Disco and party essentials
For indoor social events on a tight budget, we have equipment to provide lights and music.
The maximum hire period is two weeks.
However big or small your event is going to be, planning it will follow the same general pattern – and include some common pitfalls!
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about our equipment hire service.
These books are available at the Resource Centre, for reference only. If you prefer to borrow them, some of the titles are available at local libraries in Brighton & Hove. Groups based in Sussex are welcome to come in and browse our bookshelf and noticeboards.
The services listed below are not provided by the Resource Centre. These are websites and services we feel are particularly useful for small groups in Brighton & Hove, and which are not easy to find by searching the internet.
Most useful services for local groups
Community Base runs VenueSearch, a database of venues for hire in Brighton & Hove.
Also has services to help groups find volunteers and advertise jobs
Also offers local community and voluntary groups free access to www.trustfunding.org.uk, the Director of Social Change’s comprehensive guide to grant funding trusts in the United Kingdom.
- Banner printing
- Barn Dance callers
- Catering service
- CD burning
- Circus skills workshops
- Drama workshops
- Firework displays
- First aid cover at events
- Information on rooms for hire
- Insurance suppliers
- Licences to play music at public events
- Music, singing or drumming workshops
- Printing services
- Raffle Tickets
- Risk Assessment (Health and Safety / Fire)