Madison Ryann Ward
Rising singer songwriter from Oklahoma Madison Ryann Ward's song mirrors has over 34 million streams on Spotify!
Inspired by artists from many different genres, Ward combines bluesy, soulful melodies with folk, rap and gospel influenced lyricism to create a classic sound that remains all her own. Making waves in the music scene, Ryann is sure to bring something ultra special to Big Church this year!
Ryan is highly passionate about sharing his faith through his music with the wider world.
Using his gifts as a vehicle to deliver the message of Jesus, Ryan often shares his testimony through music and uses his songwriting ability to encourage others. He believes music to be one of the most powerful spiritual tools that shape the imaginative faculty of people.
Ad-Apt's impressive collaborations include Sigma, Sub Focus, Shy FX, Andy C, Hybrid Minds & Dimension.
Ad-Apt is a live performer and MC who has toured worldwide and performed at some of the worlds biggest festivals. Best known as the MC of choice for DJ/Producer Wilkinson, Ad-Apt has established himself as a top frontman/hypeman within the dance music industry.
David Joey Mitchell
David Joey’s poetry is an honest blend of comedy, theology, freestyle rap, activism, & introversion.
David’s words are inspired by faith, doubt, people, planet & by finding the divine in the every day. Expect poetic justice, humour & honesty. Don’t miss the magic of poetry through his set, at the Spoken Word Stage!
Joshua Reid is a spoken word poet from southeast London and the current Big Church Festival Poetry Slam Champion
Last year, Joshua performed in the very first Poetry Slam at Big Church Festival and ended up Poetry Slam Champion! Josh wowed the audience with his content and delivery and we are thrilled to have him back this year. Joshua was also a semi-finalist in the 2022 PIA poetic challenge!
Mike & Rachael Hood
Mike and Rachael Hood are a married pair of poets and performers based in Cambridge. They love combining their creativity to communicate the poetry and power of Scripture and the beauty of Jesus.
Rachael is a dramatherapist in the NHS and a writer for GoChatter Media, with a background in theatre. Mike is a spoken word artist and national poetry slam finalist who now works as an evangelist for their church.
Paul has been passionately writing and performing at local churches, conferences, and schools for the last 12 years.
Paul Faulkner is a spoken word artist currently living in Blackpool where he works as a social worker, and is currently writing his Masters’s dissertation on spirituality and mental health. When he’s not penning poems he enjoys playing squash, pickleball, and charity shopping with his wife Hannah.
International spoken-word poet Storm Cecile crafts immersive experiences, showcasing her talent at prestigious venues like The House of Lords and Hampton Court Palace.
Her notable performances include events for CAPUK, Biblica, YPO, and Nationwide Building Society.
Timothy has released a number of spoken word EP’s as well as being a part of the Orphan No More collective
Timothy, a pastor, and poet from Bath is passionate about seeing people become captivated by the beauty and wonder of knowing God. His latest EP, “Prayers from a Mountain,” features a song with Montel Fish!
4 Front Theatre
4front is a charity that aims to produce shows and performances that are entertaining and thought-provoking for all ages.
Creatively exploring bible stories, bringing them to life like never before through energetic songs, interactive story-telling, and lots of laughs! Don’t miss their early evening show of the Fisherman’s Tail, suitable for all the family!
Angie Mack Hula Hooper
Based in the UK this highly skilled, creative, and captivating hula hooper has been wowing audiences for well over a decade!
Performing and teaching at a wide array of different events across the globe! The kids will be in awe of her moves, bring them along and see their little jaws drop!
Jesus Loves Electro
Combining the finest EDM with a clear focus on God, Jesus Loves Electro creates a new and progressive scene for praise! The Norwegian DJ utilises the genre to preach and celebrate the gospel.
Challenging the way we look at praise, Jesus Loves Electro create a raw and unfiltered environment, where there are no wrong words to sing, no wrong ways to move your body or no right notes you have to hit.
Through his production, lyricism and faith, Teelow searches for those in pursuit of the truth to join in his musical discussions on God, culture, love and life.
Teelow is an observer and seeker. With jazz influenced chords and soul-tinged harmonies as a backdrop for his sprawling train of thought, Teelow’s central philosophy is compelling, honest, hope-filled art.
Ellyn Oliver is a Scottish singer-songwriter with a unique voice that beautifully spans various genres!
The unique and evocative voice of Ellyn Oliver is well loved across Scotland. Her debut EP was released in 2019 and received critical acclaim. She won the Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Open Stage in 2020 and continues to write and release her own music.
Award-winning artist Becca Folkes is a Christian singer/songwriter hailing from Essex, UK.
Becca has been involved in choirs, leading to her becoming very familiar with moving crowds through song. Newly signed to Minstrel Records in Canada, Becca ministers worldwide testifying of God’s healing.
Israel and New Breed
Israel & New Breed is a multi-award-winning gospel music group known for their raw and prophetic sound, mixed with upbeat catchiness.
Israel & New Breed is fronted by world-renowned, multi-award-winning worship leader, recording artist, songwriter, and producer Israel Houghton. Israel has been taking on the gospel music scene by storm ever since 1989. They have been a firm favourite at Big Church and pour out passion for nations across the earth.