about Arguelles life and Read more …

Glastonbury Abbey – Abbey Wildlife Tour

Enjoy a Wildlife Tour of the abbey with one of the volunteers and discover the creatures who share the site. Normal admission applies.