COVID-19: Ensuring safe and secure delivery

Wednesday 21 October 2020, 2pm-4pm
Via Zoom

How can individual creative practitioners and community arts and culture organisations deliver their activities amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic? This two-hour workshop will guide you through the key considerations arts and culture organisations should consider when planning and delivering face to face activities. From understanding your duties of care to tips to becoming Covid-19 secure; this practical workshop will build confidence to set a plan relevant to your activities.

By the end of the session, you will:
• Understand the key duties of care you owe your team and participants
• Understand where to seek guidance appropriate and proportionate to your activities
• Explored practical tips to reduce risks of transmission
• Considered case studies of becoming a safer space in practice

This workshop is aimed at individual creative practitioners, heritage/ cultural organisations and creative businesses who are re-starting or have re-started “in person” delivery and want to do it as safely as possible.

There will also be a chance for a follow-up 1-2-1 with session leader Tom Burke, if you need specific advice and guidance.

To register:
Register your interest for this workshop, by clicking here.
We will confirm your place and details of the session via. email. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Due to our funding conditions, this workshop is only available to individual creative practitioners who live, work or study in Sunderland or creative/ heritage organisations and creative businesses who are based in Sunderland.

If you have any questions about the event, please email [email protected].

This workshop is offered as part of the Unlock the City programme which supports the development of artists and creative businesses in Sunderland. Unlock the City is delivered in partnership by Sunderland Culture, Sunderland City Council, Digital Catapult, North East BIC and Sunderland BME Network, with funding from Arts Council England and the National Lottery Heritage Fund through the Great Place Programme, and Coastal Communities Fund

About Tom Burke:
Tom Burke is a freelance consultant working across the voluntary sector working under the amplify.org.uk platform. With a background in youth and community development, he has previously worked in public health programmes and in international development responding to the Ebola outbreak. Much of his work has been around safeguarding and managing risk; he designed and delivers the NCVO Safeguarding for Volunteer Managers training course and was Editor and co-author of the ‘Safeguarding Young People in a Pandemic’ guide published in May 2020.