Welcome to
Warwickshire &
Coventry Historic
Churches Trust

The WCHCT is a registered charity, non-religious and self-supporting.
We maintain churches, chapels and meeting rooms in Warwickshire – and areas of the West Midlands that are also within the Diocese of Coventry – as centres of worship and of local community.

Regular upkeep of the fabric of our historic buildings is vital to their preservation as an essential part of our architectural and cultural heritage.

To preserve our churches for future generations to enjoy, our Trust Fund provides grants for works of repair and maintenance and can include conservation of fixtures and fittings and chattels. Our main fundraising events each year are Ride and Stride, Bard’s Ride and  Bard’s Drive. See right for details. 

If you have any queries about Ride and Stride, the Bard’s Ride or the work of the WCHCT, please get in touch with us at admin@warwickshirechurches.org.uk .

Thank you very much for your support.

OUR FUNDRAISING EVENTS IN 2022

BARD’S RIDE
Saturday 10th September 2022
A choice of 3 different cycle rides and two walks, starting at Honington Hall, near Shipston-on-Stour.  Click here to find out more and register now 

RIDE AND STRIDE
Saturday 10th September 2022
Ride or Stride between local churches to help raise money for our Trust. Click here to find out more. 

BARD’S DRIVE:  Classic and Vintage Car Rally
Sunday 10th July 2022

Starting at Maxstoke Castle near Coleshill and touring around the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. 
Click here to find out more and register now. 

 

Upcoming events

    In the last 3 years we have supported churches with Grants
    from the Trust and NCT grants totalling over £38,000.

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    Keep in touch and find out what’s happening at the Trust – which churches and chapels have received grants and what our plans are for Ride and Stride and other exciting events. We’ll send a newsletter and Trust updates to your email address.

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    Some facts about
    Warwickshire churches

    There are about 300 churches in the County which need your support for repair and maintenance.

    Warwickshire churches, the majority of which are historically important, receive no government funding, unlike in other European countries.

    Surveys have shown that 86% of the population have visited a place of worship in the previous 12 months.

    PLEASE SUPPORT US BY BECOMING A WCHCT MEMBER