Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

Banners and Boards


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This page describes our reusable banners and boards to advertise the event each year and how you can order them for your church.


We are advertising our annual Ride+Stride event with banners and boards in the style shown above!

Just seen a banner or board?

If you are here because you have seen one of our banners or boards and would like to know more about Ride+Stride in Gloucestershire and North Bristol, please have a look around this site but do make contact with the County Organiser and we will get you on board promptly. We will put you in touch with the person who looks after the event in your area and we will send you the sponsorship forms you might need. Please see our Contact page for the contact details.


Interested in a banner?

If you are a church who would like to join our 20 churches that have already ordered one of our colourful 6ft by 3ft banners, we would be delighted to hear from you. The price (subsidised by GHCT) is £35. The idea is to encourage more participation in Ride+Stride which we hope will raise much needed funds for your church and GHCT. If you get new participants, the banner should pay for itself in no time. People can’t join you if they don’t know about it!

Look out for banners at Christchurch Abbeydale, St Mary the Virgin Berkeley, Bourton-on-the-Water Baptist Church, St Andrew Churchdown, St Stephen Cinderford, St Michael Dowdeswell, St Mary and Corpus Christi Down Hatherley, St James Dursley, St Mary the Virgin Dymock, St Peter Frampton Cotterell, St Catharine Gloucester, St Peter Haresfield, Longhope Baptist Church, St Mary the Virgin Meysey Hampton, St Michael and All Angels Mitcheldean, North Nibley Congregational Church, St Lawrence Sandhurst, St James the Great Saul, Holy Trinity Stroud and All Saints Turkdean. Thank you all for being the first group of churches to promote the event in this way.


Interested in an A1 board?

Instead of the large flexible banners, some churches prefer the more rigid boards. Our 5mm foamex boards are described as “lightweight, flexible, versatile extruded PVC sheet. They are waterproof and can be used inside and out and have a fairly smooth finish. Ideal for exhibitions, events, shop signage. They can be glued, taped, screwed and nailed.” The price (subsidised by GHCT) is £25. Once again, the idea is to encourage more participation in Ride+Stride which we hope will raise much needed funds for your church and GHCT. If you get new participants, the board should pay for itself in no time. People can’t join you if they don’t know about it!

Look out for our boards at St Mary the Virgin Berkeley (2 of them in the vicinity), St Luke Cheltenham, St Mary the Virgin Thornbury and St Paul Thornbury. Thank you also for being the first group of churches to promote the event with boards.

Register your interest

New lists are now being compiled for banners and board orders. We have 3 banners in stock. Please contact the County Organiser.

Help us to help

We provide thousands of pounds in grants every year to maintain churches throughout Gloucestershire, but we can only do that with your continued support. Please help us continue our vital work.

To create your own JustGiving Fundraising page, visit the JustGiving page on this website (off the Ride+Stride menu item).

Text GHCT17 £10 to 70070 to donate £10 to GHCT. You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 only. Vodafone will reply with a link to a form to add Gift Aid or a message. You may be charged for the text message(s). See www.vodafone.co.uk/about-us/just-text-giving/donors/ for help. Please report any issues.

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