• The Deathwatch Beetle

    22 August 2019

    The Deathwatch beetle can cause enormous enormous damage and are difficult to get rid of at churches, but why are they called Deathwatch beetles and how are we tackling them?

  • “Church Going”: a Gloomy Affirmation.

    13 August 2019

    In May 1954 the Church Times published an article announcing a campaign led by the Historic Churches Preservation Trust headed “Save our Churches Week”. Why or how Philip Larkin might have read the piece is a mystery; but he did, and he cut it out and kept it.

  • The Great National Steeple Chase - we did it!

    02 August 2019

    Racing across the country in vintage cars, bicycles, helicopter and motorbike – CEO, Peter Aiers reflects on his epic challenge.

  • An enriching pursuit

    05 July 2019

    Dr Emma J Wells gives us an insight into a unique online course delivered in association with CCT

  • You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone

    18 April 2019

    Notre Dame in Paris has suffered a devastating fire and the public response has resoundingly demonstrated that historic places of worship matter to society.

  • 50th birthday blog: In conversation with India Electric Company

    14 February 2019

    As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we spoke with electric-folk duo India Electric Company about their recent tour of our churches...

  • The life of a Volunteering Officer

    04 February 2019

    Danielle Rowbottom - Volunteering Officer for the North - reflects on her work with the CCT, and her motivations for doing it...

  • Ringing in the changes for our 50th birthday

    17 January 2019

    Our CEO, Peter Aiers, rings the changes in 2019 to mark our 50th birthday

  • On the road with a SPAB Fellow

    16 November 2018

    Ross Buckley - a SPAB Fellow and metalworker from the Isle of Wight - tells us about his experience of the SPAB Fellowship scheme.

  • Tackling Heritage Crime

    11 November 2018

    Historic England’s Head of Heritage Crime & Policing Advice, Mark Harrison, explains measures taken to protect our heritage.

  • Hallowe'en blog: The Three Living and the Three Dead

    31 October 2018

    For All Hallows' Eve, delve into our blog exploring a classic medieval legend of the living and the dead

  • Exploring medieval York through stained glass

    01 October 2018

    Guest blog by Rob Andrews, Parish Church Studies postgrad at University of York