How to get involved
To join the amazing network of local organisers across the country, register with us online. If you get stuck at any point we're only a phone call or an email away.
HODs 2020 will be 11-20 September
Registration is open mid March - 1 August . The sooner you register, the more we can support you!
Why get involved?
- Get a flavour of the festival's impact from 2019's headlines and anecdotes
- Hear from other local organisers on our video or read their case studies
- Download our new Get Started pack for inspiration and advice on taking part
- Find out more about our entry criteria and the support we offer then follow the steps below.
Registration step by step...
1 - Connect with us
2 - Submit your details
Submit your registration form to the team - you'll see its status change online.
3 - Check your listings
Events that need our insurance will be reviewed by the team before full registration, if there's a query we'll be in touch, otherwise you will get an automatic email of approval. This might take a few weeks as we're a small team, please bear with us!
Listings go live on the website from June - do check your entry is correct and present.
4 - Apply for material
The free promotional material becomes available in early summer. Once you have submitted an event you will be able to apply for it online.
5 - Keep us posted
Let us know if anything needs changing in the run up to the event. Double check your risk assessment measures. Then have a wonderful event and tell us all about it afterwards!