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Saltash Silent Disco

We have been semi-successful in our application to run silent discos through Saltash! We had initially planned for involvement with various community groups in Saltash, across various locations (silent disco under the lit up Cornish Cross at night, anyone?!), unfortunately we were only semi-successful with our funding bid. The bid will now fund one silent

Keyham Community Sparks

We are involved in bids on two projects for Keyham Community Sparks. The first project idea is to bring the community together, in small localised groups, at five events using silent disco equipment in novel settings around Keyham and to have fun. Locations may include: Alexandra Park, North Down Crescent Play Area, Keyham Green Places,

Diverse Events CIC call out for votes!

Diverse Events CIC calls out for votes to get a share of Tesco’s Community Grants fund We are bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative. Tesco works with community charity Groundwork to run its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £1,500, £1,000 and £500 awarded to local community

Thank you ASDA Foundation (and POP!)

Diverse Events CIC has been fortunate enough to receive a grant from the Asda Foundation‘s “Bringing Communities Back Together” fund which has the mission to “Transform Communities and Improve Lives”. We used this funding (topped up by Plymouth Octopus Project‘s £250 a pop) to purchase event resources, including two 3m x 3m gazebos, and some

Best Events Management Company 2021 – South West

LUXlife magazine has announced the winners of the 2021 Hospitality Awards and Diverse Events has been announced as the “Best Events Management Company 2021 – South West”! Now running in it’s sixth consecutive year, the LUXlife Hospitality Awards is back to recognise and award businesses that have been consistent with adapting to keep up their

Plant a tree!

It’s no secret that the event industry contributes huge amounts of CO2 emissions. We hire in huge diesel generators, we travel around to event sites, we bring in huge delivery lorries. The event industry is bad for the environment! To help us offset our CO2 emissions, we have added the option of ‘buying a tree’

2021: A bright future?

The recently announced Spring roadmap is, surprisingly, restriction-light for events. This is good news, with pilot events planned to run from the 12th of April, indoor events (up to 1,000 people or 50% of the venue capacity, whichever is lower) and outdoor events (up to 4,000 people, or 50% of the venue capacity) from the

Red Velvet Cinema

During the ongoing lockdowns the workload of an event organiser has, unsurprisingly, dropped considerably. As such we have had more time to work with community interests, such as Red Velvet Cinema. Since October Aaron, one of the Directors of Diverse Events CIC has been supporting Red Velvet Cinema in providing tech training, and device loans

The Village Hub

During the ongoing lockdowns the workload of an event organiser has, unsurprisingly, dropped considerably. As such we have had more time to work with community interests, such as The Village Hub in Stoke Village, Plymouth. Diverse Events CIC has been involved with Stoke Village for a number of years now, since supporting the relaunch of

Christmas Events in COVID times

With COVID still ensuring that traditional community events cannot go ahead, both the Saltash Christmas Festival and the Stoke Traders and Residents Association have moved their Christmas plans online. Saltash and Stoke Village would not be without their Christmas celebrations! With the Saltash Christmas Festival usually bringing thousands of visitors to the town, this naturally