East Sussex Village Halls & Community Buildings Conference

Action in rural Sussex
Start date: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:00
End date: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 14:00
Herstmonceux Village Hall Hailsham Road Herstmonceux nr Hailsham East Sussex BN27 4JX.
The conference will run from 10.00am to 2.00pm, with coffee/tea available from 9.30am. Refreshment breaks and a light buffet lunch are included. There will be ample opportunities for networking between participants, stand holders and speakers. We’ll provide access to key information, expert advice and offer opportunities to share experiences and network. Speakers: The challenges and opportunities for community buildings – Jeremy Leggett, Chief Executive, Action in rural Sussex. Providing a safe environment – what are the legal requirements, what is best practice? Fire & Rescue Service speaker – to be confirmed. The role of trustees and adapting to changing needs. Focus on constitution and legal status issues – Louise Beaton, Independent Village Halls advisor and ACRE Trustee Any Questions? Panel A panel of those involved in managing and operating community buildings will take questions and enquiries from attendees. Workshops Attendees will be able to attend 1 of the 3 workshops run on the day. Please express your preference(s) on the booking form. CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) status – is it for you? Marketing and promoting your hall. Systems and processes to put in place a safe environment. Please note that due to demand we may not be able to meet all preferences, which will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.