The annual Keswick Convention has historically been held on two sites in Keswick. The development of the Pencil Factory site provides the opportunity to integrate our activities in one place.
The iconic art deco pencil factory building has been refurbished to provide a modern conference venue. During the Convention it will be used for meeting space for a variety of kids and youth activities and seminars. At other times of the year the new site will allow us to:
In 2015, we purchased the Pencil Factory site.
In 2019, we were granted planning permission for refurbishment of the site.
We have made huge progress in refurbishing the Pencil Factory building, enabling increased use for ministry: