Review: Philippa Hanna @ Bush Hall, London

If you follow similar people to us on social media, there’s a good chance you’ve been seeing a lot of Philippa Hanna on your timelines recently. The reason? Her #EdSheeranWorship video that saw her covering the track Prefect by the red-headed pop star. Of course, the Christian version of the song that gave Philippa over…

Lurine Cato: I almost didn’t record Power

It’s one of the biggest tracks to come out of the UK in recent years but Lurine Cato’s smash hit Power almost didn’t get recorded. Lurine Cato, known to many as the Queen of UK Gospel, told the Sound Doctrine that the track almost ended up on the cutting room floor and was close to…

Review: Big Church Day Out 2016

Don’t let anybody tell you that putting up a tent in the middle of a downpour is fun. It isn’t. Far from it, actually. But that was the prelude to what was an otherwise near perfect weekend. And we’re not just talking about the weather. This year, the Big Church Day Out was two full…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: Philippa Hanna

Sheffield has given us a lot of things. Steel, two distinctly average football teams, and Henderson’s Relish. But perhaps one of the finest exports is Philippa Hanna. Growing up in a musical family, it was almost inevitable that Philippa would follow in their footsteps. Her faith infused songwriting has allowed her to reach people much…

Biggest birthday party ever!

The event formerly known as Pentecost Festival has a new name and has gone nationwide. The Biggest Birthday Party Ever held its launch event in Sheffield, Birmingham, London and the Wirral. I headed down to the London launch event that took place at the Forum in Kentish Town. It was a great way to set off…

Pentecost Festival is live!

Pentecost Festival is well and truly underway and already there have been some great events taking place across London. Everything from music, poetry, drama, film, comedy and debates are all represented with the ultimate aim of celebrating the birth of the church. Tonight I was at my first event of the festival, which was Cafe…

Big Church Day Out lineup announced

Tobymac, Israel Houghton, Matt Redmond and Newsboys are among the names to headline the Big Church Day Out 2011. Guvna B, Jahaziel, LZ7 and Philippa Hanna will be appearing on the UCB Stage over the weekend. But perhaps the biggest change to the Big Church Day Out is the cancellation of the Midlands date with…