Organising events and activities

This section brings together practical information and advice to help you organise successful events and activities. Whatever your group is doing – from holding a summer fair to planning a conference, from organising an after-school club to gathering support for a campaign – we have tips and useful contacts to help you achieve your goals.

Planning and organising events
Practicalities of running an event
Working with Children
Running a Sports Group
Activities and workshops
Running a Community Building
Improving your neighbourhood
Food and Drink
Getting outside help with organising events and activities

Information sheets in this section, A-Z

Data protection for community groups
Days out in Sussex for community groups
Designing and using surveys
Event planning checklist
Facebook for community groups
Health and safety for community groups
Involving people in your group
Is your AGM coming up?
Legal structures for community groups and not for profit organisations
Licensing and regulations for events and fundraising activities
Local media contacts
Making your activities and events accessible
Managing money at an event
Monitoring and evaluation
Organising a letter writing campaign
Organising a petition
Organising a public meeting
Planning and running a campaign
Public liability and employers liability
Risk assessment
Running a creche
Sample risk assessments
State your case: how to write a campaign briefing
Support for Resource Centre member groups
Support for Tenants’ and Residents’ Associations
Support with producing newsletters
Support with publicity and printing
Taking photos at community events
Using the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Video making tips for community groups
Writing a news release

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