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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.

New Tours for people with Autism.

New Tours for people with Autism.

New guided tours for people with Autism are being introduced at Glastonbury Abbey.

The monthly Quiet Tours are aimed at those who have autism or who have relatives with the condition.  more

Added: 23rd April 2018

New cafe menu

New cafe menu

Our outdoor café is open for longer and is now serving hot food.  more

Added: 21st April 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

Trustee Opportunity – Glastonbury Abbey

Trustee Opportunity – Glastonbury Abbey

The charity is entering into an exciting phase as we prepare to implement our plans for the future development of our facilities and services.  more

Added: 30th March 2018

Outdoor cafe menu

Outdoor cafe menu

You can enjoy hot or cold food during your visit to the abbey at our outdoor café.  more

Added: 25th March 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

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

Abbey gets life-saving defibrillator thanks to town's Tesco store

Abbey gets life-saving defibrillator thanks to town's Tesco store

More than 100,000 visitors a year to Glastonbury Abbey are to be protected by a life-saving defibrillator, after it was donated by the town’s Tesco store.  more

Added: 13th June 2017

Focus on the Black Dyke Band playing this year's Extravaganza

Focus on the Black Dyke Band playing this year's Extravaganza

Playing Glastonbury Festival’s Pyramid Stage will be a first for the world’s most successful brass band.  more

Added: 11th June 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