Ride+Stride 2015 – documents for downloading

Documents for both churches and riders/striders/welcomers taking part in The Ride+Stride event on Saturday 12th September are now available for downloading from the Ride+Stride page. They include sponsorship forms, welcome and direction signs, a list of participating churches, a visitors’ register, guidance etc.

Trust Annual Report for 2013/2014

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 Ride+Stride event 2015 will take place on Saturday 12th 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…

NHCT Newsletter No. 1 now available

The first edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes a fascinating article suggesting that carvings on the main doorway of Scofton church may have inspired Edward Lear’s poem, ‘The Owl and the Pussycat.’

Churches Trust Forum Newsletter

The first edition of the Churches Trusts Forum Newsletter can now be downloaded from this website. It includes a short article by our Secretary, Anthea Moat, on the ‘Funding and Faculties’ training day held in April.

Sutton in Ashfield United Reformed Church

A grant of £2,500 has recently been released following completion of a major restoration project to replace the roof over the sanctuary space (see illustrations).  The church is Grade II listed, one of only a handful of listed buildings in the vicinity.  Formerly it was a Congregational Church and there has been a worshipping community…

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa, Nottingham

In mid-July 2013 work was completed to replace the nave roof and repair or replace worn/damaged rainwater goods.  At the same time, making good use of the scaffolding in place for the roof repairs, worn and corroded stonework around the parapets was repaired or replaced. These illustrations give a good indication of the nature of…