Songs Of Praise

Songs Of Praise catch up

2023
30:00

Gospel Singer Of The Year 2021 Semi-Final

3.3 6 x
Mark De-Lisser hosts the semi-final to find the best Gospel Singer of the Year 2021! In the first of two programmes celebrating Gospel music, five talented amateur singers take to the stage at Gorton Monastery in Manchester.
Episodes 2022
29:00

Mountainous Wales

4.0 11 x
Connie Fisher explores the stunning Welsh landscape, meets people who have faced some uphill challenges and introduces hymns from Llandaff Cathedral and Welsh singers Cerys Matthews, Steve Balsamo and Elin Manahan Thomas.
29:00

Belfast To Dublin

3.0 15 x
Eamonn Holmes journeys by train from Belfast to Dublin, retracing a route steeped in history. He meets an Irish football star who has turned his life around, and drops in for coffee at a world-famous Dublin cafe.
29:00

Mavis Staples

4.3 5 x
American gospel music legend Mavis Staples leads a congregation in London's Air Studios for some foot-tapping gospel songs. She talks to Aled Jones about life with her famous family the Staple Singers.
29:00

October 2, 2022

3.0 11 x
Aled Jones comes home to Anglesey in North Wales to visit Church Island, a holy place for over a thousand years, and talks to members of the congregation who still worship here.
29:00

Iona

4.0 43 x
Claire McCollum visits the beautiful and remote Scottish island of Iona and meets HRH The Princess Royal to hear of her interest in the buildings of Iona Abbey.
29:00

Springtime Joy

4.0 24 x
The Rev. Kate Bottley visits the brand new 'RHS Garden Bridgewater' in Salford. She joins volunteers planting seeds and bulbs in the gardens, due to open to the public in May, and reflects on the signs of hope it represents.
29:00

Pendle Radicals

3.0 22 x
Sean Fletcher heads to the top of Pendle Hill in East Lancashire to discover the story of George Fox who began the Quaker movement.
30:00

Exeter

3.0 53 x
Aled Jones visits the cathedral town of Exeter in Devon. He explores the underground passages that brought water from Saint Sidwell's Well to the cathedral.
Episodes expected soon
30:00

Faith And Fun

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The Rev. Kate Bottley visits Noah's Ark Farm Zoo in Bristol to hear how the Christian faith of many of its staff impacts their work.
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