The sixth edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes articles on the Friends’ visit to St Barnabus’ Cathedral in Nottingham, the restoration of wall paintings at Upton, and a report on last year’s Ride + Stride event.
The Ride+Stride last year took place on the 10th September. Unfortunately, prolonged heavy rain resulted in participants getting very wet! However, people were cheerful in spite of the weather and very, very appreciative of those churches that were open and providing them with much needed sustenance and encouragement. This year the amount raised through sponsorship was £15,366. Gift…
The Nottinghamshire Historic Churches Trust Annual Report for 2013/2014 is now available to download. Click on the link below to download the PDF.
The fifth edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes articles on the NHCT grant-aided restoration project of Worksop Priory gatehouse, the annual summer party at Carlton Hall, the Ride + Stride event in September, the NHCT Friends’ visit to Sibthorpe and Flintham and an obituary for Imogen Skirving.
The Ride+Stride event 2016 will take place on Saturday 10th September. This is one of our main fundraising events each year, when cyclists and walkers are sponsored to visit churches, and church welcomers are also sponsored to sit in the church and receive visitors. The money raised is shared between the churches taking part and…
The Summer Party was held at Carlton Hall, Carlton-on-Trent, by kind invitation of Mr and Mrs George Vere-Laurie. The evening remained fine and warm and the refreshments were delicious, after which The Lord Cormack, DL, FSA spoke on “The Fascination of old churches” in the village church of St. Mary’s.
The fourth edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes articles on various NHCT grant-aided restoration projects, last year’s Ride + Stride event and a profile of the recently retired treasurer, Keith Goodman.
The Ride+Stride last year took place on the 12th September. The weather varied over the county with some heavy showers but many bright periods and some people got very wet. However, the excellent hospitality from welcoming churches more than compensated for the discomfort. The amount raised was £16,469.63 which was over £1,900 more than the previous…
The third edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes articles on the Trust’s Summer Party, the Bassetlaw Christian Network and a profile of the Trust’s new president, David Atkins.
The second edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes a fascinating article on the restoration of the Evelyn Gibb’s murals at St Martin of Tours, Bilborough, the bells and tower project at Averham and George Olifent – Master Locksmith.