“Seek First His Kingdom” (Matt 6:33 NIV)

This will be our 10th celebrate weekend and the team here in Bristol are very much looking forward to meeting you all - whether you are new, returning from last year or a seasoned veteran. We hope you will all find something to refresh you at this year’s Conference.

The conference is suitable for all ages and is open to individuals and families alike.

For our younger audience activities are split into age appropriate groups that we call streams. These are lead by experienced leaders, who will help develop the children’s relationship with the Lord through fun faith based activities - including thought provoking mime from Steve Murray.

Don’t worry if you can’t join the younger members. Through out the weekend there are various speakers, workshops and activities that you can attend. We are sure you will find these thought provoking and rewarding. Mass is offered twice over the weekend and there is also adoration and reconciliation.

We hope that the weekend will help you find inspiration and renewal in your faith in a relaxed and friendly environment.


Sat 21st Oct 2017, 09.00 - 21.00
Sun 22nd Oct 2017, 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



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.


  • £40 - Adults
  • £22 - Young adults - 18 to 21 yrs old
  • £12 - Children - 3 to 17 yrs old
  • Free - Crèche- Under 3*

*Under 3s must be accompanied at all time.

All under 18s must have a designated adult present throughout the weekend.
Your fee includes a hot evening meal on Saturday. Tea and coffee will be available at break and lunch times on Saturday and Sunday.

Book adult tickets online

Online booking is now live; click the button below to book your place and pay online!

  • Child places must be booked by phone after 14th October 2017.
  • To book childrens tickets, or if any difficulty booking, contact Katherine Wadley on 01452 547754 or 07891 194853.

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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.