BCfm's award-winning Face to Faith

All the important names, numbers, email addresses and websites you might have missed when you were listening to Face to Faith on the radio. Extended audio features, pictures and occasional videos from our exclusive Face to Faith studio cam - so that you can see what goes on in BCfm's Studio One and see some of the guests you've heard on the radio.  The videos come direct from our Face to Faith YouTube channel.  Each radio programme is available in full in our audio section.  Never miss Face to Faith - subscribe to Face to Faith via iTunes.

Face to Faith - 71 - first broadcast 14 September 2009
Major cares for saint
. Green Downend.

Face to Faith - 70 - first broadcast 7 September 2009
Saint man. Father Pat and the City of Angels in Brazil.

Face to Faith - 69 - first broadcast 24 August 2009
Radio Ramadan.

Face to Faith - 68 - first broadcast 17 August 2009
Sacred Bristol website.

Face Face to Faith - 67 - first broadcast 10 August 2009
For tickets and more information about the ball to support Women's Aid call Carole Douglas on 07773 387974.

Face to Faith - 66 - first broadcast 3 August 2009
Muslim ScoutsSt Therese.

Face to Faith - 65- first broadcast 27 July 2009
Local church's world class broadcastingBristol Buddhist Centre.

Face to Faith - 64 - first broadcast 20 July 2009
Maite Robinson sings in All Saints Church in Clifton.

Face to Faith - 63 - first broadcast 13 July 2009
Support Clifton Cathedral altar server Gerard Owen raise funds for the RNLI.  Find out about Nicaragua from Helen on 07966 034584.

Face to Faith - 62 - first broadcast 6 July 2009
Taizé trip.

Face to Faith - 61 - first broadcast  27 April 2009
More about Hope's Place.

Face to Faith - 60 - first broadcast 20 April 2009
Find out more about Haven House by calling Martyn Poole on 0117 957 0805.

Face to Faith - 59 - first broadcast 13 April 2009
Bishop Declan Lang in conversation - thanks to BCfm's Mervyn Kemp.

Face to Faith - 58 - first broadcast 6 April 2009
More on the Bristol Muslim Cultural Society.  More about the St James Priory Project.

Face to Faith - 57 - first broadcast 30 March 2009
Family reunited at Bristol church.  Cultural of Islam course for all at the University of Bristol.  Contact Brenda on 0117 964 4088 to be part The Rock musical.

Face to Faith - 56 - first broadcast 23 March 2009
Further details about Father Richard McKay and parishioners at St Nick's.  Findo out more about the Bristol Hindu Temple.  Pictures from the temple below.




Face to Faith - 55 - first broadcast 16 March 2009
Further details about Wesley's New Room.  City Council's equalities consultation.

Face to Faith - 54 - first broadcast 9 March 2009
Further details about Downside Abbey's invitation.
Face to Faith - 53 - first broadcast 3 March 2009
The latest news from Dr Derek and Father Leo in Brazil.

Face to Faith - 52 - first broadcast 23 February 2009
The Noise in North Bristol - find out more by calling 0117 979 1399 and see pictures from last year.

Face to Faith - 51 - first broadcast 16 February 2009
More about the Bristol Bible collectionSt Bede's College website.  Prayer Patrol picture.

Face to Faith - 50 - first broadcast 9 February 2009
More about Waasila from the Bristol Muslim Cultural SocietyAnne Frank + You comes to Bristol Cathedral in May.

Face to Faith - 49 - first broadcast 2 February 2009
For more details on the Muslim identities film festival call Denis Wise on 0117 903 6443.  To play at the Christchurch in the City event in aid of Red Cross call Cathy Harwood on 0117 929 4474.

Face to Faith - 48 - first broadcast 26 January 2009
Holocaust Memorial DayMartyrs chapel in Bristol.

Face to Faith - 47 - first broadcast 19 January 2009
Dr Derek Indoe is leading local parishioners in their help with Father Leo Dolan. 

Face to Faith - 46 - first broadcast 12 January 2009
Shine a Light - the film about the Rolling Stones by Martin Scorsese and reviewed by Father Robert King.

Face to Faith - 43 - first broadcast 22 December 2008
Christmas sing-along special thanks to The Salvation Army in Bristol, Bristol Cathedral choristers and all who came to sing and eat mince pies.

Face to Faith - 42 - first broadcast 15 December 2008
More information about The Park Community Centre in Knowle West. For more details about Sounthmead's Well Being Choir call Hannah Currant in 0117 922 4670.

Face to Faith - 41 - first broadcast 8 December 2008
Conatct Dr Edson Burton about his research into the faith of lesbian, gay and bisexual people from the black and ethnic minority community in Bristol, on 0117 352 5633. Christmas with the Salvation Army at the Colston Hall. St Nick's are back at home. Come along and join us in BCfm's studio to belt out the Christmas classics on Monday 22 December at 3pm.

