Bells and Bikes: on the Tour de France big ring for Yorkshire and its churches

This is the story of how Yorkshire Churches were brought centre stage for the Tour de France when Yorkshire became the host for the 2014 Grand Départ. Rod Ismay has a passion (some would say obsession) for the Tour de France. If you think you know someone who is obsessed, think again, but fortunately Rod’s issues […]

To be a pilgrim…a weekend conference from the Methodist Church – 6-8 April 2018

Pilgrimage can offer so much to us as individual followers of Christ – and to our churches.  Open spaces, companionship on the journey, new ways of seeing a story or a landscape, a sense of adventure, sometimes an element of risk, the need to choose courage… Pilgrimage can help us to think radically about direction, […]

Pilgrimage into Mission a conference hosted by the East AnglianPilgrimage Network Saturday 3 February 2018, Norwich Cathedral, 10am – 4pm

A day learning about how the international surge in popularity of pilgrimage is creating significant opportunities in mission for local parishes. The international surge in popularity of pilgrimage creates significant opportunities in mission for local parishes.Is your church along the route of an ancient pilgrimage or modern long-distance path? Is it associated with a local saint […]

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 […]