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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. ...

The House of Good

The House of Good

Churches are so much more than places of worship according to a new report from the National Churches Trust For the very first time, the National Churches Trust House of Good report quantifies the economic and social value of all church buildings to the UK. Not just...

Could you help us?

Could you help us?

Volunteers are wanted to help with our Grants Secretary and develop our photography at Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

Your churches need you – Ride+Stride to go ahead for 2020

Your churches need you – Ride+Stride to go ahead for 2020

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) are delighted that despite coronavirus Ride+Stride 2020 will be taking place on 12th September. More than ever, historic churches in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire and North Bristol need your support.

Annual General Meeting 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

The current pandemic means that for the first time The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust is going to hold its AGM via the Zoom video conferencing application. The AGM will be held on Zoom on 8th June at 5pm.

Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

We're pleased to announce our Annual Report for 2019 has now been published and is available on our website. In 2019, the Trust provided £152,000 in church maintenance grants for fabric repair and improvements to churches used for Christian worship throughout the...

Even in Difficult Times…

Even in Difficult Times…

At home due to Coronavirus? If your church needs help with renovation or maintenance why not use the time to apply for a grant? Plus we’ll update you soon on Ride+Stride 2020.

Applications for Church Grants Open for 2020

Applications for Church Grants Open for 2020

If you have a historic church building in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire or North Bristol requiring repair or renovation you can apply for a grant by downloading the form from the website before 30 April 2020