Past Local Events

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

Glastonbury Abbey Membership Talk – ‘Clothing and Sumptuary Laws of the Middle Ages’

Join Tamara Spring, Abbey Wardrobe volunteer, for some fascinating insights. Member – free, Non-member – £5

Glastonbury Abbey – Tudor Banquet

The Abbot’s Kitchen will play host to a sumptuous Tudor feast with music and entertainment. Three course meal and a glass of mead included on arrival.

Chalice Well – Autumn Equinox 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’.

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.

‘Jose Arguelles and the Harmonic Convergence’ – A talk by Paul Weston

Wessex Research Group host a talk by Paul Weston entitled ’Jose Arguelles and the Harmonic Convergence’ It is 30 years since the Harmonic Convergence, the New Age Woodstock, created by Jose Arguelles, a visionary professor of art history, who had become immersed in the mysteries of the Mayan calendar. Paul will talk about Arguelles life and Read more …

Glastonbury Tor Fair

The annual fun-fair returns to continue the 800-year-old tradition of the Tor Fair.

Glastonbury Abbey – Night at the Abbey 2017

A once a year event giving you the chance to see the stunning Abbey ruins as you’ve never seen them before – spectacularly lit with coloured lights and the Abbey grounds filled with music and entertainments to suit all tastes.

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Write in the same way that the monks who lived at the once did, a short lesson in calligraphy and illumination. Normal admission applies.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

Badger watch at the Abbey. Every Thursday in July and August at 7.30pm. Booking recommended.

Glastonbury Abbey – King Arthur themed drama workshop

A King Arthur themed interactive family drama workshop with Kay and Bill Wych, members of Glastonbury Abbey Living History Team. Normal admission applies.