This free online training session will provide an overview of the practicalities of delivering a public engagement event. Come along to explore the key elements to consider in the run up to your event and on the day itself to ensure your event runs smoothly.

The session will be led by the Being Human Festival team and will cover topics such as coordinating your team, key things to think about when preparing your event space, accessibility and inclusivity, and the audience experience.

We will be joined by a past festival organiser who will provide real-life examples and top tips to consider when delivering an event as part of Being Human Festival.

What will be covered?

  • Audience experience at events
  • Working with your partners
  • Communicating with your audience
  • Event spaces
  • Accessibility and inclusivity
  • Festival processes
  • Evaluation

Who should attend?

  • Being Human Festival organisers, and those thinking of applying in the future
  • Cultural and community organisations involved in Being Human Festival
  • Researchers at HEIs and research organisations who want to learn more about public engagement in the humanities and the Being Human Festival process
  • Public engagement professionals

This session is primarily aimed at those taking part, or thinking of taking part, in Being Human Festival, but is open to all.

Joining the event

This event is free, but booking is required. It will be held online and joining details will be circulated via email to registered attendees. This event is part of a series of Being Human Festival training sessions exploring public engagement with research.

This session will be recorded. If you would like to receive a link to the recording, please sign up for the session to receive the recording link once it is available.

Accessibility information

This session will be held on Zoom and closed captioning will be available. Any resources referred to during the session will be circulated afterwards via email. Please make a note of any accessibility requirements in the booking form.

Event Delivery and Festival Top Tips

3 October 2024, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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