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The life story of St Dunstan to be told in song - this weekend

The life story of St Dunstan to be told in song - this weekend

Tickets are on sale now for this concert on September 27 - 7pm  more

Added: 18th September 2014

Sculpture Theft

Sculpture Theft

A sculpture by Melanie Deegan has been stolen from Glastonbury Abbey grounds.  more

Added: 18th September 2014

Taking a Leap for Abbey Appeal

Taking a Leap for Abbey Appeal

Senior Retail Assistant Kath Brooks took to the skies to boost Glastonbury Abbey's Rescue Our Ruins Appeal.  more

Added: 15th September 2014

Night at the Abbey line-up and ticket information

Night at the Abbey line-up and ticket information

The annual spectacle of lights, music and entertainment takes place at Glastonbury Abbey on September 12.  more

Added: 28th August 2014

Join us for an audience with Henry VIII

Join us for an audience with Henry VIII

An Audience with Henry VIII- Henry's Horrid History with Mike Farley  more

Added: 25th August 2014

Learn to Chant at Glastonbury Abbey

Learn to Chant at Glastonbury Abbey

A day of chant; an entertaining, informative and enjoyable experience preparing participants to perform Vespers of St Dunstan, using at first simple recitation in English, and working towards more adventurous Latin chant.  more

Added: 25th August 2014

Glastonbury Abbey is on the Visit Somerset App

Glastonbury Abbey is on the Visit Somerset App

Find us on this fantastic new app.  more

Added: 18th August 2014

Extravaganza Sells Out

Extravaganza Sells Out

Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2014 has sold out.  more

Added: 7th August 2014

Sculpture Trail in the Orchard

Sculpture Trail in the Orchard

Two dramatic stone heads rising up between the trees at Glastonbury Abbey's orchard will be just one of the sights greeting visitors this summer as part of an outdoor exhibition.  more

Added: 20th July 2014

School's Out for Summer - plenty to do at the abbey

School's Out for Summer - plenty to do at the abbey

The abbey's season of theatre, concerts and family-friendly events is in full swing and visitors will find more reason than ever to keep coming back as the attraction is open every day.  more

Added: 14th July 2014

Royal Visit

Royal Visit

HRH The Prince of Wales received a warm welcome at Glastonbury Abbey when he visited the county today - July 8.  more

Added: 8th July 2014

Glastonbury Abbey to welcome Royal Visitor

Glastonbury Abbey to welcome Royal Visitor

HRH The Prince of Wales is to visit Glastonbury Abbey, it has been announced.

His Royal Highness will visit the Somerset landmark on July 8.  more

Added: 2nd July 2014

Summer exhibition

Summer exhibition

An exhibition of letter cutting and stone carving by two Somerset artists has gone on show at Glastonbury Abbey for the summer.John Rowlands-Pritchard and Kate Semple are combining their skills and drawing inspiration from the abbey ruins to produce a joint exhibition, entitled Stone and Scribe.

It will take place at the historic site until Sunday, September 28.  more

Added: 15th June 2014

The Abbot's Table

The Abbot's Table

A cook book to co-incide with the re-opening of the Abbey has been produced featuring recipes from celebrity chefs including Michelin starred Josh Eggleton, Tom Kerridge and Martin Blunos as well as Rick Stein, the Hairy Bikers, and Michael Caines.  more

Added: 16th April 2014