Flame Congress

Flame 2019: Call for 60 second videos


The CYMFed Flame 2019 team will have more exciting news about the line-up of speakers very soon, but right now, they’re offering young people the opportunity to talk about the theme for 2019 – SIGNIFICANCE – in short videos. A selection will be shown in the arena during Flame, and all videos submitted will be posted on the CYMFed website after the event. Read more

Flame 2019 – Online booking now OPEN!

The Flame Congress gets bigger and even more amazing very time, so you really don’t want to miss Flame2019.  Held again at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on 2nd March 2019, Flame2019 is likely to attract 10,000 young people from around the country, and is aimed primarily at school years 10-13.

The new online booking system is now open, and booking early gets you a cheaper Earlybird price, and seats nearest to the action, Over 3,500 tickets have been booked in the first week,  so get on it now! Book on the CYMFed website.

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Just 45 days to Flame 2017!

The organisers have been planning  10,000 Reasons – Flame 2017, for a long time to make it a fabulous experience for all of us, and now, it’s just 45 days away!

Not got your tickets yet? I’m not going to give you all 10,000 reasons why you should, but the line-up this year includes our own Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Cardinal Bo from Myanmar, Sarah Teather, former MP & now Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, music from the amazing Matt Redman …

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Booking open for Flame 2017


Booking is open for the next Flame on 11th March 2017 at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Book before 11th October and catch the early bird price of £18 per person (full price £22)

The theme is 10,000 Reasons  …  and Matt Redman has confirmed he is performing and is looking forward to joining everyone. In the meantime, the Flame 2017 team will be sending out updates which we’ll post here.

‘Spread the word and together, let’s gather 10,000 young people this time next year!’

Here’s a trailer to build the aniticipation:

You can download the booking form and poster from the CYMFed website

Cardinal Nichols Encourages Schools to Attend Flame Congress

Below is the text of a letter sent by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, to all Catholic Schools in England and Wales


I am writing to commend to you wholeheartedly Flame II, a gathering and celebration for young people to be held at Wembley Arena on 7 March, 2015. Read more