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October 12 – Ross on Wye, Herefordshire – Quiet Day

November 1 – Chester, Cheshire

November 23 – Eastbourne, East Sussex

November 30/December 1 – Ipswich, Suffolk



There have also been enquiries from groups in Lancaster, Manchester, various parts of Scotland, and other new dates are still being added so keep an eye on this page


If you would like to host Garth in your area, email or phone 07976 360844


Against the Grain – book and CD now available to order

Against the Grain – Choices on a Journey with Justice

The story of singer, songwriter, priest, author and activist Garth Hewitt, in his own words.


Also the companion double CD Against the Grain

Songs of peace, protest, poetry and prayer


follow the links above to read about Garth’s autobiography/memoir and the accompanying double CD and to order your copies,

or if you would like to take advantage of our current offer and buy both together for £28 including postage (UK)

email for more details


Now available from US distributor Hearts & Minds Bookstore – order here



Watch Garth explain the inspiration behind his song Against the Grain before singing it at his concert near York on Palm Sunday



Quiet Day – Ross on Wye

There is an Ancient Peace


A Quiet Day for Activists


When: Saturday 12th October 2019


Where: Langstone Court, Ross on Wye


This is a ‘Save the Date’ – further information will be available in due course.   To register interest email


There is an ancient peace, you carry in your heart

You carry in your heart and have not lost
There is a silence there, the world cannot intrude
The world cannot intrude into your heart
Out hearts must be so quiet, if we are to hear
If we are to hear, we must be still

Garth says, “Recently at concerts when chatting with people I have found that many are struggling with the current world situation; with issues that are happening in terms of wars and violence, refugees, and of course Palestine and Israel. I thought it might be useful to have a few Quiet Days that might give us time to pause and to be reminded of key principles of justice and a spirituality that is rooted in the prophets and in Jesus.

“It would be a time to take stock, to reminisce, to be reminded of our roots, and deliberately to take time to be quiet, time for prayer, liturgy, music and reflection. A day to renew our strength and our vision.
“When I put out feelers about this I found that it seemed to be ringing bells for people.  I’m calling the dayThere is an Ancient Peace,a song that’s onMoonriseandSongs from the Fifth Gospel,which you is rooted in the Garden of Gethsemane.”

Concert at Chester Palestine Conference

When: Friday 1st November, 7.00 pm (time to be confirmed)


Where: St Columba’s Church Hall, Plas Newton Lane, Chester, CH2 1SA


Tickets: free entry, there will be a collection towards the work of Amos Trust


Christmas Concert – Eastbourne, East Sussex

Bethlehem is Calling – a Concert for Advent


When: 23rd November 2019, 6.30pm


Where:  Emmanuel Church, 1 Greenfield Road, Old Town, Eastbourne, BN21 1JJ


Tickets: £10 (children under 16 – £6)

To book or for more information phone 07957 408694

or email




Garth Hewitt writes redemption songs

and then sings them without fear.

His voice comes through clearly,

challenging us by his witness to act for justice. His is a brave voice,

needed more than ever in a fearful world, and in a sometimes timid church.

Please God, it will help us

sing redemption songs of our own.


The Revd Lucy Winkett

Rector, St James’s Piccadilly

previous Chair of Trustees of Amos Trust
















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