Diocese of Chichester


Church Buildings Roadshows 2019

The theme for the 2019 Roadshows will be 'Planning Church Building Projects' and the dates and venues are as follows: 


Date: Tuesday 17 September 

Archdeaconry: Horsham 

Venue: Wisborough Green, St Peter ad Vincula


Date: Tuesday 24 September 

Archdeaconry: Brighton and Lewes

Venue: Southover, St John


Date: Wednesday 2 October

Archdeaconry: Hastings 

Venue: Battle, St Mary the Virgin


Date: Tuesday 22 October 

Archdeaconry: Chichester 

Venue: Arundel, St Nicholas


The theme of this year’s Roadshows is ‘Planning Church Building Projects’. Each evening will begin with refreshments at 7pm with the programme starting at 7.30pm. The agenda for each evening will include a talk about planning church buildings projects, case studies from around the Diocese, and a Q and A session. As usual, we’ve organised one Roadshow per archdeaconry but please do feel free to book for another evening if the date or venue is more convenient for you.

All are welcome to attend so please pass this invitation on to those in your congregation who are involved in planning church building projects and may be interested. Free places can be booked using the links above – please include the names and email addresses of all those you are booking places for and the name of your parish. If you have problems booking through Eventbrite, please get in touch with Ms Alex Senior (01273 425 690; dac@chichester.anglican.org). We’ll send an email out to those who have booked closer to the time, with a more detailed agenda and information about parking.


Caring for Church Buildings and Permissions

These training sessions are particularly aimed at new churchwardens and clergy (and those who would like a refresher) and will focus on the processes involved in applying for permissions for works to church buildings.

Dates and Venues are as follows:


Date: Thursday 15th August

Time: 10.00-12.30

Venue: The Palace, Chichester

Book here


Date: Wednesday 4th September

Time: 10.00-12.30

Venue: Church House, Hove

Book here


Date: Monday 14th October

Time: 10.00-12.30

Venue: St Bartz, Lewes

Book here


Free places can be booked using the links above – please include the names and email addresses of all those you are booking places for and the name of your parish. If you have problems booking through Eventbrite, please get in touch with Ms Alex Senior (01273 425 690; dac@chichester.anglican.org)