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A Practical Guide to Organising Events


To qualify for the member rate you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge the full rate for your booking if you are not a member.

Who should attend:

Anyone involved in organising or hosting events.


Events are an effective way of bringing people together whether for fundraising, raising awareness or promoting an organisation. This practical course provides a step by step guide to planning and hosting successful events with considerations for both indoor and outdoor events. This course will cover:

  • The event management life cycle
  • Types of events and objectives
  • Planning of activities and considerations
  • Event Health and Safety
  • Promotion and communication
  • Financial planning
  • Debriefing and evaluation


At the end of this course participants will:

  • Understand the key principles of planning successful events
  • Be aware of the legal obligations as an organiser
  • Be able to confidently lead and brief teams
  • Be able to produce operational documentation


Refreshments will be available. Lunch is not provided so please bring this with you.

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Gayton Village Hall | Church Lane | Gayton | Staffordshire | ST18 0HL