Past Local Events

These are some of the events that have recently been held in and around Glastonbury and publicised by Pilgrims.

Library of Avalon – ‘Getting to Know the Tarot: The Cups’ with Jackie Hosein

After Jackie’s great success with her “Getting to know the Court Cards” Library Matinee last year, the Library is proud to open the space for more Tarot aficionados to come and explore the deep symbolism and meanings of the cards.
These talks will be presented on the third Saturday of every month, 12 – 1pm.

Wytches Market

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

St. Andrew’s Day

Glastonbury Frost Fayre 2018

A date to put in your calendar. A magical traffic free day of music, stalls, Christmas lights switch on and community. Check back nearer the date for more details.

Glastonbury & Chilkwell Carnival 2018

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 …

Library of Avalon – ‘Getting to Know the Tarot: The Cups’ with Jackie Hosein

After Jackie’s great success with her “Getting to know the Court Cards” Library Matinee last year, the Library is proud to open the space for more Tarot aficionados to come and explore the deep symbolism and meanings of the cards.
These talks will be presented on the third Saturday of every month, 12 – 1pm.

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 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.

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’. Evening event at 7pm.

Samhein Ceremony at Glastonbury Goddess Hall