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The latest news about our work supporting the UK's churches. If you need more information, contact our Communications Manager, Rachael Adams on 07742 800598 or


Explore Wales hidden churches

As part of the National Churches Trust's support of churches and chapels, we are proud to announce the launch of 'Experiences by ExploreChurches' , a series of bespoke tours designed to offer...

Artisan Plastercraft

Artisan Plastercraft

Originally set up in 2009, Artisan Plastercraft employs over 50 experts specialising in the many and various forms of architectural and decorative plasterwork.


Funding boost for Northern Ireland’s churches and chapels

£200,000 will go to boosting the National Churches Trust’s grants for urgent repairs and for the provision of modern community facilities such as toilets and kitchens.  £50,000 will be made available...


National Churches Trust Budget Representation 2021

Each year, HM Treasury invites interest groups, individuals or representative bodies to comment on government policy and/or suggest new policy for inclusion in the upcoming Budget. In 2021, our...


Christmas comes early for seven Northern Ireland churches

This is as part of the Treasure Ireland project funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Pilgrim Trust and the Department for Communities. The Wolfson Foundation has contributed a further £5...


Christmas funding boost for churches and chapels

They share in a £483,000 funding allocation from the National Churches Trust. In 2020 the National Churches Trust has awarded 260 grants totalling £1,723,000, including recommendations on behalf of...

National Churches Trust Carol Concert 2021

Sing out for churches this Christmas

Bill Bryson, Huw Edwards and Michael Palin are amongst celebrities headlining the National Churches Trust's online Christmas Carol Concert at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 16 December 2020. The concert will ...


Local Treasures

There were prizes galore providing much needed funding for churches at the 2020 Local Treasures awards. The awards, run by the the National Churches Trust and supported by the Pilgrim Trust, took...


St Machar, Aberdeen wins the 2020 Friends' Vote

St Machar cathedral in Aberdeen has been awarded the 2020 Friends of the National Churches Trust grant, worth £10.000.  The award was announced as part of the Trust's Local Treasures event on 20...

J & JW Longbottom

J & J W Longbottom

If you are looking to match original cast iron work on an historic church, there is a good chance that a traditional foundry near Huddersfield can help you.