Past Local Events

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

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.

Megalithomania 2017

The 2017 Megalithomania Conference is taking place at the Glastonbury Town Hall on 20th & 21st May. It is a two-day event with optional tours on 19th, 22nd, 23rd & 24th. Early-bird tickets available from the web-site.

Somerset Day

2017 sees the first celebration of Somerset Day. Somerset Day will take place on 11 May, in honour of King Alfred the Great. In 878, Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, gathered “all the people of Somerset” to march against and defeat the invading Viking army. By the time of his death he had become the Read more …

Glastonbury PLG ‘The Journey of the Eight Elements’ – with Ranchor Prime

In the 1960s Ranchor Prime left home to find God. Feeling the sense of lost identity he entered a great stillness and emptiness, which lead him deeply towards nature and spirit. In this beautiful book, ‘The Journey of The Eight Elements’ he reflects on his journey and, one by one, introduces the reader to the eight elements of ancient Hindu cosmology.

‘The Ancient and Occult Secrets of Menoroth’ – A talk by Peter Mills

Peter will talk on the rediscovered ‘lost book’ of 1805, ‘Artes Magicae or the Ancient & Occult Secrets of the Menoroth’ by John Parkins. This book presents an incredible and fascinating new understanding of the Qabbalah and enlarges the Qabbalistic concept beyond all bounderies, taking Qabbalism into new and Biblical dimensions.

Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Garden Project – Planting the Medieval Kitchen Garden

As part of the project to create a medieval kitchen garden in the style once seen hundreds of years ago at Glastonbury Abbey, volunteers are needed to help with Planting the Medieval Kitchen Garden on Wednesday 3rd May. For full details and how to apply, click on the title above to open the full article.

Glastonbury PLG ‘The Quest of the Holy Grail’ – with Hugh le Prevost

Hugh le Prevost will discuss The Quest of Holy Grail, it’s path through the stories of different cultures, including the legendary story of King Arthur’s Knights of The Round Table, who purified their lives so that they would be worthy of attaining The Holy Grail.

Chalice Well – Flowering (Beltane) Celebration

The gardens open at 6 am and we hold a morning meditation around the Beltane fire at 7 am. Maypole dancing is at 8:30 am, accompanied by live music. We will also gather at the well head for midday meditation until 12.30. FREE ADMISSION to the gardens 6 am to 12 pm

Glastonbury Beltane Celebrations

For a schedule of the Glastonbury Beltane festivities, further expanded for 2017, please open this article.

Glastonbury Abbey – Beetle Drive with Fish and Chip Supper

This is a Glastonbury Mayor’s Charity event supporting the abbey’s Rescue Our Ruins Appeal. Enjoy a night of fun, tension and laughter with a fund-raising Beetle Drive plus a Fish and Chip supper courtesy of Knights.