A day of lectures and participatory events will explore the origins, legacy and enduring popularity of ‘Amazing Grace.' You will be warmly welcomed into the Church of St Peter & St Paul - so central to the story of John Newton, where he is commemorated in stained glass. More lecture details and booking information will follow.
This special day of lectures, hosted by The Open University, will explore how the hymn Amazing Grace originated, its legacy and why it has proved so enduring. As we get more information on the lecturers, break-out sessions and booking, these will feature here.
Join the 'Amazing Grace morning service' in John Newton's own church. It was here he held his morning service - and from where he wrote the hymn 'Amazing Grace.' Set to be a unique experience marking the formal start of the 2023 anniversary year.