Delilah Khomo of Porter walked with us on our Feb 3rd pilgrimage from Tower of London to Westminster Abbey, choosing it as one of her favourite things to do in London! Come on our next pilgrimage on May 16th. Read the article here.
Rupert Sheldrake and Mark Vernon discuss pilgrimage, and in particular their experience of the BPT’s guided London Pilgrimage on 3rd Feb 2019, in a 20-min podcast. Listen here.
Dr Sally Welch writes about the resurgence of interest in pilgrimage in the Church Times Travel Supplement, which lists five pilgrimage routes around Britain to try. The article links to BPT – do check out our routes directory to find more routes.
Jason Goodwin wrote about a new 1-day pilgrimage route from Littlebredy to Abbotsbury, in the Boxing Day edition of Country Life, featuring certain walks around Britain. View the South Dorset Old Stones Way here. It says ‘Great Stones Way’ but we’re calling it ‘Old Stones Way’.
The British Pilgrimage Trust has had a productive and exciting year. We have been working hard to realise the Trust’s vision, creating a set of effective and powerful tools for supporting the practice of pilgrimage across Britain. Guided pilgrimages– In 2017, the Trust held 11 pilgrimages, giving over 400 people access to the practice.– In […]
BPT’s Guy Hayward spoke with Tonderai Munyevu (Black Men Walking) during a 1-day BPT guided pilgrimage on the South Downs, in a programme that was broadcast on 26th June 2018. Listen to whole programme here.
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 […]
Thanks to Jo Carnegie for this article on different winter pilgrimage options around Christmas.
Emma Pritchard wrote this wonderful article in the Winter Issue of Country Living magazine. Andrew Montgomery took the photos, and that shoot was unlike any other, pouncing on the snow windows. Pilgrimage in the winter is very special.
Radio 4 recently ran a ‘One-to-One’ show which featured Lynne Truss (author of Eats, Shoots and Leaves), with William Parsons guiding her on a very short pilgrimage on the Old Way. Listen in here: