Church Heritage Interpretation: Info-Point

Adapting historic places of worship for complementary activities often involves tapping into the potential footfall and income from tourists and heritage visitors. For six years now Info-Point has been providing a modern way for church buildings to easily deliver information to visitors’ smartphones, at low cost and low risk. Smartphones can even be used as a way of […]

Report back from CVTA’s October 2018 Symposium held in Worcester

We are  very pleased to be able to make available summaries of the presentations given at the October 2018 CVTA  Symposium in Worcester. The theme was Partnering: we cannot do it all on our own. Who is the ‘it’ and what is the ‘all’ These are either summaries of the Presentations as provided by the presenters themselves or […]

CVTA Newsletter January 2019

The CVTA NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2019 provides a brief summary of the Presentations from the Symposium and AGM held in Worcester. These range from hearing about how Worcester Cathedral works in partnership with other churches and communities in the city of Worcester to how the Methodist Church is now looking strategically at how it uses its building […]

Fourth Christian Heritage Conference, 8th March 2019, Retford

Fourth Christian Heritage Conference is taking place on 8th March 2019 in Retford Pilgrims & Prophets is a social enterprise managed by Christians from local churches in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Their goal is to share our region’s rich Christian heritage and celebrate its present day church community and fellowship. Following the success of previous events attended by […]

Wolds welcome, walking Lincolnshire’s churches

Run as part of ExploreChurches’ HLF funded Great Interpretation project, this is a walk of just over 9 miles exploring three delightful Lincolnshire churches whilst taking in the breathtaking views of the rolling Wolds. The walk will visit: Belchford St Peter & St Paul Gather at the church (parking and toilets at nearby village hall). […]

Explore the Explorers of Lincolnshire, 20th March 2019

Run as part of ExploreChurches’ HLF funded Great Interpretation project, this is s guided coach tour visiting four of East Lincolnshire’s hidden churches and discovering the stories they hold. They are offering two pick up points: 8.30am : Nottingham (Mount Street/Maid Marian Way coach stop) to travel to Lincolnshire 10.30am : Revesby St Lawrence Churches […]

Explore Churches’ new website goes live

The new website has several new and exciting features. You can keep up with the new churches, themed lists, trails and events by signing up for a monthly five minute update. You’ll get great ideas and inspiration for where to visit next. And there is an open invitation to add your church to this inspiring […]

ComRes Visiting Churches Poll: 49% of British adults visited a church in last year

The National Churches Trust’s poll of 2,037 British people, conducted by ComRes in September 2018, which shows that 49% of British adults visited a church, chapel or meeting house in the last year. That is equivalent to 25 million people.  24% said they had visited a church building, chapel, or meeting house to attend a […]