Diary of Events


  • Tue 19 Sep 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part II: Debating Policy (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    This second of three public speaking workshops explains the policy development process and how to make an effective case For and Against.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock debate.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 2 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Tue 19 Sep 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 23 Sep 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Parts I, II, III FULL
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

    Part I: Introduction to Public Speaking
    The introduction explains the different public speaking environments; what to prepare for; and targeting your speech to your audience. It also gives you an introduction to speech structures and styles and there is a breakout session to give you practice making a short speech.

    Part II: Debating Policy
    Part II explains the policy development process and how to make an effective case For and Against and there is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock debate.

    Part III: The Press Conference
    The final part of the day teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists. There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 23 Sep 2017
    Price
    £70.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Tue 26 Sep 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part III: The Press Conference (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    Our final public speaking workshop teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 3 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Tue 26 Sep 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Thu 12 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part III: The Press Conference (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    Our final public speaking workshop teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 3 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Thu 12 Oct 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 14 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Introduction to Process

    Introduction to Process

    This workshop is for those of you who have not yet submitted your application form to Candidates Department. It will explain the form, the process, how to prepare for it, and what to expect at the PAB.
    • Limited to 20 attendees 
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 14 Oct 2017
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Mon 16 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part I: Introduction (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    This introduction to public speaking explains the different public speaking environments; what to prepare for; and targeting your speech to your audience.

    It also gives you an introduction to speech structures and styles.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice making a short speech.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 1 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Mon 16 Oct 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Mon 16 Oct 2017: CWO Forum: Mind the (Gender Pay) Gap!

    The 'Gender Pay Gap' has been headline news this summer, owing to the publication of the top earners salaries at the BBC, which served to highlight the differences in male and female earnings.  Come and learn what is being done by Government and companies to address this disparity.
    6pm - 8pm in the House of Commons.

    Register by clicking the link and a ticket will be e-mailed to you 48 hours before the event giving venue details.  For security reasons admittance is strictly limited to ticket holders.

    Please use the Cromwell Green Entrance, at the front of the Houses of Parliament. Ensure you leave enough time to clear through security as it can take up to 30 minutes during busy times and bring an umbrella if needed, as you maybe queueing outside.

    Please click here for directions to Parliament and where to find the Cromwell Green entrance.

     

    About CWO Forums

    The forums exist to give an opportunity to debate topical subjects and challenging issues that affect women and their families every day. It also gives women a chance to network, socialise and have direct contact with parliamentarians.

    Date
    Mon 16 Oct 2017
    Price
    £0.00
    Speaker(s)
    TBC
    Contact
    Alexia Roe
  • Sat 21 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Presentation, Profiles, & TV

    Presentation, Profiles, & TV Workshop

    This workshop focuses on the way you present yourself and how you might appear on television.

    The sessions include in-depth television preparation with the professional TV coach, Kevin Bentley.

    It also explores your personal brand and helps you to draw up a personal profile for use in political campaigns.

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch
    Date
    Sat 21 Oct 2017
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Mon 23 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part II: Debating Policy (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    This second of three public speaking workshops explains the policy development process and how to make an effective case For and Against.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock debate.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 2 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Mon 23 Oct 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 28 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Council Campaigning

    Council Campaigning

    Although aimed towards people standing as Conservative council candidates, this will also help anyone who doesn't have much (or any) experience in canvassing and campaigning.

    In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of how to approach a doorstep conversation so you can be confident in accurately recording the person's voting intention.

    It explains why we canvass, what we do with the information and it also gives you the information on how to turn out your target audience on polling day to ensure success at the ballot box!

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch.
    Date
    Sat 28 Oct 2017
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Mon 30 Oct 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part III:The Press Conference FULL
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    Our final public speaking workshop teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 3 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Mon 30 Oct 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 4 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Communications including Web, Twitter & Radio

    Communications including Web, Twitter & Radio Workshop

    No matter what role you take on in the Party or in your professional life, at some stage you will need to be able to communicate the message.

    This workshop helps you to communicate effectively using social media and the internet, it offers you tips and strategies for recorded interviews with journalists, and lets you practice your public speaking in person and over the radio.

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch
    Date
    Sat 4 Nov 2017
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Tue 7 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part I: Introduction (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    This introduction to public speaking explains the different public speaking environments; what to prepare for; and targeting your speech to your audience.

