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Convention 2024 Programme

There will be a packed programme to encourage you in your walk with God and space in the afternoons to appreciate God’s creation and all that Keswick and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Find out more in the programme overview below and browse by week for a more detailed programme.


What to Expect From the Week

What’s happening during the week?

Hearing from God’s word is at the centre of Keswick Convention. Each week, we will explore what the Bible teaches us in a certain area about the theme of Resurrection.


Join us each morning for a series delving into a single book from the Bible. We will explore who God is, how the Bible applies to our lives, and how we share our faith with others.

Seminars & Keswick Lecture

Hear from a selection of speakers covering a range of topics related to the theme of Resurrection. Each seminar track run Monday-Friday morning except for Wednesday when a guest speaker will deliver the Keswick Lecture.


A selection of afternoon activities including family entertainment, theatre and concerts, and mission organisations exhibition.

There is also plenty of time in the afternoons to explore the beautiful surroundings of Keswick and the Lake District.

Evening Celebrations

An evening meeting of worship, guest speakers focussing on the theme of Resurrection, prayer and hearing from God’s mission worldwide.

Keswick for Kids & Keswick Youth Programmes

Register children and youth for the dedicated Keswick for Kids and Keswick Youth programmes which run alongside the Bible Reading and Evening Celebration sessions.

Children and youth sessions include small groups, games and activities, singing and prayer all centred around learning from God’s word.

Find out more about Keswick for Kids and Keswick Youth.

19-24s Track

A separate meeting track for 19-24s will run alongside the morning meetings with focussed time looking at God’s word together. Following the evening meeting, the Late Night meeting is a time to meet other Christians, think through big topics and have some fun together!

Count Everyone In (Week 1)

Many people with learning disabilities encounter God for the first time at Keswick Convention and others grow in their faith and understanding. The programme includes morning sessions, evening celebrations, and workshops for churches thinking about responding to adults with learning disabilities.

Keswick Unconventional (Week 3)

Week 3 of Keswick Convention incorporates Keswick Unconventional, an arts programme featuring a range of Christian artists, performers, and leaders. As well as running meetings alongside the Main Tent sessions, there are interactive workshops and seminars, to concerts and evening entertainment.

Week 1 | Saturday 13th – Friday 19th July

Bible Reader & Worship Leader

David Gibson

David Gibson is the Minister of Trinity Church, in Aberdeen, Scotland. Born in Tennessee, David grew up in Tanzania, East Africa, and then also in Belfast, N. Ireland. He is

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Emu Music

Emu music exists to equip and encourage the church with biblical, beautiful and transformative singing. We do this by writing fresh new songs of the Word, and training churches in

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Week 2 | Saturday 20th – Friday 26th July

Bible Reader & Worship Leader

Andrew Sach

Andrew serves part-time at Grace Church Greenwich, and part-time as a tutor on the Cornhill Training Course. He is co-author of the Dig Deeper books, and is currently making a

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Phil Moore

Phil is from Belfast, Northern Ireland and has been involved in making music in church for most of his life. He landed in Nottingham in 2007 to study Music at

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Week 3 | Saturday 27th July – Friday 2nd August

Bible Reader & Worship Leader

Vaughan Roberts

Vaughan Roberts studied law at Cambridge University before a brief spell in South Africa where he was involved in student ministry. He subsequently trained for Anglican ministry at Wycliffe Hall,

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Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise is a collective that exists to write songs from the Word, to the heart, and for the church. We are made up of writers, musicians and pastors who

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What Can You Expect From the Week?

This summer’s programme will be released closer to the time of the event.

For an idea of what the Convention programme looks like during the week, you can browse the programme from last year using the button below. Each week follows the same schedule. Please note that for 2024, Morning Bible Readings will begin at 11:30 am and that afternoon events differ in start times each week.

Full Programme

What do I do when I arrive?

When does it all start & finish?

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Keswick Unconventional

If you’re interested in engaging with life and faith through the arts, then the Keswick Unconventional programme is just for you!

The KU arts track, held in Week 3 of the Convention, enables you to explore the Christian faith via the arts in the form of concerts, drama, poetry, story telling, film and much more.

A packed programme of events are held throughout the week, which are inspiring, thought-provoking and will encourage you in your faith.

They are also a great opportunity to invite friends and family members, who are interested in the arts and who want to know more about the Christian faith.

Browse the organisations taking part in the 2023 Basecamp Mission Exhibition.

Keswick Ministries