Look! New group starting in Reading
Jun
20
7:30 PM19:30

Look! New group starting in Reading

  • Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC), 35-39 London Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 4PS (map)
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If you live in or near Reading and want to get involved in campaigning for Proportional Representation, then this event is for you.

The first meeting of Make Votes Matter (MVM) Reading takes place on Thursday 20th June from 7.30pm in meeting room 3, Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC).

This is a brand new group being set up for people who are passionate about winning Proportional Representation in years, not decades. 

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Look! New local group starting in Skipton & Ripon
Jun
24
7:00 PM19:00

Look! New local group starting in Skipton & Ripon

If you live in or near Skipton and want to get involved in campaigning for Proportional Representation, then this event is for you.

The first meeting of Make Votes Matter (MVM) Skipton & Ripon takes place on Monday 24th June where the group will be discussing how to support next month’s Demand Democracy Day.

This is a brand new group being set up for people who are passionate about winning Proportional Representation in years, not decades. 

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MVM Chippenham next meeting
Jun
18
7:00 PM19:00

MVM Chippenham next meeting

  • The Swan Hotel, Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1LN (map)
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MVM Chippenham meet to plan what activities they will be doing to support Demand Democracy Day. This year’s Demand Democracy Day takes place on Saturday 6th July, and there’s still time to sign up.

Join the group at The Swan Hotel in Bradford-on-Avon and get inspired to take action to win PR in years, not decades!

MVM Chippenham’s Tim Trimble speaking up for PR

MVM Chippenham’s Tim Trimble speaking up for PR

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MVM Hastings next meeting
Jun
17
7:00 PM19:00

MVM Hastings next meeting

  • 77a Southwater Road, St Leonards, Hastings TN37 6JR (map)
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MVM Hastings gather to plan activities to support the national summer action day, Demand Democracy Day!

This year’s Demand Democracy Day takes place on Saturday 6th July, and there’s still time to sign up and get involved.

MVM Hastings Group Leader Surrinder Chera, left, with MVM campaigners

MVM Hastings Group Leader Surrinder Chera, left, with MVM campaigners

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MVM North London meeting
Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

MVM North London meeting

  • Friends Meeting House, Church Crescent, Muswell Hill, London N10 3NE (map)
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MVM North London meet on Tuesday 11th June to discuss a number of upcoming events.

The packed agenda includes:

  • brainstorming ideas on a London-based training day

  • creative actions to take for Demand Democracy Day on Saturday 6th July

  • helping out with an upcoming BME conference MVM is hosting on electoral reform, in Wood Green.

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South West London MVM
Jun
10
7:30 PM19:30

South West London MVM

  • The Old Ship pub, 3 King Street, Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey TW9 1ND (map)
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MVM South West London meet to discuss what activities to do for the MVM Action Day on 6th July. Come along and share your ideas on how we can make the biggest impact in South West London.

Street stalls? Handing out flyers, a march or a banner drop? You name it, we might just do it!

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Street stall in Bristol
Jun
8
12:30 PM12:30

Street stall in Bristol

Join MVM Bristol for a street stall at Gaol Ferry Steps on Saturday 8th June.

Local group members will be there between 12.30pm and 3.30pm with a petition for passers-by to sign to send to each of the four Bristol MPs.

They will also be giving out postcards for people to send to their MPs to demonstrate how much demand there is for PR from Bristol residents.

Please stop by and say hello, or why not help out and chat to people about PR? We would love to see you on the day.

PR campaigners at the MVM Movement Building Day in Bristol, March 2019

PR campaigners at the MVM Movement Building Day in Bristol, March 2019

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MVM North London roadshow event
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

MVM North London roadshow event

  • 87 Muswell Hill Broadway, Muswell Hill, London N10 3HA (map)
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MVM North London hold a roadshow event in Muswell Hill on Saturday 8th June.

You will find them outside Miller & Carter Steakhouse on the corner of Princes Avenue and Muswell Hill Broadway. Buses W7, 43, 102, 134, 144, 234 and the 299 all go to Muswell Hill.

The group will be talking to passers-by about the need for Proportional Representation, so please join them if you are in the area.

Members of MVM North London

Members of MVM North London

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MVM Bournemouth next meeting
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

MVM Bournemouth next meeting

  • Cricketers Arms Pub, 41 Windham St, Bournemouth, BH1 4RN (map)
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Come and join MVM Bournemouth for a pint or a cup of tea, and catch up with what the group is doing to win PR.

