Organising an event

What better way to get people in your community involved in what you are doing than through putting on a great event?!

The following resources should help to plan, organise and run an event that is relevant, attractive and accessible to your community.

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A Guide to Running Smart and Sustainable Events

This guide takes you through ethical choices when it comes to food and drink, transport and much more.  Part of Community Action for a CASS resourcesSustainable Scotland, which is a wider set of resources around becoming more environmentally sustainable. 

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Cover of Not Another ConsultationEnglish based, but relevant to anyone who wants to host an informal engagement event.

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Organising a voluntary event: a 'Can do' guide

gov.uk logoFrom the gov.uk website, taking you through some of the less-exciting yet essential considerations when planning events, including permission, safety, insurance and getting a road closed.

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Top Tips for planning a successful community event

The Guardian has posted a useful guide to organising a communtiy event on the community action section of its website.

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Yell.com

A useful way to find and contact your local community centre

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The Digitally Agile CLD website has plenty of useful resources, case studies and ideas for community groups wanting to make use of digital technology in their work.