Robbie Hodges reports in the Suitcase Magazine on the growing appeal of pilgrimages and how they can be personalised for many different purposes. Robbie interviews Guy Hayward, whom he describes as a ‘pilgrim liberal’! The main radical examples Robbie introduces are LGBTQ+ pilgrimage destinations in Brompton (Emmeline Pankhurst Grave), Rievaulx (gay icon St Aelred), Bournemouth […]
Holly Tuppen has written this wonderful piece on the Imbolc/Candlemas Avebury pilgrimage on 3rd February, 2020, in the Guardian published on 19 February. The pilgrimage was co-led by Guy Hayward, Charlotte Pulver and Chris Park.
Comprehensive and funny article by William Cash for Times 2 on Monday 13th January 2020, launching the cathedral pilgrimages project, mentioning the English Heritage project, and also ChoralEvensong.org. PDF embedded below, hover you cursor over the image and click the arrows to move the pages.
Guy spoke to Martha Kearney on BBC R4’s Today Programme on 6th January, 2020, on the day of Epiphany (marking the end of the Three Kings’ year-long pilgrimage to the manger!). This launches the 2020 Cathedral Pilgrimages Project with the Association of English Cathedrals.
BPT’s Guy has teamed up with Britain’s Holiest Places author Nick Mayhew-Smith to create accessible 1-day pilgrimages to mark the Year of Cathedrals and Pilgrimage in 2020, in collaboration with the Association of English Cathedrals.
Come next Friday 1 Nov on All Saints Day on the London Martyr’s Way guided pilgrimage from Smithfield to Tyburn Convent (Part 2 of 2). Book via ‘Our Events’ page. This video is Part 1, I collaborated with Kate Davey and @jason.goodw1n and there now exists this route! A merry band of pilgrims we had. […]
Guy Hayward speaks on BBC Radio Leicester about multi-faith pilgrimage and the questions to ask yourself when you choose which pilgrimage route to walk.
Guardian features the 2019 Turtle Dove pilgrimage, with Will Parsons of the BPT and Sam Lee of Nest Collective, in collaboration with Isabella Tree of Knepp Castle Estate. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/03/silencing-natural-world-can-turtle-dove-be-saved
James Tapper writes on a new pilgrimage route to honour the recently canonised Cardinal Newman’s path from Oxford to Birmingham, which also describes the BPT and why pilgrimages are popular now. Further details of this route will be uploaded to the website as they become available. Ian Skelly also reported this article on BBC Radio […]
BPT’s Dr Guy Hayward speaking with Paul Coia and Debbie McGee on an upcoming guided pilgrimage he is leading for Reading Fringe Festival.
“Join Guy Hayward and Jason Goodwin from the British Pilgrimage Trust to walk a section of the South Dorset Old Stones Way – one of 10 historic trails taking in English Heritage sites en-route.” See the wider project this is part of here.
Melanie McDonagh writes on the BPT in the role of the renaissance of interest of pilgrimage in Britain, including the Old Way to Canterbury, and the work of English Heritage and the Church of England.
John-Paul Flintoff writes of the BPT and its patron Rupert Sheldrake on the power of walking and pilgrimages to heal.