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Church use for concerts

Practical and legal considerations when hiring out a church building for concerts and performances.

Coffee stands

A number of churches in the Diocese receive income from letting space outside their church for a coffee stand. This article is an introduction to the topic.

Generating income from graveyard sites

Generally speaking, graveyards in which there are burials and monuments are not really amenable to other uses. However some churches with the right permissions have been able to generate income from the types of activities described in this article.

Letting church halls and other parish properties

Legal and practical considerations when hiring church halls to outside groups.

The Church Buildings Council’s Policy on the Sale of Treasures from Churches

Rule 15 of the Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2000, requires consultation with the Church Buildings Council on the disposal of articles of particular historic merit. The final decisions over disposal are of course in the hands of the Chancellors but the Church Buildings Council thought it would be helpful to Chancellors, DACs and parishes to set out its policy on the subject and the thinking behind it.

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