Spring Gospel Concert

Saturday 14th May | 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Reading Minster Church, Reading, RG1 2HX

Buy your ticket, join us for a thrilling concert and help support refugees from Ukraine in Berkshire.

(Please note: All tickets for our Gospel Carols Service 2021 remain valid for this event.)

Advanced tickets are now off sale, but tickets will be available to buy on the door.

We are unbelievably excited to finally hold our rescheduled Spring Gospel Concert on Saturday 14th May to raise money to help Ukrainian refugees in Berkshire.

Our Spring Gospel Concert will feature a performance by our long-time supporters, the incredible Reading Community Gospel Choir.

The concert comes after nearly two years wait, having had the double disappointment of cancelling our Christmas Gospel Carols Concert in 2020 and 2021 because of COVID.

After such a long wait, we cannot wait to finally see Reading Community Gospel Choir perform their powerful and uplifting Gospel music that saw them crowned champions of the BBC Gospel Choir of the Year competition.

Our Spring Gospel Concert is raising money for our Ukraine Emergency Appeal.

Following the Afghanistan Crisis last August, demand for our services has flown by more than 460%.

We’re supporting more than 800 people being housed in hotels locally. We’re helping 35 Afghan families to settle permanently here in Berkshire. We’re continuing to support the hundreds of refugees living in the wider community.

Now the war in Ukraine has forced 4 million people to flee their homes and Ukrainian families have started arriving in Berkshire. We’re already supporting them with information, advice, mental health support and practical help but we expect many more families to arrive and we need your help to give them the support they urgently need.

All the money raised from the Spring Gospel Concert will go directly to expanding our support services, so every refugee arriving in Berkshire can get the help they need.

Click here to find out more about our Ukraine Appeal

If you would like to make a one-off or monthly donation, please head here:

Event Timings

6:30pm – Doors Open
6:30pm – 7:00pm – Pre-show Refreshments

7:00pm – 8:00pm – Concert Performance
8:00pm – 8:30pm – After-show Refreshments
8:30pm – Curfew

Ticket Prices

Standard Adult Ticket – £10
Concession* Ticket – £5
Children (U11s) and Refugees – Free Entry
* Concessions for Ages 11-18, Over 60s, Disabled people and students *

Advanced tickets are now off sale, but tickets will be available to buy on the door.

Event Info and Transport

Address: Reading Minster Church, Chain Street, Reading RG1 2HX

Parking: Unfortunately, there is no available parking on site due to the central location.

On-street blue-badge parking can be found along St Mary’s Butts. The nearest car parks, located in Broad Street Mall and the Oracle, are a five-minute walk from the venue.

Click here for more information about parking in Reading Town Centre

There are also regular bus services that go into the centre of town and to St Mary’s Butt. Click here to find bus routes. 

Spring Gospel Concert

Saturday 14th May | 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Reading Minster Church, Reading, RG1 2HX

Buy your ticket, join us for a thrilling concert and help support refugees from Ukraine in Berkshire.

(Please note: All tickets for our Gospel Carols Service 2021 remain valid for this event.)

Advanced tickets are now off sale, but tickets will be available to buy on the door.

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