News archive

Monday 19th June 2017

Registration is now available for the Fresh Perspectives on Pilgrimage and Place Conference taking place on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th July 2017 at the University of York. There are only a few places left, so please await confirmation of your place prior to booking the dinner or making any other related arrangements.

Tuesday 7th February 2017

This two-day conference (18th - 19th July 2017) at the University of York is designed as an opportunity to share project research outcomes in conversation with others working in the fields of pilgrimage and both journey- and place-related spirituality. We therefore invite proposals from individuals (20 minute papers) or groups/networks (90 minute sessions). Proposals (up to 250 words) should be sent to Dr Dee Dyas (dee.dyas [at] by March 15, 2017.

Monday 30th January 2017

Our ongoing 3D visualisation project with Ely Cathedral is making progress - see our latest development sample, revealed here.

Tuesday 20th December 2016

The second phase of our work with Ely Cathedral is underway, with plans to deliver the final installation making good progress.

Wednesday 17th August 2016

In June we brought you news of the launch of the AHRC-funded project ‘Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeology, Legend and Public Engagement’, led by Professor Roberta Gilchrist at the University of Reading.

Wednesday 17th August 2016

September 2016 saw the culmination of the AHRC-funded ‘Virtual St Stephens’ project at a conference in the Palace of Westminster, London.

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.

Tuesday 24th March 2015

Two more of our very popular "Buildings for Mission?" training days are being run in May 2015.

Monday 24th November 2014

C&C, in partnership with Historic England, has developed a new online tool to help churches and chapels of all denominations generate a digital 'Statement of Significance'.

Friday 14th November 2014

C&C has received AHRC funding to undertake an innovative 3-year research project looking at the role of pilgrimage in the past and its renewed popularity today.

Monday 30th June 2014

We are currently hosting 16 US academics on a 4-week 'National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Seminar at the University of York.

Monday 30th June 2014

C&C are holding a fringe event at the General Synod of the Church of England on Saturday July 12th on cathedrals, interpretation and mission.

Tuesday 10th June 2014

This 2-year part time post-graduate diploma in 'The History, Heritage and Fabric of the English Parish Church' is a unique web-based course offering detailed and practical knowledge of the history, care and conservation and use of parish churches, past and present.