These are some of the events that have recently been held in and around Glastonbury and publicised by Pilgrims.
Past Local Events
St John’s will be holding its annual Spring Fete on Saturday 30th April; 10.30am-3.30pm. There will be lots of stalls including home-made cakes & preserves, plants & produce, books, toys and gifts. There will also be children’s activities, music and much, much more! Tower Tours are available. All Welcome!
PRC Talk ‘Landscape Symbolism – and its Assimilation into Ancient Cultures and Christianity’ with Peter Knight
Peter Knight gives a presentation about the origins of myths and symbolism, which can be traced back to Nature. He then shows how the ancient cultures developed symbolism and myths and how Christianity absorbed much of it into its own dogma and iconography.
There is a legend that St. George visited Glastonbury and his feast day was celebrated in the town for hundreds of years. There was a chapel of St. George in the Abbey, there is a St. George’s Chapel in St. Johns and of course he gives his name to ‘The George Hotel’, now known as Read more …
PRC / Library of Avalon Talk ‘Magical Battle of Britain: Past and Present Perspectives’ with Paul Weston
Paul will discuss the Dion Fortune 1940 Glastonbury workings and expand our understanding by looking back on the decades-long background that led to them. He will also talk about his modern revival and expansion of the material, starting on the 50th anniversary of VE Day in 1995. Featuring John Goodchild, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Wellesley Tudor Pole, the Thule Society, and the Glastonbury and Aryan Christs.
At 8.30pm on Thursday 21st April the beacon on the Tor will be lit to celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.
To be conscious is to be aware. If we are able to perceive our existence from some different perspective, we open up the potential of the mind. Magic changes what is before us, the imagination does the same. Thus, our vision of the world is enhanced. Laughter gives us yet more insights – bestowing joy, and showing us the truth.
Glastonbury Town Hall. Refreshments & Hot food all day. Over 40 enchanting and magical stalls. Free Admission.
Session 7: ‘Reconciling With The Gnomes’.
‘Dion Fortune and the Green and Ferny Way’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks by Ian Rees that explore Dion Fortune’s approach to the Green Ray and consider how it manifests in her work and how it is still relevant to us today.
In this penultimate talk of the series, Ian will look at ‘The art of elemental magic and the four holy living creatures. Working with Dion Fortune’s chant of the elements’.
A full programme of workshops and lectures including the Hellfire Club, the Isis Revival and Modern Druidry to name just three. Evening entertainments on both Saturday and Sunday. Open full item for links.
The second in a series of workshops designed to explore in some detail exactly why, and how, we do what we do in magical practice. Liz will be looking at the origins of the contemporary magical arts – but also considering whether, why and how they work.