News

News

There are always lots of exciting things going on in the Avalon Marshes including events, new species sightings and plenty of projects to restore habitats and conserve the area’s fascinating heritage. In addition to this news section you can keep in touch via the Avalon Marshes Facebook page which is updated on a regular basis and via our e-news “Messages from the Marshes” which is emailed out periodically. Sign up here to receive Messages from the Marshes.

digital media project with Will Bix of Somerset Film

Digital media project for schools underway

Sights & Sounds of the Marshes is a digital media project delivered by our partners at Somerset Film and funded by the Hertiage Lottery Fund.  Local school and college children are being given the opportunity to explore the landscape through… Read more…



archive photography of local industry agriculture history and social domestic life

Help us to create ‘footprints of the past’

The Images of Avalon archive would like to scan images that you have to create a unique look into the life of the Avalon Marshes area. We’re looking for images of people, places, and landscape that show aspects of industry,… Read more…



Glastonbury Lake Village excavation

Lake Village Excavation

The world famous Glastonbury Lake Village provided the first clear evidence of the presence of Iron Age settlers in the Avalon Marshes when it was discovered in the early 20th Century. The wood from the buildings has been miraculously preserved… Read more…



2014 Avalon Marshes Festival at Edington Church in the churchyard

2014 Avalon Marshes Festival

Butterflies, Birds and Bugs: Wildlife in a churchyard. This event was part of the festival and took place at Edington Church. The 2014 Avalon Marshes Festival has been a huge success with most walks and tours fully sold out, talks… Read more…