Community Buildings Events

2024

20th February

Trustee Liability, Health & Safety in Community Buildings webinar

10am – 12 noon

Online Via Zoom

Health and Safety is perhaps not the most exciting subject, but it is incredibly important that as trustees you understand your responsibilities, duties and liabilities in this area. This webinar will also look at the different pieces of legislation that apply to community buildings and what methods and strategies can be used to protect your users and yourselves.

Book your space here

22nd February

Hallmark volunteer training (for visitors)

2pm – 4pm

Online via Zoom

Our volunteer Hallmark Visitors play a central role in ensuring high standards in these awards. We are looking for new volunteers to join our friendly team of Hallmark Visitors for 2024.

Book your space here

27th February

Marketing your Community Building (how to increase bookings, usage and income!)

10am – 11.30 am

Marketing your community building should form an integral part of the management. Unless your hall is fully booked 7 days a week, having a basic understanding of marketing will help you to communicate effectively with potential hirers and bring in more bookings. This seminar will show different ways of marketing to attract hirers from within your community as well as outside.

Book your space here

18 – 24th March

Village Halls Week: Go Green

The theme this year is “Go Green!” looking at all aspects of how our buildings can be made more efficient and how we can encourage environmentally friendly behaviour. We will be sharing information with examples of best practice design guidance from ACRE. CCS has various things planned for Village Week:

18th March

Safeguarding for Trustees of Community Building

10am – 12 noon

Online via Zoom

Online training with a guide to what you need to know as trustees and the steps that you should take.

Delivered by Ade Murphy who has many years experience in this field and advises nationally on the subject.

Book your space here

20th March

Networking Event: Taking green steps towards net zero

Venue: Baltonsborough Village Hall, BA6 8PX

9.30am – 12.30pm

A free mini conference which we will be looking at how we can reduce the environmental impact of our community buildings and what role our halls can play in helping the community to reduce its carbon footprint.

Register here

21st March

Hallmark 2024 Guidance webinar

2pm – 3.30pm

Online via Zoom

Introduction to Hallmark – a webinar for all applicants to the 2024 programme. The delivery mechanism for Hallmark is changing, so this seminar is the place to find out how it will work this year.

Book your space here

17th April

What makes a successful funding application

10am – 12 noon

Online via Zoom

30th April

Village Halls and Parish Councils: Understanding and supporting each other (suitable for trustees and councillors!)

2pm – 4pm

Online via Zoom

15th May

Incorporation for Community Buildings (CIO, what it means and how to make the transition)

10am – 12 noon

Online via Zoom

22nd May

Parish Councils acting as Sole Trustee

2pm – 4pm

Online via Zoom

11th June

Trustees Roles and Responsibilities

10am – 12 noon

Online via Zoom

16th July

Effective Meetings and AGMs

10am – 12 noon

Online via Zoom

6th August

Booking a Community Building – Effective solutions to keep your charity safe

10am – 12 noon

Online via Zoom

More dates and trainings coming soon!

Honestly, CCS are my ‘go to people’ and the support you have shown the project has been invaluable – saving us thousands of pounds in expert advice and hours upon hours of wasted effort. Thank you!’

Nether Stowey Village Hall
Back to Community Buildings page