Exploring Your Political Pathway - Inverness
Oct
20
10:30 AM10:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Inverness

Join us in the Highland Council Chamber for a 2-hour workshop to demystify the process of getting in to politics. Women from across the political spectrum are welcome, with lots or little experience.  We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election. Joining us and sharing her experience is Councillor Emma Knox, the elected SNP member for ward 12 Aird and Loch Ness Ward of the Highland Council. Book tickets here.

View Event →

Aberdour Festival, Getting Women into Politics
Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

Aberdour Festival, Getting Women into Politics

Can you see yourself as that female elected councillor, MSP or MP? At Aberdour Festival we will run a session that will demystify the election process at all these levels. No matter what your political party leanings are, no matter what your background, life experience or age - you CAN. Spend an hour and a half learning why you can and should be the voice for others. With special guest speaker Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour and Shadow Scottish Secretary Lesley Laird MP. FREE TICKETS

View Event →
How to get into politics - Ayrshire Women's Hub, Ayr
Jul
26
6:30 PM18:30

How to get into politics - Ayrshire Women's Hub, Ayr

This workshop with Ayrshire Women's Hub is for women who have an interest in politics but don't know where to start. Maybe you are a campaigner but don't know how your skills translate into formal politics? Come along to connect with other women as we explore why women get into politics, what routes you can take and how to commit to your first steps. Guest speaker Cllr Laura Brennan-Whitefield SNP. FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Women in politics: Becoming an MP - London
Jul
9
6:30 PM18:30

Women in politics: Becoming an MP - London

Have you considered getting involved in politics including standing as an MP but have not quite been able to take the plunge? Do you need more information but don't know where to get it? Or do you worry you don't have the skills but you still want to make a difference? Come along to this workshop for women, to explore what it takes to become an MP, with Conservative MP for Eastleigh Mims Davies. BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
100 for the 100th: Women for Gender Equal Politics
Jun
30
10:30 AM10:30

100 for the 100th: Women for Gender Equal Politics

The Parliament Project and YWCA Scotland – The Young Women’s Movement are hosting a networking and vision-building event to celebrate Scottish Suffragettes and to plan how to bring about gender equality in politics in the next 5 years. We want to bring together 100 self-identifying women and girls (aged 16-106) to make a plan of action to raise the numbers of women (of all ages) to take their place in our Parliaments and local and community councils across the country. We would like to include women from all parts of society in Scotland. Book your free ticket here.

View Event →
Women's Town: Exploring Your Political Pathway, Maccelsfield
Jun
16
9:45 AM09:45

Women's Town: Exploring Your Political Pathway, Maccelsfield

  • St Michael's Church & All Angels Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come along to the Parliament Project's Macclesfield workshop in partnership with Barnaby Festival, as part of our Women's Town programme. Women from across the political spectrum are welcome, with lots or little experience. This workshop for women will demystify the process of getting into politics; exploring the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role.  With special guest speakers Edwina Currie, former Conservative MP and Minister; Janet Jackson, Labour Councillor for Macclesfield Central. BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Exploring Your Political Pathway - Stockport
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Stockport

Join us for an evening in Stockport Borough Council Chamber to demystify the process of getting in to politics.  Women from across the political spectrum are welcome with lots or little experience.  We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election.  Joining us and sharing their experiences will be Ann Coffey, MP for Stockport and Councillor Laura Booth. BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
How to become a Councillor - Edinburgh
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

How to become a Councillor - Edinburgh

Join us in Edinburgh City Council Chambers for an evening where we explore how to become a Councillor. We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election. Sharing her experience is Edinburgh City Council, Green Party representative, Cllr Claire Miller, who will talk us about how she got elected. We will also visit Council Chambers to see the inner workings of the Council process. BOOK FREE TICKET

View Event →
Women in Politics: The London Assembly
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Women in Politics: The London Assembly

Come along to this workshop for women, to explore what it takes to become a member of the London Assembly, with guest speakers London Assembly Chair Jennette Arnold of the Labour Group and Green Group Leader Sian Berry. This workshop will look at how to begin your life in politics, and the speakers will share their stories of how they got elected. Share what difference you would like to make, explore what barriers stop women from getting into politics and make an action plan for your own political journey. 

BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Exploring Your Political Pathway- Exeter
Jun
2
1:30 PM13:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway- Exeter

In partnership with Fawcett Society, Devon, we will be holding our first workshop in Exeter. A 2 hour workshop 'Exploring Your Political Pathway' will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party and becoming an activist, through to selection and election, and explore how women can best prepare for this role.  Guest speaker to be announced soon.The workshop will be followed by a discussion with a panel of local female council and parliamentary candidates. BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Exploring Your Political Pathway - York
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Exploring Your Political Pathway - York

Come along to our first York workshop to demystify the process of getting into politics. We will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role. We are delighted to be joined by Rachael Maskell, Labour Member of Parliament for York Central. BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Public Presence & Resilience - Webinar 4
May
18
12:30 PM12:30

Public Presence & Resilience - Webinar 4

The final of 4 webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series.  This is a digital surgery around the theme Public Presence & Resilience. Seyi AkiwowoLabour Councillor for Newham and Founder of Glitch!UK and Louise HaighLabour MP for Sheffield, Heeley will share their experiences of stepping in to the public eye and the challenges that presents in an insightful discussion facilitated by members of The Parliament Project.  The audience will have the opportunity to ask their own questions of the panel.   BOOK

View Event →
Building a Team - Webinar 3
Apr
20
12:30 PM12:30

Building a Team - Webinar 3

The third of 4 webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series. This is a digital surgery around the theme Building a Team. Claire MillerScottish Greens Councillor for Edinburgh City Centre and Preet Kaur GillLabour (Co-op) MP for Birmingham, Edgbaston will share their experiences of working with others to achieve their political goals in a discussion facilitated by members of The Parliament Project. The audience will have the opportunity to ask their own questions of the panel.  BOOK

View Event →
Exploring Your Political Pathway - Bristol
Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Bristol

Come along to our first Bristol workshop in partnership with Bristol Women's Voice, to demystify the process of getting into politics.  We will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role. With special guest speakers Cllr Eleanor Combley, Leader of the Green Group and Labour Cllr Marg Hickman.   BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Exploring Your Political Pathway - Wigan
Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Wigan

Come along to our first Wigan workshop to demystify the process of getting into politics. We will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role. We will be joined by Leigh MP Jo Platt who will share how she got involved in politics and the workshop will be facilitated by Parliament Project leads for the North. BOOK FREE TICKETS

View Event →
Where & When to Run? Webinar 2
Mar
2
12:30 PM12:30

Where & When to Run? Webinar 2

The second of 4 webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series. This is a digital surgery around the theme Where & When to Run? Conservative Councillor Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council and Liverpool Mayoral Candidate for the Women’s Equality Party Tabitha Morton, will share their experiences of how they decided to run in an insightful discussion facilitated by members of The Parliament Project. The audience will have the opportunity to ask their own questions of the panel. BOOK

 

View Event →
Exploring your political pathway: Aberdeen
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Exploring your political pathway: Aberdeen

  • Room NK14 (66), New Kings Buildings (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our first event in Aberdeen! Come along to this workshop to demystify the process of getting into politics. We will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role. Our guest speaker Cllr Isobel Davison will share why she wanted to get invovled in politics and what it took to get there. TICKETS

View Event →
My Mission: Why Politics? Webinar 1
Jan
26
12:30 PM12:30

My Mission: Why Politics? Webinar 1

The first of 4 webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series. This is a digital surgery around the theme My Mission: Why Politics?

Gillian Martin, the SNP’s Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Aberdeenshire East and Rachel Varley, Conservative Councillor for Bingley Town Council will share their experiences of getting into politics in an insightful discussion facilitated by members of The Parliament Project. The audience will have the opportunity to ask their own questions of the panel. BOOK

View Event →
Getting Selected – a landmark for women’s rights
Nov
17
4:00 PM16:00

Getting Selected – a landmark for women’s rights

We are delighted to be part of the University of Lincoln 'Getting Selected' roundtable discussion. Participants include Lesley Abdela; Sarah Childs, Professor of Politics and Gender at Birkbeck, University of London; playwright Hannah Davies; local MP and former city councillor Karen Lee; Dolly Theis from the 50:50 Parliament; and Nicola Waterworth from The Parliament Project which empowers women to run for political office.

View Event →
Explore Your Political Pathway: Liverpool
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Explore Your Political Pathway: Liverpool

Organised with the support of The Women's Organisation, come to this event to be inspired by others and take your first steps. We will be joined by Wirral South MP Alison McGovern and Liverpool City Region Mayoral candidate Tabitha Morton, who will share how they got involved in politics and the workshop will be facilitated by Parliament Project leads for the North. TICKETS

View Event →