Castlefield Manchester Sermon
The ninth Manchester Sermon, 'Different Drummers', was written by author Gillian Slovo, and delivered at Manchester Cathedral on 18th October 2019. Gillian was joined by host Rachel Cooke for a discussion and consideration of what hope democracy?. The Manchester Sermon was co-commissioned by Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Cathedral, and supported by Castlefield.
Previous Manchester Sermons have been delivered by Michael Morpurgo, Sir Andrew Motion, Audrey Niffenegger, Elif Shafak, Kamila Shamsie, Lionel Shriver, Ali Smith and Jeanette Winterson.
You can download the text of the sermons above.
Listen to an audio recording of Kamila Shamsie reading the 2016 sermon here.