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Glastonbury Abbey walks the wild side
Saturday 23rd - Sunday 24th May 2015
In 2011 we hosted our first BioBlitz, a 24-hour investigation to discover all we can about the wildlife on our site.
It's returning in May and you can enrol now for free. Take a look at the timetable and pick an event or events which you'd like to do and then email email@example.com, call 01458 832267 or ask at the Ticket Office.
Saturday 6th June 2015
2015 is Glastonbury Abbey’s ‘Year of the Environment’ and the Sustainability Fair will be a chance for us to showcase our 36 acres of beautiful grounds to the community.
We hope to show individuals, families and organisations some of the ways in which they can contribute to a more sustainable way of life. The Fair will take place on Saturday 6th June 2015 and will feature producers of locally, sustainably and ethically produced food, drinks, crafts and trades.
There will be regular talks and demonstrations throughout the day in one of our marquees, along with information stands from local and national organisations and some environmentally themed fun activities for children. All of this will take place in the heart of the beautiful abbey grounds, which will be open free of charge to the public for the day.
This will lead into our annual opening evening to celebrate the beginning of our longer summer opening hours.
11.00am-5.00pm Free Entry from 12.00pm
Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza
Saturday 8th August 2015
The legendary Ray Davies is to headline Glastonbury Abbey for the annual Extravaganza presented by Glastonbury Festival.
This year's event - the 19th in a long running summer tradition for the West Country - will take place in the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey on Saturday August 8 and will end with the traditional firework display.
Ray Davies was the lead vocalist and songwriter for The Kinks and last headlined the Extravaganza in 2007.