Past Local Events

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

PRC / Library of Avalon Talk ‘Walking Between the Worlds ‘ with Caitlin Matthews

​Drawing on her songs and poetry, Caitlin will explore how we pick up the contacts and inspirations about the many-layered spiritual path that we each follow. These windows to other worlds are the invitations that lead us to explore the path ever more deeply; if we stick at it and actually visit, rather than just study, wonderful connections result.

Glastonbury Abbey – King Arthur Weekend

In 1189, the monks of Glastonbury Abbey astounded the world by claiming to have uncovered King Arthur’s bones and visitors to the abbey, ranging from King Edward I to modern day tourists, have been fascinated by this story ever since. Over the Bank Holiday weekend we will explore this link with King Arthur through fun-filled Read more …

Chalice Well ‘Well-Being Weekend’ August 2016

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 £10.00 per half-hour session. Also, and always a big favourite, your chance to make your own wand or staff. Therapy sessions £10.00 each, bookable on the day only. Read more …

Glastonbury Abbey – The Festival Players Presents ‘Hamlet’

The Festival Players are established as one of our most popular touring Shakespeare companies and 2016 is set to be one of the group’s best visits yet. An iconic play that needs no introduction, expect traditional costumes and a highly accomplished cast.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

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

Glastonbury Abbey – IK Productions Presents ‘The Wind in the Willows’

IK Productions are returning with The Wind in the Willows, an open-air theatrical production of Kenneth Graham’s classic children’s novel.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

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

Family Fun Dog Show – Glastonbury Abbey

Entries from 1.15pm, judging from 2pm. Magdalene Street entrance to the Abbot’s Kitchen Field All proceeds to the Rescue Our Ruins Appeal: The Final Chapter Further information here.

Badger watch at Glastonbury Abbey

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

Glastonbury Children’s Festival presents ‘Off The Streets 2016′

Now in it’s 3rd year, this week-long project, will again bring together local organisations, individuals and the community from Glastonbury and surrounds, to celebrate and support hundreds of local children, youth and families through the provision of low cost workshops, activities, entertainment and performances.