The first Spring Harvest conference, a week-long Easter-time event, was launched in Prestatyn in 1979. Some 2,700 people attended. This has since become an annual event which has rapidly grown in popularity and influence among evangelical Christians of varied denominational backgrounds (the organisation subscribes to the beliefs of ‘The Evangelical Alliance Basis of Faith’ and ‘The Lausanne Covenant’). In 1986, the event expanded to two locations (Prestatyn and Minehead), and in 1988 the attendance numbers exceeded 50,000 for the first time. In 1989 the conference opened a third site in Ayr, Scotland; and, in 1994, over 70,000 people attended one of the four conferences held in Ayr,...
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