CTfC and NCT, Meet Church Funders Training day

Churches Trust for Cumbria and National Churches Trust are holding a Training day to meet major Church funders. The morning session will consist of presentations from some of the top funders for churches. This will be followed by a buffet lunch and a chance to network and chat. The afternoon sessions will take the form […]

Friends groups and Trusts for your church building

Our church buildings are loved and enjoyed for many reasons. However, caring for them can be expensive and time consuming. A friends group can encourage the wider community to help care for your church building. A friends group is a group of people who want to support, care for and promote your church building. Friends […]

Statements of Significance and Need for your building

Why are they significant and why do you need them? A statement of significance and need are required through the Faculty jurisdiction process if changes are to be made to a listed church, or an unlisted church if in a conservation area. A statement of significance is a summary of the buildings historic development and the […]

Historic England – Looking after war memorials

Historic England has published guidance on conserving war memorials. This latest guidance provides good practice for conserving inscriptions on war memorials, illustrates the types of inscriptions commonly found, and explains how and why they deteriorate. It outlines how to assess the condition of inscriptions and describes a range of methods for conservation and information about […]