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Phoenix from the Ashes

Bill Turnbull discovers churches once on the verge of closure that have been completely transformed and introduces soprano Hayley Westenra together with hymns from the Collegiate Church of St Mary in Warwick.

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35 minutes

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Sun 26 Jan 2014 16:00

Factsheet for Sunday 26th January 2014

Phoenix From The Ashes: Bill Turnbull discovers churches once on the verge of closure that have been completely transformed and introduces soprano Hayley Westenra together with hymns from the Collegiate Church of St Mary in Warwick.

Interviewees

The Rev. Martin Green – Priest-in-charge St Nicholas Church, Radford Semele

Martin tells us the remarkable story of how St. Nicholas Church literally rose from the ashes after it was devastated by a fire.

Emma Blount – Stained Glass Artist

Emma has created four new stained glass windows for St. Nicholas Church.  She tells us about her designs, her techniques and her inspiration.

Nicola Fleuty

Nicola has brought a new lease of life to the church community, especially to families, by running a regular Messy Church.

Caroline Holt

Caroline tells us how she transformed a church into a children’s play centre, bringing the Christian message to a whole new generation.

The Rev. Canon Prof. Martyn Percy – Principal, Ripon College, Cuddesdon

Canon Martyn Percy describes the beauty and impact of the newly built Bishop Edward King Chapel at Cuddesdon.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterBill Turnbull
ProducerGarry Boon
Series EditorDavid Taviner
Executive ProducerTommy Nagra
PerformerHayley Westenra

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