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The calendar below lists most events in town but …..
Art Exhibitions are listed on their own page
If you have young ones check out our Family Fun page.
For more information about venues that run workshops, etc, and upcoming events see the Courses, Classes, Workshops & Circles page
You can also check out Events on Facebook and for events across Somerset see The Basis Online
If you are not familiar with Glastonbury our Venues page lists places where events take place and venues for hire should you wish to put on an event.

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Dec
13
Fri
Friday 13th Masquerade Party @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Pure Hi-Fi in collaboration with Senser Spirits brings you an incredible night of Fun, Dancing, Fancy Dress, botanical bar and Magic.

Nick Parker & The False Alarms @ Hawthorns
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Join Nick Parker and the False Alarms for the start of Christmas season at Hawthorns hotel in Glastonbury on Friday December 13th. Limited capacity show and it is unlikely there will be any tickets on the door.

Dec
14
Sat
Craft and Vintage Fair, @ Town Hall
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Around 30 varied stalls, great atmosphere. Entry is free and there are delicious refreshments. For more details and to book stalls please contact Fatimah

Glastonbury Abbey Christmas Market @ Glastonbury Abbey
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

There will be choir performances from Street sings choir and the Avalonian free state choir, food and drink and a variety of stalls to visit.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight @ Town Hall
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

A riotous medieval comedy play for the festive season! The Knights of Camelot are challenged on Christmas Eve to embark on a Quest: find the monstrous and magical Green Knight, stronger and more dangerous than any four of King Arthur’s warriors!

Nigel Shaw & Carolyn Hillyer @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Winter concert featuring new album plus songs to honour the cold months by internationally renowned Dartmoor musicians Carolyn Hillyer and Nigel Shaw

Cut-Throat Francis + Mischa and his Merry Men @ King Arthur
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Cut Throat Francis sing songs about failing to be successful, responsible grown-ups on folk instruments; sometimes in swing rhythms, and mostly with upbeat Eastern European flavours.

House of El’s #Naughty Xmas Party @ Bocabar
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 1:00 am

Join us for our last ride of the year with the return of our popular night dedicated to R&B, Hip-Hop, Bashment and all things #Naughty!

Mr Vocab And James 90 @ Rifleman's Arms
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

soul, boogie, funk, r&b, rock, jazz with Somerset’s Carol singin’ gangsters!

Dec
15
Sun
Glastonbury Abbey Christmas Market @ Glastonbury Abbey
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

There will be choir performances from Street sings choir and the Avalonian free state choir, food and drink and a variety of stalls to visit.

Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Diz Watson & Band – Sunday Sessions @ King Arthur
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

legendary international boogie woogie and barrel house blue pianist

Dec
16
Mon
Quiz Night @ King Arthur
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

brainiacs, cleaver cloggs, super beings ahoy. Come test your intelligence with our monthly pub quiz.

Dec
17
Tue
Market Day
Dec 17 @ 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.

Shadow of the Tor. Comedy night @ King Arthur
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Come and grab a pint and find yourself a seat by the nonexistent fire to help warm you up as we move into the colder half of the year.

Open Mic Night @ Hawthorns
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Sign up at 8pm. Two songs each and PA with two vocal mics provided. Bring your own instrument and play what you want. Tell a joke, do a dance, perform a one act play (in under 10 mins).

Dec
18
Wed
Open Mic Night @ King Arthur
Dec 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Our weekly ‘Open Mic’ session welcomes new performers and audience members each week.

Dec
19
Thu
XR Cafe @ Lords of the Wildwood Community Tea Rooms
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Welcome to our weekly café where you can find out about:
– XR, our local group in Glastonbury and the Autumn Rebellion
– the demands and values
– how you can be involved
The café is child friendly and do gorgeous food and coffee ☕ and other drinks too!  All welcome

Rohan – Glastonbury Grow Room 064 @ King Arthur
Dec 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Multi instrumentalist looper from Glastonbury.

Miss Behavin Jazz Session @ Hawthorns
Dec 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Our monthly jazz session hosted by Manon and the Miss Behavin Band . Open to singers and musicians of all levels.

Dec
20
Fri
Hawthorns Christmas Party @ Hawthorns
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us on the last Friday before Christmas to celebrate in annual Hawthorns Christmas Party style. Live music and free buffet. Christmas Jumpers at the ready!

The P’hogues @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

a special night of celebration and enjoyment

Xmas Heel Heel with Miss Kill, The Love Handles @ King Arthur
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Our Christmas party for Mind Somerset with some of the best young bands about.

Dec
21
Sat
Farmers’ Market @ Market Place
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Stalls are located around Market Cross, right in the centre of the town.

Yuletide Market @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

It will be loads of fun in this unique artisan market, that is full of talented artists and crafts people.

Winter Solstice Tree Walk @ St John's Church, High St
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn to identify the trees of Avalon in winter with Matt Witt. By Donation.

Earth Festival | Chalice Well Wheel of the Year | Winter Solstice (Meditation & Celebration) @ Chalice Well Trust & Gardens
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Midday Meditation – We gather at the well head at 12 noon for meditation until 12:30. At 12.30 we invite you to join us around the fire on the lower lawn for an informal Conversation Café. We hope this is an opportunity for people to meet, share ideas, thoughts and beliefs and increase connection through understanding.
Winter Solstice Festivities 2 pm – Your are also welcome to join us at 2 pm at our Winter Solstice festivities when we gather together around the Winter Solstice fire for meditation and song.

Dragonsfly – Winter Solstice Celebration @ Bocabar
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Celtic acoustic folk-trance and Eastern dance grooves. Brought to life by conscious lyrics, lush harmonies and funky instrumentals!

Invisibles in Glasto Solstice Special @ King Arthur
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A very special gig with some stunning new material!

Winter Solstice Community Celebration @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Opening ceremony at 8.30 p.m. led by Bards Of Ynys Witrin. Performances from 9 p.m.

B.E Cooling @ Rifleman's Arms
Dec 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

solstice folk solo

Dec
22
Sun
Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Gaz Austin – Sunday Sessions @ King Arthur
Dec 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

from folk songs of the road to hokum blues and Country

Dec
27
Fri
Oh Mama + Support @ King Arthur
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come and join us for a psychedelic trip towards the birth of a new year…

Pixels Presents: Dead Man’s Chest / Motu / Roy Bar / Brook @ Bocabar
Dec 27 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 28 @ 1:00 am

Pixels returns to Glastonbury for our annual Christmas throw down, and as always we’re bringing some very special guests.

Dec
28
Sat
Cary Grace album launch party @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Cary Grace is a songwriter/composer, producer, musician, and analogue synthesizer maker based in the UK.

Dub Shack IV (Xmas Special) @ King Arthur
Dec 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

DJ’S – SYSTEMATIC DISORDER – NINTH LETTA + SPECIAL GUESTS

Vinylgeddon II – Big’Smokin’Joe, gloWorm & Wedge. @ Rifleman's Arms
Dec 28 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 12:30 am

4 hours of classic Dubstep, DnB & Jungle all strictly vinyl.

Dec
29
Sun
Olde Boston Tea Party – Sunday Sessions @ King Arthur
Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Top British bluegrass band. (4piece). Hot picking, bluegrass, country rock and americana with banjo mandolin guitar and double bass.

Dec
31
Tue
Decadia @ Bocabar
Dec 31 2019 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 2:00 am

Starring The Electric Swing Circus – DJs in 3 rooms! – Silent Disco – The Latin Quarter – 80’s Cocktail Bar – Psychedelia Lounge