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raised of £2,000 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £720 to conserve historic churches

    Funded on Tuesday, 21st December 2021

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    Historic churches are special spaces worth conserving. Be it a spectacular town centre church dripping in ornamentation, or the quiet simplicity of a norman village church, each has something to offer. Architectural and social histories, spaces in which communities have gathered for centuries, or simply a quiet space for contemplation away from the crowds.

    Together with my friend and colleague Adam Klups, DAC Secretary at Gloucester Diocese, I will be walking the Camino Ingles this April. 118km across Spain, arriving in Santiago de Compostela on Easter Sunday.

    I'm raising money for the three Historic Churches Trust which support the repair and conservation of churches across the diocese of Oxford, the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust, the Berkshire Historic Churches Trust and the Buckinghamshire Historic Churches Trust.

    We will be posting updates on Instagram, so please follow @ adam_and_liz_walking_to_santiago to check on our progress!

    Thanks for contributing to the conservation of our shared heritage.



    • Liz Kitch3 years ago
      Liz Kitch

      Liz Kitch

      3 years ago

      After cancelling the trip to Spain for a second year running Adam and I made the most of staying in the UK and walked the 102 miles of the Cotswold Way instead! We completed it over three weekends this year, seeing the spectacular countryside changing with the seasons. Of course, along the way we visited a number of historic churches! Thank you so much for your very kind donations, I know how much parishes will benefit from these funds in the form of grants to repair their churches.

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    • Liz Kitch4 years ago
      Liz Kitch

      Liz Kitch

      4 years ago

      Happy new year everyone! Thank you all for your generous support. Just a quick note to let you know that we have tentatively re-booked our trip for this Easter - fingers crossed! We are determined to get onto the Camino as soon as its safe to do so, we'll keep you posted. Wishing you all a healthy and happy 2021, Liz

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    • Jonathan C

      Jonathan C

      Sep 30, 2020

      Liz, a little something to help you on your way whenever you can get on the Camino again. Spring and autunm are the best times if you can. Buen CaminoJonathan


    • Anonymous


      Sep 7, 2020

      Looking foward to hearing how you get on when you are able to do this run. Hoping there will be good weather when ever you can do the run.With my best wishes, David.

    • Mike Holmes

      Mike Holmes

      Aug 30, 2020

      LizA really great idea, hope that you enjoy the walk. I am afraid that I did it by boat and wheels.


    • Robin Harland

      Robin Harland

      Apr 20, 2020

      The DAC shows the way - what a great initiative!


    • Catherine Haig

      Catherine Haig

      Mar 12, 2020

      Good luck Liz hope you enjoy it!


    • Paula Bennett

      Paula Bennett

      Mar 8, 2020

      Well done Liz - I hope the weather is kind. xx

    • Stephen Slack

      Stephen Slack

      Mar 8, 2020

      Thanks for doing this. I hope it’s a great experience for you.


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    Liz Kitch

    Liz Kitch

    As the Senior Church Buildings Officer at the Diocese of Oxford I am continually working to conserve the historic churches which are so important to our social and architectural heritage.

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