Past Local Events

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

Glastonbury Abbey Family Activity – Soap Carving

Easier to carve than stone. Enjoy using the abbey as inspiration for your carving – or even try a design of your own. 11.00am – 1.00pm. Normal admission applies.

The Rite of Her Sacred Fires

The Rite of Her Sacred Fires is an international celebration of the Mysteries and Magic of the Goddess Hekate. It is celebrated in nearly 30 languages around the world at the Full Moon of May, which falls on the 29th of May this year. To find out more and join in English language discussions join Read more …

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.

Glastonbury PLG ‘Lightning and Roses, Thunder and Bricks; Replacing Forcing and Effecting with Aligning and Allowing’ – with Dr Alison J. Kay

In this evening with Alison, you will be lead through a simple Chi Gong move and Yogic pranayama to help connect you into your feminine lines of energy, then contrast it to the masculine energy flows and then have them balanced.

Glastonbury Abbey – Gregorian Chant Workshop

Sing Gregorian Chant for St Dunstan’s Day. Open to anyone; women & men, non-singers, beginners plus experienced singers. The day works towards an informal performance of ‘Dunstan’, a sequence in chant with readings. Workshop begins at 10am. £10 per a person. Booking essential.

Library of Avalon – ‘Getting to Know the Tarot: The Cups’ with Jackie Hosein

After Jackie’s great success with her “Getting to know the Court Cards” Library Matinee last year, the Library is proud to open the space for more Tarot aficionados to come and explore the deep symbolism and meanings of the cards.
These talks will be presented on the third Saturday of every month, 12 – 1pm.

Children’s World Charity Concert 2018 – Glastonbury Town Hall

Organised by The Greenroom Bar on Tor 2018 The Children’s World Charity and the Glastonbury Festival have close ties going back decades. Through the hard work and dedication of many volunters, the festival provides the Charity with a generous fundraising platform. However, there is no festival happening in 2018 and those funds have to be Read more …

St. Dunstan’s Day

Dunstan was born in Baltonsborough, Somerset. As a young boy, Dunstan studied under the Irish monks who then occupied the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey. Accounts tell of his youthful optimism and of his vision of the abbey being restored. He took Holy Orders in 943 and returned to live the life of a hermit at Glastonbury. Becoming the Abbot Read more …

International Alchemy Guild Conference

Three days of lectures and in depth workshops on Hermetic Alchemy and Renaissance Magic led by some of the finest practitioners in the UK.

Glastonbury Abbey – St Dunstan’s Day – Talk & Other activities

There will be a short talk on St Dunstan in St. Patrick’s Chapel (free with admission) Times to be confirmed. Living History will give their usual tours but with extra focus on St Dunstan, and there will be self-guided info sheets also available (free with admission). The Gregorian Chant workshop (pre-booked and payable for participants) Read more …