Conference: What is an appropriate (re)use for a church? (Centre for Parish Church Studies)


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What is an appropriate (re)use for a Church?

Saturday 20th October 10.00am – 16.00pm

 at St Martin-at-Palace Church, Norwich NR3 1RW

Keynote Speaker Professor William Whyte (St John’s College, Oxford)

Unlocking the Church: twenty-first century dilemmas

The other papers will be:

Marcus van der Meulen (director, Ecclesastical Heritage Centre, Brussels): New use of historic churches: recent developments in Ghent.

Molly Miller (PhD student, University of Edinburgh): Heritage and community in grassroots church reuse projects in Scotland.

Dr Clare Haynes (Senior Research Associate, UEA): A ‘serious house on serious earth … that much can never be obsolete’: the case of St Peter Hungate and the potential of the redundant church.

Geoffrey Hunter (Church Buildings Consultant, Diocese of Ely): Re-imagining the English country church: the case of Thorpe Market church. 

You can download the flyer for the conference here

Tickets are£40 (£35 concessions) and include tea/coffee and a sandwich lunch from CPCS