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People & Communities

There is a lot of information online and we have put together a list of links you may find useful. Please note HDC cannot be responsible for any incorrect or out of date information on external sites.

Safety Advisory Group

Health and Safety Executive

The Event Safety Guide [PDF, 0.9MB]: A Guide to Health, Safety and Welfare at Music and Similar Events

Running Events Safely - this is essential reading for all events organisers and includes:

Government advice and guidelines

Understanding Crowd Behaviour

Voluntary Groups: A "Can Do" Guide

The Purple Guide

The Purple Guide covers every aspect of planning and running an event. There is a subscription fee of £25 for 12 months.