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Notwestminster 2018

If we want a stronger local democracy, we all need to be part of the generation that makes it happen. Notwestminster is about finding the people, ideas and energy we need, so that we can improve our local democracy, here and now.

Notwestminster 2018
Join us for Notwestminster 2018, two days of workshops, quick-fire talks, practical activities and conversations in Huddersfield on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th February 2018.

Notwestminster 2018 | Maker Day | Pitch a workshop idea


Notwestminster 2017

Our third annual Notwestminster event was on 10th and 11th February 2017 at The Media Centre in Huddersfield. 

Ideas BazaarParticipants | Lightning talks | Workshops

Notwestminster 201

Best of Notwestminster 2017 – a compilation of our Blogs, Photos, Videos, Slides, Notes & Sounds

Notwestminster 2017 included a Democracy Experiments Day, workshops, Lightning talks, a PechaKucha Night, creative activities, curry, drinks and lots of opportunities for making contact with others who are interested in local democracy.



Want to do a Design Experiment for Local Democracy?

Centre for Public Scrutiny and NotwestminsterDesign Experiments for Local Democracy is a practical programme for local democracy advocates. We are encouraging people to rapidly test and evaluate new ways of doing local democracy, and we’re supporting each other in doing this.  

The programme is co-ordinated by the Notwestminster network and the Centre for Public Scrutiny. We’re looking for people who want to get involved in trying a democracy experiment in their area. You can Sign up now.



Notwestminster 2016

Ideas BazaarParticipants | Lightning talks | Workshops

Notwestminster 2016 the difficult second album

Best of Notwestminster 2016 – a compilation of our Blogs, Photos, Videos, Slides, Notes & Sounds



Want to help redesign local democracy? We bring people together to create and share new ideas for doing local democracy. Join our network:

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