All posts by: British Pilgrimage

British Pilgrimage in the Spectator!


Last Saturday (July 2016) the British Pilgrimage Trust featured heavily in an article in the Spectator. We had little choice about the line the journalist took, and he decided on a ‘pilgrimage now with less Christianity’ angle – which is strangely quantitative, and possibly mis-leading, because there can be as much Christianity as you want […]

Video: British Pilgrimage and Tony Robinson


This July (2016) the BPT took the wonderful Tony Robinson on a pilgrimage – the first one (he says) he has ever made. We’re not sure we entirely believe him – we suspect Britain makes far more pilgrimage than it realises, albeit perhaps unconsciously. This piece was for Channel 4, and will come out this […]

Video and Route: A Greenwich Song Pilgrimage


In early March 2016, six students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance approached the British Pilgrimage Trust for help in devising a Greenwich musical pilgrimage, which connects the holy places of Greenwich along a new pilgrimage route of song. The group were from Trinity Laban’s CoLab week, in which students from diverse musical backgrounds […]

Video: Song Pilgrimage to Ashburnham Lady Well


This single day’s pilgrimage is the first video pilgrimage from part of the South Downs Pilgrims’ Way. [LINK] It begins at St Nicolas Pevensey, a Church built by William the Conqueror in thanks for his victory over King Harold and his conquest of England. Many landscapes are passed, from the military to the empty ghost […]

British Pilgrimage on BBC 1


Guy Hayward and William Parsons, trustees of the British Pilgrimage Trust, were honoured to be featured on BBC1 Songs of Praise during their Springtime pilgrimage from London to Walsingham. The presenter was David Grant, Take That’s singing teacher, who offered great advice and support to the singing pilgrims – though he refused to join their […]