Nationwide Church Tourism Week – 21st–30th July 2017

Church Tourism Week, an annual celebration of historic churches, takes place nationwide in the last week of July, national heritage charity The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) has announced. The week-long programme of events and activities for all ages is a celebration of our outstanding architectural heritage and an invitation to explore church buildings – and […]

1st International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

The 1st International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages “Following the Footsteps of the Saint Pope John Paul II” will take place in Krakow, from 8th to 12th November 2017. Krakow and Malopolska Region have a great potential as a religious tourism and pilgrimage destination. The Congress aims to be a meeting place between the tour […]

CVTA’s June 2017 Newsletter

The latest CVTA NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2017 includes information on the CVTA 2017 annual symposium in York in October. There is also a reflection from our Chair, Canon John Brown and on the role played by local churches and mosques looking after the survivors of the Grenfell Tour disaster and the importance of places of […]

The British Pilgrimage Trust

The British Pilgrimage Trust is a Charitable Trust set up to restore the tradition of pilgrimage in Britain. It was formed in 2014 after witnessing the ever-increasing success of the Spanish Camino, and concluding that Britain is missing a trick by not providing pilgrims with access to a similar (or even better) experience. There was an […]

The Cornish Celtic Way

A new spiritual route through Cornwall with a focus on the celtic saints and making reflections on your journey. The Cornish Celtic Way is a new pilgrimage route covering 125 miles through Cornwall from St. German’s to St. Michael’s Mount. It incorporates over 60 miles of the Cornish coastal path as well as two established […]

Durham Cathedral wins Innovation Award for LEGO model

Durham Cathedral has won the Hudson’s Heritage Award 2017 for Best Innovation for its clever and highly successful fundraising project where visitors were encouraged to buy a LEGO brick which was then added to a detailed model of the cathedral. In November last year it also won Most Innovative Fundraising Campaign at the Institute of […]

Public back Government financial support for church buildings, new opinion poll shows

57% of British adults agree that the Government should provide financial support to churches in order to protect their heritage and history for future generations, according to a new ComRes opinion poll commissioned by the National Churches Trust, the UK’s church buildings support charity. This is now an annual survey undertaken by the NCT to […]