Storytelling for Charities & Groups (working with the media)






Join us on this exciting training day. Attend one session or come along to both.

Morning: Your Story: Learn how to find a good story; how to how to tell your story’ and raise money/awareness around this and how to engage with people.
This is a creative session where you will learn the secrets of successful fundraising  – from funding a small project to a large appeal. The session will also give you ideas of how to keep things fresh in order to raise money year after year.

Afternoon: Managing Publicity: Learn more about how to manage your publicity; how to write a great press release (a story the media can’t resist) and things you must consider before sharing it; learn how to build relationships with journalists and how best to manage your publicity during a crisis!

For those attending all day, there will be an opportunity over lunch to network and find out how to get the most out of using the local media to promote your charity, group or organisation.

Trainer: Tara Vallente Public relations and media

Thursday 12 October 2017

9.30am – 4.30pm
The Oval Centre, Salterbeck Drive, Workington CA14 5HA

Morning: 9.30am – 12.30pm;  Afternoon: 1.30 – 4.30pm

Early Bird Booking by Thursday 28 September 2017:

Both sessions:£ 80 CVS members  (£95 thereafter)*      One session: £50 (then £65 thereafter)

Both sessions: £ 100 Non members (£120 thereafter)*   One session: £65 (then £85 thereafter)

Full day price includes refreshments and lunch

Limited Places available.


Book online OR Complete and return a booking form to:

  • Cumbria CVS, Shaddongate Resource Centre, Shaddongate, Carlisle, CA2 5TY

Download a booking form here
Download a flier here

Bookings are closed for this event.