The Pilgrim’s Place

  • Can you help the Shrine archivist?

    As our archivist works on the Shrine archives, gaps are found in some series: do you have a copy of what we need and would be willing to send us a photocopy?  We concentrate mainly on the records of Fr Patten’s lifetime (i.e. up to 1958), although there are many gaps in the later series. He ofte... View Post
  • Wheat fields, yelps of glee and gulps of tea

    High distant bird song. Crystal skies. The Walsingham carillon echoing over the village. Some visitors have already arrived and are walking down High Street, staring up at the Abbey entrance, no doubt wondering about its former mysteries and majesty, then pausing to look through dim windows at th... View Post
  • The collaboration that relaunched 1,000 years of tradition

    Something unique in these times came to Walsingham in February this year, for we joined forces with a local company in a way that was innovative and unexpected, yet benefitted all involved, particularly thirsty pilgrims! The Anglican Shrine joined forces with Barsham Brewery (some two villages a... View Post