Past Local Events

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

Glastonbury PLG ‘Angels and Animals’ – A talk by Diana Cooper

Diana will share a spiritual perspective on the animal kingdom and take you on a wonderful meditation to connect with the Angel of Animals to help all creatures on the planet.

‘J.R.R. Tolkien Teller of Tales, Man of Faith’ – A talk by Gordon Strong

In this talk Gordon will examine the endlessly fascinating inner life of Tolkien which was not only the wellspring of his inspiration, but helped to create an endless landscape of the imagination.

Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run

One of Somerset’s largest gatherings of vintage vehicles, Attracting entries from all over the country.

‘Free State’ – Assembly Rooms book launch with author Bruce Gerrard

Launch of the latest book from Unique Publications, detailing the history of Glastonbury’s alternative society.

Glastonbury Abbey Summer Opening Day

An evening of entertainment in the Abbey grounds to celebrate the move to summer opening. Special premier screening of the updated ‘Glastonbury’ movie together with performances from all the musicians who contributed to the soundtrack.

PRC Talk ‘The Enneagram: Its spiritual history and modern use’ with Stephen Tanham & Sue Vincent

This talk will consider the modern history of the Enneagram from its emergence in pre-revolution Russia onwards; and will speculate on its more remote history as one of the legendary “seals” that were reserved for initiates in those ancient times

Glastonbury PLG ‘Change your Mind to Change your Life – The Power of NLP’ – A talk by Ben Grassby

In his talk, Ben will explore how we use our minds and bodies to structure reality. Learn the NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) techniques that will free you from your old beliefs, rationalisations, excuses and blame.

PRC Talk ‘The Life & Magic of Dion Fortune – Dion Fortune and the Magical Battle for Britain’ with Ian Rees

In this final session of the series Ian will contemplate Dion Fortune’s inner work during the Second World War years and will bring together the previous themes as we see how she essentialised all her previous work in a powerful series of meditations on Glastonbury Tor and the collective consciousness of Britain.

Glastonbury Abbey – Handlebards perform A Comedy of Errors

Handlebards mix protecting the environment with outdoor theatre by cycling from venue to venue on their Shakespearen tours.

Royal Bath & West Show 2014

Annual agricultural show close to Glastonbury with events, entertainment and education for all the family. New for this year includes an international sheep shearing competition, British Cheese Awards, British Cider Championships and a celebration of all things equine!