Free Webinar – Holding Arts & Cultural Events Outdoors

Wednesday 5th May 11am – 12.30pm

Following the first, hugely popular webinars on Holding Arts & Cultural Events Outdoors, held in Autumn 2020, this session will continue the conversation about this topic.

With Outdoor Arts looking set to be ON for this Summer, we’re pleased to be facilitating another briefing for artists and arts organisations who are looking to put on outdoor work in the near future, perhaps for the first time.


11am Welcome

11.05-11.20 – Dr Justin Varney, Director of Public Health, Birmingham – update on outlook, plans and advice on event safety.

11.20 – Event safety and Licensing
Speakers will include:
Chrissie Rushton – Visitor Economy Manager, Wolverhampton
Birmingham City Council Events team
plus more to be confirmed

11.50 – Practical Event Planning 
Speakers will include:
Pete Jordan – Weird Science and Made Festival
Tom Bowkett – How are sports planning returns to events
plus more to be confirmed

12.10 – Feedback from test events 
Speakers to be confirmed

12.20 – Q&A 

12.30 – Close

You are welcome to attend whether or not you came to the sessions in 2020.

Book your free place here>


If you have any access requirements please email and we will do our best to ensure that you can take part in the session.

Header image: Imagineer’s Bridge 2019. Photographer Andy Moore.