Interactive digital products

Unlock the treasures of England's heritage with Christianity and Culture's multimedia resources.

Using images, video, audio and short articles from hundreds of key authors, our resources provide a lively way to experience our heritage.

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Interpretation services

Churches and cathedrals possess a rich heritage that can speak to us all.

Christianity & Culture helps institutions engage broader audiences by presenting accessible and innovative interpretation that respects its surroundings.

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Schools and universities

Christianity & Culture creates teaching resources suitable for primary school teaching through to university study.

Whether in the classroom or studying privately at home, our resources provide accessible ways to explore our heritage.

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Care & use
of churches

Christianity & Culture drives initiatives that promote the care and good use of our churches.

From workshops on good practice to educational resources for clergy and wardens, we aim to help people engage with their churches and learn how to care for them.

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Welcome

The Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture is based at the University of York, UK.

C&C is a leading multi-disciplinary research centre using expertise in history, archaeology, literature, art history, theology, and cutting-edge technology to carry out research, create interactive resources, and work with major heritage sites to engage visitors through innovative interpretation.

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Partnerships

A 3-year interpretation project exploring the history and architecture of Lichfield Cathedral, begun in 2015.
Helping Wakefield Cathedral engage with its broad range of visitors through digital interpretation.
A touchscreen resource to help visitors engage with the beautiful Flemish Brougham Triptych at Carlisle Cathedral.
Digital reconstruction of Worcester Cathedral c.1250.
A 3-year interpretation project encompassing monasticism, pilgrimage, King John, Magna Carta, WWI and much more!

Resources

An interactive resource that traces the development of England's cathedrals and religious houses.
Discover the English parish church through engaging multimedia and written pieces from over 200 authors.
Explore the theme of 'Pilgrimage' through Literature, History, Art and Architecture with this interactive resource.
Discover the wonders of medieval manuscript art, stained glass and sculpture with this interactive guide.

Research

An innovative AHRC research project that examines the role of pilgrimage in the past and its renewed popularity today.
Integrating academic research with cutting edge 3D visuals to bring to life the lost chapel of St Stephen, Westminster.

C&C News

Tuesday 7th February 2017

This two-day conference (18th - 19th July 2017) at the University of York is designed as an opportunity to share project research outcomes in conversation with others working in the fields of pilgrimage and both journey- and place-related spirituality. We therefore invite proposals from individuals (20 minute papers) or groups/networks (90 minute sessions). Proposals (up to 250 words) should be sent to Dr Dee Dyas (dee.dyas [at] york.ac.uk) by March 15, 2017.

Monday 30th January 2017

Our ongoing 3D visualisation project with Ely Cathedral is making progress - see our latest development sample, revealed here.

Tuesday 20th December 2016

The second phase of our work with Ely Cathedral is underway, with plans to deliver the final installation making good progress.

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