This unique venue in the heart of historic Glastonbury town boasts a Victorian acoustic Main Hall, built to Golden Mean proportions, two workshop spaces and an internet cafe with fully licensed bar.
This Community Arts Centre has a rich history that has included productions by the great British composer Rutland Boughton and being home to the first Glastonbury Rural Arts Festival which featured such luminaries as George Bernard Shaw, Alice Buxton, Thomas Hardy and T.E. Lawrence.
Home to Ynys Witrin Annual Bardic Contest, Megalithomania, The Goddess Conference, regular Fabulous Furry Folk Nights, and other events. The Assembly Rooms are an ideal place for your gigs, plays, dances, drumming classes, bazaars, talks, bands, wedding receptions and more … check out the Events page for details of upcoming happenings, including gigs from baroque’n’roll psych-folk minstrels Circulus on January 24th, and Incredible String Band founder Robin Williamson on March 19th… Also the annual PANTOMIME!! – (this year it’s Hansel & Gretel from the Shadow Of The Tor theatre company) will be on in the hall from February 12th to 16th. Irreverent, satirical of all things Glastonbury, and a Little Bit Rude – our pantomimes are not for the faint hearted and not quite traditional but always very funny – come and see for yourselves!
The Assembly Rooms’ very own alternative “Folk Club” – Fabulous Furry Folk, continues with monthly singarounds in the cafe and gigs in the main hall. Check out this excellent blog from Normal For Glastonbury for more details. Posted on July 19, 2016Edit