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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Past Events

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...

Compass Green’s Fringe Meeting at Green Party Conference in Liverpool

Sunday 8 March 2015, 12.45 - 14.00
Room 1b, ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Merseyside L3 4FP

What chance of a post-General Election progressive alliance? 


You are warmly invited to join us for the Compass fringe at the Green Party Spring Conference on Sunday in Liverpool

The fringe is organised by the Compass Greens and will be a participatory discussion with cross-party figures...

Compass West Midlands Workshop

Wednesday 25 February 2015, 19.30 - 20.30
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull St, B4 6AF, Birmingham

After the success of last month's West Midlands event we are delighted to announce the above Workshop, especially as it will be held jointly by three groups: Compass West Midlands, Equality West Midlands and the Fabian Society.  

The Workshop will be held in Birmingham on Wednesday 25 February...

Compass Newham: A UK Foreign Policy for the Middle East

Tuesday 17 February 2015, 7.30pm
West Ham Supporters Club

Compass Newham is holding a debate and talk on the future of UK foreign policy for the Middle East.

Mike Gapes MP for Ilford South will be talking and the evening will be chaired by Graham Lane.

When: Thursday 17th February 2015, 7.30pm

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

Change:How? 2015

Sunday 8 February 2015, 11:00 - 18:00
Islington Metal Works - London

It is a General Election year. The mainstream political spectrum has turned grey, dull and out of touch. Apathy and disconnect rein free among the population. But grey doesn't have to be the way.

On February 8th 2015 Change:How? returns. 

100 Visionaries. 100 Stories. 100 Days before an...

Compass West Midlands – Closing the inequality gap

Wednesday 28 January 2015, 7pm
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF

Last month’s West Midlands Compass discussion on social and economic insecurity was a great success, with arrangements for the next West Mids event on closing the inequality gap already in place.

'Closing the Inequality Gap - Progressive change and the politics of networks' (A joint Equality...

Compass South Wales: The Common Weal: a vision for a better future

Monday 26 January 2015, 18:00 - 20:00
1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9HA

Y Common Weal: gweledigaeth ar gyfer dyfodol gwell

Dewch & wrando Willie Sullivan o'r prosiect Common Weal yn y Alban, Dydd Llun 26 Ionawr, & drafod beth dan ni'n medru dysgu o'r prosiect.

1 Heol y Gadeirlan, Caerdydd CF11 9HA, 6 i 8pm


Come & hear Willie Sullivan from the Scottish...

Compass Taunton Meeting

Saturday 17 January 2015, 10:00 am
The Corner House Hotel, Park Street, Taunton

This will be our 6th meeting and we will be discussing many topics including Compass campaigns, publications and politics in Taunton. At previous meetings we have discussed many issues from tactical voting, Scotland and the Compass publication "The Bridge" to the railways and local service...

Compass Red & Green Huddersfield – ‘How can we challenge prejudice?’

Thursday 8 January 2015, 7.30pm
The Red and Green Club

'How can we challenge prejudice?'

The aim of this open meeting is to look at how we challenge prejudice in a non-confrontational, progressive way by living our values, and by showing a respectful and human way of interacting and communicating with people. The discussion will be introduced...