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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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Nov
22
Fri
Jazz session: The Sarah Griffiths Project + Kenny Cartman Trio @ Bocabar
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

An evening of jazz hosted by Sarah Griffiths. £5. Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start. Jazz menu available on the evening.

Lady Nade – Safe Place Tour @ King Arthur
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Experimental rootsy-songstress mixing of soul, jazz and folk-pop.. Likened to a rich fusion of musical greats, bearing velvet tones of Nina Simone adding a heady, jazz splash of John Martyn and Jeff Buckley thrown in.

Ollie Back & Sam on the Fiddle @ Rifleman's Arms
Nov 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Guitar, Violin & Harmony Vocals – popular covers, classic favorites & foot stomping folk tunes

Shake The Tree @ Hawthorns
Nov 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

A welcome return for John Francis and his band, with their original, yet Retro Psychedelic Rock tunes, guaranteed to have you dancing…..

Nov
23
Sat
Farmers’ Market @ Market Place
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

Wytches Market @ Town Hall
Nov 23 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Bringing together like-minded artists, craftspeople & purveyors of magical goods…

Des Horsfall`s Kuschty Rye @ King Arthur
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A stripped down and acoustic version of the band

Crossfire @ Rifleman's Arms
Nov 23 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Nov
24
Sun
Glastonbury in Bloom Annual Bulb Planting @ Letterbox Field
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you able to help us, Green fingered or not you will be more than welcomed! Looking for volunteers to help us with the bulb planting this year, we are meeting at the bottom of the Tor by Letterbox Field 10am on Sunday 24th November 2019.

Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Sean McGowan plus Support @ King Arthur
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Poet, songwriter and dedicated touring artist

Nov
25
Mon
Wille Edwards (Solo) @ Hawthorns
Nov 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Cornwall based musician, eclectic songwriter, and front man of internationally acclaimed band Wille and the Bandits

Nov
26
Tue
Market Day
Nov 26 @ 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.

Slicky Speaks – Earl Slick in Conversation @ Assembly Rooms
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Following on from his critically acclaimed BBC documentary Rock and Roll Guns for Hire: The Story of The Sideman; ‘Slicky Speaks’ is an opportunity to get up close and personal with the man himself as he delves into his life as a sideman to some of the most successful artists in the history of popular music.

Tearoom Talks – Viking Cattes @ Vintrotique
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fascinating giant cat legendary lore linked across Russia Scotland Ireland Wales, America. Talk, discussion. With Shan Morgain. Full tearoom service. Entrance £1.

Open Mic Night @ Hawthorns
Nov 26 @ 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).

Nov
27
Wed
Open Mic Night @ King Arthur
Nov 27 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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

Nov
28
Thu
XR Cafe @ Lords of the Wildwood Community Tea Rooms
Nov 28 @ 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

The Emerald Dawn, Carola Baer, and Davey Dodds @ King Arthur
Nov 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

a multi-instrumentalist, symphonic progressive rock quartet, who combine elements from classical music, jazz and rock to produce their own original, distinctive and exciting sound

Nov
29
Fri
The Bad Cowboys & Steve Henderson @ King Arthur
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Steve Bilsborough and John Carroll have developed a country influenced acoustic sound.

Nov
30
Sat
Frost Fayre @ Town Centre
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Glastonbury Frost Fayre is An Extravaganza of Seasonal Magnificence When Our Community comes together to Celebrate’Peace and Goodwill to All’ at this Festive Time of Year. Stalls and Late night shopping. 10.00am until 7.00pm. Frost Fayre stalls, Christmas Markets & Other Attractions include: • Father Christmas and his helper Fairies and Elves • All day buskers and live street entertainment.

Davey Malone w/ John Diment Frost Fayre finale @ Hawthorns
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Topping off what is often the best day of the year in Glastonbury Town with some top quality music and entertainment and yes, maybe the occasional knob gag! Not to be missed

Heel Heel [8] with Banana High and All Smiles in Wonderland @ King Arthur
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Banana High- Banana High are a 5 piece band based in Somerset that plays a fusion of reggae, rock, punk, ska & pop originals.

Barbershop Sessions Vol. 1 @ Bocabar
Nov 30 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 1:00 am

A night of Drum & Bass, House, Old School, Funk, Garage, Club Trax, Footwork and Juke

Hush @ Rifleman's Arms
Nov 30 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A first gig at this venue for the band. Who knows what the evening will deliver !!!

Dec
1
Sun
Backdoor Man Blues Jam @ Hawthorns
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Dawn Kelly & Neil Bailey – Magpie 22 – Sunday Sessions @ King Arthur
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Inspired by their time in Nashville, Dawn and Neil will be showcasing new songs and whipping up a feast of Alt-Folk, Blues and Americana – lush harmony vocals from Amy Bartlett.

Dec
3
Tue
Market Day
Dec 3 @ 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.

Glastonbury Films of the Earth: The Economics of Happiness @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This award-winning documentary film, The Economics of Happiness, spells out the social, spiritual, and ecological costs of today’s global economy.

Open Mic Night @ Hawthorns
Dec 3 @ 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
4
Wed
Open Mic Night @ King Arthur
Dec 4 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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

Dec
5
Thu
XR Cafe @ Lords of the Wildwood Community Tea Rooms
Dec 5 @ 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

Beans on Toast – The Inevitable Train Wreck Tour @ Red Brick Building
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Climate emergency? Boris as PM? Rail-melting heat waves? A No Deal Brexit? Beans’ new album could only ever be called one thing… ‘The Inevitable Train Wreck’.

Dec
6
Fri
Santa’s Got a brand new Bag @ King Arthur
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

funk ,ghetto,deep disko edits,boogie,funk filf and classics, get all funked up for crimbo

DR Meaker @ Bocabar
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 1:00 am

High energy Drum & bass splice dirt with soul

Dec
7
Sat
Victorian Christmas @ Rural Life Museum
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

From Christmas cards and crackers, to decorating trees, many of our best-loved Christmas traditions are from the Victorian era.

Sound Of The Sirens @ United Reform Church
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Westcountry folk-rock duo

Zofff @ King Arthur
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Zofff live in Glastonbury. With support from Deviant Amps.
Alchemy In Avalon @ Assembly Rooms
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 1:00 am

hosted by the legendary Lee Harris, founder of Alchemy Headshop in London

House of El’s El’s #Naughty Xmas Party @ Bocabar
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 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!