Now you have decided to promote a show in your own venue what do you do next?

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Don't worry, you are not alone, hundreds of community volunteers across the UK promote shows. The main thing you need is enthusiasm, time, effort, imagination and hopefully the support from some other members of the community.

"For me, all the effort suddenly becomes worth-while when, 20 seconds into the show, I relise 'we've done it!'  - promoter comment

The links below take you to some useful documents that can help with ideas and tips to make your event a success.

Counting Down to a Great "Night Out"  this leaflet gives hints and tips to make the most of your event.

Writing a press release- download a sample press release that you can amend and use for your event.  (word document)

The Boost Marketing Support  This is a more in depth guide that will help you make a marketing plan for your event. It is intended for people with a little time on their hands, who want to make a good job of marketing planning. It is often the case that effort is spent on learning, rather than doing. However, this guide includes a template for you to write your own marketing plan, and the rest of the guide supplies the most important information you need to complete this template. It will help you through the main steps of the process, so you can be sure that you have all the most important elements in place