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Posted date: 2 Oct 2018


There are now day tickets available for our weekend conference ‘Hope and Purpose’.

Come for the day or stay the weekend


Our brand-new national Autumn Conference takes place 2-4 November in Nottingham and it promises to be a great weekend away. The title for the event is ‘Hope and Purpose’ and it will be a little bit like The Gathering in a hotel, but also a bit different.


Due to public demand, we are able to make a limited amount of day tickets available for anyone who can’t join us for the whole weekend.


Ticket Options

  • Full weekend £205/£270* - Includes all meals and accommodation.
    Friday 7.45pm - 11pm - £20 (No food provided - includes evening session and after hours entertainment)
  • Saturday 8.45am - 11pm - £45 (Includes all meetings and buffet lunch)
  • Saturday 8.45am - 11pm - £70 (Includes all meetings, buffet lunch and evening meal)
    Sunday 8.45am - 12.30pm - £20 (No food provided - includes morning session and time of communion)


Check out the programme line-up here


You’ll be able to use the facilities of the Eastwood Hall Hotel including its swimming pool, gym and top notch grounds.

Other fun stuff featured at the Hope and Purpose weekend includes: Scalectrix, chess/draughts, crazy golf, golf chipping comp, volleyball, giant Jenga/Connect 4, indoor skittles, walking football, cars, comedy and live music.


That’s on top of the teaching, fellowship, Gospel ministry, worship and the following seminar topics:

  • 'Going into Extra Time’ - Physical Health
  • ‘Too Good to Keep: Pass it On’ - Sharing the Gospel with the generations
  • 'Facing the Final Curtain’ - Preparing for and dealing with death/bereavement
  • ‘Going it Alone’ - Isolation and loneliness
  • ‘Crisis? What Crisis?’ - Midlife Transition
  • ‘Sporting Memories Reminiscence’ - For the isolated, dementia sufferers & all


Line Up

Carl Beech (CVM President) 

Nathan Blackaby (CVM CEO)

Ian Coffey (Vice Principle of Moorlands College)

Steve Legg (Magician and very funny man)

Graham Kendrick.


As usual it’s an event you can invite a not-yet-believing mate to, so check their availability and book your place.


Hope and Purpose

Date: 2 - 4 November 2018

Venue: Eastwood Hall Hotel, Mansfield Road, Eastwood NG16 3SS

Book or find more information here


* single room occupancy


  • Hope
  • Global Adventure
  • Care
  • Restored
  • New Wine
  • Who Let The Dads Out?
  • Sorted
  • Armed Forces Christian Union
  • Naked Truth Prayer
  • Compassion
  • Covenant Eyes
  • Faith within Fitness
  • Christian Golf Society
  • Mercy Ships
  • Frontiers
  • Engage
  • Mission Direct
  • Christian Police Association
  • The Message Trust