Gifts from Glastonbury for Yule 2020

Christmas Gifts Glastonbury 2020

Looking for the ideal gift for Christmas or Winter Solstice 2020? Lots of ideas here, plus links to Glastonbury shops who have a mail order service.

Glastonbury Shops & Shopkeepers

Midgard Craft Shop in Glastonbury

Here are some photographs of Glastonbury’s shopkeepers eagerly looking forward to the return of our visitors! With a particular focus on the fantastic shops at the top end of the High Street.

Normal In Glastonbury

Sew Over the Moon Shop in Glastonbury

Is it really true there are no ‘normal’ shops in Glastonbury? Nope – here’s the evidence! A photographic celebration of the more ordinary (but equally special) things you’ll find here,

Glastonbury Begins to Reopen After Lockdown

Social Distancing Glastonbury High Street

Glastonbury Town has started to emerge from the lockdown, with temporary pedestrianization of the town centre and some shops opening their doors. Here’s a short report and some photos.

We Can Get Through This Together

Visitors can still connect with Glastonbury Town during the health crisis – here’s how to bring some Glastonbury magic into your own home.

Includes a database of Glastonbury businesses and creative people that you can buy from online.

Haruka in Glastonbury – Clothes with Soul

Amanda from Haruka in Glastonbury

Talking to Clothes Designer Amanda of Haruka, I found myself enthralled by her accounts of textile production around the world and her enthusiasm for the people she works with at every stage of the process – from design, to dying and weaving, pattern cutting, sewing, the models she chooses and ultimately the women who leave her shop feeling special and beautiful. Meanwhile it was gratifying to learn how her business and environmental ethics are woven into everything she does.

Glastonbury Fantasy Artist Linda Ravenscroft

Linda Ravenscroft in her shop The Mystic Garden in Glastonbury Town

Glastonbury based artist Linda Ravenscroft is well known in the fantasy art world for her beautifully detailed watercolours, featuring characters from her rich imagination and the natural world. With her husband John she runs the Mystic Garden Gallery at the bottom of the High Street, where they sell not only Linda’s work, but also beautiful creations from some of the world’s most talented fantasy artists and craftspeople.

Keeping Yoga Real in Glastonbury

Andrew and Francesca of Pure Yoga South West

Andrew and Francesca have a lot to thank yoga for. It brought them together, cured Andrew’s asthma and now they are running classes in Glastonbury. Their ethos is all about sharing, so they’ll stretch your body, but not your bank balance. I enjoyed hanging out with them, I hope you will too.