41 churches across the UK will stay open and in good repair that to £437,000 of funding awarded by the National Churches Trust.
A new National Church Awards competition has been launched.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has been our Royal Patron since 1953 when we were founded as the Historic Churches Preservation Trust. In that time we have supported over 12,000 churches with grants and loans in excess of £100 million.
The death and injury of many thousands of people is – without a doubt - the most distressing aspect of the war. But the damage and destruction of religious heritage evokes a particular sadness. Places of worship are sacred buildings and their violation is abhorrent. They are also rich in heritage; created over many years through the work of craftspeople and artists.
They are sharing in £584,000 of funding.
That's one of the findings of our 'The Future of the UK's Church Buildings' consultation.
Nine churches in Northern Ireland are to benefit from £200,000 of funding.
St Anne’s church, on Bowden Hill, Lacock, Wiltshire has had an epic reprieve from closure.
It will support digital technology apprenticeships to promote the county's churches.
We have been awarded the money by Historic England to fund urgent repairs to 32 historic local churches to keep them open and in use.
They were taking part in a special concert of Carols by Candlelight at St James's church, Piccadilly on Thursday 16 December. Huw Edwards, journalist, presenter and BBC News lead presenter, and who...
The Christmas funding package from the National Churches Trust is our third and final funding round in 2021. £155,700 of the funding supporting 27 grants is provided by Wolfson Fabric Repair Grants,...