Category Archives: Pilgrimage

‘This is England’: Beverley Minster to Bridlington Priory

An account of the Priory Walking Group’s pilgrimage from Beverley Minster to Bridlington Priory to mark the 900 years since the foundation of the Priory Church by Augustinian canons in 1113, 26th August to 28th August 2013. With thanks to Anthony Halford. Continue reading
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Poppy’s Pilgrimage Diary: Day 7 – Burton Fleming to Bridlington Priory

Priory 900 co-ordinator Penelope Weston: “And so to the Bull and Sun and suitably festive food to round off a day – and a week – to lift the heart and leave lasting memories of friendship , perseverance, beauty and God’s presence with us. Deo Gratias!” Continue reading
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Arrival!

The last two days have mostly been walked in glorious sunshine with welcomes at the churches matching those at the earlier churches in warmth and generosity. Continue reading
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Pilgrimage for All – BBC Radio Humberside

Priory 900 co-ordinator Penelope Weston met with BBC Radio Humberside’s Judi Murden this morning to chat about the ‘Pilgrimage for All’ from York Minster to Bridlington Priory, which was completed today. Continue reading
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Poppy’s Pilgrimage Diary: Day 6 – Ganton to Burton Fleming

Priory 900 Co-ordinator Penelope Weston: “This was a day of pleasant, uneventful walking in perfect weather, the wolds looking magnificent in the sunshine.” Continue reading
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Poppy’s Pilgrimage Diary: Day 5 – West Heslerton to Ganton

Priory 900 Co-ordinator Penelope Weston: “Today we were joined by new pilgrims: Yang from China and Ruth, Ian and John from Rawcliffe near Goole. […] We went our separate ways with a good feeling that we had all, walkers and locals, got something positive out of this Bank Holiday!” Continue reading
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Two days left to walk

The four main pilgrims (Poppy, John, Linda and I) have now reached and passed the halfway point between York and Bridlington and we are well into the chalk scenery of the Wolds. The overwhelming positive feature of this walk has been the wonderful welcome we have received from members of the churches along our route. Continue reading
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Day 3 – Kirkham Priory to Wharram-le-Street

Here are some lovely photos by Jane Batty, who joined the Priory 900 pilgrims for Day 3 of the journey from Kirkham Priory to Wharram-le-Street (Saturday 24th August 2013). Continue reading
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Poppy’s Pilgrimage Diary: Day 4 – Wharram-le-Street to West Heslerton

Priory 900 Co-ordinator Penelope Weston: “This was Sunday so that means church! We gathered at Wharram le Street around 10 am for Family Service.” Continue reading
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Poppy’s Pilgrimage Diary: Day 3 – Kirkham Priory to Wharram-le-Street

Priory 900 Co-ordinator Penelope Weston: “Today we equipped ourselves with full waterproofs, having heard the dire warnings of heavy rain and noted how much had already fallen overnight.” Continue reading
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