Making Performances Accessible

Find out How You Can Make Your Performances Accessible to People With Hearing and Sight LossRead more

Community Media

Community Media - as a platform for the voluntary arts and crafts sector.Read more

Welcoming Speakers of Different Languages

This briefing offers some practical tips on ways to welcome speakers of different languages to your voluntary arts group.Read more


This briefing demystifies the commissioning process and demonstrates how it can be an opportunity for the voluntary arts groups and individual artists.Read more

Incorporation and company law

This briefing details the Companies Act 2006, designed to simplify and update the process of setting up and running a company.Read more

Crisis Management and Disaster Recovery

Crisis Management and Disaster Recovery Guidance ResourceRead more

Engaging with Freelancers

This briefing is designed to help you think through the process of hiring a freelance artist or facilitator.Read more

Get Creative toolkit

Everything you need to know to get involved in the Get Creative Festival 2018Read more

Corporate Social Responsibility

How to make the most of CSR and the potential benefits to your organisationRead more

Trustees and Fundraising

The trustee's perspective on strategic fundraising for an arts organisationRead more

Attracting Business Sponsors

Guide to approaching business big and small for potential sponsorshipRead more

GDPR: Data Protection

How do new GDPR laws on data protection impact your creative activitiesRead more

Welcoming people with a learning disability

How to make sure your creative activities are welcoming for those with special needsRead more

Risk management for charities

Risk management is important for charities of all sizes to ensure they can take informed decisionsRead more


A guide to how creative groups can benefit from volunteers contributing in small chunksRead more

Equality and Diversity

A guide to understanding what equality and diversity mean for your creative groupRead more

How to create an equal opportunities policy

Cover your group's activities by making a clear and comprehensive equal opportunities policyRead more

Breaking Down Barriers

A guide to help you remove potential barriers which prevent people from participating in your events and activitiesRead more

Events Checklist - disability and access

Practical guidance to help you plan, publicise and run an accessible eventRead more

Finding a venue - some new ideas

Guidance on finding a new venue for your creative activities.Read more

Risk assessment: event organisers

Learn how to recognise the potential risks in planning an event and develop a full risk assessmentRead more

Using photography

Practical advice on taking, sharing and finding great photos to help your voluntary arts groupRead more

Guide to Good Design

Find out the essential principles of designing good promotional materialsRead more

Getting started marketing

Tips on developing sharp, succinct, successful marketing campaigns online and offlineRead more

Publicity Explained

Our Briefing gives you a simple guide to planning effective publicity for your organisation or eventRead more

How to write a press release

Tips to help you structure your press release effectivelyRead more

Insurance for voluntary arts groups

The essentials to consider when looking at insurance for your group or activityRead more

Creating engaging content for social media

Tips to make sure you're engaging with your potential audience onlineRead more

Accounting for worth

How to effectively measure and record time and contributionsRead more