Activities and workshops

Organising a one-off workshop or activity session can be a great way to liven up your regular meetings or play sessions, or to attract people to a special event. We have information in this section to help you plan and organise fun, safe activities in your community.

Click on the Links tab at the top of this page for some activity and workshop ideas and local people who can offer them. If you have recommendations for more people like this, please contact us.

If you need extra funds to pay for activities like this, have a look at our Raising Money section.

  • Public Liability

    Information to help you decide whether you need public liability insurance for your events.

  • Risk Assessments

    A simple guide to risk assessments for community groups.

  • Using the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

    An introduction to DBS checking for community groups and organisations.

  • Video making tips

    Video can be a really easy and effective way of telling people about your group or event. Here are a few tips to help you make a video that is interesting, inspiring and keeps people interested.

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.

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All Resource Centre information is available for free because we know small community groups have small budgets. However, we are a small charity, so if you are in a position to make a donation, it will help us to keep running this service into the future.