The UK’s first national festival of the humanities has been announced! Taking place between the 15th and 23rd November 2014, the ‘Being Human’ event aims to engage the public with the best humanities research in the UK. Funding is available to facilitate participation, with money available to host an event including room and equipment hire, consumables and travel. Events which could be supported include workshops, exhibitions and installations, performances, film screenings, virtual or hands-on activities, hackathons and debates; this list is not exhaustive so be inventive! More information is available at http://www.sas.ac.uk/support-research/being-human-festival and the deadline for funding applications is 14 March 2014.