Past Local Events

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

Medieval Food Fayre – Glastonbury Abbey

Eat, drink and be merry at the Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Food Fair from 10am. To be held in the Abbot’s Kitchen Field – free entrance via Magdalene Street Gate to the Fair and Abbot’s Kitchen.

Chalice Well Healing Weekend June 2014

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 £10.00 per half-hour session. Also, and always a big favourite, your chance to make your own wand or staff. Therapy sessions £10.00 each, bookable on the day only. Read more …

Medieval Food Conference – Glastonbury Town Hall

Glastonbury Abbey will host a new conference based around Medieval Food and Kitchens at Glastonbury Town Hall. A Medieval Food Fayre in the Abbey (Abbot’s Kitchen Field) will follow on Saturday 14th.

Chalice Well Healing Weekend – June Full Moon & Music evening

Sacred chants and mantras from Sudha & Tarisha to carry you gently from the healing energies flowing through the gardens during Well-Being Weekend. Ravi and Friends will then raise the tempo. Glastonbury band, Lazy Daze, will close the evening with their own unique brand of funky folk. Normal entry applies, Companions free.

Glastonbury PLG ‘Angels and Animals’ – A talk by Diana Cooper

Diana will share a spiritual perspective on the animal kingdom and take you on a wonderful meditation to connect with the Angel of Animals to help all creatures on the planet.

‘J.R.R. Tolkien Teller of Tales, Man of Faith’ – A talk by Gordon Strong

In this talk Gordon will examine the endlessly fascinating inner life of Tolkien which was not only the wellspring of his inspiration, but helped to create an endless landscape of the imagination.

Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run

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

‘Free State’ – Assembly Rooms book launch with author Bruce Gerrard

Launch of the latest book from Unique Publications, detailing the history of Glastonbury’s alternative society.

Glastonbury Abbey Summer Opening Day

An evening of entertainment in the Abbey grounds to celebrate the move to summer opening. Special premier screening of the updated ‘Glastonbury’ movie together with performances from all the musicians who contributed to the soundtrack.

PRC Talk ‘The Enneagram: Its spiritual history and modern use’ with Stephen Tanham & Sue Vincent

This talk will consider the modern history of the Enneagram from its emergence in pre-revolution Russia onwards; and will speculate on its more remote history as one of the legendary “seals” that were reserved for initiates in those ancient times