Category Archives: Events


‘Inspired Conference: Heritage Interpretation for Places of Worship’ on 27th February 2018, Durham Cathedral

Inspired will explore practical ways to use the heritage of your church to engage and inspire people, to tell relevant stories for today, to support mission and to improve churches’ overall sustainability. It will partly use the example of Durham Cathedral’s recently opened ‘Open Treasure’ exhibition, but will also draw on experience and practice from parish […]


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 […]




Christmas Carols at the national Shrine of Saint Jude

There is an open invitation to join the Carmelite Friars for Christmas carols at the Shrine of Saint Jude on Saturday 3rd December 2016 in Faversham, Kent. Singing starts at 2.30pm, but there will be plenty of activities before and after. Everyone who attends will need to get their voices ready for a good and celebratory singalong! […]


Murder, Sex and Mayhem in the English Church

On Tuesday 29th November 2016, John E. Vigar will be visiting the Discovery Centre in Basingstoke to deliver a presentation on ‘Murder, Sex and Mayhem in the English Church.’ John Vigar will share the stories behind the medieval murals, misericords and memorials which depict murders, stabbings, wife beating, brawls… a quiet stroll around the local […]