Radio 2 Arts Programme. As part of Talent 2000, a celebration of the musical contrasts of contemporary Christian culture. With Roger Royle and Archbishop of York David Hope, and competition judges Lady Barbirolli, Patti Boulaye, Noel Tredinnick and Dave Pope.
From St George's Brandon Hill, Bristol, Roger Royle presents a competitive festival of religious music celebrating the variety of musical sounds and styles in churches and schools today. A distinguished panel of judges will choose the BBC Radio 2 Church Minstrels of the Year 1998. With Ruby Turner, Helen Field, Noel Tredinnick and Geoff Weaver.
Presented by Roger Royle from the Glasgow Cathedral, as part of the BBC Music Live festival. The finalists are Firestarters from Paisley Youth with a Mission; Grosvenor House Preparatory School, Harrogate; Schola Cantorum of Calne; St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral Choir, Glasgow; St Joseph's Senior Chamber Choir, Launceston, Cornwall; and Chysalis, from Galashiels. Judges: Isla St Clair, John Bell, Rosalind Sutherland and Steven Fischbacher.