Hope Is Here2018-05-24T11:53:53+00:00

Hope is Here! ABLAZE18 Wolverhampton, 7-10 June 2018, will see thousands gathering over four evenings in the open air at West Park to hear a message of hope. 





“Hope is Here”

Wolverhampton is ready for change. Hope is rising as regeneration and transformation sweep across our city. We believe that God is on the move in Wolverhampton, and you’re personally invited to Ablaze18 to hear the ultimate message of hope. Jesus loves you, He loves our city and He wants to meet with you!

You’re invited to join the Wolverhampton Community at Ablaze18

Ablaze18 is a FREE, open-air event coming to West Park – 7 – 10 June, 2018. Gather with the Wolverhampton community across four nights as we believe for  hundreds of lives transformed by a message of hope.

Gates open 6.30pm each evening


Message Of Hope

Our city will never be the same again as we welcome Carlos Annacondia from Argentina, a renowned public speaker for Jesus who is at the forefront of revival. This is Carlos’ only visit to the UK in 2018 and he chose to come to Wolverhampton!

Come expecting your life to be changed by powerful worship and a message of hope. Bring yourself, bring your family and tell your friends – all are welcome!

Hope is Here for You!



Each evening at ABLAZE18 there will be times of worship lead by the ABLAZE house band. In these times you can expect lively, engaging and uplifting worship where you can get involved. Music is a wonderful and powerful gift which enables us to encounter God in ways that words can not reach. Regular worshipers express overwhelming sense of peace, love and healing in these times as they encounter God.

The live worship will be hosted by Carl McGregor and his band, Project 21 with guest artists Philippa Hanna and Chris Eaton.

Carl McGregor & Project 21

Carl McGregor has been a professional musician for thirty years. In that time he has worked with a wide variety of artistes such as, soul diva Beverley Knight, Yaz, and Charlie Peacock. He has also worked with Gospel music legends including Graham Kendrick, Andréa’ Crouch, The Clark Sisters, Jessie Dixon, and many others. He has also been privileged to work with Grammy and Emmy award winners such as Gloria Gaynor and Michael Bolton.


Philippa Hanna

On Thursday the 7th of June, the acclaimed British singer-songwriter, Philippa Hanna, will be performing live at the opening night of Ablaze18 Wolverhampton as part of her UK tour!

Philippa is a leading light in the Christian and Gospel scene across Europe, performing live over one thousand times across 25 countries in the last 10 years.

Philippa has opened tours for superstar music artists Lionel Richie, Little Mix, Leona Lewis and Anastacia. Since her first public performance in 2007, Philippa has released five albums.


Chris Eaton

On Sunday the 10th of June, Ablaze18 Wolverhampton is delighted to welcome, Sedgley-born songwriter Chris Eaton. Since the early 1980s, Chris has established himself as one of Britain’s best songwriters. You’ll be familiar with many of his songs, recorded by pop legend, Sir Cliff Richard and other singing superstars.

In 1990, Sir Cliff’s recording of Chris’ song Saviour’s Day, topped the UK charts over the Christmas period and the song has now become a seasonal ‘standard’. In 2003, a number of Chris’ songs featured on Sir Cliff’s Christmas Greatest Hits record.

Chris’ unique brand of ‘white soul’ song writing has earned him the acclaim of the world’s pop aristocracy, while landing him multiple music awards, including a number of accolades across the Christian music scene.