New CRES module in Rural and Environmental Theology

As part of our continuing programme of updating the CRES Certificate course we are pleased to announce that we now have a new module available in Rural and Environmental Theology. This was written by John Whitehead and Lizzie Rushton, and we are grateful to them both. The module will be available immediately to the current first year students as an option, and will become part of our new theological core for students entering the course …

CRES Steering Group- April 2010

How does CRES run? Every six months we hold a Steering Group meeting somewhere in the UK (currently Warmington, nr. Banbury or Haddenham, Bucks). This time five of us met at John Neal’s farm at Warmington (we had two apologies) on April 19th 2010. The meeting takes a good four hours to cover what is always a fairly packed agenda. On the agenda we have fairly standard items like student progress, student admissions, publicity, a …

Summer 2010 Field Trip to Whetstone Fruit Farm, Leicestershire

Summer Field Trip to Whetstone Fruit Farm, Leicestershire. Saturday 10th July 2010 (11.00am to 4.00pm) For some years now CRES, in association with JRI and CRuC have run summer field trips around England. These visits have varied from farms to woodlands, from urban to very rural, and we aim to vary our content every year. The visits are run by the CRES distance learning course, but anyone associated with CRES, JRI or CRuC, plus their …

CRES Day at Cuddesdon, February, 2010

20th February 2010- CRES day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon Every few months the CRES course meets at Ripon College Cuddesdon. Although we are a distance learning course we do like to get together. It means students and tutors can meet each other and we can update on things that have been happening. We always try to get at least one visiting speaker, with talks ranging across the range of rural and environmental issues and …