Songs Of Praise

March 2024
29:00

March 3, 2024

3 x
Katherine Jenkins visits St David's College Lampeter, now part of The University where higher education began in Wales 200 years ago. She meets the Vice-Chancellor Professor Medwin Hughes and students from around the world.
February 2024
29:00

February 25, 2024

3 x
Aled Jones visits Blenheim Palace to explore its private chapel and magnificent grounds, and Laura Wright joins an inclusive choir for a hymn singalong.
29:00

February 18, 2024

3 x
The Rev Kate Bottley meets Christians who have experienced how the power of the Bible can change lives, and Gemma Hunt visits a Messy Church.
29:00

February 11, 2024

3 x
In a special episode on Richard III, Bill Turnbull reveals evidence of the king's deep Christian faith, after his remains were laid to rest in a special service at Leicester Cathedral.
30:00

February 4, 2024

2 x
This celebration of Gospel music is hosted by Mark De-Lisser from the stunning Gorton Monastery in Manchester. Singing to win the title are the three talented performers who made it through from last week's semi-final.
January 2024
30:00

January 28, 2024

5 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.
29:00

January 21, 2024

8 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

Songs Of Praise: Iona

2 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.
28:00

Songs Of Praise: Modern Southwark

5 x
Diane Louise Jordan meets some residents from the London Borough of Southwark, including a playwright who's given the medieval mystery play a modern twist, and the parents whose step of faith will save lives.
December 2023
30:00

Songs Of Praise: Faith And Hospitality

5 x
Katherine Jenkins visits L'Abri fellowship in Hampshire to explore Christian faith and hospitality. She finds out about L'Abri's history and meets a family from Australia who are volunteering there.
29:00

Songs Of Praise: Mavis Staples

8 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.
30:00

December 10, 2023

11 x
In Birmingham, Katherine Jenkins joins members of the lively and growing young congregation at Gas Street Church. Its Lead Pastors, Tim and Rachel Hughes, describe their journey of faith and trust in God.
29:00

December 3, 2023

10 x
Rev. Kate Bottley explores the ancient rhythm of prayer and work practised by the Roman Catholic monks of Mount St Bernard's Abbey in Leicestershire.
November 2023
30:00

Songs Of Praise: Faith In Action

15 x
New presenter Brenda Edwards visits an outdoor walking church in east London, and Katie Piper meets the vicar who has become a hit on social media with his 60-second sermons.
30:00

Songs Of Praise: Exeter

5 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.
30:00

November 12, 2023

12 x
Sean Fletcher marks Remembrance Sunday at The Imperial War Museum North in Manchester. He meets Christian veterans from different conflicts including 97-year-old Bernard Morgan the youngest RAF Sergeants on D-Day.
29:00

Songs Of Praise: The Journey To Forgiveness

12 x
Aled Jones is in London to investigate why the act of forgiveness is at the heart of the Christian faith. He visits Saint Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace in Bishopsgate.
October 2023
29:00

October 29, 2023

28 x
Katherine Jenkins is in Blackpool to shine a light on the Christian tradition of All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween.
29:00

Songs Of Praise: Great Ormond Street

35 x
Aled Jones visits Great Ormond Street Hospital to hear stories of faith and hope, plus a special performance of the NHS anthem "Bless the Hands That Bless".
29:00

October 2, 2022

5 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.
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