The Bulletin

Includes articles on all aspects of the pilgrimage, reviews of recent publications, announcements of forthcoming events, and a members’ page

  • is published four times a year, and is free to members
  • the current issue, and a good many back numbers, are available from our on-line Bookshop
  • an index to all issues, from the beginning, is included in the on-line Library Catalogue

The Editor is happy to consider articles for publication in the Bulletin, please contact the Editor on the following email: editor*csj.org.uk (replace the * with a @, shown like this to avoid spam).

A selection of articles from the Bulletin

To give a sense of  the range of our interests and activities, as well as extending the information provided on this website, we include a small selection of articles from recent issues of the Bulletin. Click on each author/title line to read the article.

The extraordinary vividness and truth to life of the 24 musicians carved around the Portico de la Gloria.

A medieval historian casts a critical eye over this most recent version of the Pilgrim’s Guide from the Codex Calixtinus, and compares it with others.

A summary of the pilgrimage made by William Wey from Bristol in 1456.

Nancy Frey completed her Ph D thesis on the experience of present-day Santiago pilgrims in 1996, and has since published Pilgrim Stories: on and off the road to Santiago. Here she reflects on the continuing significance of the pilgrimage, after the journey to Santiago is complete.

A talk given at one of our Practical Pilgrim days, Nigel Elbourne reflects on the different personae of St James, and on the encounters which the pilgrimage may bring.

Dermot Wynne meets a colourful character on the route from le Puy.

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