Training calendar


25
Oct/21

Webinar – Inclusive Local Parties – Mon 25 October 2021

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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27
Oct/21

Webinar – Recruiting & working with volunteers – Wed 27 October 2021

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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29
Oct/21

Aberdeenshire Technical Motivate Day – Friday 29 October 2021

All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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29
Oct/21

Webinar – ALDC Artworker: Calendars and Christmas Cards for your Campaign – Fri 29 October

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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30
Oct/21

Aberdeenshire Campaigning Motivate Day – Saturday 30 October 2021

All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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01
Nov/21

Webinar – Winning the postal vote – Mon 1 November 2021

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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03
Nov/21

Webinar – Making the most of My Councillor – Wed 3 November 2021

5.30pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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04
Nov/21

Winning in Scotland in 2022: Using Data to Win – Thurs 4 November 2021

7pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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06
Nov/21

Somerset Motivate Day – Saturday 6 November 2021

All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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06
Nov/21

Scottish Borders Motivate Day – Saturday 6 November 2021

All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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08
Nov/21

Webinar – Be a Cllr: Keeping your council seat – Mon 8 November 2021

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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10
Nov/21

Webinar – Be a Cllr: Using the council to campaign – Wed 10 November 2021

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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17
Nov/21

Webinar – Campaigning effectively with surveys and petitions – Wed 17 November 2021

12.30pm and then repeated at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free

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21
Nov/21

East Dunbartonshire Motivate Day – Sunday 21 November 2021

All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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26
Nov/21

Kickstart Weekend, 26-28 November 2021

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, near Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0NL

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26
Nov/21

Agents Training Weekend – 26-28 November 2021

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, near Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0NL

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02
Dec/21

Winning in Scotland in 2022: The Final 4 Months – Thurs 2 December

7pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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05
Dec/21

Glasgow Motivate Day – Sun 5 December 2021

All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free. Lunch & Refreshments will be provided

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11
Dec/21

Hertfordshire Motivate Day – Sat 11 December 2021

10am - 4pm All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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Training types


Key Events

Kickstart Weekends

Kickstart is our highly regarded residential campaign training weekend. Come along to get professional advice, training and bespoke mentoring for your team from experienced Liberal Democrat campaigners and councillors. The weekend caters for everyone; whatever your role in a campaign, and regardless of your experience. Find out more.

Councillors Weekend

Come along to improve your skills in your important Liberal Democrat councillor/campaigner roles. Enjoy a packed programme of training sessions, speakers and discussions and meet with fellow councillors from across the country. Training includes how to be an effective ward councillor, organising your casework, political influencing and much more. Find out more.

Party Conferences

We provide training for campaigners, candidates and councillors at each of the party’s conferences – Federal (Spring and Autumn), Welsh and Scottish – alongside exhibiting and running fringe events. We publish details in advance of each conference via our website and weekly emails.

Motivate Training Days

We run free virtual Motivate Training Days on Saturdays, 9.30am – 2pm, featuring campaign training and bespoke support. All Lib Dem members are welcome; you don’t have to be an ALDC member. You need to register to attend. Once registered, we will email you a link to join the meeting which we host online via Zoom. In non-pandemic times, Motivates are physical events held across Britain.

Webinars

We run multiple free webinars each week covering topics such as agents and local party officers, Affinity Publisher and Connect. We also run webinars specially designed for Lib Dems based in Scotland and Wales. Sessions last about 45 minutes and they start at 12.30pm or 5pm. All Lib Dem members are welcome; you don’t have to be an ALDC member. You need to register to attend. Once registered, we will email you a link to join the meeting which we host online via Zoom.

Specialist Training Days

In non-Covid times, we deliver day-long training events across the country focussing on a specialist topic such as Affinity Publisher, Agent Training, ALDC Artworker, or Connect. A lot of these topics are covered in our weekly bitesize webinars (we’re running three sets a week at present).