Category Archives: Church tourism projects

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Invitation to tender: Herefordshire and Shropshire Churches Tourism Group – Tourism Capacity Building Project

Herefordshire  and Shropshire Churches Tourism Group – Tourism Capacity Building Project Herefordshire Churches Tourism Group (HCTG) is an independent and constituted, ecumenical voluntary group consisting of 101 members, formed in 2005).  The main aim of the group is to promote church tourism, using a network of some of the best faith buildings in the county […]


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 […]




Announcing our Annual Symposium

You are warmly invited to join with us on Saturday 22 October from 10.00am onwards in the Library of The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, to share in an interactive workshop thinking about and discussing: The Contribution of Church Buildings to the Mission of the Church The day will begin with a presentation […]


31 Liverpool churches open their doors for Heritage Open Days 2016

Ian Simpson, Heritage Officer at the Diocese of Liverpool has been working hard to encourage churches across the diocese to open their doors for Heritage Open Days which is taking place between Thursday 8th and Sunday 11th September. The 31 churches between them are a hugely diverse selection of church buildings, representing a range of […]