In the middle of this hectic time of year Katie Stock shares...
It's Summer time! And whether the sun decides to show it’s face or not there’s a great selection of Christian events to get you making the most of the season! From electric music festivals and summer parties to united worship in a football stadium, there is something for everyone. Here’s a guide to 10 events across the UK to help you get started.
8th July | £5 -£25
We can all imagine what the Emirates Stadium is like when it’s full of football fans cheering on their teams…but imagine the same Stadium filled with sound of worship? JustOne is a one-day event, bringing people together from all walks of life to celebrate the Christian faith. With artists including Matt Redman, Noel Robinson, Hillsong and LCGC it’s set to be a day to remember.
Kingstock Music Festival
11th – 13th Aug | £40
3 days, 3 stages and over 30 artists have come to take over Bedfordshire for another year and it’s guaranteed to bring a gigantic dose of christian light and buzz to the 33 acres of parklands it stands on! Your mid-summer music festival is here and it’s going to be big, so don’t miss out!
Gospel Rave Summer Party
8th July | £10
From Hip hop and R&B to Afrobeats and Soca, Gospel Rave Summer Party it set to have it all! Join DJ Kelechi, Faithchild and other Gospel artists as they dance the night away to the very best Gospel music! They’ll even be a BBQ to keep you going throughout the night! Who said Christians don’t know how to party?
25th - 28th Aug | £55 - £340
Is there really any better way to spend 72 hours than in non-stop worship?! This event truly doesn’t stop with activities ranging from campfires and fire pits to powerful prophetic word. Don’t miss the chance to engage and envelope yourself in the words and presence of God expressed in more ways than one.
5th - 11th Aug | FREE
How can you go wrong with a free Christian music festival? Simply turn up and enjoy a host of artists, seminars, workshops and activities. This year they have also expanded their youth venue so it’s the perfect way to keep the kids entertained this Summer!
16th and 25th June | £10 - £25
Award-winning American Gospel Rapper Da’Truth is coming to the UK! Taking place in both Birmingham and London with some of the UK’s hottest Gospel rappers performing alongside him this is set to be an energy filled concert that will keep you bouncing all night long!
25th - 29th Aug | £75 - £131
Here’s a Christian festival for all the family! Bringing people of all ages together for a week of worship, family time and Bible teaching.It’s the perfect way for parents and their children to enjoy a long weekend surrounded by God’s presence.
Various dates | £114
The much loved Soul Survivor is back again! With great music, seminars and worship it’s the perfect atmosphere to pray, seek God and just have lots of fun with Christian friends, old and new. Taking place on 4 separate dates across 5 days you’ve not no excuse to miss it!
1st – 2nd July | FREE
Live in East London? This festival is for you! With an aim to bring together Christians from the East London and Essex area this event is the perfect opportunity to meet, share, worship and be inspired by the word of God with stunning views of Blackwater and the North Sea.
Worship In The Wild
15th July | FREE
Love the outdoors? Want to experience authentic worship in the beauty of God’s creation? Worship in the wild is an exciting opportunity to meet with people from churches across the UK in an open space to pray, worship and get involved in lots of creative activities. The evening will end with campfire worship - you don’t want to miss it!
London Bible Week
17-22 July 2017 | £12-£85
Unpack God’s Word in a series of events across 6 days in Westminster at London Bible Week! Hear from some of the world’s best Bible teachers and experience the Bible brought to life as never before. The theme for London Bible Week 2017 is ‘meeting Jesus in God’s word’. Our weekday sessions look at different aspects of Jesus’ life and what we can learn from them.
By Iyisha Rocke, Founder of Kingdom Guide