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National Churches Trust

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 St Mary's church, Horncastle, Lincolnshire  (c)

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Ride+Stride 2020 - helping to save historic churches and chapels

Ride+Stride may be a little different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, but churches and chapels in 24 English counties will be welcoming cyclists and walkers on Saturday, 12 September as they take part in this annual fundraising day to save historic churches.

Professional Trades Directory

Our Professional Trades Directory offers a wide range of trades people who can help you with any part of your church, chapel or meeting house.

Find a tradesperson for your church
St Agatha's church extension.Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire

Marble Air

Architecture and design to transform and regenerate.

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