This month the group will be discussing upcoming events including
Demand Democracy Day on Saturday 6th July. Local groups and campaigners from all over the UK will be joining MVM’s national day of action to raise awareness about the urgent need for PR.

On the day, the group will be running a street stall in the centre of Bournemouth, spreading the word about how real democracy works, and why we need it. Find out how you can get involved.

Other events coming up include a deputation and flag waving at the first public meeting of the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council on Tuesday 16th July. And if you can help out at MVM’s stall at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival on the weekend of 20th to 21st July, the group would love to hear from you.

They meet on the first Wednesday of every month - same time, same place. So why not join them?

MVM Bournemouth

MVM Bournemouth

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Join MVM Chippenham at the Frome Independent Market
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Join MVM Chippenham at the Frome Independent Market

  • Market Place, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1EG (map)
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MVM Chippenham will be handing out leaflets at the next Frome Independent Market on Sunday 2nd June.

The market is always bustling but if you’re a supporter of Make Votes Matter, look out for the group who will be waving their very own MVM flag. Group members will be hoping to draw a crowd and have those all-important conversations about Proportional Representation. So why not come along and join in the fun?

Market day in Frome, Somerset

Market day in Frome, Somerset

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MVM Chippenham next meeting
May
21
7:00 PM19:00

MVM Chippenham next meeting

  • The Swan Hotel, 1 Church St, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LN (map)
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MVM Chippenham next meet on Tuesday 21st May at The Swan Hotel in Bradford-on-Avon.

On the agenda for this meeting, the group will be discussing having a presence at the next Frome Independent Market on Sunday 2nd June. They will also be planning for the national MVM day of action on Saturday 6th July and discussing the EU Elections and what it means for Make Votes Matter.

The campaign for PR is gaining momentum so why not come along and join in making democracy work for everyone?

A previous meeting of MVM Chippenham

A previous meeting of MVM Chippenham

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Look! New local group starting in Bath
May
15
7:15 PM19:15

Look! New local group starting in Bath

  • Milsom Room, Baptist Church, Manvers St Bath BA1 1JW (map)
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If you live in or around Bath and want to get involved in campaigning for Proportional Representation, then this event is for you.

The first meeting of Make Votes Matter (MVM) Bath takes place on Wednesday 15th May from 7pm at Manvers Street Baptist Church, central Bath.

This is a brand new group being set up for people who are passionate about winning Proportional Representation in years, not decades.

The first group meeting will be at Manvers Street Baptist Church

The first group meeting will be at Manvers Street Baptist Church


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MVM North London next meeting
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

MVM North London next meeting

  • Muswell Hill Quaker Meeting House, 77 Church Crescent, N10 3NE (map)
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Join MVM North London this month to help plan campaign activities to win Proportional Representation (PR) in years, not decades.

Agenda items for this month include a review of Mary Southcott’s presentation about Labour and PR from the last meeting. There will be a brainstorming session to come up with creative actions to run alongside the street stall on Demand Democracy Day. The group will also be discussing an upcoming Make Votes Matter event aimed at BME communities.

MVM North London out campaigning for PR

MVM North London out campaigning for PR

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Street stall in Stratford
May
11
11:00 AM11:00

Street stall in Stratford

Join MVM East London this spring for a street stall promoting Proportional Representation.

You will find the event next to Stratford Station in East London where the Jubilee line, Central line, Docklands Light Railway and mainline trains intersect. Take the exit towards the bus station on arrival at the station. If you can help out at the roadshow event please contact the organisers.

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Next meeting of MVM Bournemouth
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Next meeting of MVM Bournemouth

  • Cricketer’s Arms, 41 Windham Road, Bournemouth, BH1 4RN (map)
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Join MVM Bournemouth this Wednesday for their next monthly meeting.

The group will be looking at the results from a recent ‘mock election’ they carried out and planning the next step: presenting the findings at an upcoming council meeting.

MVM Bournemouth group members at a previous meeting

MVM Bournemouth group members at a previous meeting


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Look! New meeting of MVM Bristol
Apr
23
7:00 PM19:00

Look! New meeting of MVM Bristol

  • YHA Bristol, 14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA (map)
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Please join us for this meeting of a new MVM group in Bristol.

