We are delighted you are joining us at Word Alive this year. Please read below for all you need to know about Word Alive 2019.

If you are new to Word Alive and feeling a bit bewildered come and hear a brief orientation as well as tips on how to get the most out of the event.  It will be held in the Old Laundry (near the Main Gate) on Sunday morning, 9am – 9:30am

Programme Start & Finish

On Saturday 13th April our programme timings are as follows:

  • Families Together (all age worship) 5.30pm in the Lunar Bar.
  • Early Celebration 6.30pm in the Great Marquee.
  • Heroes (8-11s) in Marquee 3, 6.30-8pm
  • Ignite (11-14s) in Marquee 2, 6.30-8pm
  • Resolved (15-18s) in the Queen Vic, 6.30-8pm.
  • Late Celebration 8.30pm in the Great Marquee
  • After Hours 10.30pm in the Lunar Bar and Snooker Room

On Thursday 18th April our programme will finish at 11am to allow plenty of time for travelling home.

Event Programme

Our Event Programme gives you all the information you need for Word Alive from speakers and seminars to timings and time off. These will be available for sale (cost £1) at Word Alive Information at Pontins Reception. The Event Programme will also be available to download free of charge from our website homepage soon.

Event Phone App

We have developed an app which you may prefer to use instead of an event programme. It shows you the programme, includes a map showing where you are, and you can choose your favourites and get notifications when sessions are starting.  It will be available in the Google Store and Apple Store soon.

Registering Children for their Programmes

Beach & Side gate

There is a ‘Beach’ gate which leads directly out to the Beaches Hotel and the beach itself and a Side gate as well as the main Pontins entrance.  This year the beach gate and side gate will have combination number padlocks so that you can come and go as you please – the code will be announced in the main meetings or can be obtained by calling the Word Alive office – the telephone number will be displayed on the gates. You must show your wristband to Security at the main Pontins Gate.

Food and Drink

  • Word Alive Coffee Shop in the HUB: open 9am – 10.30pm.
  • Express in the Fun Factory:open 11am – 11.30am
  • Breakfasts and Evening Dinners (5-8pm) – will  be available to purchase in the Pontins restaurant (subject to availability). Meal tickets need to be purchased from Pontins reception/in the restaurant.
  • There will be several food vans on site daily outside the back of the HUB
  •  Pontins Java Coffee Shop next to Word Alive Reception
  • Captain Cods Fish and Chips
  • The Nisa Shop

Word Alive Media

We are offering CDs and USB sticks of the main talks. You can get the Bible Readings for £10 or all of the morning tracks (including the Bible Readings) for £30 on a USB.


We are delighted to announce that 10ofthose will be providing our Bookstall this year open daily, 9am-11pm.

Hoodies & T-Shirts

Our branded hoodies and t-shirts are always very popular. They return with a new design this year, available now for pre-order at www.christianhood.com


We are pleased to announce the dates for Word Alive 2020 are Saturday 4th April to Thursday 9th April.