About this Guide

This is a resource for organisers of large scale community events.¬† This might be a festival, street party, concert, fair… any event that draws a large number of people to a public space.

Why run a community event?


    • be inclusive and build a sense of community
    • celebrate the diversity of our cultural experiences and heritage
    • help¬†preserve local identity
    • contribute to a better quality of life
    • develop essential skills that are widely applicable to other situations
    • encourage fun and raise morale
    • platform self-expression
    • have a lasting impact on values and beliefs


This site provides practical guidance and advice to support the efficient and safe running of your event.


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