For event organisers

For event organisers

This page is a one-stop-shop for Being Human festival 2017 event organisers.

Here you’ll find resources to help you promote, plan and evaluate your Being Human festival activities.

Upcoming deadlines

1 August: Deadline for copy for the print programme
15 August: Deadline for uploading events to the online programme

You can gain access to the forms for submitting your event details via the password protected area at the bottom of this page. If you have not received the password by email, please email

How you can get in touch

1. Email us
2. Our Facebook group for 2017 organisers 
– To add yourself as a member, click here
– Select ‘Join group’ and we will add you


Being Human 2017 timeline

Guides and toolkits

Being Human 2017 planning and promotional toolkit
Tricks of the trade – event planning guide

Case studies

Birkbeck, University of London: ‘International London: walking tours’
University of Dundee: ‘Martian autopsy’
Institute of Historical Research: ‘Night at the library: books of hope and fear
University of Kent: ‘Sensing the past: from smell to sound’
The National Archives: ‘Queer and the state’
University of Oxford: ‘FRIGHTFriday: the art and science of hope and fear’
University of Salford: ‘Twenty years on: Manchester and the IRA bomb
University of Warwick: ‘Against prejudice: Ira Aldridge in Coventry 1828’

Password protected resources

In the run up to the festival, we will be putting things like logos and design templates in this password protected area. You should have received the password via email, but if you haven’t, please email