A full day workshop sharing good practice and underpinned with real experiences. The objective of the workshop is to develop a recruitment and retention plan for your tower, hub or local area.

Workshop objectives

A full day workshop that will help you develop a ten-point recruitment and retention plan specific to your needs and situation.


Three presentation sessions, each followed by extended group discussions and feedback.

Workshop content

  • Raise awareness - known and appreciated in the community and church.
  • Identify what you want to achieve - number and types of recruits, understanding band aspirations.
  • Who to recruit - who you'd like to recruit and how you might appeal to them.
  • What are you going to do - how to reach and convince new recruits that ringing is right for them.
  • Publicity - which communication channels to use.
  • The event - how to organise for success.
  • The follow-up - keeping the momentum going.
  • Intensive training - how to organise your bell handling training
  • Keeping interest - how to keep your new ringers interested and motivated.
  • The band - how to make recruitment work for everyone.


Tower Captains, aspiring Tower Captains, Trainers, Tower or Guild officials, and anybody else who might be interested in recruitment.

Reserve a place

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