Arts Council issue COVID-19 Guidance Document to help Festival and Event Organisers

The Arts Council and Fáilte Ireland have come together in partnership to develop guidelines in line with the government’s COVID-19 Resilience and Recovery 2021 — The Path Ahead to help festival and event organisers minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 at festivals and individual events, and to rebuild confidence and trust among attendees.

The Main Guidance Document is available here.

Helpful examples and templates are also available below:

  • Appendix 1 Event Organiser COVID-19 Response Plan Checklist is available here
  • Appendix 2 Risk Assessment sample is available here
  • Appendix 3 Working Example of an Outdoor Festival Model is available here
  • Appendix 4 Working Example of an Indoor Festival Model is available here
  • Appendix 5 Advice for the safe use of Alcohol-based hand sanitiser is available here

For more guidelines, including information for children and young people’s arts and cultural activities see: