Past Local Events

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

Glastonbury Catholic Pilgrimage 2017

A procession is made around the Abbey grounds, then out into the High Street and back to the Abbey via the main entrance, in Magdalene Street. Bishops and visiting dignitaries lead the singing pilgrims in procession.

Glastonbury Anglican Pilgrimage 2017

The Glastonbury Anglican Pilgrimage takes place on Saturday 8th July 2017 at 12 noon. Check the website for more details.

Wytches Market

Glastonbury Town Hall. Refreshments & Hot food all day. Over 40 enchanting and magical stalls. Free Admission.

Chalice Well – Summer Solstice Celebration

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 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 – Rain or Shine Theatre Company present ‘Twelfth Night’

Rain or Shine Theatre Company returns with Twelfth Night which is sure to prove a side-splitting quirky rendition of one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. Performance at 7.30pm

Glastonbury Abbey – Summer open evening

A chance to explore the abbey free of charge from 6pm and enjoy music and refreshments.

Glastonbury Fringe 2017

Glastonbury Fringe will be series of independently produced local performances and workshops – music, dance, drama, comedy, poetry, crafts, film and art spread throughout the town during the period 9th – 21st June.

Glastonbury Fringe 2017 – Launch Party at Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Fringe is celebrating its 6th year in 2017 by hosting its biggest launch event yet at Glastonbury Abbey, Fringe 2017 will launch in spectacular style dancing into the night with the amazing 3 Daft Monkeys, Tankus The Henge, Swampgrass and Lazy Daze.

Chalice Well ‘Well-Being Weekend’ June 2017

This fantastic event now seems to have become an twice-annual occurrence. It is a wonderful experience. A wide-range of therapies and workshops are on offer at just £12.00 per half-hour session. Also, and always a big favourite, your chance to make your own wand or staff. Therapy sessions £12.00 each, bookable on the day only. Read more …