John Rhys-Davies Bound for Glastonbury

Nuala Barton will be followed by our good friend John Rhys-Davies as he lends his sincere support for “Glastonbury: Isle of Light” right at the Abbey in Somerset. John Turner, Visit Somerset tourism director, will take good care of him along with promoting the event worldwide. He’s going to try to set this up for November almost a month away… …

New ‘Holy Thorn’ and ITV Film Mention

A big thanks to ITV for publishing a story not only about our favorite tree but also featuring our film project “Glastonbury: Isle of Light”. Here’s the article: ITV – New ‘Holy Thorn’ for Glastonbury A new tree descended from Glastonbury’s vandalised Holy Thorn is to be planted in the town this afternoon. The sapling has been grown from cuttings …

Glastonbury Tor Featured in Olympic Ceremony

Olympic Opening Ceremony Puts Glastonbury Tor On The Map Glastonbury Tor, the rocky outcropping rising from southwest England’s Somerset Levels, is soaking up the international spotlight thanks to being the most prominent part of the set for the opening ceremony of the London Olympics. Though the Tor — the word is Celtic for hillock — is a well known destination …

‘Glastonbury’ Movie Featured in BBC’s ‘England on Show’

England on show: The places attracting screen tourism The English pub, British stately homes and London’s skyline will all take their turn on the big screen over Christmas and into the new year. Tourist operators hoping to cash in on the success of films which take millions at the box office will see a flurry of releases which use England …

BBC: ‘Glastonbury’ Film Closer to Production

UPDATED from original BBC article below A UK film producer has begun financing afresh on a film about the Glastonbury legend of the Holy Thorn and Joseph of Arimathea. “Glastonbury: Isle of Light” was written by filmmaker Daniel McNicoll and has garnered support from film producer Leon Clarance formerly of Motion Picture Capital. Leon stated: “Getting a good team together …