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/

Rupert Sheldrake talks to Russell Brand about pilgrimage


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 […]

Green Pilgrimage – Radio 4


  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 […]

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 […]