Wild Heath Festival PREPARING WEEK

 WaHH logo full colour (compressed)

 

Wild Heath Festival

14/07/2014 – 18/04/2014 Preparation for the Festival!!!!

 

14TH July 2014 – Monday

  • Email and phone correspondence with potential volunteers
  • Volunteer Wildlife Interpreter Interview s.

    sign spraying
    sign spraying
  • Response to specific volunteer role applications sent via websites and email.
  • Researching events happening this week in different communities like Hackney – to try to attend or post adverts in about the festival.
  • Starting to draw up a project plan looking at all the roles in the project – the sustainability of each role for the future of the project with volunteers only as the workforce.
  • Drawing up a plan to follow for future coordinators to use and share about what their jobs/tasks would involve – i.e. For the recruitment – target audience and ways of reaching them, weekly, monthly tasks to do and attend etc.
  • Creating new ideas about where to advertise the festival – researching popular sites – newspapers and events etc. Looking at the target audience etc.
  • Contacting organisations to post our event about the festival.

 

15th July 2014 – Tuesday

  • Email and phone correspondence with potential volunteers.
  • Processing of new volunteer application form sent to put on database.

    festival art
    festival art
  • Advertising on websites for the Heath festival with the festival poster and other details.
  • A drawing of a preparation plan summary for the volunteer fair tomorrow in Camden.
  • Making a summary plan of the activities needed to be completed in the creative session in the evening.
  • Creative session with other volunteers to help produce activities that were drawn up as well brainstorming of new ideas on top.
  • Arts and crafts part – so making, drawing, painting, sticking, spraying and getting ‘arty’ so beginning all the physical decorations and activities for the festival – i.e. making a massive beehive, bees etc.

 

16th July 2014 – Wednesday

 

  • Preparation for Camden Volunteer fair – printing leaflets, flyers, posters and arranging things to take to put on our stall.

    setting up for volunteer fair
    setting up for volunteer fair
  • Volunteer fair in Camden – representing Wild about Hampstead Heath on stall by myself!!! Other organisations present also. Interacting with other different volunteer organisation – networking and also speaking and interacting with public who were walking around who may want to volunteer. Got many emails and had many interesting conversations!!! Really great and beneficial experience!!!

 

17th July 2014 – Thursday

  • Responding and contacting all potential interested volunteers from the fair yesterday who provided contact details.
  • Correspondence with other interested volunteers – to arrange interview times and dates.
  • Statistical analysis on the feedback survey designed for inactive volunteers.
  • Preparation for the festival – more arts and craft!! – Continued from Tuesday.
Kubota ride to pick up equipment & activities
Kubota ride to pick up equipment & activities

 

18th July 2014 – Friday

  • Responding and contacting all potential interested volunteers from the fair yesterday who provided contact details.
  • Correspondence with other interested volunteers – to arrange interview times and dates.
  • Preparation for the festival – more arts and craft!! And putting all the activities together that have been completed.
  • Kubota ride around to collect equipment and activities in north of Heath.

 

20th July 2014 – Sunday

WILD HEATH FESTIVAL!!!!!!

setting up for the festival
setting up for the festival

 

wildlife graffiti
wildlife graffiti
bee hive pledges up to see
bee hive pledges up to see

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