Past Local Events

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

Megalithomania 2016

The 2016 Megalithomania Conference is taking place at the Glastonbury Town Hall on 7th – 8th May. Its a two-day event with tours (TBC) on the Friday and Monday. Early-bird tickets available from the web-site.

PRC Talk ‘Basic Practical Magic – Preparing Your Ritual’ with Liz Williams

The third 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​.

Glastonbury PLG ‘Mastery and Enlightenment’ – with Tim Whild

A lively and high powered evening filled with the latest information about our Ascension process, which will include powerful guided meditations that will leave you glowing with Light.

Glastonbury Beltane celebrations

For a schedule of the Glastonbury Beltane festivities, much expanded for 2016 and in conjunction with the annual Glastonbury Road Run, please open this article.

St. John’s Church Spring Fete

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.

St. George’s Day

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.

Lighting of the Tor Beacon

At 8.30pm on Thursday 21st April the beacon on the Tor will be lit to celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

‘Consciousness and the Magical Imagination’ – A talk by Gordon Strong

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.