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Developing COVID-19 Systems Of Work For Festivals And Event Organisers

Date: 22-09-2020

Mayo Arts Service are pleased to offer a one-day workshop on Developing COVID-19 Systems of Work for festivals and event organisers.

Theatrical and Live Events Production Manager Eanna Whelan will host a workshop on developing COVID-19 Systems of work for festivals and event organisers.

 Venue: Online

Date: October 14th

Time: 11.30am to 4pm. 

This workshop will suit festival and event organisers who have been forced to regroup, rethink and restructure since restrictions were introduced in March of 2020. This workshop will address issues facing the festivals and events industry and will provide clear information on each of the following areas: 

COVID-19 Background

Methods of combating COVID-19

Responsibilities of Employers and Employees

Planning an event

Pre Production Period


Fit Up and Production

Show Operation & The Public

Risk Management Strategy & Assessment

This event is free but places are strictly limited.

For information and bookings please contact / 094 90 64666

Éanna Whelan is a Theatrical and Live Events Production Manager, now based in Dublin. Having first trained as an Audio Engineer and then Theatre Technician, he went on to join the international festival circuit, taking management positions at the Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals. After returning to Ireland his attention turned to international and national touring productions, taking shows to Brisbane Arts Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Montréal Just for Laughs and Glastonbury to name a few. Éanna is currently enrolled in a Master of Science in Emergency Management in Dublin College University and continues to work in the international and national arts festival world.

This project is an initiative of Mayo County Council in partnership with the Arts Council of Ireland with support from the Creative Ireland Programme in response to the Creative and Cultural Jobs Stimulus Measure Funding 2020.

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