Bride’s Mound in Glastonbury

The history and significance of this important 5th century religious site. Includes an interview with Dr Serena Roney-Dougal and an invitation to join the Friend’s of Bride’s Mound for their yearly Imbolc walk.

Glastonbury Christmas Windows 2021

Glastonbury High St Christmas 2021

Glastonbury shops never disappoint when it comes to decorating their windows for the Winter Solstice. I went out on a couple of evenings last week to capture them for you. It was cold and raining, but no great hardship as I get such pleasure from seeing the ingenuity and design skills that are put into … Read more

Glastonbury Frost Fayre 2021

Smiley stall holders at Glastonbury Frost Fayre

Glastonbury’s 2021 Frost Fayre went ahead despite gale force winds that toppled the town’s Christmas Tree, thanks to community spirit.

Yule Gifts from Glastonbury

Christmas Gifts Glastonbury 2021

This year I’m not only encouraging you to shop in Glastonbury for your Winter Solstice or Christmas gifts, but also to choose items that have been designed and created locally. Here’s a small selection of suggestions that I hope will enthuse you to come for a shopping trip, or check out some of our online shops if you can’t make it to the town.

Red Brick Building Community Garden

I recently revisited the Red Brick Building Community Garden on the edge of Glastonbury. I found it blooming, in more ways than one.

Magical Music in Hallr Woods

Hallr Woods Folk Event

An afternoon of music in Hallr Woods featured some of Somerset’s best folk musicians in a truly magical woodland setting.

Camping at Bob’s Field

Bob's Field Banner

A friendly new Glastonbury eco friendly campsite with bell tents, fire pits and a great view of the Tor. Occasional special events at the field’s Cantina featuring home cooked street food.

Glastonbury’s Avalon Club

Avalon Club Exterior

Glastonbury’s Avalon Club is a friendly local social club in the centre of Glastonbury. They are keen to welcome new members, so I went for a guided tour of their facilities and to meet some of the regulars.

Glastonbury for Vegans

Variety of Organic Vegetables

Glastonbury has a lot to offer vegans (and vegetarians). Here’s a guide to cafes, restaurants, pubs, accommodation, shops and services in what’s quite possibly England’s most vegan friendly town.

A Life in the Landscape with Photographer Peter Longden

Sunrise in Taurus by Peter Longden

I love meeting people and hearing their stories about how they came to live in Glastonbury. I recently interviewed photographer, amateur astronomer and dowser Peter Longden about his life, his images and his love of Glastonbury.