This events management workshop is a 2-day course to learn how to plan your own community events. 

Event dates: 

  • Thursday 21 October to Friday 22 October 2021 (fully booked)
  • Thursday 3 March to Friday 4 March 2022.

This workshop includes:

Who this course is suitable for

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about putting on events safely and effectively.

From people who already have some experience and want to learn more, to complete beginners with dreams of putting on events, from small to large, in their community. 

Some examples are:

  • arts organisations
  • community groups
  • Brown Owls
  • bar owners
  • parish councils
  • PTAs.

Event management and plans

The course will look at key aspects of producing a usable plan. This is an important part of the workshop and how it will help you with your event delivery. 

You will also find out about:

  • catering and drinks at your event
  • first aid plans and kits to have
  • site plans, and ensuring safety at your event
  • insurance, and what is necessary for your event
  • emergency plans, including exploring what can go wrong
  • waste management and reducing event waste
  • sustainability and delivering a cleaner, greener event.

Event production

Effective production planning helps everyone attending your event or providing facilities to know where they should be with what and when. 

Risk assessments, roles and responsibilities

You'll explore what hazards to consider and how to avoid them when producing a risk assessment. 

You'll gain an idea of the roles needed to deliver a successful event including:

  • public relations
  • marketing
  • production
  • health and safety. 

Licensing awareness

Producing community events have legal requirements. You'll find out if you need a premises licence or a temporary event notice. 


It is important to make sure that when you are planning an event, it is accessible. You will find out how to meet accessibility requirements for events. 

Welfare, lost children and safeguarding

Learn how to put in place effective methods to ensure you take care of the people attending your event. 

How to enrol

Our October course is now fully booked.

Visit our Medway Adult Education page to enrol for the March course:

Enrol on the events management course