Songs Of Praise


Young Choir Of The Year: Junior Semi Final

3.0 1 x
Aled Jones hosts the first semi-final of a brand new singing competition, The Young Choir of the Year 2018, from the Pontio Centre in Bangor. Five junior choirs from across the UK sing to win a place in the final.

Pioneering Women

3.0 4 x
One hundred years since British women over the age of 30 first got the vote, Rev Kate Bottley celebrates pioneering Christian women. Josie d'Arby also meets Ruth Awogbade, who launched her own Christian fashion magazine.

The Lakes

4.0 2 x
The Rev. Kate Bottley visits the YMCA's Centre in the Lake District to discover its Christian origins and JB Gill tries out Cartmel Priory's virtual reality experience.

The Power Of Singing

3.0 3 x
Sean Fletcher explores the power of singing to express the Christian faith and to change people's lives for the better. Sean meets music historian and choir conductor Dr Andrew Gant.
Episodes 2018

Celebrating Scotland

3.0 51 x
Claire McCollum visits the city of Perth on the banks of Scotland's longest river, the Tay. She meets Lady Mansfield at Scone Palace and finds out more about its role in the country's religious history.

Sacred Places

3.0 7 x
This special visits the village of Walsingham in Norfolk, a major pilgrimage destination famed for its shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary. And Sean Fletcher joins pilgrims travelling to Mont St Michel in Normandy.

Good Samaritan First Aid - St John's Ambulance And Red Cross

4.0 16 x
The Rev. Kate Bottley finds out how St John Ambulance began as an ancient Christian order in Jerusalem back in the 11th Century and brushes up her first aid skills.


3.0 18 x
Sean Fletcher joins his church's 4am tea run in London's Covent Garden to mark Homeless Sunday. Rev. Kate Bottley meets a teenager making gift bags for the homeless and the man converting old shipping containers into homes.


4.0 14 x
Kate Bottley explores Hereford Cathedral's treasures and visits a cattle farmer. JB Gill meets jazz star Gregory Porter. Hymns include For All The Saints and There Is A Redeemer.

Mental Health - Winchester

4.0 17 x
Katherine Jenkins joins a Christian retreat and Sean Fletcher meets Strictly's Rev. Richard Coles, who talks about his struggles with Mental Health.