There will be an opportunity to discuss MVM’s national summer action day taking place on Saturday 6th July, and how to win PR locally.

All are welcome, from all parties and none. Come along and bring your ideas and enthusiasm! We look forward to seeing you.

Campaigners discuss actions on winning PR at the Bristol Movement Building Day in March

Campaigners discuss actions on winning PR at the Bristol Movement Building Day in March

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MVM Chippenham meeting
Apr
23
7:00 PM19:00

MVM Chippenham meeting

  • The Swan Hotel, 1 Church St, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LN (map)
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The next meeting of MVM Chippenham is on Tuesday 23rd April. We will meet at 7pm in The Swan in Bradford-on-Avon.

Proportional Representation is now getting high on the agenda so come along and join in the fun! We look forward to your input into how we can help to make our democracy fit for the 21st century.

MVM Chippenham talking to Michelle Donelan MP at a previous meeting

MVM Chippenham talking to Michelle Donelan MP at a previous meeting

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MVM South West London meeting
Apr
17
7:30 PM19:30

MVM South West London meeting

  • The Old Ship pub, 3 King Street, Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey (map)
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Come along to the next meeting of MVM South West London and help get our voices heard.

On the agenda is an update on MVM progress since December last year. There will be a discussion about PR and Brexit and an ideas session on how to get involved in the national MVM Action Day, on Saturday 6th July.

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Guest speaker to join MVM North London in April
Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

Guest speaker to join MVM North London in April

  • Muswell Hill Quaker Meeting House, 77 Church Crescent (map)
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Guest speaker Mary Southcott from the Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform (LCER) will join MVM North London’s next meeting on Tuesday 9th April.

Mary has been invited to say a few words about her work with LCER and will be on hand to provide helpful guidance on her experience of campaigning for electoral reform in the Labour movement.

Mary has been a Labour parliamentary candidate, has held a variety of roles in the party and has spoken at a large number of local Labour Parties on electoral reform. She was also a guest panellist at Make Votes Matter’s fringe event at the last Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.

How to get to the meeting: Nearest tube is Highgate (northern line) followed by a short bus ride on number 43 or 134 to Cranley Gardens. Buses W7, 102, 144, 234 & 299 also go to nearby Muswell Hill Broadway.

Mary Southcott addresses a crowd of electoral reformers in Manchester

Mary Southcott addresses a crowd of electoral reformers in Manchester

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Guest speaker at MVM Totnes meeting
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

Guest speaker at MVM Totnes meeting

  • Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Totnes (map)
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Klina Jordan, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive of Make Votes Matter is the guest speaker at MVM Totnes’s April meeting.

Whether you’ve been to a meeting before or this is your first time, join this friendly group of PR supporters and hear about the national campaign from Klina.

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive of Make Votes Matter, Klina Jordan

Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive of Make Votes Matter, Klina Jordan

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First meeting of MVM Norwich!
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

First meeting of MVM Norwich!

  • Wensum Junior School, Turner Road, Norwich (map)
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If you live in or around Norwich and want to get involved in campaigning for Proportional Representation, then this event is for you.

The first meeting of Make Votes Matter (MVM) Norwich takes place on Wednesday 3rd April between 7pm and 8.30pm at Wensum Junior School, Turner Road, Norwich.

This is a brand new group being set up for people who are passionate about winning Proportional Representation.

Let the organiser know you can join the meeting by email or Facebook, or just show up on the night.

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MVM North London roadshow event
Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

MVM North London roadshow event

Join MVM North London this spring for a roadshow about Proportional Representation.

The event takes place on Saturday 30th March and once again the group will have their Democractometer on display to help draw a crowd.

If you can help out at the roadshow event then do get in touch with the organisers.

You will find the event at Mornington Crescent, near to the tube station of the same name on the Northern line (West End branch). Buses 24, 27, 29, 88, 134, 214, 253 pass the spot. 

The team out in South End Green during a previous event

The team out in South End Green during a previous event

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A street stall in Totnes
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

A street stall in Totnes

Campaigners for Proportional Representation are holding a street stall in Totnes on Saturday 30th March.

The interactive stall features a democracymeter to help pull a crowd at Civic Square, just off Fore Street in the centre of Totnes. Why not go along and pay them a visit.

MVM Totnes during last summer’s Demand Democracy Day

MVM Totnes during last summer’s Demand Democracy Day

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