What’s your favourite church in Devon?
As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, the National Churches Trust has revealed some of ‘The UK’s Favourite Churches’, as chosen by 60 top people from the world of politics, entertainment, journalism and academia.
Politicians including David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Boris Johnson, Alex Salmond and Nigel Farage have put forward their choice of favourite church.
Alex Polizzi, Mary Berry, Cherie Blair, Brian Blessed, Alain de Botton Hugh Dennis, Huw Edwards, Bear Grylls, Eamonn Holmes, Joanna Lumley, Michael Palin, Patrick Stewart and Terry Wogan are amongst the well-known public figures choosing their favourite church.
Church leaders choosing their favourite church include Dr Rowan Williams, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster.
From the charity sector choices include those of Campbell Robb, Chief Executive of Shelter and Julia Hanmer, Chief Executive of the Bat Conservation Trust.
The National Churches Trust’s ‘The UK’s Favourite Churches’ initiative aims to promote awareness of churches as some of the UK’s most important and best loved buildings and of the need for continuing funding to keep them in good repair for future generations.
Full details of ‘The UK’s Favourite Churches’ can be found at www.favouritechurches.org.uk
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