Public Service Communications Academy 2021

LGcomms and the Government Communications Service (GCS) are pleased to announce that the 2021 dates for the annual Public Service Communications Academy (or Academy) have been set! This year’s theme is Partnerships, Performance and People – three essential elements for effective communications that we all need to develop and look after. 

More details about the programme and ticket bookings will follow shortly. For now, please save the date(s) and read our Chair Alix Macfarlane’s blog on this year’s event theme.


Tuesday 23 – Wednesday 24 November 2021


Following last year’s success and your feedback, we will once again meet virtually on the event platform Hopin.



1-day ticket: £100 + VAT
2-day ticket: £200 + VAT


1-day ticket: £200 + VAT
2-day ticket: £400 + VAT

An LGcomms membership is £250+VAT (per year, per organisation) and does not only mean a discounted Academy tickets, but also gives you access to all our other seminars for free. 

About Academy

The Public Service Communications Academy (Academy) is a well-established annual event for public sector communicators from across the country to come together, develop key skills and share ideas, with a focus on low and no-cost campaigns. Organised by LGcomms and the Government Communication Service (GCS), the event offers a mix of learning, expert speakers, networking, practical training and interactive sessions for communications professionals at all career levels.

The event is supported by the PRCA and the Local Government Association (LGA).