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Beetle Drive with Fish and Chip Supper
Friday 28th April 2017
Come and enjoy a night of fun, tension and laughter with our fund-raising Beetle Drive plus a Fish and Chip supper courtesy of Knights.
Who will be the first to shout "Beetle"?
This is a Glastonbury Mayor's Charity event supporting the abbey's Rescue Our Ruins Appeal.
Vegetarian option available - please email email@example.com to request fish alternative
Richard III - One Woman Show
Saturday 13th May 2017
All the world is a stage. What part will you play?
Pushing the boundaries of Shakespearean Performance, Brite Theatre have re-imaginedRichard III as a bold and engaging one-woman show. Taking place in the abbey’s Abbot’s Kitchen, the fourth wall has been utterly
obliterated, as you the audience take on the roles of all the other characters at Richard’s party in this intimate, exciting and moving
production. Critically acclaimed with international success this is set to be a
fantastic and compelling evening of theatre.
Performance time 7pm. Tickets £12.
Glastonbury Fringe Launch
Friday 9th June 2017
Glastonbury Fringe is celebrating its 6th year in 2017 by hosting its biggest launch event yet. On June 9th at the world famous Glastonbury Abbey, Fringe 2017 will launch in spectacular style dancing into the night with the amazing 3 Daft Monkeys, Tankus The Henge, Swampgrass and Lazy Daze. Doors open at 17:30 and tickets are £10 in advance or £15 on the door (subject to availability)
Terms and conditions of entry can be found here www.glastonbury-fringe.org.uk
Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2017
Saturday 5th August 2017
There will be “Good Vibrations” at this year’s Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza as Beach Boys Co-Founder Brian Wilson is to headline.
Music Legend Brian Wilson will play The Beach Boys’ seminal album, Pet Sounds, in full, as part of the 50th anniversary tour of the record named the greatest album of all-time by publications including the Times, NME and Uncut.
Performing alongside a celebrated band which includes his former bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chapman, Wilson will also treat the abbey crowd to greatest hits and rare cuts from their vast back catalogue.
Also playing at the Extravaganza will be the world-famous brass band, the Black Dyke Band.
Full terms and conditions can be found on the link below.
The 2017 spectacular complete with traditional firework display will be the 21st Extravaganza to be held at Glastonbury Abbey.
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 www.accesscard.org.uk
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.