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Get your early-bird passes for Brightlights 2018!

Summer is just round the corner – honest! What better to get you thinking of those long, balmy evenings than planning your trip to Brightlights?


The Alton Castle event is on from 29th June – 1st July, with a line-up The 2018 line-up including One Hope Project, Guvna B and Written in Kings. There are a range of accommodation options, and day passes, with or without meals. Early bird passes are on offer until 6th April, and start at just £49 for a camping or castle dorm pass.

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16-29? Be part of #synod2018 on social media now!

From 19 – 24 March, around 300 young people representing the youth of the world are attending a Vatican meeting to set out the views of young people for #Synod 2018. Their input will be presented to the Pope on Palm Sunday, the 33rd World Youth Day.

The Holy Father wants as many young people as possible to be heard, so a team of young people working with the Vatican is encouraging everyone aged 16-29 to participate in these pre-synodal discussions by social media. Read more

Could you go siLENT for a change?

Are you still looking for a Lenten commitment that will make a difference to young people’s lives? Right up to Easter Sunday, you can join the hundreds of people who’ve signed up for  Million Minutes’ siLENT challenge, and raise funds to support young people .Danny Curtin from Million Minutes tells us more:

Britain’s best selling cookery writer Delia Smith, author and screen writer Frank Cottrell Boyce, and peace campaigner Margaret Mizen are all taking part. We also have teachers, priests, whole schools, youth clubs, and Religious Orders. One Religious Order has pledged a million seconds to help us create a deafening silence to speak up for young people!

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