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Organising An Event

Culture Liverpool has a dedicated events team that takes responsibility and undertakes all aspects of the planning and implementation of large scale outdoor events across a variety of environments including heritage sites, parkland, maritime and urban areas.

Expertise

Culture Liverpool manages the City’s Major Events Programme, ever since the success of European Capital of Culture 2008.

As well as city-originated events, we also lend support and guidance to external event organisers in an array of areas including:

  • Event Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Licensing
  • Local Services Procurement
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Calculating Capacities
  • Crowd Management and Dynamics
  • Emergency Evacuation and Contingency Strategies
  • Security and Steward Management
  • Traffic and Parking Management
  • Location Advice
  • Media, PR & Marketing
  • Public Transport Co-ordination & Liaison
  • Concession & Market Management
  • Local Accommodation

Event Organisation

If you are thinking of organising an event in Liverpool and want to find out more information about locations, services and support or filming details, why not read our guide – A Walk in the Park? Our guide provides information on event spaces in our city parks, suitable spaces and resources available – it’s as easy as a walk in the park!

Ensuring Your Event is Safe

When managing an event, you have a duty of care to ensure that all attendees are safe. Please visit here for useful links containing vital information to consider throughout the process of organising and running an event.

Covid 19 Safety Update: As we all plan for a slow and safe return to normality, we are keen to support individuals or organisations planning on staging a safe event in Liverpool.

But we need your help to do that.

Before submitting an event, all safety and security risks need to be considered – and this includes Covid-safe measures. What are you going to do as the event organiser to help prevent the transmission of the virus and keep your staff and attendees safe?

As advised by health and industry experts, new policies and procedures need to be adopted by you to minimise physical contact and maximise the health and well-being of everyone involved.

We are urging organisers to let us know your plans as early as possible..

This means they can then be reviewed by the relevant local authority teams, along with the emergency services, and advice can be given accordingly.

If you do not give adequate notice, the Safety Advisory Groups may not be in a position to review the plans thoroughly, and your event will not officially be regarded as a ‘safe event’.

If you would like to talk to someone for advice before you submit your application contact [email protected]

Event Enquiries

If you are thinking about hosting an event in Liverpool, would like further information on organising an event or would like to speak to a member of the team about event support, please complete our e-form enquiry below and a member of the team will be in touch shortly.

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