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

Compass Lecture with Lisa Nandy

Tuesday 9 September 2014, 7:30
Kings College London (Waterloo Campus)

How free do you feel? How much does it matter? Have new technologies changed our ideas about freedom or is the meaning of liberty the same as it has always been? Will we be less free if we are more equal?

Come join Lisa Nandy MP, Mary Riddell (Telegraph), Andrew Haldenby (Reform)  and other...

Past Events

Open Tribe event: West London

Thursday 31 July 2014, 7pm
Northfields Community Centre

Compass in West London is holding its third meeting and if you’re in the area it would be great to see you there.

When: Thursday, July 31st

Where: Northfields Community Centre (map) Bus: E3. Tube: West Ealing. Disabled Access: Yes

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Speaker: Sue Goss, Author of Open...

We know the state can do great things - just recently the NHS was voted the world's best healthcare system. However with increased privatisation, an ageing population, the election looming and new models of services like relational welfare- we have to really think about a modern and...

Compass Taunton Meeting

Saturday 12 July 2014, 10.00-11.30
The Cosy CLub

Compass Taunton third meeting is a chance for local people to have a chat about recent issues such as the European and Council elections and to get feedback from the Compass Gathering (AGM) for anyone not able to make it.

WhenSaturday, July 12th 10.00am- 11.30am

Where:  The Cosy Club (

Birmingham Re-launch: A Future Beyond Growth

Saturday 5 July 2014, 9.30 - 13.30
Innovation Centre Birmingham – Holt Street, Aston Science Park, Birmingham

UK economic policy needs to serve its different regions, deliver social justice, and operate within environmental limits. In the run up to the 2015 elections, how can we challenge London-centric political debate and set an agenda for achieving this in the West Midlands?

This participatory event...

Compass in Newham- Women and Power in Europe

Tuesday 24 June 2014, 7.30pm
West Ham Supporters Club

Compass in Newham, in partnership with Newham Fabians, is delighted to announce our latest event:

Women and Power in Europe

When: Tuesday June 24th, starting 7.30pm

Where: West Ham Supporters Club (Map)


Charlotte Minvielle - French Socialist Party Dr Violete Vajda- Green Party...

Compass Gathering (AGM)

Saturday 21 June 2014, 10am- 4:30pm
British Medical Associaion

Join us June 21st in Euston, London for our Compass Gathering.

In the spirit of our Change:How (un)conference in November we want to do things a bit differently at our AGM this year.

What you can expect from this year's Gathering:

Inspiration from innovative grassroots campaigners...

Liverpool Education Inquiry Event

Thursday 12 June 2014, Refreshments: 6.00pm, Event Starts: 6.30pm
Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BP

The Compass/NUT Education Inquiry continues with an event in Liverpool, this time talking about the future of education. 

'The Future of Education!'

When: Thursday June 12th

Time: Refreshments at 6.00pm, event starts at 6.30pm

Where: Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane (Map)


Lifelong Learning and the Good Society

Thursday 5 June 2014, 5-7pm
The Institute for Education, London

As part of the joint Compass/NUT Education Inquiry we are holding this event to look at lifelong learning.  This is an area often overlooked in education, and with the publishing of a report about this area as part of the Inquiry we hope to have a real influence on education policy. 


Compass Taunton Meeting

Saturday 17 May 2014, 10.30-12.00
The Cosy Club

This will be the second meeting on the Compass Taunton group after a successful initial meeting.  All are welcome whether you attended the first meeting or not. Details:

When: Saturday, May 17th

Where: The Cosy Club, Corporation Street, Taunton TA1 4AJ (Map)

Time: 10.30am-12.00pm


Compass West London Meeting

Thursday 15 May 2014, 7.00pm-9.00pm
Brentford Free Church

Compass in West London is is holding its second meeting and if you're in the area it would be great to see you there. Fran Boait from positive money will be joining us to talk about the work they're are doing so it's sure to be an interesting event. Details are as follows:

West London Compass...

Can Labour learn to trust people? Joint event with Progress

Tuesday 29 April 2014, 18.00
House of Commons

Can Labour learn to trust people? Joint event with Progress
6-7:30pm, 29 April 2014
Committee Room 5, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Steve Reed MP Shadow minister for crime prevention
Liz Kendall MP 
Shadow minister for care and older people
Lisa Nandy MP 
Shadow minister for civil society