The purpose was to assist anyone who needed it but the bigger goal was upliftment of event organizers from poorer areas. I also believe in the promotion of Arts & Culture as hearts need to be won before minds can follow.
Whether a music concert or a sporting theme, events have much in common when it comes to planning.
2/3 of the time was spent in class whilst 1/3 was outdoors at Loerie Park in Knysna where they could see the challenges and advantages a venue presents.
Here’s a free download of that booklet. It doesn’t include the notes that were filled in after discussion and my shared thought, nor our practical, but it should offer some assistance to the would-be, event organizer:
GRUM – Events Workshop booklet
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