Events

This page is mainly music events, theatre, performances, talks and gatherings and we have separate pages for Courses, Classes, Workshops & Circles and Family Fun. For more information about yoga classes, spiritual workshops, etc, please see the unique guide to what’s on in holistic Glastonbury  – The Oracle.  You can also check out our Events page on Facebook.  For events across Somerset see The Basis Online

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May
28
Tue
Market Day
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday is Market Day with stalls outside at Market Cross & Magdalene St and inside the Town Hall & Assembly Rooms.

Open Mic Night @ Hawthorns
May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Bring your own instrument and play what you want, tell a joke, do a dance, perform a one act play.

May
29
Wed
An intimate evening with Bob Gallie @ King Arthur
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Bob will be performing in the piano bar and this is a free entry event but spaces are limited so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Debashish Bhattacharya Trio @ Town Hall
May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Asian Arts Agency presents India’s slide guitar master Debashish Bhattacharya, Songlines Award nominated vocalist Anandi Bhattacharya and legendary tabla player Tanmoy Bose

Lars & Steve Henderson @ Hawthorns
May 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Glastonbury Fringe 2019Original funk jazz fusion from Lars, a new project from Sarah Griffiths, and Steve Henderson playing songs from his new album Passerine.

May
30
Thu
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – (His & Hers Theatre Co.) @ Assembly Rooms
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Shakespeare’s magical woodland fairy comedy, brought to life by Glastonbury’s His & Hers Theatre Co.

Dr Alison J Kay – Restoring the Power to the Spiritual, Rebalancing the Ego @ Town Hall
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

You’ll receive during this sweet evening some transmissions to raise your vibrations to help you emanate out – rather than absorb into you & your body – others’ energy. Clearings & activations for Allowing others’ schtuff to bounce off of you will also be done.

May
31
Fri
Churchill Singers Summer Concert @ Abbey House
May 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Churchill Singers host touring choir from Germany “Im Takt” and both choirs will present a varied programme in the Lady Chapel. Normal admission applies.

Soulphonic #5 @ Bocabar
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 1:00 am

The first of the outdoor terrace events with the finest Jazz Funk and Soul Grooves. Then the main room from 10.00 until close with uplifting Soulful House and Nu Disco

IDestroy, All Smiles In Wonderland, [In Brackets] @ King Arthur
May 31 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

infectious brand of punk rock

Redtail @ Rifleman's Arms
May 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Rock & Roll Duo playing live

Jun
1
Sat
Pop Up BBQ plus Festival of Sport @ Middlewick
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Glastonbury Fringe 2019Join us up at Middlewick for a day of Sporting celebration as part of the Glastonbury Fringe. From 12pm until 3pm we have our Pop Up BBQ and Pub on the front garden. Music all day will be provided by Ian Miller.

The Bigger Picture – Informative Talk + Music Afterparty @ King Arthur
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Glastonbury Fringe 2019The Bigger Picture returns to The King Arthur on Saturday 1st June. Informative talks from Mark Windows, Piers Corbyn & Sandi Adams. £10 entry – whole day event plus Live Music Afterparty

Christopher Mapstone with Nichola Devine @ Sweet Track, High St
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We welcome you to an evening of spirit songs. Travelling across the seas from Byron Bay, Australia, Christopher will be bringing the vibration and frequencies of faraway lands. Uplifting – Inspiring – Engaging

Sacred Sound – Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino in Concert @ Chalice Well Trust & Gardens
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A celebration of sacred music. Featuring Mongolian Khöömii Overtone and Undertone Singing, Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Meditation, Sacred Buddhist Mantra, Mongolian Morin Khuur and pieces from their Chintamani Precious Stone and Ashtamangala Eight Auspicious Symbols Albums.

