Past Local Events

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

Glastonbury Abbey – Eboracum Baroque Presents Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen

After their debut at the abbey last year with King Arthur, Eboracum Baroque will return to the Lady Chapel with more Purcell. The first half will be a reduced version of The Fairy Queen, Purcell’s take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream followed by Dido and Aeneas in the second half.

Performance 7pm

Glastonbury Abbey – Hands on History

Celebrate Festival of British Archaeology. There will be a drop in handling session in the museum. Artefacts from the abbey’s collections will be on display. Visitors will get a chance to handle objects and learn what they can tell us about the abbey’s past.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

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

Glastonbury PLG ‘Piercing The Temple: Acupuncture and the Spirit’ – with Matt Fellows

In this talk, Matt will outline the history of acupuncture and how it can work with the various aspects of the Spirit, and how ancient theories are more relevant than ever in this modern era.

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 Abbey – Butterfly Theatre Company perform Romeo and Juliet

With Butterfly Theatre Company, experience the most tragic love story of all time, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, where two star-crossed lovers find their worlds ripped apart by their family’s rival houses.

Glastonbury Abbey – Butterfly Theatre Company perform Romeo and Juliet

With Butterfly Theatre Company, experience the most tragic love story of all time, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, where two star-crossed lovers find their worlds ripped apart by their family’s rival houses.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

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

Glastonbury Abbey – Castle Theatre Company perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Castle Theatre Company is back this summer to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Glastonbury PLG ‘Maximising your ability to Manifest’ – with Glen Tucker

In this talk, Glen will present some fail safe ways of materialising your desires