Norwich FGB announces programme for 2020 

The Norwich branch of the FGB has just released its 2020 evening dinner programme which includes many outstanding speakers and talented musicians.

This programme of events has been suspended due to the Covid-19 restrictions. More details will follow once they are relaxed.

They include former Gladiator Ace (Warren Furman), Messianic Jew Asaf Pelled, ex British Army officer, Lt Col Mark Goodwin-Hudson and international businessman Kit Brinkley.
Norwich president, Dr Barrie Lawrence, said: “These are great evenings to bring both Christian and non-Christian friends to. We offer outstanding speakers, talented musicians and include a two-course dinner, all for just £15 per person.”
Most of the evening events are held in the City Suite at the Mercure Hotel, 121 – 131 Boundary Road, NR3 2BA and all bookings need to be made in advance. All start at 7 for 7.30pm.

2020 programme

Monday March 16
Mark Burton:
North East businessman Mark Burton has an amazing story to tell of the power of God in his life.
Tuesday April 21
Revelation Daze:
Testimony of changed lives, with live music and colourful animations. A unique and unforgettable evening, with challenging appeal.
Tuesday May 26
Warren Furman aka ‘Ace’ on TV’s Gladiators:
One time partner of Katie Price (aka the model Jordan), Warren has an amazing story. Bring your friends – what God has done for Warren, he can do for them.
Thursday June 11
A Taste of Israel:
With Messianic Jewish speaker Asaf Pelled, Israeli cuisine and music. Brought up on a kibbutz, Asaf came to read the New Testament, and his whole life changed. Come and enjoy – and be challenged.
Thursday July 9
My Story:
Younger FGB members share their own stories. How Jesus has changed their lives, bringing them from testing to testimony, and from mess to message. They want to shout it out – come and hear them.
Friday September 18
Andrew Cannon:
This man has a remarkable story; his life was full of destruction and addictions. Then he met Jesus. Now he says, “You were born for more....believe it and run with Jesus”. You will be challenged!
KitBrinkley750Monday October 12
Kit Brinkley:
Kit (pictured right), who works in franchising, often in the Middle East, finds increasing courage and joy. You can too – come and find out how.
Monday November 16
Robin Hirsch MA MBA FCMA:
From attempted suicide to one of the happiest people on earth! An amazing business life, plus healings and miracles. Don’t miss Robin’s challenging story.
Monday December 7 - Christmas Dinner
Lt Col Mark Goodwin-Hudson:
"The Holy Spirit punched me in the stomach with the urgent command, 'Pray!’” tells Lt Col Mark Goodwin-Hudson. It was an ambush. Come and hear what happened next – and so much more. A riveting story.

How to book

Bookings for all events should be made in advance to booking secretary, Lisa by email to or by phone to 01603 935000.
The cost of each dinner is £15 per person.
Branch officers:
President: Dr Barrie Lawrence. 01603 898289
Vice-presidents: Stuart Brewster.  01603 935000
Tim Arnold.  01603 787264
Most dinners take place at: City Suite, Mercure Hotel, 121 – 131 Boundary Road, Norwich, NR3 2BA.

Download a PDF copy of the full 2020 programme here


Keith Morris, 18/01/2020

Published: 18/01/2020
Keith Morris