Timetable 2017

Notwestminster 2017Want to know what’s happening when at Notwestminster 2017? Here’s a quick overview. All our events are free, but places are limited – so please make sure you’ve booked in for all the events and activities you’d like to take part in.

If you’ve any questions, please let us know: notwestminster@gmail.com

Friday 10th February 2017

10am to 4pm – Democracy Experiments Day

Democracy Experiments Day at The Media Centre, Huddersfield.

Democracy Experiments Day – book now How to get here

Experiments Day outline :

  • 9.15am         Registration – tea, coffee & snacks
  • 10am            Welcome & aims of the day
                             How to design a democracy experiment – lessons from our research

                             Pitches for new experiments & updates from existing experiments
  • 11.15am       Task groups start work
  • 1pm-ish       Lunch
  • 2pm              Check-in
  • 2.15pm        Task groups continue work
  • 3.30pm        Final presentations
  • 4pm-ish      Reflections & next steps

(some of these timings may change very slightly)

7pm to 9.45pm – PechaKucha Night

Notwestminster PechaKucha Night in Cafe Ollo at The Media Centre, Huddersfield. Speakers will start at 7.20pm.

Notwestminster PechaKucha Night – book now How to get here

10pm – Curry

Notwestminster Curry in Huddersfield town centre.

We’ll contact our participants to let you know where we’re eating.

If you’d like us to reserve a place for you, please email us now at notwestminster@gmail.com

Saturday 11th February 2017

10am to 4pm – Notwestminster main event

Notwestminster 2016 main event at The Media Centre, Huddersfield.

Notwestminster main event – book nowHow to get here

Main event outline :

  • 9am              Registration – tea, coffee & snacks
  • 10am            Welcome to Notwestminster
  • 10.10am      Lightning Talks 
  • 10.30am      Workshop session 1
  • 11.30am       Tea, coffee & snacks
  • 12 noon       Workshop session 2
  • 1pm              Lunch & activities
  • 2pm              Lightning Talks 
  • 2.30pm       Workshop session 3
  • 3.30pm       Ideas Bazaar & next steps
  • 4pm             Drinks & informal plotting….

(some of these timings may change very slightly)


Drinks from 4pm 

Notwestminster drinks straight after the event.

(we’ll let you know where)

Cafe Ollo
Lunches and refreshments are included in your booking for both days. Friday lunch will be served on the first floor. On Saturday we have use of the whole venue, so we’ll be eating in the cafe and lounge area on the ground floor.

Fancy a “fancy” coffee?
The cafe counter is open for you to buy anything extra you’d like during the day.