Summer Solstice Tree Walk – Sat 22nd June 2024


Join Matt and a small group of tree lovers for Special Edition Summer Solstice Tree Walk

  • Meet outside St John’s Church at 11am
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Cost: £10pp

What we’ll do…

We’ll do a lap of the lanes ending at Grandmother lime, where Matt will talk at length, offer songs and poetry to the Linden in the prime of her season. We’ll learn about the trees and how to identify them. Matt will share his knowledge of the trees of Glastonbury including the Holy Thorn, lindens and Copper beech. He will provoke conversation on nature based themes, and recite some nature inspired poetry and prose.

In addition: There will be a short performance of gentle acoustic music for us to enjoy in the sunshine beneath the canopy of Grandmother lime.

How to attend?
Tickets are £10pp – you can purchase tickets on this page.

What’s included?
Join Matt and a small group for a walk to meet and learn about the trees:

– A gentle walk with plenty of stops
– Informal, educative, and inspiring tree talks
– Tree identification demonstrations
– Seasonal poetry dedicated to the trees
– A short musical performance of acoustic folk songs inspired by nature
– Help to improve your tree knowledge

About Matt / To The Trees
Matt is a tree enthusiast based in Glastonbury, Somerset – he has been hosting tree walks and guided tours in the area for the past 5 years and has lived in Glastonbury since 2012. As well as providing practical tree identification knowledge, Matt relates to nature in a creative way, and integrates spoken word and song (weather permitting) into his walks. Matt’s focus is on sharing his knowledge of the trees so that we might build better relationships with them and the natural world.


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