Welcome to The Glaven Valley Benefice

Friends of Cley Church

The Friends of Cley Church is a vibrant group of local residents who are committed to the support, investment, and profile of St Margaret’s Church in the village community.


What We Do

The church is not only a centre for worship, reflection and peace, but is also a centre for culture, heritage, music and art for families and individuals – the Friends is therefore an important link between the parish and the community.

The aim of the Friends is to assist with the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of the church and churchyard as well as raise money for more specific projects such as repairs to the roof and pews.

They are engaged in projects to promote concerts, art exhibitions, literary events, book-selling and social gatherings and to ensure that the church is a thriving centre for all.

The churchyard at Cley hosts an extraordinary range of plants, animals, mini-beasts and other flora & fauna. The Friends of Cley Church have created a NATURE TRAIL LEAFLET which includes details of some of the species you might be able to find when visiting

Enthusiasts might also be interested to see the report of a survey of plants undertaken in the churchyard in 2016 by Norfolk Wildlife Trust. About 100 species of plant were found.

How you can help

For an annual subscription you can become a Friend of Cley Church. Please click on this link to download details.

Your annual membership will enable you to be kept informed about current projects, plans for the future, and be kept informed about the exciting programme of events for the coming year. You will also be able to purchase discounted tickets to all events.

2) Support us by using Easy Fund Raising. Please click this link and follow the instructions to raise money for The Friends each time you shop online.

3) Scan our QR Code to make a one-off donation.

For any further information on Membership please contact:

Claire Roe on [email protected] 01263 740035.

Or connect with us via our social media channels: Facebook Instagram