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 – ‘Cider’s Golden Age’

Join Dr Richard Stone, University of Bristol, for his talk ‘Cider’s Golden Age: From Medieval Monasteries to the Scientific Revolution’. Member- free, Non-member – £5

Glastonbury Abbey – Autumn Family Fun

It’s autumn and with the colours changing, use fallen leaves to make leaf crowns. Normal admission applies.

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.

‘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.

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.

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Harvest is on its way – this is your chance to make a corn dolly. Normal admission applies.