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Spring & Summer Events

From madrigals to soul, world music to live poetry, lectures to exhibitions - the programme of events put on at HCT chapels across England is now coming together.  See the events page here for details of theses events.  Others will be added as details are released. We hope you enjoy visiting our buildings.

 

Refresh this Website

Tenders are sought from small consultancies that can achieve on a small budget for the refresh of this website.  Closing Date Friday  6th May. For details email lena@hct.org.uk

 

Weardale Storms Threaten Historic Chapel

Fierce winds and torrential rain from Boxing Day throughout January 2016 have caused flooding to many houses in Weardale, Co Durham and ripped many  slates off HCT's Westgate Chapel, letting in rain. Our consultants recommend complete replacement as the only solution.  HCT has applied to the Church Roof Fund for help with this £70,000 project and we already have the support of many Supporters and some foundations.The Church Roof Fund is a one-off initiative established from fines levied by the Governement on banks for misbehaviour over LIBOR and Westgate Chapel seems to be exactly the kind of situation it was set up to help. HCT awaits a decision.

 

Wanted  - Social Media Volunteer

Could you help Historic Chapels Trust get better known among the under 40 age group? Working mostly from home you would help us build our profile on twitter, facebook and the web. Interested? Pitch to the Director  with your availability over the next 3 months via the People page.

 

Weddings at HCT Buildings

Marriages are available at several of our chapels:  Biddlestone, Longworth, Penrose, St George's, Todmorden, Wallasey and Walpole. Religious marriages for same-sex couples are available at Todmorden. For details e-mail transition@hct.org.uk