Farewell from Nicola (Outgoing Project Manager)

Our outgoing project manager Nicola writes her first (and sadly last!) blog post about her time with the Discover DeCrypt project.


“A Gift to Gloucester” – The Church of St. Mary de Crypt gets ready to spring into action

This afternoon (Saturday 9th March), the Church of St. Mary de Crypt opened its doors to around forty volunteers and visitors ahead of its official reopening in two weeks’ time. Young and old were treated to a warm welcome from the Rector, Rev. Canon Nikki Arthy, who praised the efforts of everyone involved in the […]

Zoe’s Blog – Introduction to St. Mary de Crypt and the Old Schoolrooms

It wasn’t a typical office lunchtime when I donned a hard hat, his-vis jacket, and steel capped boots to see the final reconstruction work at The Gloucester DeCrypt project, but nevertheless it was an effort worth taking. I moved to Gloucester around eighteen months ago, so for the entire time I’ve lived in the city […]

Hidden Lives

Volunteering – The Historical Research Group I knew when I met Jess to talk about volunteering back in 2016 that the historical research group was the perfect match for me. I had recently started my own history blog creating biographies of people from the details on gravestones in churchyards and cemeteries and Discover DeCrypt wanted to […]