About Prisoners Week

Hope Within: Overview

Prisoners Week, 19-26 November 2017

Prisoners Week takes place in the third week of November and is an initiative of the Churches which aims to stimulate discussion, highlight concerns and share hope, in prisons and communities across Scotland.

National Launch Service

The National Launch Service for Prisoners Week is at 18.30 on Monday 20th November in St Margaret’s, Drip Road, Stirling, FK9 4UA, with tea and coffee. The Service this year takes a new shape, with a variety of features and participants. It is ecumenical and open to all.


The website www.prisonersweek.org.uk is being populated with resources to support this year's theme.


A Planning Group meets on a regular basis each year to determine the theme and includes Prison Chaplains, representatives from the Churches and Voluntary sector organisations. Prisoners Week Trust is a Scottish Charity (SC043431).