“I spent two years walking to every cathedral in England – and made some incredible discoveries” Over the course of two years, the Earl of Selborne undertook to walk to every cathedral in England, and found himself inspired by stunning architecture, amazing music, beautiful countryside – and the occasional canalside pub. Read his wonderful article here.
Click here to read Harriet Sherwood’s article about the recent TV series on BBC2 ‘Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago’. She namechecks the Two Saints Way, Forth to Farne Way, St Magnus, and the route we are working on, The Old Way to Canterbury.
We are very glad to share this article about BPT guided pilgrimages with you which appears in the Spring 2018 Issue of Porter Magazine. Many thanks to Delilah Khomo, Catherine Fairweather and the team at Porter.
Guy from the British Pilgrimage Trust meets Tony Robinson on Channel 4, and sings to him the oldest English song with words and music written down together in c. 1160 – ‘Sainte Marie’ by Saint Godric of Finchale – before taking him to the oldest and largest stone cross on Dartmoor – Nun’s Cross – […]
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/
We as the BPT are wanting to promote pilgrimage at large. We have recently set up a Great Routes directory and we are now in the process of researching how we might offer an Events Directory. If you know of a pilgrimage event happening near you, please let us know by emailing [email protected] Thank you.
The British Pilgrimage Trust was recently featured on a host of local radio stations – right across the country. We’ve edited together some highlights of these interviews. Give it a listen!
The British Pilgrimage Trust’s Patron Rupert Sheldrake was recently interviewed on Russell Brand’s “Under the Skin” podcast. We’ve edited together a selection of excerpts from the interview, where they discuss pilgrimage. Brand on Pilgrimage: “To me it sounds bloody delightful” – “It’s the sort of thing I might do, actually” – “I wanna go to […]
Pilgrimage is more popular than ever, with hundreds of thousands of people travelling great distances to visit holy places on foot; an experience that is inextricably connected to the natural world. There is an increasing amount of interest in how to make this experience more sustainable. We spoke to Radio 4 about green pilgrimage […]
Alex Strangwayes-Booth spoke to The British Pilgrimage Trust about the revival of journeys on foot to holy places, and our chosen approach of “Bring Your Own Beliefs”. Listen to what we had to say below (beginning from 11.00 minutes in)…