Face to Faith - 40 - first broadcast 1 December 2008
Brilliant Portuguese singer Claudia Aurora and her Christmas fado special. Don't forget Claudia's live singing on her previous visit to Face to Faith - you can see that on the Face to Faith YouTube channel.  Contact Ruth Davey at Christian Aid for more about their activities.

Face to Faith - 39 - first broadcast 24 November 2008
FareShare community food network - volunteer by calling 0117 971 1005. Young Bristol man Will Churchill talked about visiting Uganda with Retrak.  You can watch the interviews with Suzi Webster from Farshare and Will below. 

Face to Faith - 38 - first broadcast 17 November 2008
From Kiev to Clifton - the Boyan Ensemble. The Park's Christmas party for Knowle pensioners on 10 Decemeber. Call The Park on 0117 903 9770 for an invite or if you can help the special celebrations.You can watch the interview below.

Face to Faith - 37 - first broadcast 10 November 2008
Faith schools in Bristol. The Royal West of England Academy Autumn Exhibition.

Face to Faith - 36 - first broadcast 3 November 2008
Afrika Eye fim festival.  Contact David Mowatt on 0117 955 9444 if you can help in his crib search.

Face to Faith - 35 - first broadcast 27 October 2008
Reverend Chris Dobson is the Ecumenical and Global Development Officer for the Diocese of Bristol.  More about his work.

Face to Faith - 34 - first broadcast 20 October 2008
Win tickets for the University of Bristol Choir tickets by emailing us telling us the region of Italy the choir if off on tour.

Face to Faith - 33 - first broadcast 13 October 2008
Unchosen tickets are available online.  More details ofTwentieth Century Flicks DVD collection.

Face to Faith - 32 - first broadcast 6 October 2008
St Paul's Players tickets are available from 0117 982 6020.  Bristol Quakers website.  More on St Nicholas of Tolentino's renovation.

Face to Faith - 31 - first broadcast 29 September 2008
Celebrating Age Festival - runs until 4 October.
We also have a couple of clips showing Bishop Chris Toohey's interview.

Face to Faith - 30 - first broadcast 22 September 2008
Well Being Choir - contact Hannah Current on 0117 922 4670 if you'd like to join, or need more info. 
Voices is on at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery until 16 November.

Face to Faith - 29 - first broadcast 15 September 2008
Temwa competition.  Just email us the the name of the area of Malawi the Bristol-based charity work.

Face to Faith - 28 - first broadcast 8 September 2008
Ceremony for Viscount Slim brings together many faiths in Bristol.  We have an extended interview with Mike Baker the plaque sculptor.  We also have a short clip of the ceremony and a couple of pictures. 


George Peszynski, the retired Honorary Consul for Poland in Bristol and Clifton Cathedral parishioner in training for the Bristol half marathon.  Watch our video of George and Gordon in the gym planning for the London marathon next year. 



You can support George by sending cheques payable to the British Heart Foundation to him, care of Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7NG.

We also hear from George’s training partner Gordon Thomas. He’s running for St Peter’s Hospice. Cheques in support of that charity can be sent to Gordon at Poundbatch Farm, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3QY.
Enjoy our pictures of the dedicated pair preparing for the race.

We've also got a bonus clip - a special message from George to our local Polish community in their own language.

Face to Faith - 27 - first broadcast 1 September 2008
Open doors at All Saints.  Open top bus tour of Bristol.  To be in with the cance of winning a pair of tickets just email us the names of the two Bristol football teams. 

Face to Faith - 26 - first broadcast 25 August 2008
Direct from Lourdes.  We played an Ave Maria performed by top harpist Sally Fletcher.  Other music came from the new musical 'Vision' and pilgrims from the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton's album 'As the Deer Longs'.  For more information you can email them.  The music of Lourdes Pita also featured.  The Bishop of Clifton tells us the Lourdes story.  We talk with the pilot who flew pilgrims to the French town.  We went to the famous torchlight procession and have some video of that special occasion.  We've also got several pictures from Lourdes for you.



Face to Faith - 25 - first broadcast 18 August 2008
Mark Timms from the Bristol Male Voice Choir on their American tour of the Bristols.
Life as a Polish girl about town - Ela tells his about building a live here in Bristol.
Farooq Siddique of the Bristol Muslim Cultural Society on Bristol's Islamic Cultural Fayre.
And Benedict Protheroe the Bristol man who walked to Rome. Benedict was supporting Practical Action and raised an amazing figure for them and you can still help by supporting Benedict at his Just Giving page.  Benedict's proud dad Canon Robin Protheroe also joined is for a chat.  Here's Benedict during his journey - more pictures from Benedict's Facebook site.



Face to Faith - 24 - first broadcast 11 August 2008
Ravi Pandya told us about his campaign to get a statue built in Bristol in memory of Bristolian Field Marshall Right Honourable Viscount William Slim who was the Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia.
Father Robert reviewed the book, 'The World Made Flesh: Catholicism and Conflict in the Films of Martin Scorsese'. 
And we enjoyed a walk round Bristol - starting at St James Priory - with Bristol author of 'Around Bristol on Foot: Walks and Quizzes' Robin Haward.  Here are a few pictures of the places we visited with Robin.








