Community Events

I thought the event went really well and way beyond our hopes when we first came up with the idea!
Matthew Watts
Capital Clean Up Carnival (May 2010) - London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games
Thanks so much for the Solar Cinema and workshops – everyone had so much fun
Carol Rushton
The Big Green Festival Manchester 2010 - Sustainable Regeneration Directorate, Manchester

Events Management

Option 1 – Choose from our workshops, performers and suppliers

Option 2 – Let Talk Action organise your event (read on)

With over 20 years of event management experience, Talk Action organises a wide range of services from a single workshop to a complete solar powered festival for 50,000 people. Costs range from £100 for a workshop, £8k for a medium community event to £100k for a full blown, all-singing, all-dancing green fair.

We deliver community events that inspire community cohesion, empower people to change while developing wellbeing and genuine social wealth. Working alongside our projects team we often help young offenders and long-term unemployed to develop new skills and work experience at our events.

We can supply:

  • Full event management
  • Solar powered music stages, cinemas and workshops
  • Licensing applications and health and safety
  • Infrastructure including marquees, compost toilets and security
  • Interactive and educational workshops using recycled materials
  • Local/organic catering and a selection of community/campaign information stalls
  • Music from bands such as www.hoopdriver.co.uk

Examples of Event Content

Haringey Schools Day 2010

  • 600 local primary school children
  • 3 x big top marquees
  • Professor Kayoss: eco-entertainer
  • Brazilian Drumming and Dancing workshop using drums made from recycled materials
  • Giant recycled sculpture – displayed in local shopping centre

Havering Show 2009

  • 20,000 people over 2 days
  • 1 x solar powered music tent with local musicians, show singers, Bollywood dancers and a 20 piece saxophone band.
  • 1 x starshade tent with recycled art, green wood working and carbon limbo workshops
  • 1 x solar cinema with interactive games and quizzes
  • 1 x cycle roadshow – 30 x wild and wacky bikes and trikes to test ride

Previous clients include:

 
BBC Four
Exeter City Council
Glastonbury Festival
London Borough of Havering
Keep Britain Tidy
The BigChill Festival

... Olympic Commission, Brent Respect, Big Green Gathering, Rise Festival, Redbridge Green Fair, Tramlines festival Sheffield, Ashton Court Festival, The Big Chill, Shambala Festival, Nozstock, and many more…