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Please check back regularly for all the latest news from Glastonbury Abbey and don't forget to take a look at our Wildlife Blog.

Meditation and Prayer Walk

Meditation and Prayer Walk

A new leaflet inviting visitors to enjoy Prayer and Meditation moments has been created.  more

Added: 9th July 2018

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

We are delighted to welcome the Glastonbury Pilgrimage Association Annual Pilgrimage  more

Added: 3rd July 2018

Compline Service Update

Compline Service Update

With regret, we have to inform you that the Compline services due to run this summer on Wednesday evenings have had to be cancelled.  more

Added: 18th June 2018

Additional camping space for Extravaganza available

Additional camping space for Extravaganza available

Festival creator Michael Eavis today announced additional camping space for the 2018 Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza after the original allocation sold out in record time.  more

Added: 12th April 2018

New weekly healing meditation in the abbey

New weekly healing meditation in the abbey

You are invited to join us for a weekly guided healing meditation in St Patrick’s Chapel every Thursday at 12 noon for around 20 minutes.  more

Added: 12th March 2018

Paloma Faith to headline Extravaganza 2018

Paloma Faith to headline Extravaganza 2018

Michael Eavis today announced that the amazing Paloma Faith will headline this year’s Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza, on Saturday 4th August 2018.  more

Added: 27th February 2018

Changes to normal service levels - 2018

Changes to normal service levels - 2018

Glastonbury Abbey is a popular venue for many different activities. As such please be advised of the following changes to our normal service levels throughout the year.  more

Added: 21st January 2018

Event Attendance

Event Attendance

Glastonbury Abbey is an outdoor event space and as such is open to the vagaries of the British weather.  more

Added: 1st January 2018

Date confirmed for Extravaganza 2018

Date confirmed for Extravaganza 2018

Michael Eavis has today announced that next year’s Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza will take place on Saturday 4 August, 2018.
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Added: 8th December 2017

Filming at the abbey

Filming at the abbey

We can confirm that a handful of scenes from an upcoming feature film by Fox UK Productions Ltd will be filmed at Glastonbury Abbey.  more

Added: 14th October 2017

Statement regarding Abbey House:

Statement regarding Abbey House:

There appears to be misinformation and speculation circulating regarding Abbey House, which is both unhelpful and potentially inaccurate. The house has always been and will remain owned by Glastonbury Abbey. We would like to clarify that the house is being brought back into the direct management of the abbey estate and it is our intention to continue to welcome visitors into it in both the short and longer term future.  more

Added: 7th August 2017

Event security

Event security

You may be asked to undergo a bag check when you enter the abbey, so please allow extra time for this when you attend an event.  more

Added: 2nd June 2017

Corporate Membership launched

Corporate Membership launched

Glastonbury IT business PCs PCs and Sherborne Web Design are the first companies to sign up for the abbey’s new Corporate Membership Scheme.  more

Added: 1st May 2017

The Archaeology Story

The Archaeology Story

Current Archaeology published a feature on the work of our Trustee and award-winning archaeologist Professor Roberta Gilchrist from the University of Reading  more

Added: 8th December 2016