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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Research
Services & Partnerships
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Welcome

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

C&C is a leading multi-disciplinary research centre using expertise in history, art history, archaeology, literature, theology, and cutting-edge technology to carry out research, create interactive resources, and work with major heritage sites to engage visitors through innovative interpretation.

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Partnerships

Digital reconstruction of Worcester Cathedral c.1250.
A 3-year interpretation project encompassing monasticism, pilgrimage, King John, Magna Carta, WWI and much more!
Crowland Abbey chapter house
Exploring Crowland Abbey's rich and fascinating past through research and digital reconstruction.
Interior of Auckland Castle chapel, c.1660s
Helping revive the seat of the Prince Bishops of Durham through innovative visitor interpretation.
A phone-app exploring Holy & Undivided Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon - the burial place of William Shakespeare.

Resources

An interactive resource that traces the development of England's cathedrals and religious houses.
Discover the English parish church through engaging multimedia and written pieces from over 200 authors.
Explore the theme of 'Pilgrimage' through Literature, History, Art and Architecture with this interactive resource.
Discover the wonders of medieval manuscript art, stained glass and sculpture with this interactive guide.

Research

An innovative AHRC research project that examines the role of pilgrimage in the past and its renewed popularity today.
Integrating academic research with cutting edge 3D visuals to bring to life the lost chapel of St Stephen, Westminster.

C&C News

Thursday 23rd June 2016

Christianity and Culture is working with the University of Reading and Glastonbury Abbey on an AHRC-funded project ‘Archaeology, Legend and Public Engagement’ (University of Reading).

Thursday 12th May 2016

A three-year project in partnership with Worcester Cathedral was completed in April 2016, with the launch of the latest interactive touchscreen exploring the cathedral’s monastic past and current life.

Wednesday 20th April 2016

The first phase of a three-year project with Lichfield Cathedral, looking at the wonderful Herkenrode Glass, has been revealed to visitors with the installation of two new touchscreens.

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