The Walsingham Youth Pilgrimage

It is with great sadness, that the Shrine has taken the very difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Youth Pilgrimage.

Due to the current situation and uncertainty this year, planning and hosting such a large event is not possible.

We will however be once again hosting the Youth Pilgrimage online. The event will be from Monday 2nd August to Friday the 6th August and will include all the usual pilgrimage services as well as a range of activities to do at home.

Full details will be released soon, but to get a taste of last years Youth Pilgrimage @home please click below.

 

The Youth Pilgrimage is a week of lively worship, teaching, fellowship and fun for 11-18 year olds.

The traditional pilgrimage devotions are presented in an up beat, lively and enjoyable way which makes them relevant for our young people in today’s world. Over 500 young people gather in Walsingham for the week from all over the UK and internationally, giving them a chance to meet other Christians and explore their faith in a safe environment. Over the years it has changed the lives of countless young people who have never forgotten their week in Walsingham and many of them have come to love the Shrine and to make the pilgrimage ever since.

The week includes:

  • Daily Mass in the Big Top
  • Fantastic music provided by CJM
  • BBQ and disco
  • Lively worship
  • Late Night Liturgy
  • The Holy Mile Walk
  • Crafts, Sports, Music and Inflatables
  • Fun, friendship and football!
  • A variety of Workshops
  • Free afternoons to explore or visit the beach
  • And lots more!

 

For a further taste of what is on offer click on the video and links below!

 

 

 

Read about the experiences of young pilgrims (& their bishop!) from the Diocese of Blackburn at the Youth Pilgrimage 2019.  You can also get a feel for what the Youth Pilgrimage is like from the photos in our photo gallery.