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Spiritual Glastonbury

Glastonbury, a small town in Somerset, England, known as ‘Spiritual Glastonbury,’ is renowned not only for its historical significance but also as a spiritual haven that has attracted seekers, pilgrims, and mystics for centuries.

Glastonbury Abbey in the centre of spiritual Glastonburry

Pilgrims from many different faiths, beliefs and paths have visited over the centuries and are still drawn here to follow their own spiritual path whatever that may be or mean to individuals. 

The town welcomes people from all backgrounds with Christian pilgrimages to Glastonbury Abbey each summer. Ceremonies celebrating the Wheel of the Year throughout the year and so many more. An annual Goddess Conference attracts international visitors. The town’s diverse spiritual communities welcome visitors seeking to connect with the Earth’s energy in a profound and meaningful way.

Glastonbury is often referred to as the “Isle of Avalon,” a reference to when the surrounding areas were marshland and the myths and legends of King Arthur. Glastonbury Tor rising dramatically from the landscape can be seen from miles around and is believed by many to be a place of powerful energy and spiritual significance. The energy of the Tor is said to be conducive to meditation, spiritual reflection, and connecting with higher consciousness.

Two major ley lines, referred to as the Michael and Mary lines, are said to intersect at Glastonbury. The Michael line is associated with masculine energy, strength, and power, while the Mary line is linked to feminine energy, nurturing, and receptivity. Points where these energy lines meet are seen as a harmonious blending of these energies, creating a balanced and powerful vortex.

Nature reserves near Glastonbury
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Glastonbury has long been associated with the heart chakra in spiritual traditions. The heart chakra is associated with love, compassion, and unity, and Glastonbury is seen as a place where individuals can connect with these energies.

The town offers visitors an eclectic range of spiritual practices and experiences such as meditation, energy work, and ceremonies to attune themselves to the unique energies believed to flow through the land.

Spiritual events in & around Glastonbury

If you’re looking for spiritual things to do during your visit to Glastonbury, you’re in the right place. Explore a wide range of spiritual events and activities that resonate with the town’s mystical and sacred energy.

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5th May 2024

Beltane in Glastonbury

Beltane is one of the eight Pagan festivals on the Wheel of the Year.
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Usually the last Saturday in October

Samhain

The Samhain procession is one of the main events in the Glastonbury calendar.
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January

Wassail

During the month of January you will find many Wassailing ceremonies taking place here in Somerset. 
Glastonbury Faery Ball & Fairy Fayre

19th & 20th October 2024

Glastonbury Faery Ball & Fairy Fayre

An enchanting weekend with faerie market and evening Witchy-Fae Ball at Glastonbury Town Hall.
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Sunday 14th July 2024

Pilgrimage in Glastonbury

Every July there are two organised pilgrimages that happen over the same weekend, held at Glastonbury Abbey.

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The current Glastonbury Information Centre building is currently being renovated as part of the Town Deal.

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