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Where we've helped: St Mary, Beverston

One of the biggest grants awarded by GHCT in 2017 was a £10,000 donation to St Mary's church in Beverston. Dating back to Norman times the building has been added to and changed over the years and sits in an idyllic rural location. Last year a major upgrading project took place, helping to make the…

Discover DeCrypt receives Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust Grant

Discover DeCrypt has received a grant from the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) to help with the restoration of the historic St Mary de Crypt church and Tudor Old Crypt school. The grant of £10,000 presented by Jonathan MacKechnie-Jarvis of GHCT will go towards the repairs of the dormer windows, a beautiful and characteristic feature…

Read all about it! Latest GHCT newsletter out now

Welcome to GHCT's latest newsletter with updates on what's been taking place over the past few months. Our next event is the AGM and Ride+Stride launch which will take place on 26 June 2018 at 6pm at St Mary's Church, Frampton on Severn. We look forward to seeing many of you there. Until then, thank…

Stained glass in Gloucestershire churches - nine of the best

Stained glass has been used to decorate churches for hundreds of years, and we’re fortunate to have some fine examples locally in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire and North Bristol. A combination of engineering skills and artistic expression, in medieval times it was the principal pictorial art form, illustrating Bible stories to largely illiterate congregations. The dissolution…

Churches across Gloucestershire share £80,000 for urgent repairs

This new year brings an £80,000 funding boost for projects in local churches thanks to a grants award by the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT). The grants aim to keep churches in a good state of repair so that they can be used and enjoyed but their local communities today and in the future. GHCT…

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