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 […]

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 […]

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 […]