Invitations & online bookings

There are digital tools available that can help you save time and money when running events by cutting down your admin tasks. These tools can be used to organise and send out your invitations, right through to managing your online bookings.

Community How To member's have recommended these tools to help you get started...


A free and easy way to schedule meetings, invite attendees and co-ordinate diaries.
Online Centres Foundation’s Funding and Partnerships Manager Ben Brown tracks down all sorts of interesting organisations and pots of funding. He often found co-ordinating meetings and other people's diaries tricky, but with the help of Doodle it’s now a doddle!

You Can Book Me


Online appointment booking tool


Eventbrite gives you all the online tools you need to plan an event, promote it via social media, and sell your tickets.
Jacqui Thompson, Community Learning Officer for Gateshead Libraries, explains how they used Eventbrite to organise and run a very successful 'e-Day' event. So successful that everyone is now asking when the next one will be!

Booking Bug


Booking Bug is a simple scheduling and event booking service, allowing users to book online.



10to8 is an online booking system for small appointment-based businesses.