Past Local Events

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

Chalice Well – Fruition Ceremony (Lammas / Lughnasa)

Gather at the Well Head at 12 pm for celebration and meditation until 12:30. At 12:30 join around the fire on the Lower Lawn for informal ’conversation’.

Glastonbury Symposium 2017

‘Investigating signs of our times’. An annual three-day conference of mysteries, truth and new frontiers. Now in its 27th year. Optional sacred sites tour (Old Sarum and Salisbury) Thursday 27th July.

Glastonbury Abbey – Friday Family Fun

Hands on History for all the family plus draw an object from the collection. Normal admission applies.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

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

Glastonbury PLG ‘What on Earth Is Geomancy?’ – with Shaun Kirwan

By drawing on his western Geomancy training, his Shamanic and Buddhist backgrounds, Shaun has developed intuitive techniques for Earth Healing, and creating sacred space.

Chalice Well – Love & Thanks to Water Ceremony

Join us for a simple ceremony offering love and thanks to water.
You are very welcome to bring some of your own sacred water to this gentle ceremony.
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 – 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.