For hands-on activity packs and case-studies of other events, visit the British Science Week website for even more ideas.

Handbooks and toolkits

Branches Handbook
Finance Toolkit
Health and Safety Toolkit
Marketing and Publicity Toolkit
Fundraising Toolkit
BSW guide to running an event
Branch events
Volunteer recruitment and retention guidance notes
BSW guide to publicity (includes guidance on how to write a press release)
Scientist-Community Partnerships: A Scientist's Guide to Successful Collaboration 

Quarterly reporting

Branch Quarterly Report Form


Risk assessment form and instructions
Expenses claim form
Volunteer driver insurance form
AGM agenda template
Accident report form


How the British Science Association uses photographs


Guide to evaluation
sciSCREEN evaluation form
branch event evaluation form
branch event interview sheet - adult event
branch event interview sheet family event

Marketing & Communiations

Branch websites and social media - full list
BSA branding guidelines
BSA logo pack
Facebook: best practice guidance
Branch volunteer leaflet
Twitter for the clueless

Case studies

Canal Festival - Edinburgh and SE Scotland Branch
SciBar - Nottinghamshire Branch
Science in the Park - Nottinghamshire Branch
SciCraft Event - Science London
Cafe Scientifique - Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch
British Science Week - Aberdeen Branch
Science Busking - Cambridgeshire Branch
Recruiting Volunteers - Bristol and Bath Branch

Committee role templates

Blank role description template
Fundraising Officer
Marketing and Communications Officer
Publicity Officer
Volunteer Coordinator
Events volunteer
Committee member