May 20

Glastonbury’s Virtual Summer Solstice!

Glastonbury Town Council has worked with Mendip District Council, Glastonbury Information Centre, Avon and Somerset Police, Redpath Creative, and Glastonbury Festival to create and promote a VIRTUAL Summer Solstice event on Sunday, 21st June.

Please join us as we go live to stream the Summer Solstice sunrise from Glastonbury.

Streaming will star from 0430 BST (0330 GMT) so we capture the sunrise at 0455 BST (0355 GMT). Following this we will have a multifaith ceremony and family activities, including singing, crafts and music.

0500 BST (0400 GMT): Salutation to the Dawn and A Ceremony of Light
We invite you to light a candle, wherever in the world you are, with the Glastonbury Unity Candle and the Silent Minute for Peace. Filmed and streamed by Kevin Redpath. With the Green Mayor of Glastonbury – Councillor Jon Cousins, Mistress of Ceremonies – Morgana West, Glastonbury Town Crier – David Greenway, and Elder Bard of Avalon – Lisa Goodwin.