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Made in Glastonbury: Art, craft and images from the Isle of Avalon

Saturday 3rd October - Sunday 31st January 2016

Work by a collective of six local artists will be on show through the autumn and winter. Inspired by the unique Glastonbury environment, they all produce work of the highest quality. Steve Spraggon captures tranquil landscapes in his superb photographs. Kate Dimambro’s paintings are bold and vibrant, while Sue Allen has an eye for shape and design in the natural world and Patrick Franks paints detailed observations. Casey Jon creates distinctive ceramics based on the natural themes and Belinda-Jane Miers’ breathes new life into reclaimed wood. This will be an exciting exhibition with work for sale in a wide range of media.

Frost Fayre

Saturday 28th November 2015

Once again we're joining the town's Frost Fayre and offering free entry to the abbey from 12pm to 4pm.

There will be lots to do for all the family including biscuit activities in the museum, a meet the artist event next to the exhibition as well as the opportunity to explore the grounds.

There will be a nominal charge for Santa's Grotto.

Last entry is 3.30pm.


We are committed to making the abbey and events held at the abbey accessible to everyone. We may provide disabled ticket holders (who would be unable to attend without a PA - personal assistant / carer / essential companion) with a ticket at no additional cost for their PA, if they are in receipt of one of the following:

  • Middle or Higher rate DLA for care and/or mobility
  • Receipt of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Evidence of being severely sight impaired
  • CredAbility Access Card (+1 category requirement), see
  • A recognised Assistance Dog ID Card

If you do not have any of the above evidence but are unable to attend the abbey without a PA you are welcome to post or email copies of any additional evidence that supports your application. Applications are judged on a case-by-case basis. Tickets for events are sold on a first come, first served basis.

If the event is organised by an external organisation, the above will not necessarily apply and you will need to liaise directly with the organisers. If you wish to contact the organisers please contact and we will put you in touch.

How to apply

Please call our shop on 01458 831631 and arrange to either show the relevant documents in person or to email or post copies.