Category Archives: Press

Church Times launches ‘1-day pilgrimage routes to cathedrals’ and ‘godparent-child pilgrimages’ projects


Church Times launches ‘1-day pilgrimage routes to cathedrals’ and ‘godparent-child pilgrimages’ projects ‘Turn cathedral visitors into pilgrims,’ says British Pilgrimage Trust by PAUL WILKINSON 05 OCTOBER 2018 People are being asked to devise pilgrimage routes that would take a single day to each of the cathedrals in Britain. “It’s the most accessible way to engage with […]

BPT in US NPR Radio show ‘Marketplace’


European Foreign Correspondent for National Public Radio in America, Stephen Beard, joined our 1-day guided pilgrimage event from Icklesham to Rye on 25th August 2018, and made this rather punchy 4-min radio feature for a programme that went out to 14 million ‘economically-interested’ people in America! Listen here

Churches and Pilgrimage (How to get Britain going again) An Article by William Parsons for the NCT


This September, Will wrote an article for the National Churches Trust Annual Review, about his vision for pilgrimage in Britain and how churches can become places that more people engage with through the open act of pilgrimage. Have a read of the article here: https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/news/churches-and-pilgrimage-how-get-britain-going-again Here’s a quote from the article: “We have seen time […]

The BPT in the Telegraph


We are very glad to share this article about the Old Way and the BPT’s work with you. Many thanks to Harriet Compston and the Telegraph.   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/articles/british-pilgrimage-trust-walks-canterbury/

British Pilgrimage on Radio Sussex


Twice during our recent Jerusalem Song Pilgrimage, we had the privilege of being interviewed by BBC Radio Sussex/Surrey. This is a recording of the second interview, on a Sunday breakfast show – just before setting out on Day 9 of our pilgrimage to Blake’s cottage and Parry’s house, where the song Jerusalem was born. We […]