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weeWONDERBOX is a collaboration between the Iona Community’s Programme team and the Wild Goose Resource Group, and is a series of face-to-face events, that mainly take place in central Glasgow.

You’ll find details of the current programme here.


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Jan, 1970

Camas Open Weeks 2019 – more weeks added!

Event Date: Jan 01, 1970

– Spring Work Week, 25th -30th March – Easter Holiday Family Week, 8th-13th April – May Garden Week, 6th-11th May – Community Kids and Local Kids Week, 29th July-3rd August – Hebridean Adventure Camp, 5th-10th August – Camas Ex-staff and Volunteers Week, 2nd-7th September – Woodland Week, 23rd-28th September – October Garden Week, 30th September- […]

Aug, 2019

Greenbelt Festival

Event Date: Aug 23, 2019

23rd – 26th August, Boughton Estate, Kettering. John L. Bell will present talks and the WGRG will lead a Big Sing at this year’s Greenbelt Festival. Greenbelt is a festival of arts, faith and justice, energised by a progressive Christian worldview, and with 19 stages, galleries, installations and outdoor performances, Greenbelt creates a festival that […]

Janne Mark: A Little Night Music for Pilgrims

Event Date: Aug 28, 2019

Janne is a fascinating artist who has embarked upon a path between hymns, songwriting, folk and jazz, and has done so with great success. In doing so, she has found a unique way to reinvent the Danish hymn-writing tradition. Tonight, here in central Glasgow, weeWONDERBOX is delighted to welcome Janne for this rare solo appearance […]

Living with the Bible

Event Date: Aug 28, 2019

28th-29th August, Glasgow. A two day international conversation on how to make friends with Holy Scripture, enabled by the Wild Goose Resource Group. This is the second conference specifically involving participants from the Lutheran Church in Denmark for whom 2020 will be the Year of the Bible. Over two days we will look at how […]

Sep, 2019

John Bell in Nashville

Event Date: Sep 28, 2019

Second Presbyterian Church, Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN, USA. 10am-3.30pm. Programme includes sessions on 10 Things They Never Told You About Jesus, and Sung Text in Faith Development. John will also preach at the main Sunday morning service.

Oct, 2019

A Big Sing for the Missing Jesus

Event Date: Oct 02, 2019

New York Ave Presbyterian Church, Washington DC, USA. What we sing shapes what we believe. This explains why, for many people Jesus is considered to be ‘gentle, meek and mild’; words which are a hangover from Victorian childhood hymns. But little will displace that image as long as we concentrate our song of Jesus on […]

Community Hymn Sing & Workshop with John Bell

Event Date: Oct 05, 2019

First Congregational Church, Houston, TX, USA. Join us for a weekend of learning, singing, and inspiration with John Bell. Sat 5th Workshop 1.30-4.30pm includes the topics, The imaginative use of limited resources, and Jesus – absent or present in the Church’s song? Sun 6th Hymn Sing 3.00-4.30pm – ‘World-Wide Singing’

Come & See

Event Date: Oct 12, 2019

12-13 October, Christ the King High School, Southport. THE IRENAEUS PROJECT FOR SPIRITUALITY ‘Come & See’ conference 2019 including workshops with John L. Bell: God’s Gift of Diversity – looking at how this theme runs through the scriptures and should run into the Church. Body of Christ or Audience of Strangers – looking at the […]

Revisiting the Psalms

Event Date: Oct 14, 2019

14th-18th October, Scargill House, N Yorks. For some people the Psalms are evocative of what they learned by rote in childhood. Others associate them with particularly poignant events – weddings and funerals. Others yet may regard them as an unnecessary intrusion between the Old Testament and the Epistle when a nice worship song would be […]

Rich words and vibrant colours: Why not come and explore some poetry on Iona this Autumn?

Event Date: Oct 18, 2019

“So, the world happens twice— once what we see it as, second it legends itself deep, the way it is.” William Stafford Ripening in Wisdom: Elder Poets as Sages for the Harvest of Life 18th – 23rd October 2019 The deep vibrant colours of Iona in Autumn provide the prefect backdrop for exploring the rich […]

The Greening of God

Event Date: Oct 18, 2019

18th-20th Oct, Holland House, Worcs. A review of why ecology and faith were together in the beginning, were torn asunder, and now desperately need to find each other again IF God really loves the world. Many of John Bell’s songs and writings touch on God’s love of what God has made. Holland House too has […]

Befriending Autumn

Event Date: Oct 23, 2019

Kicking Leaves and Kindling Fires: 23rd-28th October 2019 Do you think of yourself as someone who lives creatively? Do you habitually draw on art, writing, making things, time outdoors, to reflect on life? Are you curious about the practices that others practise, that help us stay alive, especially in the darker months of the year? […]