Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Glastonbury Abbey – Conference ‘The Story of the Reformation’

A conference to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the revolution that changed the world. Location, Glastonbury Town Hall – places are limited. Ticket includes a light lunch and access to the abbey.

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’.

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 2017

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 …

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 – Victorian Shopping Evening

Do your Christmas shopping in the abbey shop during this Victorian style evening.

St. Andrew’s Day

Glastonbury Abbey – Christmas Family Fun

Christmas Family fun days at the Abbey. Join this Advent Activity in the museum and make a Christmas tree decoration. Normal admission applies.

Glastonbury Abbey – Christmas Family Fun

Christmas Family fun days at the Abbey. Join this Advent Activity in the museum and make a Christmas tree decoration. Normal admission applies.

Glastonbury Abbey – Christmas with the Churchill Singers

Join the Churchill Singers in the Abbot’s Kitchen for some festive singing from 2pm to 3pm. Normal admission applies.