What’s On


Local events we are aware of are listed below, generally for the month ahead.  You can also use Labour’s national search facility to find any Labour Party events which have been notified to the Party, or contact your Branch to find out what’s going on in your immediate neighbourhood.  If you want more information, call our Brighton office on 01273 806773 option 3.  The office is staffed daily.  If you want to talk to volunteers from Pavilion, best to call on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.

7.30pm, Wednesday 12 SeptemberHanover & Elm Grove Branch members’ meeting in the back room of The Hanover Pub, Queens Park Road.

10.30am, Wednesday 19 September – Pavilion Older Members’ Forum meets for coffee and chat in the Bright Now Café at the Brighthelm Centré, North Road, Brighton BN1 1YD.  All members aged over 50 are welcome to come along.

7.30pm, Wednesday 19 SeptemberHollingdean & Stanmer Branch members’ meeting at The Larches Café, New Larchwood, Waldron Avenue, Brighton BN1 9EZ.

Saturday 22 September – National Women’s Conference, Liverpool

Sunday 23 – Wednesday 26 September – 2018 Labour Conference, Liverpool

7.30pm, Thursday 27 September Patcham Labour members’ meeting at Old Boat Community Centre, Carden Hill BN1 8GN.

7.45pm, Thursday 27 SeptemberWithdean Labour members’ meeting.

Saturday 29 September – Labour campaign day

10am, Saturday 29 September – Pavilion Labour Environment Forum with film screening and members’ discussion, at St Augustine’s Centre, Stanford Avenue, Brighton.

7.30pm, Wednesday 10 OctoberHanover & Elm Grove Branch members’ meeting at the Church of the Annunciation, Washington Street.  This is likely to be the Branch AGM.

Saturday 13 October – Pavilion Labour General Committee Meeting at the Friends’ Meeting House.  This business-only meeting will be timed to finish by midday to allow delegates to support the NHS Demonstration organised by Sussex Defend the NHS.  Delegates should check meeting papers for the exact timings of this meeting and registration.

Saturday 13 October, NHS Demonstration – all Labour members and supporters are encouraged to join us at the NHS march and rally called by Sussex Defend the NHS and Brighton Hove and District Trades Union Council.  Assemble at The Level from 11.30am, for short speeches at midday, with the march leaving The Level at 12.30pm to go to a full rally in Regency Square.  March with us behind the Labour banner.

Saturday 20 October – Pavilion Labour and LCF joint October Campaign Day

Tuesday 23 OctoberSt Peter’s & North Laine Branch AGM – members’ meeting

8pm, Wednesday 24 OctoberPreston Park Labour AGM – members’ meeting at BHASVIC, followed by a Branch meeting to be addressed by Cllr Daniel Yates, Leader, Brighton & Hove City Council.

9.45am, Saturday 27 OctoberWithdean Labour AGM at Crowhurst Community Centre, Knoyle Road

10.30am, Saturday 27 OctoberPatcham Labour AGM – members’ meeting at Old Boat Community Centre, Carden Hill BN1 8GN.

7.30pm, Wednesday 31 OctoberRegency Labour AGM.

Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 November – Labour South East Regional Conference, Southampton

7pm, Thursday 8 November – Pavilion Labour General Committee Meeting at the Friends’ Meeting House, with a short discussion forum scheduled to hear reports from Pavilion Labour’s delegates to Labour’s national and regional conferences.  Delegates should check meeting papers for the exact timings of this meeting, but will be able to register from 6.45pm.

Saturday 10 November – Pavilion Labour November Campaign Day

8pm, Thursday 22 NovemberPreston Park Labour members’ meeting.

10.30am, Saturday 24 NovemberPatcham Labour members’ meeting at Old Boat Community Centre, Carden Hill BN1 8GN.

Saturday 1 December – Pavilion Labour marks International Day of People with Disabilities (on 3 December), with a day of campaigning, awareness activities and fun at Community Base, 113 Queen’s Road, Brighton BN1 3XG.

Saturday 8 December – Pavilion Labour Annual General Meeting at the Friends’ Meeting House. Delegates should check meeting papers for the exact timings of this meeting and registration.

Wednesday 19 DecemberPatcham Labour social (tbc).

2018 calendar:

Campaign Saturdays: 29 September, 20 October, 10 November, 1 December.

In addition, the Local Campaign Forum (LCF) will be organising campaign days on 22 September, 20 October, 17 November, 15 December.

GC meetings: Saturday 13 October, Thursday 8 November, Saturday 8 December (AGM).  The first GC meeting in 2019 will be on Saturday 19 January and an early 2019 GC meeting will be asked to approve a calendar of meetings for that year, which will then appear here.

Timings shown include the policy discussions which usually precede the start of the formal GC meeting.  Saturday GCs will normally run from 11.30am – 1.30pm and Thursday GCs will run from 7.30pm – 9.30pm, but delegates should always check the papers circulated for the start time of each meeting.

EC meetings: Monday 1 October, Monday 29 October, Monday 26 November.  EC meetings normally run from 7pm – 9pm.

Business deadlines for branches and affiliates to table items at the GC: 11am on Saturday 29 September, Thursday 25 October, Saturday 24 November.