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MVCIWS street stall in Chichester
Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

MVCIWS street stall in Chichester

  • Chichester Cross, South Street, Chichester PO19 1HD (map)
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Join Make Votes Count In West Sussex for a street stall in Chichester on Saturday 20th July. Supporters will be there between 11.00am and 2.00pm.

NOTE: The time has been updated due to adverse weather in the morning. Start time now 11am.

Please stop by the street stall and say hello, or why not join in and find out more about how you can get involved in winning PR in years, not decades? We would love to see you on the day.

MVCIWS at a previous stall.

MVCIWS at a previous stall.

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MVM North London at Chestnuts Park Fest
Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

MVM North London at Chestnuts Park Fest

  • Chestnuts Park and Community Centre, 280 St Ann’s Road, London N15 5BN (map)
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Join MVM North London’s stall at this fun family event. Keith will be leading on a stall at Chestnuts Park Fest in Tottenham, hosted by community campaigners the Bridge Renewal Trust. Chestnuts Park is on St Ann’s Road (buses 67 & 341). It’s 5 minutes from West Green/Phillip Lane (bus 41) or Harringay Green Lanes, The Salisbury (buses 29 & 141).

Whatever time you can spare, you can pitch up to help out. Please do get in touch with Keith on kehubbard@hotmail.com.

A previous MVM North London stall.

A previous MVM North London stall.

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MVM Chippenham at Chippenham Labour Party
Jul
17
7:30 PM19:30

MVM Chippenham at Chippenham Labour Party

  • Corsham Community Campus (Tippett Room), Beechfield Road, Corsham SN13 9DN (map)
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Chippenham Labour Party have generously opened up the first part of their July branch meeting to all those interested in bringing Proportional Representation to Westminster elections.

Presentations from Make Votes Matter (Tim Trimble) and Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform (Mary Southcott) will set the scene for discussion of this vital issue. Members of MVM in the Chippenham area are cordially invited to attend and join in the debate.

The second part of the meeting is for Labour Party members only.

MVM Chippenham’s Tim Trimble speaking up for PR

MVM Chippenham’s Tim Trimble speaking up for PR

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'Demand Democracy' talk hosted by MVM Cornwall
Jul
5
7:00 PM19:00

'Demand Democracy' talk hosted by MVM Cornwall

  • Eliot House Hotel, Castle Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3AU (map)
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MVM Cornwall host an evening talk called ‘Demand Democracy’ this Friday (5th July).

The event will feature an introduction to the work of Make Votes Matter followed by a talk by guest speaker Thomas Conner. Thomas is a retired chartered software engineer with a second degree in law and a large interest in comparative constitutional law. He is particularly interested in getting rid of the current electoral system of First Past the Post.

This is a free event so why not go along and debate the merits of changing our electoral system?

MVM Cornwall

MVM Cornwall

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MVM Bath next meeting
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

MVM Bath next meeting

  • Milsom Room, Baptist Church, Manvers St Bath BA1 1JW (map)
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The next meeting of Make Votes Matter (MVM) Bath takes place on Wednesday 26th June from 7pm at Manvers Street Baptist Church, central Bath.

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

Join them to find out what is planned to support MVM’s summer action day Demand Democracy Day!

Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath

Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath


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Look! New local group starting in Skipton & Ripon
Jun
24
7:30 PM19:30

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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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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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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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)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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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)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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