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Monks at War exhibition

Tuesday 6th - Wednesday 28th January 2015

A number of Monks from Somerset’s Downside Abbey served as chaplains to the Forces during the Great War (1914-1918). The Downside Abbey Archives hold letters, diaries and pictures of these chaplains chronicling their experiences of the Great War.
'One must envy the priest more than any other man; whoever may be wrong, he is right. He has the one perfectly good part in the whole war.'
Lady Butler in a letter to her son, Dom Urban Butler, 1917.

Normal admission applies

One Touch of Nature - Exhibition

Saturday 14th February - Monday 4th May 2015

For a trio of artists inspired by nature, a spring exhibition at Glastonbury Abbey is perfectly timed as the grounds will be bursting back into life.
Jo Lucksted, Angela Morley and Angie Rooke work in different media with varied styles but share a love of the natural world and each draws on an ancient craft to produce contemporary pieces.
Now they have united to show their work in an exhibition titled One Touch of Nature at the abbey from February 14 to May 4, 2015.

Normal admission applies

Mothering Sunday Special

Sunday 15th March 2015

Bring your mum to the abbey for free on Mothering Sunday.

Offer valid for all mums accompanied by a full-paying adult or child.

Easter Egg Trail

Saturday 28th March - Monday 6th April 2015

Join us for an egg-citing trail around the abbey and its grounds.

Normal admission applies

Medieval Fayre

Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th April 2015

Join us Easter weekend for the annual Medieval Fayre

Ticket details to be announced

Sustainability Fair

Saturday 6th June 2015

Celebrating all things green and sustainable

Full details to be announced

Celebrate Father's Day

Sunday 21st June 2015

Bring your dad to the abbey for free.

Dad goes free when accompanied by a full-paying adult or child

Anglican Pilgrimage

Saturday 11th July 2015

Catholic Pilgrimage

Sunday 12th July 2015

The Tempest

Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Rain or Shine Theatre will be bringing this Shakespeare play to the grounds.

Ticket details to be announced soon

Henry IV Parts 1 and 2

Friday 28th August 2015

The Festival players perform Shakespeare in the abbey grounds.

Ticket details to be announced

Night at the abbey

Friday 11th September 2015

The annual spectacle of light, music and colour in the abbey grounds.

Full details to be announced

Grandparents' Day - Special Offer

Sunday 13th September 2015

Take a grandparent to Glastonbury Abbey for free* on Grandparents’ Day – September 13 2015

Take a free tour of the ruins with a costumed guide. Bring a picnic or enjoy a snack from our outdoor seasonal café.

We look forward to celebrating with you

*Terms and conditions: One grandparent free with every child ticket purchased. To claim simply turn up at the ticket office with a grandchild!