Archbishop to pay visit for Tower event

The Archbishop of York John Sentamu, centre
The Archbishop of York John Sentamu, centre
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The Archbishop of York is to pay a visit to Blackpool.

The Rt Hon John Sentamu will attend the mission event ‘Light in Darkness’ at Blackpool Tower Ballroom on November 4 during a two day trip to the Blackburn 

And he has invited people to the free event to hear him speak.

He said: “The highlight of the two days will be a big and really exciting event at Blackpool Tower on Tuesday evening to which all are invited to come and hear about love and hope.”

The Archbishop will speak about his life to date, including his difficult childhood growing up in Uganda.

The event, which starts at 7.30pm with doors opening at 6pm, is open to all and no ticket is required.

A 30-piece band will provide entertainment from 6.30pm, including the famous wurlitzer.