Due to demand, Safe to Create are holding in-person active bystander training sessions in five locations around the country in February, March and April.

Led by Dr Louise Crowley (Professor of Law, UCC) and Olwen Dawe (leading policy analyst and consultant), this free half-day course equips arts/creative workers with the knowledge, tools and motivation to intervene safely and stop inappropriate behaviour in the workplace before it rises to the level of unlawful harassment.

Dates and venues as follows:

Waterford: February 29, 2-5pm, Garter Lane Theatre

Limerick: March 13, 2-5pm, Limerick Strand Hotel

Dublin (actors/performers): March 20, 10am-1pm, Clayton Hotel Cardiff LaneDublin (tech/stage workers): March 20, 2.30-5.30pm, Clayton Hotel Cardiff LaneDublin* (leaders/board members): March 21, 10am-1pm, Clayton Hotel Cardiff LaneGalway* (leaders/board members): April 11, 2-5pm, Galmont Hotel

Meath: April 18, 11am-2pm, Kells Courthouse Tourism & Cultural Hub

You can register for each course at the links above.

*Please note that the Leaders/Board Members sessions are intended specifically for organisational leaders and board members – to book contact grainne@safetocreate.ie for the registration password. We are seeing high demand for these courses, so do register for your place as early as you can. Please also only register for the number of places that you/your organisation need and can definitely use.

You can go to the training page of their website for more information onall training courses available.