Last year, the BPT collaborated with English Heritage to create 10 new pilgrimage routes that connected their heritage sites of ruined churches, chapels and prehistoric ritual sites. They collected all of these here on their website. The pilgrim routes were so popular with their members that they have repeated it this year too, printing the […]
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. […]
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 […]