Forthcoming Events

Linguistics, Translation and LiteracyTraining

Prepare for cross-cultural ministry through the wide range of courses at the Centre for Linguistics, Translation and Literacy (CLTL) based at Redcliffe College, Gloucester.


Our regular events are First Steps - a day or evening to explore God's mission, or The Next Step, a weekend to explore how God might use you. There are also many other opportunities to join us at other events throughout the year - see what's coming up below.

Word Alive - Wales
Saturday 8 - Thursday 13 April 2017, Prestatyn, Wales
Word Alive is a holiday for all of life, where getting away from it all is about being equipped and energised to get back to it all. This is an unmissable experience that goes beyond sun, sea and sand to bring you authentic teaching and training, joyful celebrations and activities that kids love – all lasting long after the journey home. Read more.



Llanw - Wales
Monday 17 - Friday 21 April 2017, Criccieth, Wales
Llanw is a festival that brings Christians throughout Wales together in order to celebrate and deepen our relationship with the living God. There will be an opportunity to socialise, learn and worship with our fellow Christians. The festival is for everyone aged between 9 hours and 900 years old, there’s no excuse for not coming! Come and enjoy! Read more.



The Next Step - Manchester
Friday 21 - 23 April 2017, St Andrew's Church in Cheadle Hulme, near Manchester
3 days exploring how you could be involved in bringing God's word to those without it. #wynext Read more.




GOfest - whole life, whole church, whole world
Saturday 13th May 2017, Moorlands College, Sopley, Christchurch BH23 7AT
“Whole life, whole church, whole world” sums up GOfest’s vision. We want to see whole life disciples leading the whole church to be involved in God’s mission across the whole world, bringing transformation, hope, salvation and joy through the Gospel of Jesus. We are a growing movement of churches and mission agencies who are partnering together to God’s heart for the nations and inspire global vision among UK church. GOfest gives you the opportunity to explore and celebrate what God is doing worldwide, and discover how you can play your part.Read more.




Two Week Stint - South of France
Saturday 8th July – Friday 21st July 2017, La Maison Boissier, Charmes-sur -Rhône, South of France
Join us for a fortnight-long bilingual summer camp in the South of France that is ideal for students. #wystint Read more.




Keswick Convention
Saturday 15th July – Friday 28th July 2017, Keswick, Lake District
In 2017 we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, when Martin Luther asserted that his conscience was ‘captive’ to that Word. At Keswick 2017 we’ll see how this powerful Word brings life, reveals Christ and motivates mission. By God’s Spirit it will captivate our hearts and minds, and transform our lives, families and churches. The theme of Captivated: Hearing God’s Word. In hearing the written word, we meet the living word, Jesus Christ. Read more.



New Horizon - Coleraine
Saturday 5th August – Wednesday 9th August 2017, Coleraine campus of Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA
New Horizon has been running a refreshing, challenging and relevant ministry week at the Ulster University in Coleraine, N Ireland every summer since 1989. It’s the largest Christian event in Ireland attracting approximately 5,000 people daily over the course of the week. Major elements include Evening Celebrations, Morning Bible Teaching, Seminars, and Youth and Children’s programmes.  Read more.



Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention
Friday 18th August – Saturday 26th August 2017, Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church, Bangor, Co Down BT20 4LN
The unique missionary convention! Bangor Worldwide are pleased to announce that Isaac Shaw from Delhi Bible Institute and Archbishop Henry Orombi from Uganda will be amoung the guest speakers for Worldwide 2017. Read more.




Thursday 24th August – Monday 28th August 2017, Westpoint Arena, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
Westpoint is a fantastic opportunity for churches from across the UK and further afield to gather together for times of worship, teaching and lots of fun.Read more.




UCCF Forum - Weston Rhyn
Tuesday 29th August – Saturday 2nd September 2017, The Quinta, Weston Rhyn, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7LR
Get equipped to lead our 140 Christian Unions of 20,000 students as part of UCCF’s leadership programme. Prepare to welcome 600,000 freshers to our campuses and to reach out to the rest of the 2 million students in higher education. Refresh the plans and practice that you’ve put in place since Regional Forum. Reconnect as a team for the new academic year. Meet together on your Regional Village, by the lake, around the campfire, or in the café. #forum17 Read more.



Event venues and dates for 2016-17

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