Online booking for the ART Conference March 3/4 2018 is now open

Online booking for the ART Conference 2018 is now open – join us in Royston!

The ART Conference is our leading national event and is open to anyone with an interest in ringing teaching and leadership. We would like to invite you to join us at Royston, Hertfordshire on 3/4 March 2018 for what is sure to be a full and interesting programme.

ART’s exciting agenda this year includes a great line up of speakers, with keynotes by the St Martin’s Guild Ringing Master, Simon Linford, Matt Bulbeck a professional outdoor sports coach and bell ringing teacher, and Colin Parker, ringer, teacher and keen cricketer.

Reflecting the rapid proliferation of questions and concerns around recent events, new additions to the ART line-up include presentations about safeguarding, insurance and risk assessments. There will also be an opportunity to talk through any local issues with the experts will be available throughout the day.

Finally helping you put a positive spin on all this we have some lively “how to” PR sessions from the Central Council’s Caroline Stockmann and Kate Flavell.

The second day of the conference weekend concentrates on simulators and new technology and is hosted by the Central Council. Get up to speed on the latest hardware and software developments, find out how to use simulators to improve the learning experience and take the opportunity to try out the newest ideas for teaching using simulators on different systems. Sessions are tailored to new, occasional and more frequent users and a third of the time will be practical.

The ART Conference is our leading national event and is open to anyone with an interest in ringing teaching and leadership. The ART Awards Ceremony on the evening of the 3rd will be accompanied by drinks and nibbles.

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ART Conference Speakers
Simon Linford
Brumdingers: the story of Moseley’s ringing group for kids

Matt Bulbeck
Why I refuse to be called an Instructor: the differences between instructing, teaching and coaching

Colin Parker
Engaging with young ringers: steps to success

Linda Garton and John Loveless
Developing youth teams

Pip Penney
Why do ringers keep ringing?

Veronica Downing
Differences in learners and flexible teaching approaches

Vinni Sullivan & Ruth Suggett
Small is beautiful: tales from ART Teaching Centres and Hubs

Marcus Booth
Insurance & Bell Ringing: what you need to know

Andrea Watkins
Volunteers, Safeguarding & the CofE

Caroline Stockmann and Kate Flavell
Positive PR: ‘how to’ guide for towers and societies


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