Sally Magnusson joins Lord of the Rings fans at a Tolkien festival, David Grant visits the home of William Blake, and historian Richard Taylor is at Jane Austen's church. Plus some great hymns to sing along with.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
Sally Magnusson visited the Tolkien festival in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne at the city’s medieval Castle. The event was organised by the Castle in conjunction with Time and Tide Events. It’s 60 years since the final book in J.R.R. Tolkien’s trilogy The Lord Of The Rings was published. Sally interviewed Tolkien expert Tom Price from the Oxford Centre For Christian Apologetics.
Sally Magnusson and Tom Price visit St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle where there is a stained glass window dedicated to St Oswald. In the castle, Sally interviewed artist Jay Johnstone from the Sci-fi and fantasy network.
Church Detective - Austen
Richard Taylor, our very own Church Detective, is in Steventon Church exploring its links with 19th Century Novelist Jane Austen.
The hymn, Jerusalem began as a poem by William Blake. David Grant visited Blake’s former home in Felpham to see where the poem was written.
- Christ Whose Glory Fills The Skies was performed by the Choir and Congregation of Trinity Church, Gosforth.
- Will The Circle Be Unbroken was performed by the Clare Chorale, Grosvenor Choir & Choir of St Colmcille’s, Holywood.
- Through The Day Thou Love Has Spared Us was performed by Leicester Cathedral Choir.
- Sing the Wondrous Love of Jesus was performed by Beechcroft Choir at New Testament Assembley, Tooting.
- And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time was performed by Huddersfield Choral Society and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra at the Monastery, Manchester.
- For All The Saints was performed by the Congregation of Manchester Cathedral.
- Build Your Kingdom Here was performed by the Congregation of New Community Church, Southampton.
|Series Producer||Matthew Napier|
|Executive Producer||Dave Stanford|