Latest happenings at Pilgrims B&B and in Glastonbury

Photography courtesy of This Is Somerset

Holy Thorn Tree Desecrated

Overnight on 8th December, the Holy Thorn Tree on Wearyall Hill was vandalised. This iconic tree was planted in 1952 as a replacement for the tree planted during the Festival of Britain which did not survive. The crown of the tree was lopped off leaving a six foot stump protected by its metal cage. It Read more …

Glastonbury Frost Fayre 2010

GLASTONBURY FROST FAYRE will be on Saturday 11th December 2010 from 11am to 8pm. The High Street will be closed to traffic from 11am to allow for a day of events throughout the town including carols, bands, Father Christmas and a reindeer parade, Hog Roast, Food Stalls and late opening in most shops. The day includes Read more …

Pilgrims Garden 1

Pilgrims Gardens

Flowers 2010 (11)

Flowers in Pilgrims Gardens

After all the hard work of our Garden Angels last year, and the ongoing work of Alan and Graham, the flowers in the Pilgrims garden are looking fantastic so we just had to show some of them here.

Large website update

We have finally had the opportunity to do some work on the site. In particular a lot of photographs have been added to the News section – you can find these articles by trawling through the ‘News Archive’  section from December 2009 to May 2010, or go to them directly from these links: Dexter’s (Occasional) Diary – Read more …

Beltane 2010 – Market Cross Celebrations

Beltane 2010 – Market Cross Celebrations


All you've got to do is jump!

Brian & Jane Handfasting

Vanda Update – Book Signing in Wells

She really is becoming a star! Vanda will be signing copies of her new poetry book, ‘Avalon Dreaming’ at Waterstones in Wells on Saturday 26th June between 11 – 2pm.

Summer Solstice 2010

A few of the events happening in Glastonbury over the Solstice weekend: 20 / 21st June                Mystic and Earth Spirit Fayre Glastonbury Assembly Rooms, 10.00am – 7.00pm 20th June Poetry by Candlelight Midsummer Bardic Gathering theme is ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Bridies Yard, Northover Buildings, Beckery Old Road,  7 – 11pm 21st June                       Sunrise in Read more …

Breaking News!! – Vanda

Breaking News!! – Vanda

What a weekend! What a day! Not only have the first copies of Vanda’s first poetry book ‘Avalon Dreaming’ arrived, but Vanda has progressed through to the finals of Bardic Gorsedd of Ynys Witrin. The final and Chairing of the 5th Chaired Bard of Glastonbury is this St Dunstan’s Day (Wednesday 19th May) at 8.OOpm Read more …