Category Archives: Events

Launch of the Virtuous Circles 2 Resilient Heritage Lottery Project (Sustainable Tourism for Sustainable Churches) on 5 November 2019 at Leominster Priory

Launch of the Virtuous Circles 2 Resilient Heritage Lottery Project (Sustainable Tourism for Sustainable Churches) on 5 November 2019 at Leominster Priory You are invited to the launch of this new initiative. Launch Invite Funded through National HLF Resilient Heritage the prime focus of this innovative church tourism-based project is to create, across the counties of Herefordshire and Shropshire, […]


CVTA’s 2019 Annual Symposium on 19th October, Manchester: Open All Hours: for Whom? When? Why? Promoting the significance of church buildings for society in Britain today

The Churches Visitor and Tourism Association’s 2019 Annual Symposium and AGM is taking place on Saturday 19th October in Central Hall, Oldham Street,  Manchester  M1 1JQ. The theme is  Open All Hours: for Whom? When?  Why?  Promoting the significance of church buildings for society in Britain today  The following speakers are confirmed: During the morning we […]


Welcoming visitors to our churches: what works and what gets in the way?

The Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust Summer lecture , Saturday 20th July, 1pm – 3.45pm at St Michael and All Angels church, Thornhill WF12 0JZ. “Welcoming Visitors to our Churches: What works and what gets in the way?” Join The Ven. Dr Anne Dawtry, Archdeacon of Halifax and Chair of the Tourism Forum in the Diocese […]


West Lindsey Churches Festival 2019: 11th-12th and 18th-19th May

Churches Sconeathon Celebrations set to Tempt the Tastebuds! One of the largest festivals of its kind in Europe, and now in its 23rd year, the West Lindsey Churches Festival will see 95 churches and chapels across this Lincolnshire district opening their doors on the weekends of May 11-12 and 18-19, welcoming over 9,000 visitors, with the […]


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 […]


Announcing our 2018 Annual Symposium and AGM in Worcester

You are warmly invited to join with us on Saturday 13th October 2018 from 10.00am onwards in the Old Palace, Worcester, to share in an interactive workshop thinking about and discussing: Partnering: We cannot do it all on our own!  This will provide an opportunity to spend the day with a variety of practitioners, thinking and talking about […]



‘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 […]