Eve Poole Leadersmithing Sacred Space 2018

Sacred Space – Leadersmithing – The Students Report

The workshop started off with an exercise where she got the participants to pair up and begin to guide each other around the room through pushing, pulling and guiding their partner with their hands. Afterwards they were all asked whether they preferred when they were being pushed or pulled. Mechanics: It allowed people to show and realise what their default…

Sacred Space 2018 Manchester College

Sacred Space – An Intriguing Journey – The Students Report

Sacred space was an intriguing journey for us all, both Christians and non Christians. As media students we were very fortunate to be able to film, write and photograph the conference. We were given the opportunity to experience an event that some of us may not have been open to, at the start. We started to film some of the…

Sacred Space Manchester Teach the world to Sing

Sacred Space – Teaching the world to sing – The Students Report

Cathy Lamb, ‘Lichfield Cathedral School’. Common Ground: outreach projects across the country. They have organised a singing outreach conference to remind people of the huge amounts of good work they do for the community in the cathedral. They also have another one organised for next year already. Why is it crucial for us to be at forefront? She spoke of…

Sacred Space 2018 Youth Evangelism

Sacred Space – Youth Evangelism – Jimmy Dale

It is a statistic that generation z are the first generation that are completely non churched as opposed to being unchurched. This means that they have had little to no context of the church in comparison to parents or grandparents who had been brought up attending services. During the Youth Evangelism speech, led by Jimmy Dale, it was made evident…

Music Sacred Space 2018

Sacred Space – Where Music Takes Us – Media Student Report

Robert Sharpe’s workshop on music and where it takes cathedrals in the future:  most of what was discussed was music and how it can effect the atmosphere of a cathedral. The point that Robert was making was that the cathedrals that are using non-typical music are changing the grandiose feeling that a cathedral gives off and he was trying to…

Michael Lapsley Sacred Space 2018

Sacred Space – Fr Michael Lapsley – Media Student Report

Justice, peace and healing were the main topics of the keynote. The story of Father Michael was very inspiring and insightful. The movement of non violence in South Africa, his fight against Apartheid and then the letter bomb attack in which he lost both his hands and the sight in one eye. I found his thoughts that cathedrals should be…

Chine Macdonald Sacred Space 2018

Sacred Space – Chine Macdonald – Media Students Report

During the second day of the Association of English Cathedrals, ‘Sacred Space’ conference, keynote speaker, Chine Macdonald, gave her speech titled “Standing up for the defenceless”. It was focused around the subject of righteous anger and how intrinsically we find solidarity in others, who go though experiences that are unimaginable. Chine Macdonald recounted a light anecdote that illustrated a time…

Sacred Space 2018 Professor Mona Siddiqui Mona Siddiqui

Sacred Space – Professor Mona Siddiqui – Helen Large, Media Student

Helen Large (Media Student, Manchester College) – I listened to Professor Mona Siddiqui, on Day 2 of the National Cathedrals Conference. To refuse a man refreshment in Islam is the same as letting them die. This shows the religious beliefs that everyone is to love and be generous to each other, and to bring everyone together. The pleasure of everything…

Sacred Space 2018 - Day 1 Review Media Students Manchester College

Sacred Space 2018 – Day 1 – Caitlin, Luke and Madison

Year 2 Media students from Manchester College, Caitlin Bardsley, Luke Maddocks and Madison Eddleston give their view of #SS18 Day 1. The conference opened with a video address from the Archbishop of Canterbury filmed by my peers at The Manchester College down in London. The speech included the Archbishop’s views on cathedrals, and what his goals for the conference were….

Archbishop of Canterbury Sacred Space 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury – Q and A Session Video

An exclusive Q&A session with the Archbishop of Canterbury, filmed by the media students at Manchester College.