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Fashion Show to boost appeal

Fashion Show to boost appeal

Dedicated followers of fashion will find the latest fundraising event for Glastonbury Abbey right up their street.  more

Added: 22nd April 2016

Chubb Bulleid support appeal

Chubb Bulleid support appeal

Chubb Bulleid and Cooper & Tanner are sponsoring activities surrounding the Final Chapter of the Rescue Our Ruins Appeal.  more

Added: 3rd March 2016

Trustee named Archaeologist of the Year

Trustee named Archaeologist of the Year

Professor Roberta Gilchrist wins Current Archaeology Award for Archaeologist of the Year 2016.  more

Added: 27th February 2016

Rescue Our Ruins Appeal: The Final Chapter Launch

Rescue Our Ruins Appeal: The Final Chapter Launch

Glastonbury Abbey has launched the Final Chapter for its Rescue Our Ruins Appeal with the help of ambassador and Festival founder Michael Eavis, the Bishop of Bath & Wells and the Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, Annie Maw.  more

Added: 25th February 2016

Arts and Arthur are the abbey’s themes for 2016

Arts and Arthur are the abbey’s themes for 2016

Glastonbury Abbey has unveiled its line-up for 2016 with the theme for the year being Art and Arthur.

Kicking off the year will be a lecture by Professor Roberta Gilchrist revealing the key findings from archaeological excavations which took place at the abbey from 1904 to 1979. Taking place on January 22 tickets are free but places are limited – book online at www.glastonburyabbey.com  more

Added: 4th January 2016

Abbey joins Access Card scheme

Abbey joins Access Card scheme

Glastonbury Abbey becomes the latest Visitor Attraction to join the Access Card scheme, offering a free companion entry for all Card Holder with +1.  more

Added: 20th September 2015

Emily Eavis and Owen Barry support Glastonbury Abbey

Emily Eavis and Owen Barry support Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Festival’s Emily Eavis has been talking locally made leather bags with Owen Barry’s Cindy Barnstable.

The company have been producing award winning leather handbags from their traditional workshops in Street since 1948. Their high quality goods are sold in some of the world's leading fashion houses.

“I’ve always been a fan of the Tanyard," says Emily Eavis. "When I visited I was blown away by the beautiful high quality, ethically sourced leather goods they were making. When Cindi asked me to design a bag for charity, I really was really excited! The leather is just beautiful and each part of it has been stitched by Somerset craftspeople. The trimmings are also from ethical and environmentally friendly sources close to home.

“And it's all in aid of Glastonbury Abbey which makes it all worth-while”  more

Added: 14th May 2015