Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Chalice Well – Autumn Equinox 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’.

Glastonbury Abbey – Tudor Banquet

The Abbot’s Kitchen will play host to a sumptuous Tudor feast with music and entertainment. Three course meal and a glass of mead included on arrival.

Glastonbury Abbey Membership Talk – ‘Clothing and Sumptuary Laws of the Middle Ages’

Join Tamara Spring, Abbey Wardrobe volunteer, for some fascinating insights. Member – free, Non-member – £5

Wytches Market

Glastonbury Town Hall. Refreshments & Hot food all day. Over 40 enchanting and magical stalls. Free Admission.

Glastonbury Abbey – Gregorian Chant Workshop

Participants will be prepared to perform Vespers of St Dunstan, using at first simple recitation in English, and working towards more adventurous Latin chant.

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 25th Anniversary of the festival.

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.

Glastonbury Abbey – Autumn Family Fun

It’s autumn and with the colours changing, use fallen leaves to make leaf crowns. Normal admission applies.

Glastonbury Abbey Membership Talk – ‘Cider’s Golden Age’

Join Dr Richard Stone, University of Bristol, for his talk ‘Cider’s Golden Age: From Medieval Monasteries to the Scientific Revolution’. Member- free, Non-member – £5

Glastonbury Abbey – Autumn Family Fun

Use the autumnal coloured leaves to create a leaf owl at this craft session. Normal admission applies.