Your gateway to the UK Christian community and beyond
It was a cool summer day on Saturday 10 June 1995, when a group of people gathered in Battersea Park, London for the official launch party of a new Christian outreach called Premier Christian Radio.
Since the mid-1980s, Christians had been working and petitioning parliament and the broadcast regulator to allow Christian broadcasting in the UK. In 1990 the law was changed to allow Christian broadcasting, and after many years of planning Premier finally took to the air.
The Christian community rallied around this station with thousands committing to provide regular monthly support.
God made the seemingly impossible possible – and the first Christian radio station made its inaugural broadcast.
Since then, through the financial support of friends like you, Premier has grown by incredible leaps and bounds…
- In 1999, we launched Premier Online, streaming Premier to the world
- 2006 brought about Premier.tv, providing Christian Internet TV on demand
- In 2009, we began broadcasting nationwide on DAB Digital radio
- 2010 saw the launch of Premier Gospel
- Premier Praise launched in 2016
- And today, Premier is the largest Christian Media organisation in the UK, reaching to people via our print, digital and radio platforms.
Just like the day on which Premier launched in 1995, Premier continues to rely on the financial support of Christians across the UK. That’s why your gift today is so important. Your gift will help the story continue by keeping Premier as a voice of hope to our nation; proclaiming the Gospel through our unique mix of media ministries.
So thank you for helping write the next chapter of this story as you stand with Premier.
Premier is a supporter enabled charity wholly owned by Premier Christian Media Trust. 64% of our funding comes from gifts, donations and legacies. We rely on Christians across the UK to stand with us in this God-given mission and every pound received by this ministry is used to expand our reach through all our outputs. Click here and find out how you can get involved and support this growing ministry!