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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.

Outdoor theatre season launched

Outdoor theatre season launched

We launch our 2019 theatre season with a production written specifically for the abbey by Strode College. Glastonbury Abbey members are invited to the launch for free!  more

Added: 5th May 2019

Summertime

Summertime

A packed events calendar brings theatre, concerts, exhibitions and workshops to the abbey grounds every year and this year offers no less.  more

Added: 29th April 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

Abbey scoops national award

Abbey scoops national award

Glastonbury Abbey scooped the best new small event award at a glittering ceremony in Bath and were runner up in the PR Campaign of the Year.

The awards were hosted by the National Outdoor Events Association.  more

Added: 22nd November 2018

Blooming marvellous

Blooming marvellous

Huge congratulations to our grounds team who have seen success in Glastonbury in Bloom 2018  more

Added: 21st October 2018

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

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