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Chalice Well Trust

Our Trust is in being, and we as Trustees have now assumed our joint responsibility for safeguarding the welfare of the holy Well and the property around it. This task is both important and inescapable. A friendly welcome has been received from the Glastonbury Authorities and residents. Mr. Scott Stokes who is the father of[…]Read more…

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The Cross the Cup and the Aquarian Well of the Chalice

The vessel that has come to be known as the Cup of Peace came to light at St Bride’s Well, Glastonbury in the autumn of 1906 at a spot not far from a site known from earliest times as the Salmon’s Back. The fish symbol was in prevalent use in Gnostic and early Christian days[…]Read more…

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WTP footnote re Katharine Maltwood

In K.M. Maltwood’s illustrated ‘Guide to Glastonbury’s Temple of the Stars’ the sign for Aquarius is given in a somewhat recondite and unusual form. It is portrayed as the Phoenix flying towards the sunrise and turning its head to drink from the blood-spring which is the Cup of this Aquarius. K.M. Maltwood’s aerial survey gives[…]Read more…

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Times of Tribulation

This is an article written in January 1957 by Wellesley Tudor Pole. There is confusion of thought in many people’s minds about the venue and significance of the final conflict of this age, often referred to as ‘Armageddon’ or ‘The Times of Tribulation’. What is not realised generally is the fact that the main arena[…]Read more…

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The Blended Ray | Wellesley Tudor Pole

Notes About The Wesak Festival From time immemorial a festival of dedication has been held annually during the Full Moon period in May, in Tibet. Wise men and their followers, especially of the Buddhist faith, we are told, foregather at that time in a high valley north of the Himalayas, where the festival is held.[…]Read more…

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Words spoken by the Vicar of St John’s Church at the funeral of Alice Buckton

In Memoriam Miss Alys Mary Buckton, aged 78 Died December 13 1944 (from St. John’s Magazine) There passed away early in the morning of Sunday, Dec.13th, a great soul, a great mind, and a great heart, Alys Mary Buckton. She was a genius, a most remarkable personality. Her mind was as wide as her heart.[…]Read more…

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This poem is from the Alice Buckton collection ‘Daybreak’ published in 1918

This poem is from the Alice Buckton collection ‘Daybreak’ published in 1918. On The Heights (To a fellow-climber who asked me of my destination)   Enough, that there is That beyond my soul Which draws me forth! A veiled and brooding Dream, That, as a gathering vapour, long may roll About the valley, ere the[…]Read more…