Event Planning And Promotion (Weekend)

This two day intensive course will give you an introduction to putting on your own live event, and the range and breadth of jobs in the live events industry.We look at case studies from the Village Hall to the Arena, and use these insights, plus workshops and practical exercises to provide an overview of the live event industry and give practical advice on how to produce and promote your own event...

Taught by: Susanne Buck, Rebecca Ellis.

Description

This two day intensive course will give you an introduction to putting on your own live event, and the range and breadth of jobs in the live events industry.

We look at case studies from the Village Hall to the Arena, and use these insights, plus workshops and practical exercises to provide an overview of the live event industry and give practical advice on how to produce and promote your own event.

Who should take this course?

Aspiring events organisers, promoters, musicians, or anyone wants to find out more about the live events industry.

Level: Beginners

Entry requirements: None



Tutor information

With 10 years experience in the museums and heritage industry, Susanne Buck is currently Head of Education at the British Music Experience, an interactive museum of rock and pop based inside The O2, London. Susanne has worked at various national museums and temporary exhibitions including the Science Museum, British Museum, Transport Museum, Body Worlds and Tutankhamun. With a degree in Graphic Design and an MA exploring Creative Practices for Narrative Environments, Susanne's expertise lies in education and audience development for both the museum and the corporate sectors.

Rebecca Ellis, is the Public Programmer at the British Music Experience.  Graduating with a degree in Devised Theatre  and Cultural Theory she has worked in a variety of arts and music settings. Working on efforts such as Regional and National outreach projects with partners such as Arts Council England and Aaardman, she is passionate about how the public engage with music and culture. It was during her role in Live Programming at the De La Warr Pavilion that she developed her expertise for music in context, implementing the live programme events, and looking at convergent programmes to coincide with exhibitions. Having spent a number of years working freelance at outdoor theatre, large scale concerts and festivals, such as Sonisphere, Bestival as well as shows within The O2 and Wembley Arena, she has had a variety of experience in the events industry from production management to artist liaison. Rebecca is well-versed and committed to creating high quality programming in an experiential environment and enjoys creating events that are great for both artists and audiences.

Materials

Please bring to the session:
A pen and note book.
Helpful, but not essential: laptop/ ipad, cameras (anything you would usually use to make notes and do project work)

Details for booking

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