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Abbey House Theatre Ticket

Saturday 28th March - Saturday 5th September 2020

When: 5.30pm   
Where: Abbey House

Three theatre shows, one location and one special price 28 March, 23 May and 5 September

Paint a glass tea light holder - Family Activity

Wednesday 8th April 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Get creative with colour as you design and then paint a glass tea light holder.

Decorate an egg - Family Activity

Friday 10th April 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Dip and dye your boiled egg with fun colours, then add some decoration, you can even create a character.

Shields and Swords - Family Activity

Monday 13th April 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Design and make your own cardboard shield and sword, you could even bring it along to the Medieval Fayre.

Crowns and Headdresses - Family Activity

Wednesday 15th April 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Make a crown or headdress from cardboard then enjoy adding that personal touch as you decorate your design. You could even wear them at the Medieval Fayre.

Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Fayre

Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th April 2020

When: 10am   
Where: Main Abbey

Our Medieval Fayre returns in 2020 with Knights, Vikings, Jousts and a host of Medieval characters.

Mosaic Workshop

Saturday 25th April 2020

When: 10.30am   
Where: Abbey House

Join our one day workshop for adults at Abbey House on 25 April, with tutor Lorelei Hunt and make a decorative mosaic square.

Wildlife Tour

Saturday 25th April - Saturday 24th October 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Main Abbey

Find out about the diverse wildlife that calls the Abbey its home by joining our wildlife volunteers on a free tour of the grounds and wildlife area.

Membership Event - Medieval Combat: An introduction to HEMA

Members Event

Thursday 30th April 2020

When: 6pm   
Where: Main Abbey

Medieval mastery of arms came in many different forms and followed tested, established traditions. A movement to recreate and study Historical European Martial Arts is currently gaining interest globally. Come along for an interactive hour with members of Taunton Longswords Association and learn a little bit about Medieval Combat.

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Contact Us

Glastonbury Abbey
Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street

+44 (0)1458 832267


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