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Event Attendance

Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2018

Saturday 4th August 2018

The amazing Paloma Faith will headline this year’s Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza, on Saturday 4th August 2018.

Advance prices are adults £35 and £20 for a child aged six to 16. Any remaining tickets will be available on the gate, priced at £40 adult and £25 for a child. Accompanied children aged five and under do not require a ticket. Booking and postage fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.

Camping is sold on a first come, first served basis and is only available when tickets are purchased.

People who bought vouchers which were on sale from December 17 until 6 March 2018 were sent an email link to purchase camping.
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Three Musketeers - IK Productions

Saturday 18th August 2018

Join D’Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis as they travel the length and breadth of France saving the day, rescuing people in distress and generally being heroes. Follow D’Artagnan in his quest to join the Musketeers in this hilarious comedy adaptation which takes the audience on a whistle-stop tour around France, and still has time for a quick trip across the Channel. With physical comedy, fast-paced action and quick wit, IKP’s version of The Three Musketeers promises to entertain all ages.

Following their recent successes with Three Men in a Boat, Alice in Wonderland and The Wind in the Willows, IKP are bringing their unique brand to another classic novel. Expect swashbuckling, sword-fights and subterfuge in the fast, funny, family-friendly adaptation of the French favourite - Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers.

This production is designed to be performed in the open-air and will continue in all safe weathers. Bring a picnic and something to sit on. Refreshments are available at the Café"

Start 7pm, £10, £8 Concessions.

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Outdoor Cinema - War Horse

Monday 27th August 2018

This August Bank Holiday Monday join us for the first of our end of summer outdoor film double header. Within the beautiful surroundings of Glastonbury Abbey we are screening the poignant and beautifully filmed War Horse by Steven Spielberg. Bring a picnic and a chair or blanket and relax in the abbey grounds before watching the film. A discount is available for tickets purchased in advance for both War Horse and Grease which is screening the night after.

Doors open at 7pm and the film is expected to start 30 mins after sunset at approximately 8.40pm.

Film Synopsis:

Albert (Jeremy Irvine) and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. Against the backdrop of the Great War, Joey begins an odyssey full of danger, joy and sorrow, and he transforms everyone he meets along the way. Meanwhile Albert, unable to forget his equine friend, searches the battlefields of France to find Joey and bring him home.

Ticket Prices:

In Advance:

Adult: £10
Child (5 to 15): £8
Member: £7
Family: £32 (2+2)

Buy tickets for both War Horse and Grease (only available in advance):

Adult: £16
Child (5 to 15): £13
Member: £11.50
Family (2+2): £51

On the door:

Adult: £12
Child (5 to 15): £10
Member: £9
Family: £38 (2+2)

Children under 5 free. All children must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

Attending an Outdoor Event at Glastonbury Abbey:

Glastonbury Abbey is an outdoor event space and as such is open to the vagaries of the British weather. Our advice when attending an event at Glastonbury Abbey is that you should dress appropriately for the weather conditions and also be prepared for changes as the event progresses. Events held in the evening can become cold and/or damp with dew. For predicted rain please bring suitable wet weather clothing (not umbrellas).

The abbey becomes very dark after sunset and has many fall and trip points. We do our best with temporary lighting to illuminate areas of safety concern and exits from the abbey. It is advised to bring a personal torch to aid your exit from the abbey after sunset.

For your comfort you may bring a camp chair or picnic blanket as seating is generally not provided. You may bring your well behaved dog* as long as it is kept on a lead and doesn’t disrupt the event.
Gazebo’s and other large structures are not allowed to be used within the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey.

All events will go on as planned in all weather conditions unless that weather becomes unsafe.

Glastonbury Abbey is a licensed venue. If you are intoxicated upon arrival you may be refused entry. No antisocial behaviour or disrespect toward the site, the ruins, other visitors or staff will be tolerated.

*Not including the Glastonbury Extravaganza which has its own terms and conditions of entry.

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Glastonbury Abbey Outdoor Cinema - Grease 40th Anniversary Singalong

Tuesday 28th August 2018

For the second of our end of summer outdoor cinema's join us in the beautiful grounds of Glastonbury Abbey for the Grease 40th Anniversary singalong edition. Bring a picnic and a chair or blanket and relax in the abbey grounds before watching the film. A discount is available for tickets purchased in advance for both War Horse the previous night and Grease.

Doors open at 7pm and the film is expected to start 30 mins after sunset at approximately 8.40pm.

There will be a licensed bar and food available. Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnic but we request that all rubbish is taken away from the abbey at the conclusion of the event.

Ticket Prices:

In Advance:

Adult: £10
Child (5 to 15): £8
Member: £7
Family: £32 (2+2)

Buy tickets for both War Horse and Grease (only available in advance):

Adult: £16
Child (5 to 15): £13
Member: £11.50
Family (2+2): £51

On the door:

Adult: £12
Child (5 to 15): £10
Member: £9
Family: £38 (2+2)

Children under 5 free. All children must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

Glastonbury Abbey is an outdoor event space and as such is open to the vagaries of the British weather. Our advice when attending an event at Glastonbury Abbey is that you should dress appropriately for the weather conditions and also be prepared for changes as the event progresses. Events held in the evening can become cold and/or damp with dew. For predicted rain please bring suitable wet weather clothing (not umbrellas).

The abbey becomes very dark after sunset and has many fall and trip points. We do our best with temporary lighting to illuminate areas of safety concern and exits from the abbey. It is advised to bring a personal torch to aid your exit from the abbey after sunset.
For your comfort you may bring a camp chair or picnic blanket as seating is generally not provided.

You may bring your well behaved dog* as long as it is kept on a lead and doesn’t disrupt the event.

Gazebos and other large structures are not allowed to be used within the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey.

All events will go on as planned in all weather conditions unless that weather becomes unsafe.

*Not including the Glastonbury Extravaganza which has its own terms and conditions of entry.

Click here to buy tickets online

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.