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Quiz and supper to raise cash for appeal

Quiz and supper to raise cash for appeal

Last held in 2014, our fundraising quiz and supper night is back when we will be testing your general knowledge and raising money for our Rescue Our Ruins Appeal: The Final Chapter.  more

Added: 20th September 2016

Mayor backs abbey appeal

Mayor backs abbey appeal

The Mayor of Glastonbury Councillor Jon Cousins has given Glastonbury Abbey’s fundraising appeal his backing.  more

Added: 8th September 2016

Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust Exhibition

Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust Exhibition

50th Anniversary Commemorations Travelling Exhibition is at the abbey from August 19 to September 4.  more

Added: 12th August 2016

Family Fun Dog Show - Sunday August 14

Family Fun Dog Show - Sunday August 14

Former Blue Peter presenter Valerie Singleton will be guest judge at Glastonbury Abbey’s Family Fun Dog Show on Sunday (August 14).  more

Added: 8th August 2016

Rescue Our Ruins Appeal: The Final Chapter - latest

Rescue Our Ruins Appeal: The Final Chapter - latest

The Glastonbury Abbey appeal to raise £100,0000 is nearly at a third of its target thanks to donations from residents and businesses.  more

Added: 7th July 2016

Handstitched Quilt to be auctioned in aid of Rescue Our Ruins

Handstitched Quilt to be auctioned in aid of Rescue Our Ruins

Local Somerset quilter Jane Harwood is doing her bit for the Glastonbury Abbey appeal by generously donating a handstitched quilt to be auctioned in support of Rescue Our Ruins: The Final Chapter.  more

Added: 30th June 2016

Final Chapter - Fundraising Latest

Final Chapter - Fundraising Latest

Glastonbury Abbey’s Rescue Our Ruins Final Chapter has raised a staggering £19,000 in the first three months.  more

Added: 27th May 2016

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