A Celebration for Ascension Day is a Religious programme.

A Celebration for Ascension Day

The Dean of Chapel at Trinity College, Cambridge, the Rev Dr Michael Banner is the preacher at a service for Ascension Day, live from St Martin-in-the-Fields in London. The celebrant at the Eucharist is the Rev Dr Sam Wells, and the music - provided by St Martin's Voices and the BBC Young Chorister of the Year Ruby - includes Schubert's Mass in G, and the Ascensiontide hymns Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia, sing to Jesus and Crown Him with Many Crowns. They are joined in the church by the Venerable Rosemarie Mallett, Dr Krish Kandiah and Lyndall Bywater who will lead various parts of the service. The Director of Music is Andrew Earis.

Genre: Religious

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is A Celebration for Ascension Day next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 FM May 26th, 8:00pm. See more...

Main Cast

Alexa Good