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Postponed - Singing WorkshopPostponed - Singing Workshop

The Singing Workshops have been postponed; new dates are being arranged - please get in touch if interested.

Abbey on BBC2 Wednesday April 9Abbey on BBC2 Wednesday April 9

  BBC TV presenter Ian Hislop’s new series features Glastonbury Abbey in its opening episode on Wednesday April 9.

Glastonbury Medieval Fayre at the Abbey Easter 2014Glastonbury Medieval Fayre at the Abbey Easter 2014

  Glastonbury Medieval Fayre will be held for the fourth time over Easter weekend with special arrangements to provide quiet time for religious services across the town.

Abbot's Kitchen to re-openAbbot's Kitchen to re-open

  The medieval 14th century Abbot’s Kitchen is to re-open to the public on April 4 after major conservation work.

TIC Guide Launched at AbbeyTIC Guide Launched at Abbey

  Glastonbury's new Town Crier David Greenway performed his first official cry at the launch of the Tourist Information Guide at the Abbey.

Workshops at the Abbey - bookings open nowWorkshops at the Abbey - bookings open now

  Feltmaking Workshop - Wool as a textile art form with Jennie Loader Use the amazing properties of wool to convert soft, fine fibres into a robust textile.

Glastonbury revealedGlastonbury revealed

    A team of Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded researchers, led by Abbey Trustee Professor Roberta Gilchrist of Reading University, has re-evaluated the archaeology of Glastonbury Abbey and disentangled the rich but not always accurate myth from historical reality.

Taking a leap for Abbey AppealTaking a leap for Abbey Appeal

  Senior Retail Assistant Kath Brooks is planning to skydive to boost Glastonbury Abbey’s Rescue Our Ruins Appeal.

Embroidery recreates famous image of St Dunstan at the feet of ChristEmbroidery recreates famous image of St Dunstan at the feet of Christ

A sketch of Dunstan, the 10th century Abbot of Glastonbury and later Archbishop of Canterbury, who was immortalised as a saint, has been recreated for the first time in embroidery.

Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2014Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2014

  Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will perform in the spectacular grounds of Glastonbury Abbey in August, Festival founder Michael Eavis announced today.

Glastonbury Abbey dishes up a wide range of events in 2014Glastonbury Abbey dishes up a wide range of events in 2014

  From a Food Fayre to special late night openings, from a stunning light spectacular to Shakespeare’s plays, Glastonbury Abbey has unveiled a packed line-up for 2014.

Donate online to help Rescue Our RuinsDonate online to help Rescue Our Ruins

We now have the facility to take donations online for our Rescue Our Ruins Appeal.

500,000 appeal to Rescue Our Ruins launched500,000 appeal to Rescue Our Ruins launched

GLASTONBURY Abbey today announced a major half a million pounds appeal to rescue its ancient ruins.