Guide to organising community events

The Cabinet Office has published an interactive guide to organising community events with the aim of increasing the number of in community events over the coming year.

Despite the success of community-led events around the Olympics and Jubilee, research by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has found that existing guidance lacked clarity and focused too much on what organisers could not do when organising charity fund-raisers, street parties or school fetes.

To access the guide visit

For further information on the research visit

Local authorities will receive a letter from Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd and Communities Minster Stephen Williams, introducing the new guidelines.