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Song of the Silence

Saturday 11th April - Sunday 5th July 2020

When: 7pm   
Where: Abbey House

Song of the Silence is a meditation created to explore altered states of consciousness and presence by means of sound, silence and readings taken from Christian Mysticism.

Toddler Group at Glastonbury Abbey

Tuesday 5th May - Tuesday 1st September 2020

When: 10am   
Where: Main Abbey

A fun filled session of play, songs, music and craft activities held each week in the small marquee for children up to 4 years of age accompanied by an adult. Every Tuesday from 5th May until 1st September 10am-11am.

Bunting - Family Activity

Friday 8th May 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Make and decorate your own cloth bunting to hang inside your home or outside in your garden.

Historical Dance Sessions

Saturday 16th May - Saturday 18th July 2020

When: 11.30am   
Where: Main Abbey

Watch and join in if you wish with a display of Historical Dancing and spend some quality time together with your family.

Tea & Talk: Courtly Life in the Elizabethan Era

Saturday 23rd May 2020

When: 10am   
Where: Abbey House

Join Kathleen Brooks for this engaging talk looking at life at court life in the Elizabethan era. What to wear, etiquette, dance, games, music, who to avoid and how not to upset the queen, will be some of the topics covered during the talk.

Wildlife Tour

Saturday 23rd May - Saturday 26th September 2020

When: 2pm   
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.

Much Ado About Falstaff - Kick in the Head Productions

Saturday 23rd May 2020

When: 5.30pm   
Where: Abbey House

Kick In The Head follow up recent successes with Old Herbaceous, Fagin?, Three Men in a Boat and Choice Grenfell with a new play about Sir John Falstaff…a rogue, a philanderer and a glutton, but also one of Shakespeare’s greatest and enduring comic creations.

Flower and Bird mobiles - Family Activity

Monday 25th May 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Have fun designing a bird and flower mobile using, twigs, twine, willow and assorted craft decorations, to hang in your room.

Badger Walk - Members only exclusive

Thursday 28th May 2020

When: 7.30pm   
Where: Main Abbey

Once again we kick off our Badger Walks for the year with a members only exclusive.

Textile Painting - Family Activity

Friday 29th May 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Have a go at painting and printing your own design on a piece of fabric.

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Glastonbury Abbey
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Magdalene Street

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