Keeping People Safe in the Arts: developing good safeguarding practice



This safeguarding training event is a great starting place for understanding safeguarding for you, and your organisation.

Who is this training for?

Keeping People Safe in the Arts: developing good safeguarding practice is aimed at new arts professionals, start-ups and sole traders, and will guide you through how good approaches to safeguarding can improve and support your practice.

Where will the training take place?

This event will work best in person and we strongly encourage people to come to Kala Sangam if you are able to.

However, we don’t want to exclude anyone who is unable to attend due to access reasons. We are therefore pleased to be able to offer online access via Zoom for those who can’t attend, please select this option when booking.

What will the training cover?
  • Understanding what safeguarding is
  • Protecting yourself and others
  • Recognising risk
  • Creating safe and consensual spaces for all
  • Inclusive practices
  • Legal/statutory requirements

Although this training is not accredited, you will leave the session with a clear action plan and examples of good safeguarding policies. You’ll know where to go for advice and how to develop safeguarding practices in your organisation. 

So, if you would like to join us, please register via the button below.

If you have any questions please email us at

Registration closes on Tuesday 4 October, 2022.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Meet the facilitators

Lucy Dix

Lucy is a trained teacher and has worked in education for 20 years at Secondary and University level, teaching Drama and English and lecturing on Inclusion and Disability rights.

She runs a sport and arts company, Summat Creative and is a freelance advisor to companies in the cultural sector.

She likes crochet and crime drama.

Rhiannon Hannon

Rhiannon is Associate Director; Participation at Theatre Royal Wakefield and is a Director, Producer and Facilitator.

Rhiannon leads Theatre Royal Wakefield’s Participation programme which includes all their training and communities work. She is the Designated Safeguarding Lead and has 20 years experience in developing and delivering performance projects with diverse groups of people from professionals to first-timers.

She loves a good panto and fancy foodstuffs!

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