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

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 fringe 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)

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.

Mathew Hulbert (Chair)
Neal Lawson
, Compass

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.

A discussion day, Leeds, Saturday 19th September

Compass and the ILP are delighted to invite you to a one-day discussion to examine the future of the Labour...

Taunton: Local group gathering

Saturday 19 September 2015, 10:30am
Corner House Hotel, Park Street, Taunton TA1 4DQ

Does Labour have the right leader and how can it win power?

Join an open, participatory discussion with Taunton's Labour candidate in May, Neil Guild. Just a week  after the announcement of the next Labour leader, Compass members and supporters will gather together to discuss what people think...

Birmingham: Community Organising: from words to action!

Tuesday 15 September 2015, 7pm - 9:30pm
Impact Hub Birmingham 58 Oxford Street B5 5NY Birmingham

How often do you sit in a meeting thinking 'we need to stop talking and start doing things' - come along to this event and find out how! What does community politics mean? What's the best approach to community organising? What community campaign or activity would you like to develop? Share...

Godalming: local group gathering

Saturday 12 September 2015, 10:00am
Unitarian Church Hall, Meadrow, Godalming

The gathering will be from 10am-12pm, and everyone is welcome to join from 9.30am for coffee and croissants and a chat. 

More details of the topic tab, but please let Steve know if you'd like to join

Past Events

Brighton & Hove get together

Wednesday 26 August 2015, 7pm - 9:30pm
The Synergy Centre, 78 West Street, BN1 2RA Brighton

Come and join the local group of Compass for a relaxed evening of political discourse. We welcome members and non members alike to share ideas about the Good Society. 

We are pleased to welcome our guest Greg Hadfield, Consulting Editor at the Brighton and Hove Independent who will speak about...

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 a provocative line-up of artists and speakers.

Tickets and more about the...

Protest for an affordable railway system

Tuesday 18 August 2015, all day
all over

Rail fares are rising again, yet the cost of living isn’t get any cheaper. In January 2016 passengers will be asked to pay out even more for their rail fares. Passengers and taxpayers are paying a high price for the failures of rail privatisation.

On Tuesday 18 August Action For Rail is...

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...