Past Local Events

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

Wells Festival of Literature 2012

Literary Festival held in the beautiful small city of Wells where you can hear talks on fiction, politics, travel, history, biography, science, philosophy … and much more.

The Jesus Tradition as a Way of Mystery

Led by Simon Small, a series of 8 monthly talks. Talk 1: ‘The way of unknowing’

Each session will consist of a talk, a related experiential practice, followed by opportunity for questions and discussion

PRC talk – ‘Animal, Mineral, Vegetable – how the earth energies manifest themselves to those who have eyes to see’

Dowsing has shown an interesting correlation between some of the Earth Energies and the Animal, Vegetable and Mineral Kingdoms. Sig Lonegren will show you many examples so you can begin to read Nature in new ways, and in effect dowse with your eyes

Mind Body & Spirit Festival

Glastonbury Town Hall, Admission 50p

Night at the Abbey

A once year event at which the Abbey Grounds are illuminated and filled with music to suit all tastes.

PRC talk – ‘An Introduction to the Triple College of Bards, Ovates & Druids’

Presented by Dreow Bennett & Tim Hall. 7.30pm Glastonbury Town Hall

What on Earth is going on? – A PLG evening

Chris Bourne facilitates an audience exchange experience covering vital spiritual issues of our time. Rather than simply receiving the ideas of the person presenting, you get to share your feelings too.

Chalice Well Healing Weekend 2012

This fantastic event now seems to have become an annual occurrence. It is a wonderful bank holiday experience. A wide-range of therapies and workshops are on offer at just £10.00 per half-hour session. Also, and always a big favourite, your chance to make your own wand or staff.

Maitreya Buddha Relic Display at Chalice Well

A precious collection of sacred relics of the Buddha and many other Buddhist masters is to be displayed at Chalice Well.

Mid Somerset Show 2012 (Shepton Mallet)

Reputed to be the largest free one-day agricultural show in Europe. Ever growing the 2012 show will comprise Horse and Show Jumping, a Livestock section, the Classic Vintage and Steam field, the Cheese cider and eggs tent and the fodder and fleece section which will this year include demonstrations from the Glastonbury Spinners. Full details Read more …