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

Radical Hope Liverpool

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

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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...

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...

Compass Brighton informal meet up

Wednesday 27 May 2015, 6:30
Al Campo Bar, London Road, Brighton

Welcome to join for an informal chat with people in Brighton and Hove to have to begin the conversation starting to build new progressive politics and alliances in Brighton and Hove and explore the idea of organising a Radical Hope event for the city (see the London event here for an idea of...

Past Events

Radical Hope Birmingham

Thursday 21 May 2015, 7pm - 8:30pm
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF

Join us for a post-election gathering in Birmingham - everyone is welcome!

Whatever the outcome of the General Election, politics needs to be transformed to go beyond fear and tribalism over small differences. It needs to be transformed to address growing inequality and climate change. The...

Culture, Power & Politics

Tuesday 19 May 2015, 18:30 - 20:30
New Economics Foundation 10 Salamanca Place London SE1 7HB

Culture, Power & Politics -  Open Seminar Series

Please note that the first seminar is already booked up, but do sign up anyway to go on the waiting list HERE and join the mailing list HERE.

What will it do?

It will mainly explore ideas from the traditions of cultural studies and...

Radical Hope London

Saturday 16 May 2015, 1pm - 5pm
E1 Studio Spaces, Unit 2, 110 Pennington St. London E1W 2BB

  SOLD OUT!   Saturday May 16th - London   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 bringing radical hope to life by figuring out our next steps...

Radical Hope Edinburgh – What now for the British Left

Wednesday 13 May 2015, 19:30 - 21:00
Edinburgh Methodist Church

Post Referendum and a Tory win in the General Election, what now for a British Left? 

We have seen a new and compelling left narrative led by the Scots and Welsh. Anti-austerity, against Trident and a thirst for an ‘all of first politics’.  

Social Democracy has largely failed, but on...

Leeds – Reclaiming Modernity with Jeremy Gilbert & Mark Fisher

Saturday 28 March 2015, 12 noon - 2pm
The Tetley, Leeds LS10 1JQ

Reclaiming Modernity: Beyond Markets, Beyond Machines

with Mark Fisher and Jeremy Gilbert 

All Welcome
Saturday 28
th March, 12 - 2pm

The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ

Political life can often feel pretty bleak for all the reasons you know and feel so well. As the 7 May...

Compass Taunton – Election Debate

Saturday 21 March 2015, 10:00am
The Corner House Hotel

Compass Taunton is holding an election debate at our last meeting before May 7th.  This is a chance to ask questions and scrutinise Taunton's General Election candidates on the centre and left.    All are welcome to attend and there will also be an opportunity to raise any issues or...

Compass West Midlands – Politics of Networks

Friday 20 March 2015, 7 - 8:30pm
The Priory Rooms 40 Bull St B4 6AF Birmingham

More West Midlands Politics of Networks events for your diary!

22 April 2015 - 'Tactical Voting and Coalitions – what happens next?'

It looks as if the political landscape has changed, making the May election and its immediate aftermath impossible to predict. The usual pollsters, pundits...

BIG EDUCATION: The launch of the Compass Inquiry into a New System of Education

Monday 16 March 2015, 5:00PM-6:30PM
Committee Room 11, House of Commons

For 18 months Compass, working with the NUT and a whole host of stakeholders have been examining the purpose and practice of education for 21st century. Please join us to discuss and debate the final report Big Education: learning for 21st century.

The report sets out a new direction for...