Events in and around Glastonbury

Glastonbury landscape

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

(Past events here)

Glastonbury Abbey – Handlebards perform A Comedy of Errors

Handlebards mix protecting the environment with outdoor theatre by cycling from venue to venue on their Shakespearen tours.

Glastonbury Abbey Family Activity – Clay Tile Making

Clay Tile Making Look at the medieval clay tiles remaining here at the abbey, then make a replica air-drying clay tile to take home. 11.00am – 1.00pm. Normal admission applies.

The 25th Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run

The 25th Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run

One of Somerset’s largest gatherings of vintage vehicles, Attracting entries from all over the country.

Glastonbury Abbey – The Lord Chamberlain’s Men Present ‘Shakespeare’s The Tempest’

Chalice Well – Companions Day

Companions’ Day, a day when the gardens are open exclusively to Companions and we invite world class speakers to share their knowledge and experiences. In 2018 we ask, is there an emerging spirituality that finds expression beyond particular systems of faith and worship, yet is universal and inclusive of them all?

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

Starting from the 7th June and continuing throughout the summer months until end of August, the Wildife Volunteer Team will be hosting weekly Badger Walks on Thursday evenings. The badger Walks provide a fantastic opportunity for visitors to catch a glimpse of the Badgers and learn more about these fascinating creatures. The events will run Read more …

Glastonbury Abbey – Summer open evening

A chance to explore the abbey free of charge from 6pm – 9pm and enjoy music and refreshments.

Chalice Well ‘Well-Being Weekend’ June 2018

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 …

Chalice Well ‘Well-Being Weekend’ June 2018 – Group Gong Bath

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

Glastonbury Fringe 2018 – Launch Party at Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Fringe is celebrating its 7th year in 2018 by hosting its biggest launch event yet at Glastonbury Abbey, Fringe 2018 will launch in spectacular style dancing into the night with the amazing Goldray, Gaz Brookfield, Hobo Jones & the Junkyard Dogs, Funke and the Two Tone Baby.