Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Wells Festival of Literature 2017

Literary Festival held in the beautiful small city of Wells where you can hear talks on fiction, politics, travel, history, biography, science, philosophy … and much more. This year is the 26th Anniversary of the festival.

Library of Avalon – ‘Getting to Know the Tarot: The Cups’ with Jackie Hosein

After Jackie’s great success with her “Getting to know the Court Cards” Library Matinee last year, the Library is proud to open the space for more Tarot aficionados to come and explore the deep symbolism and meanings of the cards.
These talks will be presented on the third Saturday of every month, 12 – 1pm.

Avalon Faery Ball + Fairy Fayre – Glastonbury Town Hall

Calling the Shield Maidens and Nordic/Viking Warriors, Saxons, Celts. Come one, come all, for the Avalon Faery Ball! Music by The Dolmen and PerKelt.

Chalice Well – Resting (Samhain) Celebration

Gather at the Well Head at 12 pm for celebration and meditation until 12:30. At 12:30 join around the fire on the Lower Lawn for informal ’conversation’. Evening event at 7pm.

Samhein Ceremony at Glastonbury Goddess Hall

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.

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.

Glastonbury & Chilkwell Carnival 2018

The town centre’s largest event of the year with a procession of floats lasting all evening. A major spectacle, with collections for charity. The town is full of people and there is a great atmosphere. The Most Spectacular Illuminated Carnival in the World. Get here early as access to the town gets slow because of the Read more …

Library of Avalon – ‘Getting to Know the Tarot: The Cups’ with Jackie Hosein

After Jackie’s great success with her “Getting to know the Court Cards” Library Matinee last year, the Library is proud to open the space for more Tarot aficionados to come and explore the deep symbolism and meanings of the cards.
These talks will be presented on the third Saturday of every month, 12 – 1pm.

Glastonbury Frost Fayre 2018

A date to put in your calendar. A magical traffic free day of music, stalls, Christmas lights switch on and community. Check back nearer the date for more details.