Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust


Tandem Bike Charity set to take part in Gloucestershire’s 2019 Ride+Stride Event

Alex and Charlotte Reeves of Charlotte's Tandems are set to take part in the 2019 Ride and Stride. The pair from Gloucestershire took part in 2018 visiting 20 churches and chapels on their route and are looking to smash last year’s record this year! The duo are part of the family which set up the…

Making Strides to Save Gloucestershire’s Historic Churches

Ride+Stride, the annual fundraising event that raises thousands of pounds to help preserve church heritage will take place on Saturday 14th September 2019 from 10am to 4pm. Organised locally by the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust, the event involves hundreds of local people of all ages who are sponsored to travel by foot, bike, car and…

Could you help the GHCT?

The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust is seeking to recruit new members to its Council. The Trust supports over 600 churches of all denominations in Gloucestershire, South Glos and North Bristol.  We give away £150,000 each year, making grants to a huge range of repair, conservation and improvement projects. The Council meets 2-3 times a year,…

Grants for Gloucestershire churches: Apply now

Do you need help funding a church project in Gloucestershire, South Glos or North Bristol? The next round of applications for grants from the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) is open until the 30th April. The grants meeting is earlier than usual (23rd May) and no extension to the deadline can be made. Decisions will…

Ride+Stride - a huge thank you

Ride+Stride is our biggest fundraising event of the year, and relies entirely on the support and goodwill of everyone involved. We'd like to extend a big thank you to everyone who took part: cyclists, walkers, runners, horse-riders, motorcyclists, drivers and the unicorn rider too. Touring our wonderful churches is always rewarding, but it makes the…

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We provide £150,000 in grants every year to help repair, maintain and improve the churches in our region, but we can only do that with your continued support. Please help us continue our vital work.

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