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. […]
The BPT offers a hashtag campaign to help clean up Britain’s holy places – #SalubriousSaturday aka Make a Holy Place Healthy Again #MAHPHA Come Saturday, make the journey (pilgrimage) to your favourite holy place – be it holy well, church, tree, hilltop, or cathedral – and to help to make it healthier by removing the […]
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.
The BPT has pioneered what may be Britain’s first Festival Pilgrimage route! Will Parsons, co-founder and original visionary of BPT, has teamed up with Smugglers Festival in East Kent to create a pilgrimage route that festival-goers can follow. Read more: So you want to head along to one of Kent’s best small festival events, for […]
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
The Old Way makes the Telegraph’s 20 top walks ‘with added meaning’. BPT co-founder William Parsons tells the Telegraph all about it in this article listing Britain’s top 20 pilgrimage walks, ones with spiritual, heritage and literary ‘added meaning’… Also listed are two routes developed by BPT’s Guy Hayward for the English Heritage project in […]
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 […]