Events & gigs

Here is a list of my forthcoming events for 2017 including gigs, poetry readings, conference talks and retreats, as far as I know them,.

If you would like to book me for a poetry reading, lecture or other event, then you can email me on





Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka



9am Preach at Morning Eucharist, All Saints Church, Galle Fort, Sri Lanka



Tuesday 6th

Research Seminar, King’s College London


Saturday 17th

The Church Times Festival of Faith and Literature

1.00pm Arrows of Desire: The poetry of love and longing


Sunday 18th

10.30am Preach at St Mary’s University Church, Oxford


Preach at Evensong, Lincoln College, Oxford for Turl Street Arts Festival


Friday 23rd

Trinity Forum Breakfast at Michaelhouse, Cambridge 7:30am



Sunday 4th

5:30pm Annual Choir Festal Evensong, Girton College Chapel, Cambridge


Sunday 11th

10.30am Preach at Ely Cathedral, Mothering Sunday


Saturday 17th

Poetry, Reconciliation and the Arts Festival, Coventry Cathedral


Sunday 18th– Tuesday 20th

Archbishop of York’s leadership team retreat


Thursday 22nd– Friday 23rd

Northern Church Leaders retreat



Preaching at Wells Cathedral, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday




Tuesday 10th-Friday 13th

Canadian Rockies Theological Conference, Canmore, Canada


Saturday 14th-Monday 16th

Book event with Faye Hall and concert with Steve Bell, Winnipeg, Canada


Friday 20th

7.30pm Songs and Sonnets for Christian Aid, Norwich Cathedral

this should be great fun. for tickets go to


Friday 27th-Saturday28th

‘In Conversation’ – Exploring God as Lover and Beloved

With Claire Henderson Davis


Monday 30th-Friday 4th May

Charlotte Mason Institute Retreat, Ambleside Lake District



Saturday 5th-Sunday 6th

The Church Times Festival of Poetry with Sarum College, Salisbury


Friday 25th-Saturday 26th

Friday 27th-Saturday28th

‘In Conversation’ – Exploring God as Lover and Beloved

With Claire Henderson Davis



Saturday 2nd

Talk at Samuel Taylor Coleridge event

St Michael’s Highgate


Monday 18th-Thursday 21st

Poet in Residence, Retreat Association, Swannick, Derbyshire




Tuesday 3rd-Thursday 5th

Guildford Clergy Triennal retreat


Saturday 7th

The Lord’s Prayer poems and reflections, Meditatio Centre, London


Sunday 8th-Monday 9th

Poetry talk and workshop, Cuddesdon College, Oxford


Monday 9th-Wednesday 11th

Pusey House Theological Conference, Oxford


Saturday 21st July

Songs and Sonnets, Yetminster


Sunday 29th-Sunday 5th August

Seeing Things: Literature, Transfiguration, and Hope

Glen Workshop






Monday 10th

Festival of Preaching, Christ Church, Oxford


Wednesday 12th-Friday 14th

Poetic and Prayerful Journey Retreat

Ammerdown Centre, Radstock, Somerset


Sunday 16th

St George’s, Nashville. USA


Friday 21st-Sunday 23rd

Lewis Festival in Michigan, USA


Monday 24th-Thursday 27th

Wheaton College, Illinois, USA




Saturday 13th

Chelmsford Diocese Lay Ministers Day






Saturday 8th

Quiet Day for Advent

The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, London