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.

An Interview With Me

Normal for Glastonbury blogger Vicki Steward is interviewed by local writer and journalist Guy Kennaway over homemade pizza.

Dod Lane B&B, Glastonbury

One Dod Lane

Luxurious accommodation in a historical location. We’re in the heart of Glastonbury and on the edge of the glorious Somerset countryside. Styled by the creator of the Heart of the Tribe Art Gallery.

Dod Lane to the Tor Tree Walk by Matt Witt

Glastonbury Tor from the meadow

A guide to one of Glastonbury’s best country walks, from Dod Lane (only 5 minutes from the High Street), to the Tor and back with Matt Witt of ‘To the Trees’.

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,

No Glastonbury Festival 2020

Resist banner at Glastonbury Festival

Lockdown has shrunk our sensory experience, often to the size of a screen. No matter how big the screen, how good the sound system, a virtual festival will never capture the exhilarating sensory overload of the real thing, in all it’s glorious 3D, technicolor, surround-sound glory.

A Tribute to Denise Michell

Denny Michell Druid Mayor of Glastonbury

I was very sad to hear of Denise Michell’s recent passing, she was so much a part of Glastonbury for so many years, not least as Druid Mayor of Glastonbury (twice). I hope you enjoy remembering her through this selection of photos and a couple of videos in which she features.

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.