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Week ahead

19 May 2017


HIGHLIGHT: A Celebration for Ascension Day A service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, led by the Vicar, Canon Sam Wells.
Thursday 8pm, Radio 4



Saturday 10pm (Nat Geographic) The Surgery Ship A look at life aboard a hospital ship that helps people in some of the poorest parts of Africa.

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby visits a convent, and Richard Taylor explores the history of Baptists in the UK.

Thursday 9pm (BBC1) The Truth about HIV Dr Chris van Tulleken explores the latest science around HIV/AIDS.



Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully talks to the priest and stand-up comedian Maggy Whitehouse about the use of humour.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Choral matins live from the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at Al-­Azhar University, in Egypt, the oldest seat of Islamic learning in the world (1/2).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Lincoln Cathedral.

4pm (R3) The Choir Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents music that honours our Lady.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the German religious climate (1/6).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Wells Cathedral.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg’s topic is Purgatory.

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Forthcoming Events

29 September 2020
Festival of Preaching
A one-day online version of our popular preaching festival. With Mark Oakley, Sam Wells and Anna Carter Florence.   Book tickets


19 October 2020
Creativity out of crisis: Hymns and worship webinar
In association with RSCM, this online event will explore creative uses music and liturgy in the context online and socially distanced worship.    Book tickets

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