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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.

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.

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.

Badger Walks

Thursday 11th June - Thursday 20th August 2020

When: 7.30pm   
Where: Main Abbey

Join us most Thursdays during the Summer for our ever popular badger walks.

Historical Dance Sessions

Saturday 20th June - Sunday 16th August 2020

When: 1.30pm   
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.

Membership Event - Avalon Recorder Consort

Members Event

Wednesday 15th July 2020

When: 8pm   
Where: Abbot's Kitchen

After a well-attended set at Night at the Abbey 2019, the Avalon Recorder Consort are returning to the abbey for an hour of Medieval recorder music in the Abbot's Kitchen.

Watercolour Painting Workshop

Sunday 19th July 2020

When: 10am   
Where: Abbey House

Join us for a watercolour painting workshop at Abbey House with artist Jackie Henderson. The theme of the workshop will be ‘Summer Flowers In All Their Glory'.

Wiggly caterpillars - Family Activity

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Have a go at simple paper folding and create a wiggly caterpillar.

Flapping butterflies - Family Activity

Friday 24th July 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Pick up a Big Butterfly Count bag and spotter sheet then join in this fun craft session and make your own flapping butterfly. You can then go out into the abbey grounds and begin your butterfly count.

Dream Catchers - Family Activity

Wednesday 29th July 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Using twigs, twine, feathers, leaves and beads create a dream catcher to take home.

Family Tours

Thursday 30th July - Thursday 27th August 2020

When: 1pm   
Where: Main Abbey

These tours are aimed at being fun and accessible for families with children. Come along and follow to one of our Living history presenters leading you through the abbey, learning the stories of this special place as you go.

Make a simple book - Family Activity

Friday 31st July 2020

When: 11am   
Where: Abbey Museum

Have a go at making and decorating a simple book of your own with an assortment of paper, card and craft items.

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Contact Us

Glastonbury Abbey
Abbey Gatehouse
Magdalene Street
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 9EL

+44 (0)1458 832267

info@glastonburyabbey.com

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