Creative Facilitation

Join our next CPD-certified creative facilitator training course

Always wanted to run your own creative workshops?

Have lots to teach but lack the structure & practice?

Do you want to brush up on your delivery skills?

Our Creative Facilitation introductory course is designed for you! We run the course quarterly, with the following learning outcomes:

  • Become an engaging creative facilitator thinking about games and exercises

    for both online and in-person delivery

  • Practice planning & problem solving in the moment

  • Find joy and confidence with your own style of delivery

  • Comply with the latest child safeguarding regulations

Next course:

Dates: Thursday 25th April and Friday 26th April 2024, 10am - 5pm each day

Cost: £300 per delegate (+ Eventbrite booking fee)

Discounted places: We have a limited number of discounted places for freelancers available (25% off). Use the code PMD2425 to get 25% off if you are a freelancer. All places are available on a first come, first served basis.

Location: Venue Import Building, The Auditorium 2 Clove Cres, London E14

Questions: If you have any questions, please email our producer, Holly, at

Course details

This training is for those wanting to create engaging workshops for their beneficiaries. You will learn how to engage participants, create safe spaces, and comply with safeguarding regulations. Led by Simone Watson-Brown, an experienced performance coach and EDI consultant, this two-day intensive course is a must for anyone looking to improve their facilitation skills.

All delegates will receive an accredited course certificate upon completion of all 12 units.

Unit Break Down:

Unit 1: Defining a facilitator and the tools they use

Unit 2: Practical exploration of delivering a Workshop

Unit 3: Tailor made session plan vs thinking on your feet

Unit 4: The importance of creating safe spaces and managing challenging behaviour

Unit 5: Safeguarding best practice assessment 1 (Quiz)

Unit 6: Delivering a game assessment 2 (Practical)

Unit 7: Reflection, recap and identifying development areas

Unit 8: Active entrances

Unit 9: Leaning into your USP - part 1

Unit 10: Leaning into your USP - part 2

Unit 11: Leaning into your USP - part 3

Unit 12: Self/peer reflection and evaluation

Who facilitates it?

Simone Watson-Brown is a highly skilled and experienced freelance Performance and Impact Coach, EDI consultant, creative facilitator, and Theatre Director. She has a background in Arts Leadership at an award-winning off-west end theatre and works for a number of award-winning companies. Simone is an accredited Performance Impact Coach, having received her certification in 2019 from the International Coach Federation through Maynard Leigh Associates.

Apply to become a Purple Moon Drama creative facilitator

As part of our creative ecosystem, in addition to running accredited training courses, we also hire trained and trusted facilitators to support our School Holiday Drama Clubs.

80% of course participants in 2022 - 2023 have since been hired as paid facilitators by PMD for £150/day, meaning they made their money back (and then some!) almost right away.

Start the relationship by applying to facilitate below or email if you have any questions.

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