Big Update Talks
For talks given to member-only meetings, including the quarterly Monthly Briefings, go to the Members’ area of this website.
The Big Update 2019
Lucy More The Taylor Review Pilot
Trevor Cooper Problems and Possibilities for the rural isolated church
Harriet Carty Beautiful Burial Ground Big Update 2019
Wendy Coombey Virtuous Circles and Mission and Mortar BIG Update 2019
The Big Update 2018
The keynote address by Matthew Saunders will be published separately. We hope that the talk on Methodist buildings strategy will be posted here in future.
Andrew More Heating old churches
Ian Bapty and Peter Biggers Inspired futures
Christopher O’Mahony Ring out the old (bell-ringing)
James Halsall Taylor pilot in suffolk
Dee Dyas and Louise Hampson Pilgrimage and cathedrals
Ruth Knight Making churches more environmentally friendly
The Big Update 2017
4 ‘Moving mountains’ (Graham Fender-Allison) to follow. Graham’s talk included a demonstration of the 360-degree online images of churches which have been sponsored by the Church of Scotland, available here.
The Big Update 30 November 2016
EDP Community Lead Design – edp-approaches-to-supporting-community-led-design-in-historic-places-of-worship
Mobile generation – give-and-receive-with-the-mobile-generation-neil-Rathbone
The Big Update 3 December 2014
The Big Update 11 Sep 2013
The Big Update 12 Sep 2012
Is there an app for that? – new technology in church interpretation and mission This talk included interactive visuals presented by the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture, Univerity of York. For more information, visit their website, especially under ‘Partnerships’
Rediscovering histories: Muslim Heritage in Britain. This talk was by Mobeen Butt of Islam in British Stone.