12 Hours Good Friday

Immerse yourself within the story of Good Friday

12 Hours is a day to absorb Jesus’ journey to the cross through a multi-sensory exhibition on Gas Street, featuring art installations, film, music & dance. Each hour has a different theme & focus, and you can come & go as you please throughout the day

12 Hours in the City

Building up to 12 Hours, there will be a range of events hosted in different parts of the city in preparation for ’12 Hours - Good Friday'. You can view details of these events & sign-up via the button below

(please note many of these events have limited spaces and once full we can’t accommodate extra spaces)


12 Hours Good Friday // Hour by hour

(please note this schedule is subject to change)

9AM / Kids / Road to the Cross

Led by Ruth Chavez & Laura Weller

A space for families to explore and learn from Jesus’ walk to the cross together (adult supervision required for under-12’s)

10AM / Dance & Film

Dance - Even when it hurts (led by Amelia Sommers & Michelle Joseph)
God’s presence in times of pain & confusion

Film - The Final Word
Forgiveness. Salvation. Relationship. Abandonment. Distress. Triumph. Reunion

11AM / Youth / Jesus, Humble Servant

Led by Noah Smith

Exploring how Jesus’ servant heart transformed a group of followers

12PM / Drama & Mystery Item (Were you there?)

Led by Clair Rogoff & team

1PM / Music (Songs of Reflection) & Lunch

Led by Millie Tilby, Sammy Miller & Band

Songs that will take us on a journey through the moments leading up to the cross

A light lunch of soup will be available in the Cafe area between 1pm-2pm, accompanied by classic guitar.
There will be no charge for the soup but donations to Elayos (a health & wellbeing charity assisting isolated & vulnerable perinatal women in Birmingham) would be appreciated

2PM / Dance & Mystery Item

Dance - Even when it hurts (led by Amelia Sommers & Michelle Joseph)
God’s presence in times of pain & confusion

Mystery Item - Were you there? (led by Clair Rogoff & Team)

3PM / Meditation & Cello

Meditation (led by Luke Lehmann)

Cello (by Uta Mulenga)
A collection of instrumental songs, hymns & improvised reflections on Easter

4PM / Music (Songs of Reflection)

Led by Millie Tilby, Sammy Miller & Band

Songs that will take us on a journey through the moments leading up to the cross

5PM / Drama & Film (BLight)

6PM / Dance & DJ

Dance - Even when it hurts (led by Amelia Sommers & Michelle Joseph)
God’s presence in times of pain & confusion

DJ - Sacred Sound (led by Pete Graham)
A haunting, challenging and pulsating soundscape

7PM / Music

Led by Josh Gauton

8PM / Good Friday Gathering

led by Tim & Rachel Hughes

A time to gather together around the cross to mark the end of Good Friday. The hour will include worship, a short talk & opportunities for personal reflection, ending in silence and darkness as we journey into Holy Saturday

9PM / End


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