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This half-day seminar will outline the theory and practicalities of measuring the social impact of participatory activities on individuals and communities.

By the end of the seminar, participants will:

  • Understand what to evaluate and why
  • Understand different terminology used in evaluation
  • Be able to apply different approaches to evaluation in different contexts
  • Understand how to plan an evaluation framework

“It was a brilliant session, covering lots of ground. Thank you”.

Target Audience

This course is aimed artists, arts administrators; arts project managers and voluntary sector managers. It’s for anyone new to evaluation, or those with some experience of evaluation who are looking for more practical tips and a refreshed approach.


This half-day course is an informal seminar with plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and learning from fellow-participants’ experiences.


Annette Burghes is Collective Encounters’ Executive Director. Annette studied Arts Management at London Metropolitan University and Law at the College of Law. Annette has worked in the arts and voluntary sector for twenty years, and recently co-authored The Social Impact of the Arts in Liverpool on behalf of Liverpool City Council.

Price (excluding booking fee)

Individual freelance practitioners and students: £50

Representatives from private sector organisations, Arts Council National Portfolio Organisations, HE, FE and Local Authorities: £75

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For more information, or if you have difficulty with the fees please call us on 0151 345 6266