Conscious Clubbers Dance Party @ Rifleman's Arms
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Dj’s bringing you the best of house, techno, dub, reggae & dance hall

Duncan Batey Trio + Tim Keegan @ Hawthorns
Jun 1 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Glastonbury Fringe 2019Award-winning local singer-songwriter Duncan Batey

Jun
2
Sun
Mayor’s Sunday Parade @ Town Hall
Jun 2 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

The parade will leave the Town Hall at 11.15am and process to St Benedicts Church along Magdalene Street and down Benedict Street to gather for an 11.30am service. The return journey is to recommence at approximately 12.30pm and arrive at the Town Hall where invited guests will be received by the Mayor before taking lunch. Road closures will be in place and inconvenience it is hoped will be for just a couple of hours at most.

Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring an instrument and join the fun. The most raucous Sunday jam anywhere.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Lord Chamberlain’s Men @ Glastonbury Abbey
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

The UK’s premier all male theatre company return to the glorious surroundings of Glastonbury Abbey with their 15th birthday production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Exclusive pre-theatre supper with the director available at 1700. Doors open at 1830 with performance at 1900.

Mayor’s Community Party @ Town Hall
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Music from local Band ‘Animal Krackers’ and Dora Darling, “Magic Hat” will be donations for the Mayor’s Charity – “The Food Bank at the United Reformed Church”. Bring food to share.

Jun
4
Tue
Market Day
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday is Market Day with stalls outside at Market Cross & Magdalene St and inside the Town Hall & Assembly Rooms.

Open Mic Night @ Hawthorns
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Bring your own instrument and play what you want, tell a joke, do a dance, perform a one act play.

Jun
6
Thu
Extinction Rebellion Cafe @ Lords of the Wildwood Community Tea Rooms
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

If you want to learn more, be involved, ask some questions or just meet some like minded climate conscious folk drop in between 12pm and 3pm to Lord of the Wild Wood. XR Glastonbury rebels will be there to drink coffee, chat, answer questions, share experiences from the London rebellion and discuss future actions.

Folk Night @ Rifleman's Arms
Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Local musicians playing around the fire

Jun
7
Fri
Electric disco Funk A Go Go @ King Arthur
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

classic disco, classic funk – ghetto – funkfilf – discostep

Big Night Out : 3 Bands @ Rifleman's Arms
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

The Idle Silence, Ghost Hands, Stevie & the Masquerades. Starting at 8pm these local alternative bands are here to give you alt-punk, synth-pop, grunge and indie.

Jun
8
Sat
Take a walk on the wildside @ Glastonbury Abbey
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join our wildlife volunteers for a tour with a difference. Explore the abbey’s 36 acres of stunning grounds and discover what else calls it home.

Electric Twisted Gypsy @ Hawthorns
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Latino gypsy beats, balkan bangers,electrotango,acid rhumba

Jun
9
Sun
Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring an instrument and join the fun. The most raucous Sunday jam anywhere.

Jun
11
Tue
Market Day
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday is Market Day with stalls outside at Market Cross & Magdalene St and inside the Town Hall & Assembly Rooms.

Open Mic Night @ Hawthorns
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Bring your own instrument and play what you want, tell a joke, do a dance, perform a one act play.

Jun
12
Wed
As You Like It – Rain or Shine Theatre Company @ Glastonbury Abbey
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Known as Shakespeare’s perfect pastoral play, Rain or Shine is back to present As You Like It. Doors open at 6:30pm with the performance starting at 7pm.

Jun
14
Fri
Alessandra Belloni @ Assembly Rooms
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Alessandra Belloni’s Book Launch and Concert with healing chants, ritual drumming and trance dance ceremonies in honour of the Black Madonna.
Groove Session with DJ Jah Harmony @ Bocabar
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Funk, hip-hop, reggae + live musicians

Zoe Schwartz Blue Commotion @ Hawthorns
Jun 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Nominee for two vocal awards at the National Blues awards, so a top draw act on a Hawthorns debut, so all you Jazz/Blues fans are in for a real treat.

Jun
15
Sat
House of Commoners @ Rifleman's Arms
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Local high energy band playing originals that you wont forget.

Never The Bride @ King Arthur
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Jun
16
Sun
Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring an instrument and join the fun. The most raucous Sunday jam anywhere.

Los Kamer @ King Arthur
Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Mexican band on a Glastonbury Festival warm-up!