Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the Bradwell Pilgrimage and Gathering

Who are the speakers?

We have a variety of speakers and activities happening at Bradwell Pilgrimage and Gathering. Our main talks will be delivered by: Rt Revd Alan Williams (Bishop of Brentwood) The Venerable Ruth Patten (Archdeacon of Colchester) The Rt Revd Peter Hill (Bishop of Barking)

Will there be activities for children and young people?

Yes – We are planning to have a whole variety of activities for the whole family. We’re still confirming the details of these so watch this space.

Can our church bring a coach?

Yes! – If you require more information please get in touch.

What time will it start and finish?

The Bradwell Pilgrimage and Gathering will begin at 10:30am at St Thomas’ Church in Bradwell-on-Sea. We anticipate the day finishing around 3:45pm at St Cedd’s Chapel.

How much does the Pilgrimage and Gathering cost to attend?

The Bradwell Pilgrimage and Gathering is free to attend. A collection for (optional) donations will be taken on the day.

Do I need to bring lunch or will there be food on site?

You’re welcome to bring your own lunch and eat it on the Chapel field however there will also be stalls selling some light-lunch options, tea & coffee and ice cream on site.

Is there a mini-bus available?

Yes! – We will be operating a shuttle-bus service throughout the day between the Village Hall car park and St Peter’s Chapel. We will also have a pick-up point along the journey between the two for those who wish to walk part of the journey.

What parking is available?

We recommend that you park at the village hall in Bradwell-on-Sea. This can be found at: South Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, CM0 7QJ. Shuttle busses will be operating between the village hall and St Cedd’s chapel throughout the day for those less able to walk the distance to the chapel.

How long is the pilgrimage walk?

The Pilgrimage walk from St Thomas’ Church to St Peter’s Chapel is approximately 2 miles along tarmac’d (mostly) flat roads and paths.

What happens at the Pilgrimage & Gathering?

The Pilgrimage and Gathering will include the pilgrimage walk from St Thomas’ Church to St Peter’s Chapel, times of worship and a variety of talks and activities for the whole family.

For full information on the programme for the day please visit our about us page and keep an eye out on social media for speaker announcements