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 […]
Alan Franks’ Guardian article was summarised in The Week, in the centre of the Travel section in the 10 Dec 2016 issue.
This October, we made an 11 day pilgrimage to the source of the song Jerusalem. Journalist Alan Franks joined us for the final few days, and wrote a feature article for the Guardian Travel section. Here’s the article…
Earlier this year Will took Tony Robinson on a pilgrimage to Britain’s largest virgin Oak tree – called Majesty, near Nonington. Last Saturday, the programme aired on Channel 4. You can watch the whole thing on the Channel 4 website – it’s good – go ahead. Or you can just watch our clip, here:
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 […]
This October, we made an 11 day pilgrimage to the source of the song Jerusalem. Four days in, the Evening Standard kindly covered the event in the Londoner’s Diary section. Here’s the articlette…
In September this year, County Walking Magazine opened with this feature on our work in restoring British pilgrimage. Many thanks Country Walking!
This July, two trustees from the BPT – Guy Hayward and William Parsons – made a 5 day pilgrimage from the source of the river Teifi in the Cambrian Mountains, to the sea at Cardigan. The route not only connects the river’s place of birth to its death, but also two great monasteries of Wales […]
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 […]