    It also gives you an introduction to speech structures and styles.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice making a short speech.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 1 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Tue 7 Nov 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 11 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Advanced Process

    Advanced Process

    Back to back 1-2-1 sessions to put you through your paces ahead of attending your PAB. This workshop is for those who have already submitted their application forms to Candidates Department, and those who have already attended the Introduction to Process workshop AND applied for your PAB. Priority will be given to people who already have a date for their PAB but you will need to email development@conservativewomen.org.uk your PAB application form before you can be accepted on the course.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 11 Nov 2017
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 18 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Get Started in Politics FULL
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

    Get Started in Politics

    Come and find out more about how to get involved with the Party and explore which routes might be best for you. We will help you to develop your political CV and guide you to next steps for your role in public life.
    • Limited to 20 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 18 Nov 2017
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Tue 21 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part II: Debating Policy (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    This second of three public speaking workshops explains the policy development process and how to make an effective case For and Against.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock debate.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 2 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Tue 21 Nov 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 25 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Presentation, Profiles, & TV

    Presentation, Profiles, & TV Workshop

    This workshop focuses on the way you present yourself and how you might appear on television.

    The sessions include in-depth television preparation with the professional TV coach, Kevin Bentley.

    It also explores your personal brand and helps you to draw up a personal profile for use in political campaigns.

    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    4. Price includes lunch
    Date
    Sat 25 Nov 2017
    Price
    £60.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Tue 28 Nov 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part III: The Press Conference (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    Our final public speaking workshop teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 3 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Tue 28 Nov 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 2 Dec 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Parts I, II, III (Full Day)

    Part I: Introduction to Public Speaking
    The introduction explains the different public speaking environments; what to prepare for; and targeting your speech to your audience. It also gives you an introduction to speech structures and styles and there is a breakout session to give you practice making a short speech.

    Part II: Debating Policy
    Part II explains the policy development process and how to make an effective case For and Against and there is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock debate.

    Part III: The Press Conference
    The final part of the day teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists. There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: Cities of London & Westminster Conservative Association, 90 Ebury Street, SW1W 9QD
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    10.00 Arrival & Coffee
    12.30 Light lunch
    16.00 Depart

    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 2 Dec 2017
    Price
    £70.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sun 3 Dec 2017: CWO East Midlands “Jingle & Mingle” (EAST MIDLANDS)

    East Midlands Regional CWO invite you to “Jingle & Mingle”, with guest speaker Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP.

    Date: Sunday 3rd December 2017
    Time: from 3-5p.m.
    Venue: Whatton House and Gardens, Loughborough, Leics, LE12 5BG
    Cost: £10 to include buffet and drinks

    For further details and to book your place contact: eastmidlands.cwo@conservativewomen.org.uk
    Mobile: 07753121773
    Date
    Sun 3 Dec 2017
    Price
    £10.00
    Speaker(s)
    Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP
    Contact
  • Wed 6 Dec 2017: CWO Development: Public Speaking Part III: The Press Conference (Evening)

    Our Public Speaking workshops must be taken in order.

    Our final public speaking workshop teaches you how to sell your proposal; how to present your case to the media; and what to consider when answering questions from journalists.

    There is a breakout session to give you practice in a mock press conference.
    • Limited to 8 attendees only
    • Price includes Tea and Coffee
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 6:15pm for prompt 6.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 8.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Public Speaking workshops MUST be taken in order - this is Part 3 of 3.
    2. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    3. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    4. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Wed 6 Dec 2017
    Price
    £20.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
  • Sat 9 Dec 2017: CWO Development: Introduction to Process

    Introduction to Process

    This workshop is for those of you who have not yet submitted your application form to Candidates Department. It will explain the form, the process, how to prepare for it, and what to expect at the PAB.
    • Limited to 20 attendees 
    • Price includes lunch
    • Venue: CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ
    • Start time: 10:00am for prompt 10.30pm start
    • Finishing no later than 4.30pm
    • Places are offered on a first come/paid, first served basis.
    To reserve your place and pay, please click here

    NOTES:
    1. Places are strictly limited and application does not confirm your place.
    2. You MUST be a Party member to attend this event.
    3. Once your place is confirmed, we are unable to refund in the event of your non-attendance or cancellation.
    Date
    Sat 9 Dec 2017
    Price
    £30.00
    Speaker(s)
    N/A
    Contact
    CWO Office
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