Big Church Day Out

The next BCDO is 23rd-24th May 2020!

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The Big Church Day Out (BCDO) is the UK’s largest annual gathering of the wider church.

It creates a space for all denominations and ages to gather each year for two exciting days of worship and celebration.

BCDO is held at Wiston House in West Sussex. The 2020 event expects to see 25,000 people come together!

Whatever your age, denomination or musical taste, everyone is welcome to the join the Big Church Day Out for an amazing time away with friends and family, creating memories together that you will never forget.

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The Big Church Day Out celebrates four great passions:


The Big Church Day Out draws together tens of thousands of Christians from all over the UK and Europe to worship and celebrate all that is good.

It’s a one-of-a-kind expression of church unity that’s as vibrant and varied as its wonderful guests.

Whatever your age, denomination or musical taste, you are welcome to join for two days of discovery and enjoyment that you’ll never forget.


Music is the life-blood of the Big Church Day Out, bringing together the most popular line up of Christian artists and worship leaders from all over the globe.

All musical tastes are satisfied here, so find your perfect Big Church Day Out soundtrack as you explore five stages, with five unique line-ups.

As the rest of the event winds down for the day, the crowds gather by the main stage to worship together as one big family. It really is a little taste of heaven.


The Big Church Day Out is like one huge playground, bursting with activities and fun for all ages.

From the Big Church Kids tent and fun-filled fete to the relaxing Tea Tent nestled in the beautiful gardens, you'll be sure to find your favourite spot and make memories that will last a lifetime.


Food brings people together, and the Big Church Day Out is all about togetherness.

Pull up a trestle table, choose your dinner from a truly delicious line up of handpicked food vendors and take a moment to soak up the extraordinary atmosphere as you connect with family and friends.