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Latest happenings at Pilgrims B&B and in Glastonbury

Glastonbury Abbey to host  ‘The Story of the Reformation’ conference

Glastonbury Abbey to host ‘The Story of the Reformation’ conference

Glastonbury Abbey in collaboration with Strode College will stage a conference to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the revolution that changed the world. The conference will be held on Saturday 28th October at Glastonbury Town Hall, commencing 9am. Ticket includes a light lunch and access to the abbey. Please note that places are limited.

Somerset Rural Life Museum reopening with free ‘Family Fun Day’

Somerset Rural Life Museum reopening with free ‘Family Fun Day’

Somerset Rural Life Museum which has been closed for the past 3 years for redevelopment is to reopen on Saturday June 3rd 2017 with a free family fun day.

Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Garden Project

A medieval kitchen garden in the style once seen hundreds of years ago at Glastonbury Abbey is to be recreated.
The garden will be created from an area which is currently overgrown and will be next to the current herb garden on the edge of the orchard.
People are wanted to help with the initiative which aims to create a garden similar to that which existed at the abbey.

Clare & Brian radio interview – April 25th 7 – 8pm

Clare & Brian radio interview – April 25th 7 – 8pm

We recently recorded an episode of ‘Avalon is Calling’ with Manon Trump for GFM radio. Click the GFM logo for listening details.

March 2016 Avalon Faery Ball

March 2016 Avalon Faery Ball

Another beautiful Faery Ball at Pilgrims – some Faeries before the frolics …                                                                                     Read more …

Peter The Pilgrim

Peter The Pilgrim

It has been our great privilege for the past 3 days to host ‘Peter the Pilgrim’. Peter is walking to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Not that unusual you may think for someone in Glastonbury to be walking the ‘Camino’? Well read on …

Last Bank Standing – View Crazy Horse The Movie

Last Bank Standing – View Crazy Horse The Movie

Glastonbury is one of the major sites of pilgrimage in the UK, attracting more than 750,000 visitors a year. In April 2016 it will have no banks left at all.

Released today, the movie of Glastonbury’s opposition to losing ALL of its banks. Open the news item to view the movie.

Megalithomania 2016 dates confirmed

Megalithomania 2016 dates confirmed

The 2016 Megalithomania Conference is taking place at the Glastonbury Town Hall Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th May. Its a two-day event with tours (TBC) on the Friday and Monday. Speakers confirmed include: Julian Richards – New discoveries at Stonehenge and the Mesolithic landscape. Brien Foerster – Megalithic mastery in Peru & Bolivia – Ancient Read more …

Winter Solstice at Chalice Well 2015

Winter Solstice at Chalice Well 2015

                                                                                    And the wonderful meditation, The Lord’s Prayer (translated from the Aramaic) O Birther! Father-Mother Read more …

Somerset Art Weeks 2015

This popular Somerset Art Works Open Studios event will be with us again this autumn from 3rd– 18th October 2015. Over 115 venues, with around 350 participating artists across Somerset will be opening their doors to the general public.