Category Archives: Video

BPT on BBC2 TV in March 2018!

Last March, on Good Friday, 30 March 2018, BPT’s Guy Hayward appeared in the third and final episode of BBC2 TV Series ‘Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago’ with TV personalities Heather Small, Ed Byrne, Neil Morrissey, Debbie McGee, Kate Bottley, JJ Chalmers, Raphael Rowe. In the first fragment, he gets a few of them to […]

British Pilgrimage on Channel 4 with Tony Robinson

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: (Photo […]

Video: British Pilgrimage and Tony Robinson

This July (2016) the BPT took the wonderful Tony Robinson on a pilgrimage – the first one (he says) he has ever made. We’re not sure we entirely believe him – we suspect Britain makes far more pilgrimage than it realises, albeit perhaps unconsciously. This piece was for Channel 4, and will come out this […]

Video and Route: A Greenwich Song Pilgrimage

In early March 2016, six students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance approached the British Pilgrimage Trust for help in devising a Greenwich musical pilgrimage, which connects the holy places of Greenwich along a new pilgrimage route of song. The group were from Trinity Laban’s CoLab week, in which students from diverse musical backgrounds […]

Video: Song Pilgrimage to Ashburnham Lady Well

A film by Will Parsons, showing part of an Old Way recce. Our pilgrimage began at St Nicolas Pevensey, a Church built by William the Conqueror in thanks for his victory over King Harold and his conquest of England. Many landscapes are passed, from the military to the empty ghost lands of Manxey levels, which […]

British Pilgrimage feature on BBC 1 Songs of Praise

William Parsons, and Guy Hayward, founders of the British Pilgrimage Trust, were honoured to be featured on BBC1 Songs of Praise during their  pilgrimage from London to Walsingham. Will had devised a pilgrimage route connecting Willesden and Walsingham, and he had found a song to offer for each day of the pilgrimage (you can listen […]