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

Leeds – A politics of radical hope and the Labour Party

Saturday 19 September 2015, 11am - 4pm

Compass and the ILP are coming together in September to examine the future of the Labour Party and the politics of radical hope.

The public meeting will be held in Leeds on Saturday 19 September, just one week after Labour elects a new leader and deputy leader, and four months on from the...

London – Utopia at the Roundhouse

Wednesday 19 August 2015, 8pm - 11pm

Join us at the Roundhouse in Camden on Wednesday 19 August for an evening of utopian propositions, ideas and performances programmed by Compass in partnership with Penny Woolcock and the Roundhouse, featuring an arousing line-up of artists and speakers.

Marina Prentoulis from Syriza...

Past Events

Brighton – Plan B: Shaping Progressive Politics in the the Age of Austerity

Monday 27 July 2015, 7pm - 9:30pm
Brighthelm Church and Community Centre, North Road, BN1 1YD Brighton

Join  Caroline Lucas MP, Brighton Pavilion, Neal Lawson, Chair of Compass, Nancy Platts, Chair Brighton & Hove Labour and Luke Martell, Prof of Political Sociology for a panel discussion followed by group discussions. 

Nick McMaster a Local Compass Organiser says: “The outcome of general...

Birmingham – What’s our story? Developing a progressive narrative

Saturday 18 July 2015, 10am - 3pm
Blue Orange Theatre 118 Great Hampton Street B18 6AD Birmingham

Progressives don't have a credible, persuasive story - what's often called a narrative - to tell people. 
  Please join us for a participatory workshop on developing a prgressive narrative   When: 18 July, 10am - 3pm  -  Where: Blue Orange Theatre  118 Great Hampton Street  B18...

Compass Godalming

Saturday 18 July 2015, 10am - 12:15pm
Unitarian Hall in Meadrow in Godalming GU7 3JB

Everyone is welcome to join our very first local meeting in South West Surrey to have a warm and open about what we can do as Compass members or supporters and how we will do it.    When: Saturday 18 July, 10am - 12:15pm Where: Unitarian Hall in Meadrow, Godalming GU7 3JB   We will open...

Compass Newham – Voting Systems

Wednesday 1 July 2015, 7.30pm
West Ham Supporters’ Club

Join Compass Newham and Newham Fabians for a discussion on different voting systems, with Francis Prideaux (Campaign for Labour Party Democracy) and Rachel Collinson (Green Party), chaired by John Saunders. 

When: Wednesday 1 July, 7:30pm

Where: West Ham Supporters’ Club, Castle Street,...

Downfall: Is Labour dead and how can radical hope be rebuilt?

Monday 29 June 2015, 18:30-20:00
Committee Room 10, Houses of Parliament

This week we published Downfall: Is Labour dead and how can radical hope be rebuilt? It argues that Labour’s general election defeat was not like any other defeat. There are no safe places to go to, no easy answers and no comforting new leaders. There is only hard thinking in a process that...

Brighton & Hove Compass Get Together

Wednesday 24 June 2015, 6:30pm
Emporium, London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JF

Our first post re-launch meeting, taking things forward, organising a Brighton & Hove Radical Hope, laughter and discussion with love and kindness!   Everyone is welcome!   When: 24th June 6.30pm  Where: Emporium, London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JF    

Radical Hope Liverpool

Thursday 4 June 2015,
22 School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT

[caption id="attachment_5801" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Radical Hope Liverpool - June 4th 2015[/caption]


Now more than ever we need to come together to reflect, to understand and to connect – as individuals and as a progressive movement. This is a time for deep thinking and...

Compass Brighton Talk Tent

Sunday 31 May 2015, 1pm
Preston Park, Brighton, BN1 6SD

Compass Talk Tent at the People’s Republic of Brighton and Hove’s Party in the Park

Sunday 31st May 2015, 1 pm onwards at Preston Park, Brighton, BN1 6SD (near the clock tower)

Come and visit the Compass’ pop up Talk Tent at the People’s Republic picnic extravaganza. Amidst...

Radical Hope Taunton

Saturday 30 May 2015, 10am
The Corner House Hotel (Wine and Sausage), Park Street, Taunton TA1 4DQ

When: Saturday 30th May 

Where: The Corner House Hotel (Wine and Sausage), Park Street, Taunton TA1 4DQ.

Time: 10.00am

Contact: Martin Peters – 

Our meeting on Saturday 30th May will be an opportunity to reflect upon the election result. It will be an "Open...

Compass Cambridge? An open evening

Thursday 28 May 2015, 7:30pm
Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge

Interested in a local Compass group in Cambridge?Here's an invitation to join Compass supporter Stuart for an open meeting to chat about getting something off the ground. All welcome! 

Stuart's message: 

I am a local member of Compass and I write to invite you as a fellow local member or...