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In training…Ride+Stride 2021

In training…Ride+Stride 2021

Rev’d Canon John Swanton, Team Rector for the South Cotswold Ministry, has started his Ride+Stride 2021 campaign already.

We’re over half way there!

We’re over half way there!

Reaching our target will give the Trust a total of £40,000 on top of our fundraising efforts, enabling us to support more projects.

Ride+Stride: How many churches could you visit in a single day?

Ride+Stride: How many churches could you visit in a single day?

Ride+Stride 2021 Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust has announced the annual Ride + Stride event will take place on Saturday 11th September 2021, assuming all goes to plan with the roadmap out of lockdown. Ride+Stride is a nationwide event supported by the...

Celebrating our 40th Anniversary

Celebrating our 40th Anniversary

Our first forty years The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) are pleased to be celebrating the first 40 years of the Trust in 2021!  Over this time, we have made grants worth over £2m for renovations and improvements to local churches.  This has been a...

GHCT brings Christmas cheer to 17 historic churches!

GHCT brings Christmas cheer to 17 historic churches!

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) is pleased to announce it is making renovation and improvement grants totalling £75,000 to seventeen local historic churches this December. In this difficult year for churches, GHCT is delighted to help another seventeen...

Volunteers Wanted!

Volunteers Wanted!

We raise funds and provide £150,000 in grants for churches every year in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, and North Bristol. Our grants for the repair and improvement of churches are vital to help these buildings stay alive as active centres of community life...

Ride+Stride 2020 exceeds expectations!

Ride+Stride 2020 exceeds expectations!

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) is delighted that 2020’s Ride+Stride was a huge success raising £35,000+ for church renovation and improvement grants in the area - despite everything that coronavirus has thrown at us this year. Ride+Stride is a...

Saving unique medieval wall paintings at Stoke Orchard

Saving unique medieval wall paintings at Stoke Orchard

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust is proud to be supporting a major conservation project to preserve medieval wall paintings at St James the Great in Stoke Orchard.   The wall paintings illustrate story of St James of Compostella and are unique in England. ...