Holiday Forum

“Come and celebrate our anniversary at Holiday Forum 2018”

This is a family holiday with a difference, with workshops, speakers along with fun and fellowship!

Dates : Saturday 18th August to Friday 24th August 2018

Venue: The Hayes Christian conference centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire

Theme Leader : Lawrence Moore – “A Jesus-Shaped church”

Worship Leaders : Rev Kay Alberg, Rev David Fraser, Rev David Legge, Rev Iain McLaren, Rev Jenny Mills, Rev John Steele,all who have been involved over many years.

Music Leader : Cathryn Rogers

2018 is something of an anniversary year for Forum and the main people have been involved in Forum in previous years. See website for more information – and download booking form. 

There is a generous bursary available for those who might wish to claim. Children are catered for and welcomed.

Hayes Conference Centre are available from

If you would like to reserve your place for next year you can book via the Booking Form on the website or by emailing to ask for a form to be sent to you. You can also download a form (visit the website ) and send it to the address on the form. If you have already booked, please continue to spread the word to everyone around!

Each day there will be all-age worship, a theme talk and workshops (e.g. discussion, bible study, needlework, films and others). Children’s groups are also organised for those under 15. Afternoons are either free time or optional activities with an organised outing on one afternoon. There are also table tennis and scrabble competitions.

Each evening there is some form of entertainment, such as songs of praise, quiz etc. There are also various acts of worship. There is ample opportunity for free time, relaxed conversation, renewing old friendships and getting to know people from around the country.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are generous meals. Morning coffee and afternoon tea are included. The Hayes also has a well stocked gift shop and a bar.

If you wish to book for Holiday Forum, please use the Booking Form on the website or email to ask for one to be sent to you.

Further details at