Events and Meetings

We’ve had a wide array of speakers, including Dr Hazel Dawes on migration and immigration; Penny Shepherd MBE, CEO of UK Sustainable Investment and Finance, leading a discussion on the future of finance and banking; Andrew Waldie from Kent Green Party on Positive Money (see Local Issues section); and Tracy Deighton-Brown about ‘Winning in a Tory Heartland’, including her experiences from Brighton.

Watch this website for details of guest speakers.  Such meetings are open to anyone who is not a member of another political party.

Folkestone Pride @ Payer's Park
Aug 19 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

We will have a stall at Payer’s Park (behind the Quarterhouse on Tontine Street) as part of the town’s first ever day’s LGBT celebration. If you’d like to help on the stall, please make contact, but either way, come and see us and join in the rest of the activities.

Shepway Green Party AGM @ Spritualist Church
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a look back at a busy year, with lots of excellent progress, plan for next steps, and election of officers.

Green Party Autumn Conference @ Harrogate Convention Centre
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm

The Autumn Conference Harrogate Convention Centre, from Saturday 7 to Tuesday 10 October. If you would like to attend all or part of this event you  can register online via the members’ website from 1 July. Unlike some other political parties, Green Party policy is written and decided democratically by its members, usually at Conference. You can find out more about this process here:​. The relevant deadlines for the Autumn oconference as as follows:

30 June (midnight) – Pre-Agenda deadline: final date for posting of motions and policy papers to the policy discussion forums on the members’ website

14 July (midnight) – First Agenda deadline: Final date for notification of text of motions and policy papers to SOC

28 July – Publication of First Agenda.

18 August (midnight) – Final date for posting of amendments to the members’ website

25 August (midnight) – Final Agenda deadline: final text of amendments to SOC

15 September (midnight) – Final date for Late Motions to Conference