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Carols by candlelight

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...

St John the Baptist Bilborough

Christmas funding boost for 47 churches

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,...


New Chairman appointed

He will take up his new role from September 2022 for a period of five years. Sir Philip said: "I am honoured and delighted to be the next Chairman of the National Churches Trust. I have been visiting...


Welcome to our new Trustees

The new Trustees, who take up their appointments on 16 December 2021 are: Gerald Corbett DL, a businessman who acted in executive and non-executive roles for some of the UK's largest and most...

Nayler Award for Excellence in Church Maintenance Winner 2021

Bacon butties help Surbiton church win top award

The Surrey church has won The 2021 Nayler Awards for Excellence in Church Maintenance. The Nayler Award and a prize of £7,500, was announced by Georgina Nayler MBE, former Director of The Pilgrim...

Nayler Award for Excellence in Church Maintenance Winner 2021

The Pilgrim Trust - Our close collaborator

Each year it gives approximately £3 million to charities and other public bodies that work on preserving the country’s heritage or catalysing social change. In April 2020 the Trust appointed Sue...

EASA President Award 2021 - winners

Winning church architects

The Awards, run by the National Churches Trust and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association (EASA) were held at the church of St Mary Magdalene in Paddington, London on Thursday, 4...


The future of the UK's church buildings (news)

We have launched a national debate to help safeguard the future of the UK's local churches. We want you to take part.   With an increasing number of churches and chapels facing closure, 'The Future...