Welsh Music Festival
You have been recently appointed as the festival manager for a new music festival to be hosted in Wales. The festival will be run by a management team consisting of local people, representatives from the local authority and you. Your key tasks will be to:
Task 1 - Research and decide on a name and logo for the festival
Task 2 - Keeping the database of Traders up to date and using this in the planning process
Task 3 - Design and create key festival documents and publicity material
Task 4 - Managing costs associated with initial planning
Task 5 - Communicate electronically with the festival management team, presenting Festival plans and projected cost
Task 1 - Research and decide on a name and logo for the festival (OCR - AO2a)
Before you start developing logos, documents and presentations for the festival you should carry out research for ideas, designs, layouts and other considerations when organising a large scale event.
Task 2 - Working with the Traders database (OCR - AO6)
In this task, you will update and use a database file called Traders, this will be emailed to you. The database contains the details of traders that will be selling items on the festival grounds. You will enter, edit and delete data appropriate to the needs of the management team. You will search the data relevant to the requests of the management team and for higher levels you will also sort data and print report(s).
Task 3 - Design and create key festival documents and publicity material (OCR - AO4)
In this task you will design and create they key festival documents and puplicity material. Each document needs to be designed carefully, taking into account the intended audience and purpose of the document.
Task 4 - Managing costs associated with the festival planning (OCR - AO5)
The management team has asked you to create a spreadsheet that will help model the costs involved in setting up the festival. They need to ensure that the admission charges and other income not only covers the costs, but also provides a profit margin to ensure the festival can continue to run in future years.
Task 5 - Presenting festival plans and projected costs (OCR - AO2b and AO3)The management team has asked you to present your initial planning and project costs to the rest of the team at the next management meeting. You will need to give an overview of your initial planning with particular emphasis on projected income and expenditure.
Task 6 - Safe Working Practices (AO1):Complete the workbook as a standalone unit. It is not within the Welsh Music Festival context.