Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

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.

PRC Talk ‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ with Ian Rees

Session 2: ‘The Return of Pan’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this second talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘Dion Fortune’s novel the Goatfoot God and the re-emergence of the god Pan in collective consciousness’.

PRC Talk ‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ with Ian Rees

Session 3: ‘The Green Path’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this the third talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘The Secrets of Dr Taverner and the initiation of Rhodes. We will explore the journey of Rhodes, Taverner’s companion from shell shocked soldier to initiate of the green ray’.

PRC Talk ‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ with Ian Rees

Session 4: ‘The Deeper Green’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this the fourth talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘The magic of roots and hearth-deep will, deep imagination. Being the Tree, speaking the Name and manifesting the Garden. Virgil the Green magician’.

PRC Talk ‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ with Ian Rees

Session 5: ‘Summoning Pan, Evoking Arcady’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this the fifth talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘The Eclogues of Virgil and the interdependence of freedom of soul and connection to the deep earth. Remembering and reaching into the golden age’.

PRC Talk ‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ with Ian Rees

Session 6: ‘The Practice of Green Magic’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this the sixth talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘Virgil’s Georgics and the art of planting and growing, weeding and feeding. Hearing and singing the poem of the land. Working with spring and summer autumn and winter’.

PRC Talk ‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ with Ian Rees

Session 7: ‘Reconciling With The Gnomes’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this penultimate talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘The art of elemental magic and the four holy living creatures. Working with Dion Fortune’s chant of the elements’.