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Fully booked - Exclusive Members' Event - Abbey House

Tuesday 6th March 2018

Come and have a cuppa with us and take a look around Abbey House which is now part of the abbey estate.
4pm

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Mothering Sunday Luncheon

Sunday 11th March 2018

Join us at Abbey House for Sunday lunch on this special day with a small gift for mum included.

The menu:

Starter

Roasted Tomato Soup

Chicken Liver Pate with Vanilla & Apricot Chutney

Goats Cheese Crostini with Confit Tomatoes & Balsamic Glaze

Main Course

Traditional Sunday Roast Chicken with Roast Potatoes, Fresh Seasonal Veg & Gravy

Traditional Sunday Roast Beef with Roast Potatoes, fresh seasonal veg and gravy

Fillet of Seabass on Crushed New Potatoes served with a Garlic & Lemon Butter

Roasted Vegetable Wellington with Seasoned Saute Potatoes (V)

Dessert

Apple Tart with Custard

Belgian Chocolate Cheesecake

Selection of Cheese & Biscuits

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Fresh Coffee & Mints Available to purchase separately with two course and three course bookings.

For any specific dietary requirements pleaes contact events@glastonburyabbey.com

 

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Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Monday 12th March 2018

Enjoy Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House. 

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Spiritual Reflections Talk - Members Event

Tuesday 13th March 2018

Spiritual Reflections - A hands on evening of medieval crafts
7.00pm in the large marquee
Free to all abbey members
£5.00 non members
Light refreshments included

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Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Tuesday 13th March 2018

Enjoy Vinatage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House 

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The Rolling Cocktail Co presents Abbey House Warming

Saturday 17th March 2018

The Rolling Cocktail Co presents Abbey House Warming - 1 delicious day, 1 stunning venue, 2 ginspired events of Afternoon Tea and a evening of gindulgence.

Afternoon Tea: A Gin & Prosecco cocktail (or mocktail if you are driving or under 18), a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches - cucumber, truffled egg mayonnaise, Gin cured smoked salmon with a citrus dressing, Coronation chicken, ham and mustard; scones with clotted cream featuring a gin and raspberry jam and strawberry preserve and a variety of homemade cakes plus your choice from a range of teas.

Please book either 3pm or 4pm serving.

£25 per a person
Afternoon and Evening Ticket - £35

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Gindulgence at Abbey House

Saturday 17th March 2018

Gindulgence is a gin festival featuring a selection of gin suppliers, samples, cocktails, nibbles and themed gifts and runs 6pm to 10pm.

The Gindulgence ticket includes a premium gin & tonic with a twist, a cotton tote bag, a branded glass, live music, samples from distinguished, local gin producers and entrance to Abbey House - please note it does not include entry to Glastonbury Abbey.

Combined tickets with G and afternoon T also available.

And you can pre-order a cheese board.

£18 per person

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Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Monday 19th March 2018

Enjoy Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House 

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Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Tuesday 20th March 2018

Enjoy Vinatge Afternoon Tea at Abbey House 

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Wildlife Tour

Saturday 24th March 2018

11:00am

Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Monday 26th March 2018

Enjoy Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

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Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Tuesday 27th March 2018

Enjoy Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House 

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Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Enjoy Vintage Afternoon Tea at Abbey House

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Digging Deeper talk and tour with Eric Cobb

Monday 9th April 2018

Digging Deeper talk and tour with Eric Cobb. Based in Glastonbury , Eric is a retired history teacher and experienced lecturer with a master’s degree in medieval history. Already a qualified guide at Wells cathedral, he is delighted to offer focus tours at the abbey as a complement to those presented by the excellent Living History guides. His theme will be ‘Henry of Blois -Abbot, Prelate and Patron’ drawing on artefacts in the abbey museum to examine the role and career of this pivotal figure in the abbey’s history, extending the discussion outside at key points in the grounds

Places for the exciting talk are FREE but must be booked in advance. 

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Wildlife Tour

Saturday 21st April 2018

14:00

Wildlife Tour

Saturday 26th May 2018

11:00am

Wildlife Tour

Sunday 24th June 2018

14:00pm

The History and Spirituality of Icons - Members Talk

Wednesday 27th June 2018

‘The History and Spirituality of Icons’
A visual arts talk with John Coleman (Icon John)
7.00pm in the museum
Free to all abbey members
£5.00 non members
Light refreshments included

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Wildlife Tour

Saturday 14th July 2018

11:00am

Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2018

Saturday 4th August 2018

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Fun Dog Show

Sunday 12th August 2018

Fun Dog Show. Gates open at 1pm with entry to the Abbot's Kitchen Field by donation. Classes will start at 2pm 
All proceeds to the Abbey's fund raising appeal. 

Wildlife Tour

Sunday 19th August 2018

14:00pm

Wildlife Tour

Saturday 15th September 2018

11:00am

Dowsing Made Easy - Members Talk

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Dowsing Made Easy
An interactive workshop with Maria Wheatly
7.00pm in the museum
Free to all abbey members
£5.00 non members
Light refreshments included

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Medieval Banquet

Saturday 22nd September 2018

Wildlife Tour

Saturday 10th November 2018

11:00am

Epiphany and the Lord of Misrule - Members Evening

Sunday 6th January 2019

Epiphany and the Lord of Misrule

Join us for a traditional Tudor twelfth night with games, wassailing, carols and a masque:

Free to all abbey members

7.00pm in the Abbot’s kitchen

Light refreshments including wine and Roscón de Reyes (Kings' Cake).

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Carers

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 info@glastonburyabbey.com 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.