Glastonbury is the oldest shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in England, pre-dating the better-known Marian shrine of Walsingham by many 100s of years. Since the destruction of Glastonbury Abbey at the Reformation, the shrine’s Marian origins have been overshadowed by the legends surrounding the person of King Arthur and those of St Joseph of Arimathea and the ‘Glastonbury thorn’. 127 more words
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ROCKY HILL–It’s the longest continuously running one of it’s kind.
For 360 years now, the Rocky Hill Ferry has been making it’s run from Rocky Hill to Glastonbury, and back. 88 more words
Kanye West's Glastonbury spot prompted 'crazy, horrible' death threats for festival organiser Emily Eavis
When it was announced that Kanye West would be headlining Glastonbury 2015, the news wasn’t everyone’s cup of tea.
And now festival organiser Emily Eavis has revealed she fell victim to vile death threats from angry festival-goers. 212 more words
This time in 28 days where will you be? If you are like me, you will be at the greatest festival on earth, Glastonbury.
Here’s 10 questions Glastonbury newcomers often want answered: 1,466 more words
Glastonbury is a small town in South West England with a big spiritual tradition. Some people believe that this is where Christianity in England began, and it’s still a place of Christian pilgrimage; but it’s become a centre for alternative spiritualities, too. 837 more words