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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.

FABIAN FRINGE AT LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE BRIGHTON 2019

22 September 2019, 12:30 - 24 September 2019, 20:00

The Fabian Society will host a number of public and private fringe events from Sunday 23 to Tuesday 25 September.

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Local Fabians

House of Lords Tea 2019: bringing the country together

09 July 2019, 14:00 - 17:00

Fabian Society members' annual tea in the House of Lords

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Conference

FEPS-Fabian Summer Conference 2019

29 June 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

The FEPS-Fabian Summer conference will focus on both domestic and international policy priorities for the next Labour government, examine the impact of the European elections, and will ask what comes next in the Brexit process.

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Speech

Gordon Brown speech on combatting the far right

25 June 2019, 08:30 - 10:00

Gordon Brown will deliver a major speech on combating fascism and the far right in 2019.

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Speech

Fabian John Smith memorial lecture by Tom Watson MP

13 May 2019, 19:30 - 21:00

To mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Labour leader John Smith, Tom Watson, Labour’s deputy leader will be delivering a lecture in his memory.

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Speech

Fabian Society Speech: Andy Burnham on Combatting Homelessness

08 May 2019, 09:30 - 11:30

A Fabian Society speech by the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham on homelessness, rough sleeping and Greater Manchester’s approach to tackling this humanitarian crisis.

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Conference

FEPS-Fabian New Year Conference 2019: Brexit and Beyond

19 January 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Taking place just two months before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, the conference will focus on the next stages of the Brexit negotiations and what a Labour government can do to transform post-Brexit Britain.

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Conference

Fabian Society AGM 2018 - Manchester

17 November 2018, 12:00 - 17:00

Join us at the People's History Museum in Manchester for a half day conference and the annual general meeting.

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Party Conference fringe

Fabian fringe at Labour party conference Liverpool 2018

23 September 2018, 10:00 - 25 September 2018, 23:00

The Fabian Society will host a number of public and private fringe events from Sunday 23 to Tuesday 25 September. As ever we will host our flagship conference events - Fabian Question Time and the Fabian Party on the last night of conference.

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Meeting

Women At Work: Gendered Experience and the Changing World of Work

18 July 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

Discussing the challenges that face women in the world of work and what policies are required to address these and ensure greater gender equality in the workplace. Organised by the Changing Work Centre - a joint research initiative from Community and the Fabian Society.

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Local Fabians

Local Fabian Societies Annual Houses of Parliament Tea

10 July 2018, 14:00

Featuring the debate 'Is Britain Becoming More Divided?' and afternoon tea in the Cholmondeley Room. Members of local Fabian Societies are invited to join us for the afternoon in the Houses of Parliament for a debate and afternoon tea to celebrate the achievements of local Fabians from the past year.

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Publication launch

Take Good Care: Improving support and wellbeing in later life

09 July 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The launch the 'Take Good Care' report with shadow mental health and social care minister Barbara Keeley MP. We asked our contributors to consider the offer politicians should make on the services and entitlements older people need to live well.

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Meeting

A New Collectivism: The Future of Trade Unions

04 July 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

Caroline Flint MP, Anna Turley MP, Sue Ferns and Antonia Bance discussing the challenges facing trade unions and the innovations they need to thrive. Organised by the Changing Work Centre – a joint research initiative from Community and the Fabian Society.

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Local Fabians

Peterborough Fabians Education Conference

29 June 2018, 09:00 - 13:30

Raising Aspiration and Transforming Life Chances for Peterborough’s Young People

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Meeting

Prioritising People and Planet: Pascal Lamy and Lisa Nandy MP

25 June 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The launch of the Lamy Group report setting out a compelling progressive agenda responding to rapid changes in society, technological leaps, major demographic changes and the intensification of globalisation.

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Conference

100 Years of Suffrage: Our Vote, Our Voice

23 June 2018, 10:00 - 17:00

Marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, this conference will reflect on the past and look to the future of women making change.

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Conference

Scottish Fabians Conference: Futures of Scotland

16 June 2018, 10:00 - 17:00

Featuring a keynote speech from Gordon Brown and sessions on Brexit, equality and the future of Labour in Scotland.

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Conference triple threat

FEPS-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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Publication launch

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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Highlights of Fabian Summer Conference 2017

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

Our publications

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Beyond affordability

What tenants want from rent controls

New Fabian Society research reveals that renters’ support for rent controls is motivated by more than just saving money, with the results suggesting private renters want rent regulation to tackle insecurity and unfair treatment.

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Progressive federalism

A different way of looking at the UK

A new Fabian Society report argues progressive federalism is better than independence for Scotland.

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Capital gains

A global city in a changing world

Capital Gains presents proposals to Sadiq Khan for his second term as London mayor.

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People Power

Building an industrial strategy with workers at its heart

The Changing Work Centre, a joint initiative from the Fabian Society and Community, has today launched a new report which calls for a new focus on workers at the heart of industrial strategy.

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Summer 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review explores ideas on greening Labour with contributions from Ed Miliband MP, Sue Hayman MP, and Nadia Whittome plus Kate Murray talks to Yvette Cooper MP. 

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Getting Organised

Low-paid self-employment and trade unions

Trade unions need to better represent the UK’s 4 million self-employed workers, according to a new report by the Fabian Society.

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Open and ethical

Building a fairer immigration system

Human rights abuses, immigration scandals and poor decision-making have left the immigration system in need of urgent reform, according to a new Fabian Society report.

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Spring 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review asks if Labour will sink or swim after its biggest split in nearly 40 years with Dianne Hayter, Ben Bradshaw MP and Ann Pettifor plus Kate Murray talks to Richard Corbett MEP.

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Fabian Reviews

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Summer 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review explores ideas on greening Labour with contributions from Ed Miliband MP, Sue Hayman MP, and Nadia Whittome plus Kate Murray talks to Yvette Cooper MP. 

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Spring 2019

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review asks if Labour will sink or swim after its biggest split in nearly 40 years with Dianne Hayter, Ben Bradshaw MP and Ann Pettifor plus Kate Murray talks to Richard Corbett MEP.

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Winter 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on new ideas to renew the centre-left with Matthew Laza, Liz Kendall MP and Daniel Sleat plus Kate Murray talks to Lisa Nandy MP.

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Autumn 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on what a radical Labour party in government could do to ensure its success with Angela Eagle, Faiza Shaheen and Paul Mason plus Emma Burnell talks to Jon Trickett.

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Summer 2018

Fabian Review

This edition of the Fabian Review focuses on the future political landscape for Labour with Catherine West, Dave Ward and Thangam Debbonaire, plus Kate Murray talks to Andrew Adonis.

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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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