Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Royal Bath & West Show 2017

Annual agricultural show close to Glastonbury with events, entertainment and education for all the family. The show includes the British Cheese Awards, The British Cider Championships and a celebration of all things equine!

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Make and paint a shield 11am to 1pm. Normal Admission Applies

Somerset Rural Life Museum reopens

Somerset Rural Life Museum which has been closed for the past 3 years for redevelopment is to reopen on Saturday June 3rd 2017 with a free family fun day. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the Museum’s first temporary exhibition, ‘Farm’, a collection of paintings, drawings and the voices of Somerset farmers by artist Kate Lynch.

Chalice Well ‘Well-Being Weekend’ June 2017 – Group Gong Bath

Chalice Well Healing Weekend opens on Thursday evening this year with a Group Gong Bath led by Phil Leah. Entry is by donation but see full article for details.

Glastonbury Fringe 2017

Glastonbury Fringe will be series of independently produced local performances and workshops – music, dance, drama, comedy, poetry, crafts, film and art spread throughout the town during the period 9th – 21st June.

Glastonbury Fringe 2017 – Launch Party at Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Fringe is celebrating its 6th year in 2017 by hosting its biggest launch event yet at Glastonbury Abbey, Fringe 2017 will launch in spectacular style dancing into the night with the amazing 3 Daft Monkeys, Tankus The Henge, Swampgrass and Lazy Daze.

Chalice Well ‘Well-Being Weekend’ June 2017

This fantastic event now seems to have become an twice-annual occurrence. It is a wonderful experience. A wide-range of therapies and workshops are on offer at just £12.00 per half-hour session. Also, and always a big favourite, your chance to make your own wand or staff. Therapy sessions £12.00 each, bookable on the day only. Read more …

Glastonbury Abbey – Summer open evening

A chance to explore the abbey free of charge from 6pm and enjoy music and refreshments.

Glastonbury Abbey – Rain or Shine Theatre Company present ‘Twelfth Night’

Rain or Shine Theatre Company returns with Twelfth Night which is sure to prove a side-splitting quirky rendition of one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. Performance at 7.30pm

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.