Creative Engagement Training

Date / time: 23 April, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Creative Engagement Training


Join this free online training session, organised by Being Human Festival, to explore creative and innovative methods for delivering public engagement activities. The session will be led by Jamie Gallagher, who will provide an overview of how to incorporate a range of creative activities into your public engagement event. Get inspired by ambitious examples and gain practical tips for successful and creative public engagement activity.

What will be covered?

  • Planning a creative public engagement event, drawing on real-world examples from the festival and beyond
  • Inspiration and ideas for different event formats and types
  • Simple and impactful ways to add creative flavour to your event
  • Embedding your research and opportunities for two-way engagement into your event
  • Tailoring event formats to your target audience
  • Practical planning tips

Who should attend?

  • Being Human Festival applicants, or those interested in applying
  • Researchers at HEIs and research organisations who want to learn more about public engagement in the humanities
  • Public engagement professionals
  • Cultural and community organisations who are interested in public engagement

This session is primarily aimed at those taking part, or thinking of taking part, in Being Human Festival, but is open to all.

Dr Jamie Gallagher is an award-winning communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. Working across dozens of institutions and subject areas he has helped improve the reach, profile and impact of research engagement in almost every discipline.