2020 Virtual Festival

Tuesday 29 September, 10am - 6.30pm

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2020 Festival of Preaching!

> Watch the talks again here (sign in with the email address and password used when booking your ticket) 

If you missed the festival live you can still buy a ticket to watch the recorded talks, see below for details.



10.00am   Sam Wells: Prepare six envelopes
10.30am Martyn Percy: The Verb of God made flesh - Jesus, love and learning in a post-Covid church
11.15am Anna Carter Florence: When we can breathe - Ezekiel 37.1-14
11.45am Pádraig Ó Tuama: The book of Ruth - a story for our times
12.15pm Rachel Mann: ‘How can man preach thy eternall word?’ Preaching grief and grace in a time of pandemic
2.00pm Mark Oakley: How to preach when you haven't got anything to say
2.30pm Joanna Collicutt: 'Only a handful of meal and a little oil' - Keeping on keeping on when resources are low
3.15pm Augustine Tanner Ihm: Come alive – preaching the gospel afresh in every generation
3.45pm Malcolm Guite: From the depths to the delights - preaching through the poetry of the psalms
4.30pm Live sermon preparation with HeartEdge
6.00pm Evening Prayer from Christ Church


Tickets are £25, or £10 for subscribers to either the Church Times or The Preacher

After booking your ticket, watch the festival here. You will need to sign in using the same email address and password you used when booking your ticket.

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2020 Virtual Festival

299 tickets remaining


2020 Virtual Festival (Church Times subscriber)

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2020 Virtual Festival (The Preacher subscriber)

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Voucher codes: select a standard ticket then add your discount code on the basket page.

Tickets must be booked online. We are unable to accept orders by phone or post.

All prices are inclusive of VAT. Ticket holders can watch the festival here: festivalofpreaching.hymnsam.co.uk/fp2020live387664

Problems signing in? Please contact festivalofpreaching@hymnsam.co.uk

Included with every ticket: a free three-month trial of the new Canterbury Preacher's Companion app (available this September) and special offers on a huge range of preaching books and resources.

Talks will be recorded and the full programme will be available for ticket holders to watch back after the event.

Cancellation refunds policy

We offer 100% refunds on the ticket costs for Hymns A&M events up to 3 months before the event is due to start, and a 50% refund up to 3 weeks in advance.

You will need to return all tickets to our Norwich office to process this refund.

After this date, refunds will not be possible.


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