Schools and universities

Christianity & Culture creates teaching resources suitable for primary school teaching through to university study.

Whether in the classroom or studying privately at home, our resources provide accessible ways to explore our heritage.

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Interpretation services

Churches and cathedrals possess a rich heritage that can speak to us all.

Christianity & Culture helps institutions engage broader audiences by presenting accessible and innovative interpretation that respects its surroundings.

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Care & use
of churches

Christianity & Culture drives initiatives that promote the care and good use of our churches.

From workshops on good practice to educational resources for clergy and wardens, we aim to help people engage with their churches and learn how to care for them.

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Interactive digital products

Unlock the treasures of England's heritage with Christianity and Culture's multimedia resources.

Using images, video, audio and short articles from hundreds of key authors, our resources provide a lively way to experience our heritage.

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Services & Partnerships
Church Care
Products & Resources


The Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture is based at the University of York, UK.

We create interactive digital resources that explore England’s rich heritage and help organisations, including churches and cathedrals, engage with a wide range of audiences through innovative interpretation.

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Services & Partnerships

A new phone app that provides an exploration of York's city-centre churches via interactive maps and panoramas.

A three-year project in collaboration with Lichfield Cathedral exploring key aspects of the cathedral’s life and heritage.

Learn about the ongoing project at Holy Trinity Micklegate, York, which explores the medieval priory through 3D visualisation.

Christianity and Culture is embarking on a 3-year interpretation project at Worcester Cathedral.

Products & Resources

Our first three CD/DVD-ROM resources presented together in a single boxed set

A stunning new interactive DVD-ROM traces the development of England's cathedrals and religious houses.

Explore the history of the English parish church through images, video, audio and 3D models, alongside contributions from over 200 authors.

A highly visual, interactive resource that explores the theme of Pilgrimage through fields such as Literature, History, Art and Architecture.

C&C News

Buildings for Mission? Two more training days announced!
Tuesday 24th March 2015

Two more of the very popular "Buildings for Mission?" training days are being run this May.

For the first time we are being hosted by two leading theological colleges: the first is on 22nd May at The College of the Resurrection, Mirfield, West Yorkshire and the second is at Ripon College, Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire on 27th May.

Each full day runs from 9.30am to 4pm and costs just £10. The days can be booked through the University of York Online store - click here to find out more and book for Mirfield on 22nd May or Cuddesdon 27th May

Statements of Significance on-line tool now launched!
Monday 24th November 2014

A new web-based tool to help churches and chapels of all denominations think though the significance of their buildings is now available at . Funded by English Heritage, the tool aims to break down the task of creating a statement into manageable chunks and turn what can seem a burden into a useful, live tool for congregations. It also encourages people to do it objectively before a project is in mind, so that ideas which arise can be considered properly, rather than unwittingly slanting the assessment of the impact of projects to give the "right" answer!

Ground-breaking project investigates role of pilgrimage past and present
Friday 14th November 2014

An innovative three-year research project will analyse the role of pilgrimage in the past and its renewed popularity today, exploring parallels with the decline and revival of interest in England’s cathedrals.

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