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Pilgrim Song from the Way to Walsingham


A 2015 Song Pilgrimage   Day 1: Maria Durch Ein Dornwald Ging (in St Mary’s Church Willesden) We began at St Mary’s Willesden, a church with a Black Madonna statue and a holy well. We launched our pilgrimage to Walsingham amid the bustle of the church food bank. This is a German carol, taught to […]

Jerusalem Pilgrimage 2016


To honour the 100 year anniversary of Jerusalem (the song), from October 22nd to November 1st 2016 the BPT made a 125 mile pilgrimage from London to Sussex, the birthplace of Britain’s unofficial national anthem.     A Pilgrimage Collaboration Between: The Blake Society (Honouring and Celebrating the work of William Blake) Millican Backpacks (Making […]

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 […]