Reflections on my first term as a student for some time

I embarked on this course as a result of an interest in medieval art and architecture and a keen interest in the many parish churches in the Welsh / English borderland where I live.  I didn’t know what to expect, and as I scientist by training, was a bit apprehensive about writing essays for which … Continue reading Reflections on my first term as a student for some time

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The End of Term 1

As I sit here on a darkening December afternoon reflecting on my first term as a student on the PGDip in Parish Church Studies, there is so much to look back on and a huge amount to look forward to.  The last ten weeks have flown by and I have found myself developing a new … Continue reading The End of Term 1

Review of Centre for Parish Church Studies 2018 conference by PGDip student

I took a weekend off work in October to attend the Centre for Parish Church Studies annual conference held at St. Martin-at-Palace in partnership with the Norwich Historic Churches Trust. This one-day conference is held every other year and this time addressed the question ‘what is an appropriate (re)use for a church?’. William Whyte, Molly … Continue reading Review of Centre for Parish Church Studies 2018 conference by PGDip student

New partnership between PGDip and CCT!

We are thrilled to finally announce that, after much hard work, the PGDip in Parish Church Studies at the Centre for Lifelong Learning, York has partnered with The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT)! From September 2018, students will gain unprecedented access to local sites, valuable resources, reduced membership to the Trust and opportunities for work experience … Continue reading New partnership between PGDip and CCT!