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 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...

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

Past Events

Compass West London Group

Tuesday 1 April 2014, 7.00-9.00pm
Brentford Free Church

Compass is looking to set up a new local group in West London which will be holding its first meeting soon, and we would love for you to get involved. Neal Lawson will be in attendance and we will discuss how we could use the group to build alliances in West London for radical change. Hopefully...

Education post 2015- Compass in Newham Event

Tuesday 1 April 2014, 7.30pm
West Ham Supporters Club

The Compass education inquiry continues, this time in Newham, with an event looking what what a progressive Government, likely to be a Labour led administration, should do about education post 2015.  We hope you can come and have a chat about this subject, and continue the progressive work...

Birmingham Education Inquiry Meeting

Saturday 22 March 2014, 10.00-13.00
Holy Trinity RC Church Hall

The joint Compass and NUT Education Inquiry continues, this time with a meeting in Birmingham.  The inquiry is all about building a new model of Education based upon the values of democracy and equality, and we will only do this if we get a diverse range of people making contributions, not just...

Compass in Taunton First Meeting

Saturday 22 March 2014, 11-12.30
The Cosy CLub

Exciting news! Compass is hoping to start a new local group in Taunton and is holding a meeting soon to discuss this, and it would be great if you could come along.

Compass Taunton First Meeting

When:  Saturday, March 22nd

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

Compass on Merseyside event: ‘Cancel the Apocalypse – there is an alternative!’

Wednesday 5 March 2014, 6,00pm
Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool

To kick off a series of Compass meetings centered around ‘the emerging alternative culture in the north’ we are holding the first of these in Liverpool.  We have author Andrew Simms who will be discussing his new book 'Cancel the Apocalypse' alongside Compass Chair Neal Lawson with Cynthia...

Cambridge Event: Are we living in New Times and what does it mean for the left?

Tuesday 18 February 2014, 20.30
Peterhouse Porters' Lodge

In an age of free falling party membership where people increasingly express themselves politically through new social media, online campaign groups and grassroots organisation, it appears we are on the verge of a major rupture in our political system- or as we are calling it 'new times'. These...

Education Inquiry Conference

Saturday 18 January 2014, 9.30-16.00
Coin Street Community Centre

Education Inquiry Conference

The Compass/NUT Education Inquiry has been working hard over the last 6 months to develop a new model of education. More than ever we need you to be a part of the conversation for developing this new model. So far the working groups, Inquiry Council have helped...

Compass Newham Event: How Could the House of Commons Work Better?

Tuesday 10 December 2013, 20:00
West Ham Supporters Club

With voter turnout unprecedentedly low and a public that has lost faith in the traditional political structures, Compass Newham alongside Newham Fabians are holding an event looking at how the House of Commons can improve and better serve those it is meant to represent.

How Could the House of...

Carbon Bubble: The Next Economic Crisis in the Making?

Tuesday 10 December 2013, 6:30
Portcullis House, Room S

Compass Youth and the Young Fabians Future of Finance Network are please to the following event:

Carbon Bubble: The Next Economic Crisis in the Making?

This event will be examining concerns that have been raised on the threat posed to the economy by the 'carbon bubble' -a massive...

How do we achieve a sustainable economic recovery in Europe?

Thursday 5 December 2013, 10am to 12pm
The Virginia Woolf Room, Bloomsbury House, 2-3 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2RL

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Compass and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (London) are delighted to invite you to a seminar on the pivotal subject of how we achieve a sustainable economic recovery in Europe.

Speakers include Max Grünig (Senior Fellow, Ecological Institute),...