Welcome to the Oblate News web page. Thank you for your understanding and support during these very troubling and challenging times. Glastonbury Abbey's pottery link to Dark Ages. Announcement: Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza 2020 . Please check back regularly for all the latest news from Glastonbury Abbey and don't forget to take a look at our Wildlife Blog. 1 June ... the legend of Joseph of Arimathea who is said to have visited Glastonbury to spread the word of ... trust BBC News.

2019-2020 Oblate Program. We are a community of Benedictine monks committed to seeking God within the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church as specified by the Benedictine way of life. Glastonbury (/ ˈ ɡ l æ s t ən b (ə) r i /) is a town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated at a dry point on the low-lying Somerset Levels, 23 miles (37 km) south of Bristol.The town, which is in the Mendip district, had a population of 8,932 in the 2011 census.

Creamfields 2020 cancelled, first acts announced for Creamfields 2021 - incl Adam Beyer, Ben Nicky, Boris Brejcha, Carl Cox, Deadmau5, Eric Prydz, Hot Since 82, & more published: Yesterday, 10:12am Glastonbury Abbey closed for visitors on Monday March 23rd and remains closed following government guidance around restricting the spread of Covid-19. By Festival Flyer 10 months ago

The great Norman structures were consumed by fire in 1184 when many of the ancient treasures were destroyed. Glastonbury is less than 1 mile (2 km) across the River Brue from Street, which is now larger than Glastonbury. - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News In light of the current unprecedented circumstances - which include the temporary closure of the Glastonbury Abbey - we are sorry to announce that this year's Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza will not now be able to go ahead. Get the latest Glastonbury Abbey news in the West Country region on ITV News. We pray for you every day, for your health and safety and peace of mind. Contact Us. Saturday 1st August 2020. John Hopkins from the Oblate Steering Committee, wishes to share Lynn Ungar's poem, "Pandemic," a beautiful sentiment in these troubling times. Planning applications have been submitted for works to numerous trees in the conservation area in and around Glastonbury Abbey. From April 1st there will be no one monitoring email, social media or phone lines for the abbey. We hope this is a helpful resource for information about the Glastonbury Abbey Oblate program. E-News. Glastonbury Abbey Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 9EL +44 (0)1458 832267. info@glastonburyabbey.com Please visit our home page for up-to-date information. Postponed: Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza.