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Events from the Church Times and Hymns Ancient & Modern.

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21 April 2021

Book launch: Miles to Go Before I Sleep

Join us to hear Claire Gilbert in conversation with Richard Holloway about her new book Miles to Go Before I Sleep: Letters on hope, death and learning to live


29 April 2021

Book launch: How not to be Afraid

​Popular speaker, storyteller and activist Gareth Higgins exposes the root causes of fear and shows how we can break its power.


15 May 2021

Send My Roots Rain: a poetry retreat

Join us for an online poetry retreat with Pádraig Ó Tuama, Malcolm Guite, Helen Wilcox, Mark Oakley, Rachel Mann, Jay Hulme, and Roger Wagner.


18 May 2021

Lift Up Your Voices, Lift Up Your Hearts

​Join RSCM and the Church Times as we explore questions of music and worship in an online seminar this May.


27 May 2021

Book launch: God is not a White Man

What does it mean when God is presented as male? What does it mean when – from our internal assumptions to our shared cultural imaginings – God is presented as white? Chine McDonald in conversation with Sanjee Perera.


8 June 2021

A Festival of Preaching Masterclass: Preaching the Parables with Paula Gooder

Join bestselling New Testament scholar Paula Gooder for a masterclass on preaching this essential aspect of Jesus' teaching.


12 June 2021

The Church Times Festival of Faith and Literature: June 2021

A one-day, online festival from the Festival of Faith and Literature.


19 June 2021

RS Thomas & ME Eldridge Society Festival

This online festival aims to bring together people with an appreciation of the literary and artistic works, musical compositions, people and places associated with RS Thomas and ME Eldridge. 


23 June 2021

Book launch: Looking East in Winter

Rowan Williams introduces us to some of the aspects and personalities of the Orthodox Christian world, from the desert contemplatives of the fourth century to the philosophers, novelists and activists of the modern era. In conversation with Erik Varden.


13-14 September 2021

Festival of Preaching

Save the date for the 2021 festival. Confirmed speakers include Barbara Brown Taylor, Lucy Winkett, and Sam Wells.


25 September 2021

The Church Times Festival of Faith and Literature: September 2021

A one-day, online festival from the Festival of Faith and Literature.




Watch recorded talks from some of our previous events:

The Church Times Festival of Faith and Literature: Finding meaning

A new one-day, online festival from the Festival of Faith and Literature. Speakers include Brian McLaren, Sarah Sands, Claire Gilbert, and Gareth Higgins.


London Churches Refugee Fund annual lecture with Timothy Radcliffe

​London Churches Refugee Fund and Church Times present an evening in support of refugees. With keynote speaker Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, actor Alfred Enoch, and representatives from LCRF and Migrants Organise.

Festival of Christian Pilgrimage

​This free, online festival is a chance to reflect and deepen understanding of pilgrimage in our culture.​

Preaching in Lent, Holy Week and Easter

A one-day online festival from the Festival of Preaching. With Sam Wells, Jane Williams, Luigi Gioia, Guli Francis-Dehqani, David Hoyle, and Mark Oakley.


The Church Times Festival of Faith and Literature: Light in Darkness

The Festival of Faith and Literature went online in February. Guests included Francis Spufford, Rachel Mann, Kathy Tiernan, and Mark Oakley, and Stephen Cherry.


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