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We are pleased to bring you the latest news from Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust!

Introduction to the Trust

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust supports more than 600 historic churches, chapels and meeting houses in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire and North Bristol with grants to help with the upkeep of church buildings. The Trust was established in 1980 and last year gave over £150,000 in grants to churches.

Their work helps to keep these buildings alive as places of worship, active centres of community life and landmarks of our architectural heritage. The Trust raise funds through membership, donations, legacies and the annual Ride+Stride event.

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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...

Corona Virus and Ride + Stride 2020

Corona Virus and Ride + Stride 2020

With the current social distancing restrictions and the closure of places of worship, supporters of the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust will not be surprised that there is uncertainty regarding this year’s Ride+Stride event.

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

We’re looking for a new Chair!

We’re looking for a new Chair!

Are you able to help us?  The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust is looking for a new chair to help steer us through the next stages of our development.

Annual Ride+Stride event 2019

Annual Ride+Stride event 2019

The brilliant weather for the annual Ride+Stride event on Saturday the 14th of September has led to another successful year of fundraising for Gloucestershire’s churches!