Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Glastonbury Abbey – Butterfly Theatre Company perform Romeo and Juliet

With Butterfly Theatre Company, experience the most tragic love story of all time, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, where two star-crossed lovers find their worlds ripped apart by their family’s rival houses.

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 – Eboracum Baroque Presents Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen

After their debut at the abbey last year with King Arthur, Eboracum Baroque will return to the Lady Chapel with more Purcell. The first half will be a reduced version of The Fairy Queen, Purcell’s take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream followed by Dido and Aeneas in the second half.

Performance 7pm

Glastonbury Abbey – Hands on History

Celebrate Festival of British Archaeology. There will be a drop in handling session in the museum. Artefacts from the abbey’s collections will be on display. Visitors will get a chance to handle objects and learn what they can tell us about the abbey’s past.

Chalice Well – Love & Thanks to Water Ceremony

Join us for a simple ceremony offering love and thanks to water.
You are very welcome to bring some of your own sacred water to this gentle ceremony.
Normal admission applies

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.

Glastonbury Symposium 2017

‘Investigating signs of our times’. An annual three-day conference of mysteries, truth and new frontiers. Now in its 27th year. Optional sacred sites tour (Old Sarum and Salisbury) Thursday 27th July.

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Hands on History for all the family plus draw an object from the collection. Normal admission applies.

The Glastonbury Goddess Conference 2017

The Goddess Conference is open to women, men and young people who love the Goddess. In 2017 we celebrate The Great Goddess in all Her many forms, expressions and colours. She of a million names and faces, She whom we love, remember and serve. We call Her, as Goddesses of the World, into the Great World Read more …

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.