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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.

Christmas at the Abbey

Christmas at the Abbey

New for Christmas 2019 is a festive market at Glastonbury Abbey complete with Santa.  more

Added: 19th November 2019

Abbey shortlisted for three national awards

Abbey shortlisted for three national awards

The abbey has been shortlisted for three national awards  more

Added: 1st November 2019

Medieval Fayre finalist in Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

Medieval Fayre finalist in Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

We are delighted with our partners Steamhorse Events to have been shortlisted for Tourism Event of the Year for the 2019 Medieval Fayre.  more

Added: 1st November 2019

Abbey shortlisted for an award

Abbey shortlisted for an award

We've been shortlisted in the Family Favourites Award  more

Added: 31st August 2019

Medieval Fayre

Medieval Fayre

A medieval spectacular is planned at Glastonbury Abbey over Easter weekend.  more

Added: 16th April 2019

Looking forward to events season 2019

Looking forward to events season 2019

An exciting programme of events is planned throughout 2019. Here are just a few highlights to expect early in the season.  more

Added: 29th March 2019

The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would Be King

Filmed in part at Glastonbury Abbey, the legendary resting place of King Arthur, The Kid Who Would Be King opens in cinemas on 15 February  more

Added: 14th February 2019

Pall moves to abbey

Pall moves to abbey

A pall made from medieval material believed to have been from a ceremonial cloak worn by the last abbot of Glastonbury has been donated to the abbey.  more

Added: 29th January 2019

Changing seasons at Glastonbury Abbey captured on film

Changing seasons at Glastonbury Abbey captured on film

Wildlife volunteer Peter Bluck has captured a year in the life of Glastonbury Abbey focussing on the creatures living on the 36 acre site.  more

Added: 22nd January 2019

Changes to Service Levels 2019

Changes to Service Levels 2019

Glastonbury Abbey is a popular venue for many different events and activities.

Therefore from time to time we close earlier to accommodate these - tickets are available separately.

Last admission is always 30 minutes before the closing time.  more

Added: 12th January 2019

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

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

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

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Glastonbury Abbey
Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 9EL

+44 (0)1458 832267

info@glastonburyabbey.com

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