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.



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. 


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


Organising a voluntary event: a 'Can do' guide logoFrom the website, taking you through some of the less-exciting yet essential considerations when planning events, including permission, safety, insurance and getting a road closed.


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.


A useful way to find and contact your local community centre



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.