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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.


30 June 2021

Book launch: When Did We See You Naked?

​Was the stripping and exposure of Jesus a form of sexual abuse? If so, why does such a reading of Jesus' suffering matter? Join the editors Jayme R. Reaves, David Tombs and Rocio Figueroa alongside Mitzi J. Smith and Anthony G. Reddie for the launch of this new collection of essays.


6 July 2021

Class and the Church: a Church Times webinar

​Is the Church of England too middle-class? In this webinar, we will explore how the Church talks - or fails to talk - about class. With Philip North, Sharon Prentis, Lynne Cullens, Azariah France-Williams, and Vicky Walker.


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. With Stephen Cottrell, Peter Stanford, Lucy Winkett, and Rowan Williams.




Watch recorded talks from some of our previous events:

Lift Up Your Voices, Lift Up Your Hearts

​RSCM and Church Times present this church music webinar with special guests John Bell and Noël Tredinnick.


Send My Roots Rain: a poetry retreat

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


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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