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

Videos of the 'Compass Scotland Conference:  A Good Society for Scotland' held in June can now be viewed through our Scotland campaign group page here.

The Energy crisis: Liverpool event

Friday 21 June 2013, 7pm
Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool 1

When: Tuesday 9th July  starting at 7.0pm

Where: Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool 1  - with tea /coffee available from 6.30pm.

The topic for debate will be:

'Energy we can all afford' –policy contexts, fracking and much more...with guest speaker Andrew Pendleton, Head of...

We will be announcing some events soon but in the mean time you can catch up and listen to our latest events such as:

What should a modern state and public services be like? With Hilary Wainwright (author, Public Service Reform…But Not As We Know It) Andrew Adonis (Labour Peer) Chair...

Compass Newham event: What will a future Labour Government do with the NHS?

Tuesday 10 September 2013, 19:30
West Ham Supporters' Club

What will a future Labour Government do with the NHS?

At this event, we will discuss this issue in depth and have a good debate!

Featuring talks from Debbie Abrahams MP and Jay Williams

When: Tuesday 10th September 2013 (19:30)

Where: West Ham Supporters' Club, Castle Street, East Ham,...

Labour Party Conference: Labour – an open tribe?

Sunday 22 September 2013, 18:00-19:30
Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

On 22nd September 2013, we are hosting an event at the LP Conference in Brighton. Speakers include Caroline Lucas MP, Jon Cruddas MP, Lisa Nandy MP, Zoe Williams, John Harris, Neal Lawson, Linda Jack, Clive Lewis, Owen Smith MP and Francesca Klug.

However, this time we want to make it as...

Labour Party Conference: Energising England

Tuesday 24 September 2013, 5-6.30pm
Holiday Inn (Lancing 3), 137 Kings Road, Brighton

On 24th September 2013, we are hosting an event at the LP Conference in Brighton. Speakers include: 

Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Business Secretary
Linda McAvan, Labour MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber Oliver Dudok van Heel, Director Aldersgate Group Adrian Gill, Vestas Wind Systems Chair:...

‘Future Of Rail’ Debate – Liverpool

Tuesday 15 October 2013, 18:00
Unite headquarters, Jack Jones Building, Churchill Way

Exciting news! Compass Liverpool is holding what will prove to be an interesting debate surrounding the future of the rail in the north and you're invited.

‘Towards a People’s Railway for the North' Debate- Liverpool

When: Tuesday 15th October starting at  6:00pm

Where: Unite...

Education and Business of the Future

Thursday 21 November 2013, 17:30-19:00
Institute of Education

To fit in with Compass' education inquiry we are holding a series of seminars discussing issues surrounding education. The first of these sessions will be looking at how education, business and the economy can better interact to work within our framework of the good society:

Education and...

Compass Liverpool Event: ‘Debating Education Policy: Part 1’

Tuesday 26 November 2013, 18:00
Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool

The Compass/NUT Education Inquiry has been making significant progress, and you are warmly invited to come along to discuss your views, hear how the Inquiry has developed so far and to say what this means for Liverpool. 

When: Tuesday 26th November, 6:00pm

Where: Quaker Meeting House, 22...

Compass Conference 2013, Change:How?

Saturday 30 November 2013, 09.30-17.30
Oval Space London E2

You are warmly welcome to our Compass Conference November 30th 2013. To book tickets please click on the image below.  For the info and the conference including the full itinerary of the days events check out the conference website:

If you have any questions please email

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

To RSVP email    

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),...

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...