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Our annual religion media festival “Exploring Belief” includes panel discussions, training sessions and a presentation from a keynote speaker. Our lectures offer a platform for speakers in the public eye to address key issues in society.

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May 19, 2022

Could a robot ever be considered as having a 'soul'? How far does our trust go in silicon vs senses? Find out from experts in the field

Previous Events

Exploring Belief – the 2022 Religion Media Festival

April 8, 2022

Join us at our 2022 Religion Media Festival as we discuss the most important and challenging subjects facing religion in the media today, with a stellar line up of speakers.
Five cities: where new connections were created between media and religion

December 30, 2021

Local journalists discovered a wealth of stories from people at the intersection of religion and public life in this innovative project
Creating Connections: Religion and the Media in Manchester

November 25, 2021

Religious and community leaders in Manchester seeking to raise their profile should “have faith” when approaching the media
Creating Connections: Religion and the media in Birmingham

November 25, 2021

The Birmingham Creating Connections conference discovers a wealth of stories from religious groups in the Midlands are waiting to be told
Creating Connections: Religion and the media in Nottingham

November 19, 2021

The media urge faith communities in Nottingham to come forward with stories that engage people
Creating Connections: Religion and the media in Plymouth

November 18, 2021

Journalists, police chiefs and religious leaders in the south west say more conversations are needed to build communities and share resources to tackle social challenges.
Creating Connections: Religion and the media in Leeds

October 18, 2021

Leeds is a richly diverse city where communities came together during the pandemic and worked with the media to strengthen ties.
Exploring Belief – The 2021 Religion Media Festival

March 14, 2021

This is the third Religion in the Media festival and like its predecessors it is packed full of stand-out keynote speakers, in-depth discussions and panel talks delving in to all aspects of the presentation of religion.


‘Very engaging format – lots of information, balanced well with engaging discussion, harnessing the expertise in the room. A great pleasure.’

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