Volunteer Training, Bury St Edmunds

Open Britain, exclusive training for Volunteers

Sunday 14 January 2018, 10am-2.30pm
(arrive 9:45am for coffee and a prompt 10am start)

At:      St Andrews Castle, 33 St Andrew's St S, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3PH.

Open Britain will be delivering some exclusive training to volunteers in Bury St Edmunds. The training will focus on giving volunteers the skills and confidence required in order to make a difference in their local community by engaging with local residents about the important issues surrounding Brexit.

Complimentary lunch and refreshments provided

Spaces are limited so please RSVP promptly. If you do sign-up and find your are unable to attend, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance so that we may give your space to someone else. Please let us know if you have any access or dietary requirements.

For further details about the venue’s free parking and directions www.activebusinesscentre.co.uk

Stuart Hand, Director of Field Campaigns at Open Britain will spend the day with us providing:

  • An exclusive insight into Open Britain campaign work and updating us on national strategy
  • Training to develop our campaigning skills and help us to be even more effective and confident
  • Support in the delivery of a new Open Britain survey, designed by our very own Helen Geake.


10-12.45am: Open Britain overview & latest perspectives and approaches for effective confident campaigning

12.45-1.30pm: Working Lunch, Review and reflections on our campaign work

1.30-2.30pm: Open Britain survey and data collection and final reflections and next steps


Please bring warm comfortable clothes as some of the training will be undertaken outside.

Stuart Hand will lead us though the day. Stuart is the Director of Field Campaigns at Open Britain and former Deputy Director of Campaigns for the Conservative Party. 

Helen Geake has worked in collaboration with Open Britain to develop the survey. Helen is a member of Open Britain Bury St Edmunds and a member of Mid Suffolk Green Party. Helen is an archaeologist who was part of Channel 4's popular archaeology series Time Team until 2010.



January 14, 2018 at 9:45am - 2:30pm


St Andrews Castle
33 St Andrew's St S
Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3PH
United Kingdom
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