Face to Faith - 23 - first broadcast 4 August 2008
We talked with Monsignor Canon Robert Corrigan - the Dean of Clifton Cathedral and found out why he's leaving Bristol.
We met the man from Bristol who walked to the Holy Land - David Mowat.  David told us he is looking to share his experience with community groups, parishes and other groups in Bristol.  You can call him on 0117 955 9444 or email him.  He brought his trumpet with him for a little tune - find out more on his Myspace site.  They'll be more from David in a future Face to Faith.
And, Father Robert King reviewed the book 'Man Made Eden' published by Redcliffe Press.  It was be a bit different this week as Robert's Review was on location at Myrtle Farm - home of the Bristol tradition - Thatcher's Cider.  Take a look at our pictures, including Father Robert with Martin Thatcher, Thatcher's Managing Director.  We've also got some other pictures giving you a flavour of Thatcher's.




Face to Faith - 22 - first broadcast 28 July 2008
Antonia Fafiolu reported back on her visit to Australia.  Her faith-filled trip was part of World Youth Day.
Dr Julia Verne joined us to help translate for Father Grzegorz - who is a Polish priest ministering in Bristol over the summer.
Father Robert King reviewed the film 'El Bano del Papa'.  You can watch Robert's review below together with some behinds the scenes video from the Face to Faith studio cam.  There's also a video of Dr Julia Verne and Father Grzegorz's interview.
We met Bristol-based artist Joannna Stamboulieh whose icons are on display as part of the Clifton Arts Club's 100th open exhibition, which is currently on at The Bristol School of Art in Queens Road.  We didn't have time to broadcast everything Joanna had to tell us during this programme - so we bring you her extended interview now.  We also spoke with Don Jones the Chairman of the Clifton Arts Club - and again we bring you, as a bonus, an extended interview with him with material that we couldn't fit on the radio.  You can see Joanna's icons below - the left icon is entitled 'Virgin of the Don' and is the first icon we talk about in our conversation.  On the right is 'Mother and Child'.


Face to Faith - 21 - first broadcast 21 July 2008
Father Robert King reviewed 'The Edge of Love' a film about the Welsh poet Dyalan Thomas.  We played a series of readings from 'The Love Letters of Dylan Thomas' book in this week's programme - to learn a little more about the man.  As a bonus we're making the readings available here: reading one, reading two, reading three and reading four.  To be in with the chance of winning a copy of the book - thanks to Borders of Queens Road - just email with the answer to question we asked one air: What is the name of Dylan Thomas' wife?  Competition now closed.
We also linked up with Australia with a Bristolian who's gone to for the world's largest youth gathering - World Youth Day - which was organised by the Catholic Church.
Sherrie Eugene told us all about Bristol Cares.
See this week's Father Robert's review and some behind the scenes footage from the Face to Faith studio cam.  Our video clips are below.

Face to Faith - 20 - first broadcast 14 July 2008
Top Bristol-based fadista Claudia Aurora was singing live on the radio from BCfm's Studio One.  Claudia's wonderful Portuguese fado songs were supported by Javier Moreno on guitar.  The Portuguese word fado could be translated as fate - the music conveys a sense of longing, particularly for a loved one. 
We also had a report with Monica Connell talking about her photographic exhibition of the pictures from her book 'A Universal Passion', about Bristol singers from around the world, many of whom sing and perform music based on faith.
We've also met up with John Byrne of The La's fame - he performed at St Patrick's in Bristol.  We chatted with him and enjoyed song of his concert.  And here's some bonus material, we couldn't fit on the radio programme, from John's fantastic concert - we have a selection of tracks recorded live at St Patrick's. Asturias aka Leyenda, Theme from Deer Hunter, Girl from Ipanema, Spanish RomanceScarborough Fair, Here There and Everywhere, Gran Vals, Twilight Tango, Tango en Skai, Tico Tico.
Father Robert King reviewed the film 'Mama Mia'.
Watch Claudia's interview and songs on our exclusive studio cam.  Our YouTube channel brings you the clips below.  The first clip is our radio conversation which is followed by the second song Claudio performed.  The second clip has Claudia's third and final fantastic song and a little behind the scenes footage.  Take a look at our video below.

Face to Faith - 19 - first broadcast 7 July 2008

On today's Face to Faith we spoke with Reverend Dawnecia Palmer of 'Prayer Patrol' fame.  You can contact the 'Prayer Patrol' on 07939 025724.
Dr Julia Verne came into BCfm to talk about her voluntary work with the Bristol Polish community as well as the website Polski Bristol.  Julia also talked about her work with the South West Public Health Observatory.
Antonia and Rachel told us about their visit to Australia to meet the Pope and how they'll be engaging with the media during their amazing visit.
Father Robert King reviewed the book 'New Bristol Perspectives' published by Redcliffe Press.

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