Kickstart Weekends

Kickstart is our highly regarded residential campaign training weekend, which we run twice a year (in the summer and autumn). Come along to get tailored, professional advice; training and bespoke mentoring for your team from experienced and successful Liberal Democrat campaigners and councillors. ALDC members can book discounted early-bird rates.

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Motivate Training Days

We run our one-day bespoke Motivate Training Days throughout the year and we aim to cover as much of Great Britain as possible. They’re usually held on a Saturday, organised by a local party, but open to a wider area (such as a county). The organisers can tailor the day’s sessions and we provide the trainer/s, material and cover our own travel costs.

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Other local training opportunities

We provide a range of local training opportunities throughout the year and we aim to cover as much of Great Britain as possible. These range from Motivate (bespoke training days); group away days; technical training events and our delivery of the Be a Councillor programme. For future training dates, see this page’s training calendar.

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Webinars

We run regular webinars – live online training sessions – where we provide timely advice on a different topic each month. To take part, all you need is a computer and an internet connection; and you can ask or send through questions. These sessions are free, last no longer than 45 minutes and are only for ALDC members. View this page’s training calendar for upcoming webinar dates.

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Conference

We provide training at each of the party’s conferences – Federal, Welsh and Scottish – alongside exhibiting and running fringe events. We always aim to provide a variety of sessions considering the different roles within a campaign and pitched to a range of experience levels.

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