“See, I am doing a new thing!” (Isaiah 43:19 NIV)

Thanks to those who attended the 10th celebrate weekend in Bristol, we hope that the weekend helped you find inspiration and renewal in your faith.


Watch this space for further information about this years conference.


Sat 27th Oct 2018, 09.00 - 21.00
Sun 28th Oct 2018, 09.00 17.00


St Bede’s Catholic College, Lawrence Weston, Bristol, BS11 0SU
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Get in touch:

Tony & Katherine Wadley
Telephone: 01452 547754 or 07891 194853
Email Tony & Katherine

Who were our 2017 speakers?


Archie Cameron

Archie lives in Southport and together with his wife Cathy runs Agape Ministries. They record the talks at almost all of the major Catholic Conferences around the country and distribute them so that we can listen to them again.


Em Leakey

Em has been part of the Celebrate family for a long time now having come for the first time when she was 5. She helps to head up Celebrate's young leaders program and is part of One Hope Project. By day, she’s a physio based in Suffolk and lives with her husband Sammy. She is passionate about Church unity, great friendships and young people knowing they are loved by God. Em is an outstanding witness.

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Kevin Loud

Kevin is no stranger to Celebrate as a regular in Ilfracombe as well as being a member of the Celebrate Bristol Core Team. He is married to Sam and they have 3 children. He works as Lay Chaplain at St Bernadette’s Secondary School in Bristol and is involved in several Parishes, where he is runs a variety of Sacramental preparation sessions, and is a school governor at 2 Bristol Catholic Primary Schools. Kevin has a real heart for working with the next generation and encouraging them in their faith journey.

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Children’s and Youth Streams

A vital part of the Celebrate Vision is spirituality for children and teenagers. During the weekend when adults attend their programme, children and young people will follow their own specific programmes using the same conference theme, but in age-appropriate ‘streams’.

  • Creche - 0 to 2
  • Son Beams - Age 3 to yr 2
  • Sparklers -  yr 3 to yr 6
  • Burning Bushes -  yr 7 to yr 9
  • The Phoenix - yr 10 plus

Creative Liturgy, Worship and Drama


Worship at Celebrate Bristol is a fundamental part of our time together. We are fortunate to have Chris Power joining us once again as well as local worship group NewAwakenings. Both will be involved leading Worship through the weekend


Steve Murray is a professional and established mime artist with an international ministry. He uses the art of mime to portray the Gospel message in a refreshing and non-threatening way. For more details about Steve and his ministry, as well as a promotional video check out Behold Ministries.