The building blocks of a
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Foundation skills for effective campaigning

The Campaign Carousel™ foundation module includes four workshops which all Carousel riders must take. The module provides an understanding of how social change happens, alongside how to plan, deliver and evaluate a campaign. You must take the Introduction to Campaigning and Social Change workshop first. The other three workshops can be taken at various times throughout the year. Each online workshop is three-hours long.

Join our campaigning community

Social and learning events to help build a network of support.

Take part in mentoring

Learning opportunities to support your campaigning journey.

Core workshops

Introduction to campaigning and social change

Three-hour workshop, online

Introduction to campaigning and social change

Workshop Dates

Wed 18th Sept 2024 2-5pm
Thurs Jan 16th 2025 10am-1pm
Tues 29th Apr 2025 5-5pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Analysing the problem and planning for change

Workshop Dates

Tues 1st Oct 2024 10am-1pm
Tues 28th Jan 2025, 10am-1pm
Tues 6th May 2025, 10am-1pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Evaluating What Matters

Workshop Dates

Weds 9th Oct 2024 10am-1pm
Weds 5th Feb 2025, 2-5pm
Tues 13th May 2025, 10am-1pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Communicating for change

Workshop Dates

Tue 24th Sept 2024 10am-1pm
Tues 21st Jan 2025, 10am-1pm
Weds 30th April 2025, 2-5pm

Build your own diverse workshop series

Choose a further five additional workshops from the diverse options below to expand your campaigning learning in a variety of areas. These interactive workshops are led by experts from our extensive Associates network, who actively draw from their own campaigning practise and learning.  Design your own programme at your own pace throughout the year.

Optional workshops

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Three-hour workshop, online

Using the legal system to achieve change

Brimming with insights into impactful legal campaigns, this workshop will provide you with a practical planning framework for future use.

Workshop Dates

Wed 13th Nov 2024 10am-1pm
Tues 11th Mar 2025 2-5pm
Thurs 8th May 2-5pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Community organising

This workshop is full of tips and tricks on how to best work locally to build lasting communities of change.

Workshop Dates

Tues 5th Nov 2024 2-5pm
Tues 4th March 2025, 10am-1pm
Tues 3rd June 2025, 2-5pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Lived Experience, Solidarity, and Social Change

Introducing SMK’s unique tools and approaches to thinking about power, allyship and participation of people with first-hand experience in social change work.

Workshop Dates

Wed 20th Nov 2024 2-5pm
Weds 12th Mar 2025, 2-5pm
Weds 11th June 2025, 10am-1pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Influencing in parliament and central government

An insider’s perspective into where power in our political system lies, focussing on Parliament, 10 Downing Street and Whitehall.

Workshop Dates

Tue 26th Nov 2024 10am-1pm
Tues 18th March 2025, 10am-1pm
Weds 18th June 2025, 2-5pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Influencing Locally

Where local power lies is at the heart of this workshop. You will learn how to influence officials at different tiers of local government.

Workshop Dates

Tue 29th Oct 2024 2-5pm
Tues 18th Feb 2025, 2-5pm
Weds 14th May 2025, 10am-1pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

The resilient campaigner

This workshop provides practical tips and tools on self-care and a chance to hear how peers maintain resilience in their work.

Workshop Dates

Tues 15th Oct 2024 2-5pm
Weds 22 Jan 2025, 2-5pm
Tues 20th May 2025, 10am-1pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Digital Campaigning

You will explore what makes a successful digital campaign strategy, including how to develop effective, impact-driven mobilisation tactics and actions.

Workshop Dates

Tues 22nd Oct 2024 10am-1pm
Weds 12th Feb 2025, 10am-1pm
Weds 21st May 2025, 10am-1pm

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Three-hour workshop, online

Social media to win campaigns

You will leave this masterclass in rapid content creation with a practical plan full of social content ideas to use.

Workshop Dates

Wed 30th Oct 2024 2-5pm
Tues 25th Feb 2025 2-5pm
Tues 10th June 2025 10am-1pm

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”’I found it a hugely enriching and uplifting experience. Everyone was so engaging and inspiring and generous with their time.”

Lauren Roberts-Turner
Youth Board Member, Leaders Unlocked

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