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HCT Chapel Talks; recordings

‘Debunking the Creation Myth of Methodism’, Dr Peter Forsaith. Link here ‘Strict Baptist Chapels of Suffolk’, Dr Tim Grass. Link here ‘Reading Quaker Meeting Houses’, Dr Chris Skidmore. Link here ‘Equiano’s Daughter, An Insight into Dissenting England’, Professor Clyde Binfield. Link here

SEE AND HEAR Bethesda in 360°

We’re pleased to reveal The Cathedral of the Potteries in 360° with voices and music from chapel volunteers and former members of the congregation. With help from the National Heritage Lottery Fund the Historic Chapels Trust has been creating virtual tours for a number of sites. This has helped communities to find new ways of telling their stories to wider audiences. For Bethesda this means showing new visitors inside the amazing space, sharing some memories of life as part of… Read More »SEE AND HEAR Bethesda in 360°

Farfield Virtual Tour Launched

Since February our volunteers have been working hard with our Digital Consultant to gather resources for virtual tours, memorial recordings, oral history projects, photographic journals, and much more. Today we’re pleased to release the Farfield Quaker Meeting House virtual tour with an audio track written and recorded by Dr. Chris Skidmore, one of the Farfield volunteers. We hope you enjoy this tour and we’d love to see you at the Meeting House in person some day!

St. George’s German Lutheran Church, Series of Online Lectures.

The local committee at St.George’s German Lutheran Church, London, are well known for hosting engaging Talks. Often based around the history of the church, yopics have covered stories about the East End of London, local social and religious history, the arts and architecture. The Talks are always very well attended and very well recieved. Historically, the Talks have been held at the church itself, but during 2020, the committee decided to make them available on-line. The on-line platform has meant… Read More »St. George’s German Lutheran Church, Series of Online Lectures.

Digital Engagement Project Delivers Volunteer Workshops.

The launch of our Digital Engagement programme, funded by the money we received from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund, started with ten, very successful online workshops for HCT volunteers. The workshops were designed to encourage local volunteer groups to find new and innovative ways in which to engage with audiences long-term, and by doing so, encourage wider public support for individual chapels and the Trust as a whole. The themes of the workshop sessions included How to… Read More »Digital Engagement Project Delivers Volunteer Workshops.