Past Local Events

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

PRC Talk – ‘Christian Contemplation’ by Simon Small

The talk is titled ‘Christian contemplation. The spiritual practice that was at the heart of Glastonbury Abbey. Where is this practice today?’

Glastonbury 2012 ‘Unity Through Diversity’

Glastonbury has the highest number of belief systems per capita in the world and on 21st April this will be celebrated with a Unity celebration at Chalice Well at 4pm.

Majma Dance Festival 2012

Majma is fast becoming the “small, but perfectly formed festival.” Since Raheesha and the Desert Divas took over the festival in March 2008, their aim is to unite and showcase dancers by offering them a unique festival experience. Among the highlights planned for Majma 2012 are: Two evening gala performances featuring highly-skilled International Guest Stars Read more …

Glastonbury & Chilkwell Carnival 2011

The town centre’s largest event of the year with a procession of floats lasting all evening.

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.