The Church History Project was set up in 1998 in conjunction with the University of Nottingham to provide an accurate historical and archaeological record for each church and church site within the Diocese.
The recent award of a Heritage Lottery Grant has enabled this work to expand into both education and tourism under the heading of the Open Churches Project:



Information on the 300+ churches and 100+ former church sites in the Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham.


> Explore the history of our churches


> How to join the project as a researcher



Quality educational materials for churches to use with a variety of ages and groups, particularly schools and other establishments.


> Educational resources


> History & Life of Churches DVD



Welcoming and guiding visitors to and around our churches.


> Open Churches Weekends


> Church guide leaflets


> Trail leaflets