Past Local Events

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

Wells Festival of Literature 2011

Literary Festival held in the beautiful small city of Wells where you can hear talks on fiction, politics, travel, history, biography, science, philosophy … and much more.

Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2011

Excellent evening performances in the Abbey Grounds

30th Glastonbury Children’s Festival 2011

The 30th Glastonbury Childrens Festival takes place August 5th – 8th 2011. Whilst this year’s programme has yet to be released, going by past events where else could you find 6 quality shows every day, plus all the extras around the site for an affordable one-off entrance fee? These extras included a Craft Tent, Clay Read more …

The Glastonbury Goddess Conference 2011

This year the conference celebrates the Goddess of Water, in Avalon the Goddess of Water is known as the Lady of the Lake, Lady of the Holy Springs and Wells, and Lady of the Mists that surround the Isle of Avalon. Participate in a programme full of adorations and songs of praise, with opportunities to participate in Sacred Ceremonies, listen to presentations, participate in music, song, poetry and dance the night away at the Sunday evening Goddess Gala Buffet and Masque.

Rediscovering Glastonbury Abbey Excavations 1908 – 1979

This one-day symposium will focus on the archaeological analysis of the excavation archive from 1908 to 1979

Royal Bath & West Show 2011

Annual agricultural show close to Glastonbury with events, entertainment and education for all the family.

Glastonbury Beer Festival 2011

Now in its second year, the festival looks to be going from success to success. Held at the Tor Rugby Club on Lowerside Lane.

Megalithomania 2011

What were the ancients up to? Annual international conference on the mysteries of the megaliths.

Glastonbury Beltane Events 2011

Detail of events for the Beltane weekend here.

Day of silence

From 11am to 4pm in Chalice Well House, the Chalice Well Trust are holding a day of silence at which all are welcome.