Sponsors and Thanks

The St Thomas Way is funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, and is based at the University of Southampton, in partnership with Hereford Cathedral.

Additional funding for the Artist in Residence project was provided by the Public Engagement with Research Unit, University of Southampton.

Project Team:

Professor Catherine Clarke (Project Director), University of Southampton

Chloe McKenzie (Research Fellow and Artist in Residence Project Leader), University of Southampton

Revd Canon Chris Pullin, Hereford Cathedral

Project Core Partners:

Hereford Cathedral
Swansea Museum

Advisory Board:

Ian Bass, Manchester Metropolitan University
Professor Madeleine Gray (University of South Wales)
Richard Tyler, Bishop’s Officer for Pilgrimage and Tourism, Diocese of Swansea and Brecon
Paul Vetch, Client Services Director, Torchbox
Professor Jonathan Wooding (University of Sydney)

Technical Development:

Elucidat (https://www.elucidat.com/)

Artist in Residence:

Michelle Rumney (https://michellerumney.com/)

Medieval Soundscapes Design:

Dr Mariana Lopez (University of York)

In addition to these core partners, the St Thomas Way wishes to thank all those who have been involved in the project, especially from the thirteen locations along the route. It is not possible to acknowledge everyone personally here, but key supporters include:
  • Canon Ian Rees and the Collegiate and Parish Church of St Mary, Swansea
  • Dr William Reynolds and the Choir of the Collegiate and Parish Church of St Mary, Swansea
  • Project test-walkers from the English Department, University of Southampton (Dr Marianne O’Doherty, Dr Will May and Peter Cresswell)
  • Joe Brett, University of Southampton (Launch event filming)
  • Daryl Peel, University of Southampton
  • I-Solutions team, University of Southampton, especially Manju Tirunavukarasu, Peter Gibbs, Graeme Kaye, Mark Angers
  • Canon Mark Soady and St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny
  • The Music Department and Choir at Hereford Cathedral
  • The Library & Archives and Education teams at Hereford Cathedral
  • Abby Jones, Marketing Officer, Hereford Cathedral
  • Rob Turner and Peter Turner at Mumbles Brewery (https://www.mumblesbrewery.co.uk/)
  • ‘Pilgrims and Posies’ Medieval Living History (http://pilgrimsandposies.blogspot.com/)
  • The Newent Scottish Singers
  • The Llancarfan Society
  • Canon Derek Belcher and St Cadoc’s Church, Llancarfan
  • Friends of Margam Park
  • Canon Mark Dimond and Newport St Woolos Cathedral
  • Father Edward Dowland-Owen and the Parish of Margam
  • Abergavenny Museum
  • Caerphilly Castle
  • St Fagan’s National Museum of History
  • Peter, Ellen and Thomas Davis
  • Joel Found
  • Daniel Spencer
  • Louvain Rees
  • All our supporters and followers on Twitter
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