The centre was founded in 2004 and the main activities include:
- Yearly postgraduate conference with five participating institutions (Bath Spa University College, University of Exeter, University of Gloucestershire, Trinity College Bristol, Wesley College Bristol.)
- Biennial international conference on an aspect of Christianity and Culture.
- Research seminars during teaching blocks 1 & 2, every academic year
- To liaise with local, national and international institutions concerned with this topic
- To serve the local community through wider participation in the above events as well as developing links with local schools and other organisations