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Events

Fabian events run throughout the year and across the country from our flagship New Year and summer conferences, to policy roundtables, lectures and local Fabian Society meetings.

Raising the Bar report launch

16 April 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

Raising the Bar: How household incomes can grow like they used to

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Fabian Summer Conference 2018: Labour Vision

19 May 2018, 10:00 - 17:30

Focusing on policy priorities for the next Labour government, the outcome of the May local elections and the road towards Brexit.

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PAST EVENTS

Publication launch

Labour Country: How to reconnect with rural communities

27 March 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The launch of the 'Labour Country' report which asks how Labour can go outside of its comfort zone and become a natural party of the countryside.

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Local Fabians

Launch of the Leeds Fabians

09 February 2018, 19:00 - 21:00

We have some fantastic speakers for the evening where the theme will be Brexit. Speakers include Hilary Benn MP (Labour MP, Leeds Central & chair, Brexit select committee) and Dr Sophia Price (head of politics and international relations, Leeds Beckett University) and Andrew Harrop (general secretary, Fabian Society).

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Local Fabians

Launch of the North East London Fabians

29 January 2018, 19:00 - 21:00

Featuring a discussion on 'The Changing World of Work' with Stella Creasy MP

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Meeting

Fabian Society AGM 2017

18 November 2017, 14:00 - 16:00

Our AGM is an opportunity for all members to have their say on the direction of the Fabian Society and ask about our work. We will host a discussion ahead of the formal business of our AGM. This year’s panel discussion will be The Year in Review: Twelve months of British politics.

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Meeting

Gordon Brown in conversation with Robert Peston

10 November 2017, 09:30 - 13:30

Gordon Brown (former prime minister) and Robert Peston ( ITV’s political editor and presenter of Peston on Sunday) in conversation, chaired by Ria Bernard (Chair, Young Fabians).

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Party Conference fringe

Fabian fringe at Labour party conference 2017

24 September 2017, 10:00 - 26 September 2017, 23:30

The Fabian Society hosted 18 fringe events on a wide range of topics, in addition to our flagship events - Fabian Question Time and the Fabian Party.

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Local Fabians

Local Societies Tea

12 July 2017, 13:00 - 16:00

Local Fabian Society members' annual tea in the House of Lords

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Conference

Fabian Summer Conference 2017: Path to Power

08 July 2017, 10:00 - 17:30

Taking place exactly one month after the election this conference provided a space for crucial discussion and debate about the future direction of the left. Now there is a clear path to power. As such, this year’s Fabian summer conference asked what can Labour do to win the next election?

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Conference

Fabian New Year Conference 2017

14 January 2017, 10:00 - 17:30

The Left in Britain. Britain in the World

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Highlights of Fabian Summer Conference 2017

A taste of our day of post general election analysis and debate

Our publications

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Raising the bar front cover

Raising the bar

How household incomes can grow the way they used to

What do we need to do to get household incomes growing the way they used to before the financial crash? This collection explores how to create the sustainable economic growth that will be needed if living standards are to rise significantly.
Edited ...

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A New Collectivism

How private sector trade unions can innovate and grow

How trade unions can modernise to meet the challenges of the changing world of work.
Edited by Cameron Tait and Tobias Phibbs
December 2017

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Life Lessons

A National Education Service that leaves no adult behind

How Labour’s National Education Service can be brought to life.

Edited by Kate Murray
December 2017

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New Tricks

Innovative approaches to lifelong learning

Innovative approaches to lifelong learning around the globe could inspire a renaissance in skills training for UK workers.
By Cameron Tait
December 2017

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Labour Country

How to reconnect with rural communities

Labour must reconnect with the politics and culture of the countryside to be confident of winning the next general election.
By Tobias Phibbs
March 2018

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Fabian Reviews

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Spring 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the impact of gentrification on our cities - and our political class - with Luke John Davies, Gloria de Piero and Loretta Lees.

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Winter 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on how Labour needs to reshape the economy, with Michael Jacobs, Chi Onwurah MP, Caroline Flint MP, Andrew Cumbers and David Walker, plus Kate Murray interviews shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler MP.

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Autumn 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on Labour's offer for social security, public services and workers with Ruth Patrick, Heather Wakefield and Jane Mansour, plus Kate Murray interviews David Lammy MP.

Also in this issue: Allen Simpson makes the...

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Summer 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on the task ahead for Labour with Lewis Baston, Jeremy Gilbert, Philip Collins and Olivia Bailey, plus Kate Murray interviews Emily Thornberry MP.
Also in this issue: Charles Lees assesses Martin Schulz and the ...

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Spring 2017

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on whether the European left can make a comeback with Philippe Marliere on France's radical reformer and Eunice Goes on social democracy's renewal, plus Kate Murray interviews Angela Rayner MP.
Also in this issu...

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Winter 2016

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on how Labour should look to the local for a route back into power with Jim McMahon MP, Sarah Hayward, Jessica Studdert and Andrew Harrop, plus Mary Riddell interviews Keir Starmer MP.
Also in this issue: a ...

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Autumn 2016

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review looks at the calls for a British patriotic vision to bring the country together again and the rediscovery of English socialism with Ben Jackson, Tom Kelsey, Jon Wilson and Andrew Harrop, plus Mary Riddell interviews Neil...

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Summer 2016

Fabian Review

This edition of Fabian Review focuses on how a continent, country and party were pulled apart, with Ruth Davis, John Denham, Andrew Harrop and Duncan Weldon, plus Conor Pope interviews Angela Eagle.

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Spring 2016

Fabian Review

The forthcoming spring issue of Fabian Review outlines new opportunities for transforming attitudes to welfare and new approaches to tackling poverty. With Andrew Harrop, Olivia Bailey and Alison McGovern.

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