Events & gigs

Here is a list of my forthcoming events for 2019-20 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




Monday 25

Songs and Sonnets


Church of St Mary & St John the Divine, Balham, London SW12 9BS



Thursday 7th

Gig at The Blue Ball Grantchester with Mystery Train 9pm onwards


Sunday 10-Thursday 14

Colloquium on Rilke and Eliot

The University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Private event


Sunday 24

Preach at St Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas USA


Monday 25-Wednesday 27

Episcopal Diocese of Dallas Clergy Conference

Camp Allen, Texas, USA


Wednesday 27 March – Wednesday 3 April

Events for Image Journal, Dallas and Toronto



Friday 5 – Saturday 6

Christ and Culture Lecture Series

Trinity Church, Bozeman, USA


Tuesday 9 – Thursday 11

Laing Lectures: Imagining the Kingdom: Parable, Poetry, and Gospel

Regent College, Vancouver, Canada–april-911


Monday 15 – Good Friday 19

Outward and Inward: A Poetic Journey into Holy Week

Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk



Friday 10

Songs and Sonnets, for Christian Aid


Ely Cathedral




Friday 7 – Saturday 8

Jesus’ Humanity and Ours: The Poetry of everyday life

Speaker at Abbey Summer School, Edinburgh, Scotland


Saturday 22

Speak at 900thanniversary celebrations

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire



Monday 8 –Thursday 12
Retreat: The Seven ‘I am’ sayings – A poetic journey into the mystery and beauty of John’sGospel

Lee Abbey, Lynton, Devon


Thursday 25 – Friday 26

Inklings event in Oxford


Sunday 28

Preach at St James’ Church, Vancouver, Canada


Monday 29 – Friday 2 August

Arrows of Desire: A theology of Love and Longing


Regent College, Vancouver, Canada



Saturday 3 – Monday 5 August

The Linlathen Lectures

The Poetic Imagination, and talks and songs on The Inklings

Almonte, Ontario, Canada



Thursday 4 – Sunday 8

Events to celebrate the 10thAnniversary for the Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts


Thursday 19

Chaplains’ Conference

Eton College, Berkshire

Thursday 26

Lord’s Prayer: Seven sonnets, seven meditations

Retreat at St Columba’s House, Woking, Surrey



Two Cities Clergy Conference for the Diocese of London

Merville, Lille, France



Wednesday 4 – Friday 6

Advent retreat for the Sisters of the Order of the Holy Paraclete

Whitby, Yorkshire




Friday 10 – Sunday 12

Residential retreat

The Royal Foundation of St Katharine

London E14 8DS



Wednesday 12

Quiet Day

Chelmsford Diocesan House of Retreat, Pleshey, Essex



Saturday 21

Talks and discussions

Harrogate School of Theology and Misson,




Monday 27 – Tuesday 28

Retreat for Ely Diocese

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire



Thursday 18 – Saturday 20

George Herbert Conference

Trinity College, Cambridge



Monday 6 –Wednesday 8

The Descent of the Dove Theology Conference

Pusey House, Oxford


Sunday 26 –Saturday 1 August

The Glen Workshop for Image Journal

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA