The Compass office and Compass groups all over the UK run events to bring people together to discuss current issues, create policies and organise for action. Many of our events are recorded and you can listen to them in our Library.


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Upcoming Events

‘After the Corbyn surge: What next for social democracy?’

Wednesday 11 November 2015, 12 noon - 13.30pm
Pierhead building, Cardiff Bay

(Bilingual, please scroll down for English) 


Dyma groeso cynnes ichi ymuno â Compass am sgwrs a thrafodaeth ar:  

'Ar ôl ymchwydd Corbyn: Beth nesaf i ddemocratiaeth gymdeithasol?’

gyda David Marquand, Leanne Wood AS a Neal Lawson o Compass, dan gadeiryddiaeth yr Athro...

Liverpool: Together we can!

Thursday 29 October 2015, 19:00 - 21:00
Quaker (Friends) Meeting House, Liverpool 1

As the political parties return from their annual conferences across the country, we, the citizens of Liverpool City-Region, will be taking stock. We will be deciding how we can best work together for the sake of our most vulnerable fellow citizens, for the future of our children and young...

Radical Hope Sheffield

Saturday 24 October 2015, 09:30-16.00

When: Saturday October 24th, 10am - 4pm
Where: The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1

Please book:

For enquires please email Jane Thomas, Compass Associate:

These are turbulent times....

Past Events

Birmingham: Movement building workshop with Zoe Williams

Wednesday 7 October 2015, 7pm - 9pm
Impact Hub Birmingham, 58 Oxford St, Birmingham B5 5NY

Movement Building!  with Guardian writer Zoe Williams, 7 October, 7pm-9pm, Impact Hub Birmingham, 58 Oxford St, Birmingham B5 5NY

Zoe Williams is an acclaimed Guardian columnist and political commentator whose latest book - Get it Together: why we deserve better politics - is "a...

Devolution & London

Wednesday 7 October 2015, 7:30pm
West Ham Supporters’ Club, Castle Street, off Green Street

Everyone is warmly invited to join a discussion organised by Compass Newham & the Newham Fabians with

Chaired by Julianne Marriott

- Jeremy Fraser - former leader of Southwark Council
- David Robinson - Co-author of Changing London
- Tessa Jowell - Former Olympics Minister
- Robert Hanley -...

West London: What about equality?

Tuesday 6 October 2015, 7:30pm
Northfields Community hall, 71A Northcroft Road, W13 9SS

Joint gathering of the West London branches of



Inequality in London - How Much, How it Hurts Us, What to do? 

Speaker - Sean Baine,  Chairperson the Equality Trust

Plus - Introduction  to My Fair London and its “My Fair Council” campaign.


At this year's Labour Party conference we have a brilliant lineup of progressive political voices to discuss how we can build alliances for a new economy that works for people and planet.


Neal Lawson, Compass (Chair)
Lisa Nandy MP
Caroline Lucas MP (Green Party)
George Keravan MP...

Green Party Conference – How do we get PR?

Sunday 27 September 2015, 2.30PM-3.45PM

Compass will be taking part in this lunchtime panel on the subject of how we get proportional representation. What needs to happen to ensure that there is never again a repeat of the unfairness of the 2015 General Election?


Rupert Read (Green Party), Chair
Neal Lawson (Compass)

After Corbyn’s victory: what next for social movements?

Sunday 27 September 2015, 6.30-8.30pm
BMECP Centre, 10a Fleet Street, Brighton, BN1 4ZE

Join us, Global Justice Now, Fuel Poverty Action and Red Pepper in Brighton on the 27 September

Jeremy Corbyn's victory as Labour Party leader has blown politics in this country wide open. A huge space has opened up on the left that needs to be claimed. 

How do we claim the space? Should...

Syriza inside the Labyrinth

Friday 25 September 2015, 7pm
Richmix 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 6LA

Our friends at Philosophy Football are hosting this excellent event - it's free but please do register! 


For all of 2015 the world’s eyes have been on Greece. The Syriza government elected in January under the leadership...

Lib Dem Conference – Building progressive alliances for a new economy

Tuesday 22 September 2015, 1-2PM
Trouville Hotel, Granville Suite, Bournemouth

At this year's Liberal Democrat Party conference we are bringing together progressive political voices to discuss how we can build alliances for a new economy that works for people and planet. This event is co-organised with the Social Liberal Forum (SLF)

Mathew Hulbert (Chair)
Caroline Lucas...

Bournemouth: Winning the battle of ideas

Tuesday 22 September 2015, 19.45-21.30
Connaught Suite, Connaught Hotel, 30 West Hill Rd

Join Compass Chari Neal Lawson at this debate: 

You are invited to the sustainability hub debate - “Winning the battle of ideas” followed by a reception to engage with key political stakeholders at the 2015 Liberal Democrats Party Conference in Bournemouth

What can progressive forces in...