Campaigning Programme

Regular events including Brexometer encounters in the town centre, door-to-door campaigning, leafleting and letter writing parties take place.  These are announced through the Swindon for Europe facebook group and by email to members.

Upcoming Special Events

People`s Vote South West are holding a public meeting with Swindon for Europe, including guest speakers to explore how we can expand and strengthen our campaign here in Swindon.

Monday, 8th April – 7pm -9pm – Great Western Hotel (near the station)
Meeting room in the rear of the public bar

Register Interest here

Past Events

23rd March 2019, Put It to The People March – Central London.  Over 300 folk from the Swindon area joined more than 1 million from around the nation to march to Parliament Square, demanding a an extension to Article 50 to enable a second referendum to confirm whether or not we should leave the EU.  Like previous marches it was peaceful, fun-filled and creative.  We all staggered home exhausted, but hopeful that bit-by-bit it is making a difference!

20th October 2018, People’s Vote March for the Future – Central London.  Over 200 people from Swindon and area joined the 700,000 who marched from Park Lane to Parliament Square to demand a further vote, following the outcome of the Government’s negotiations with the EU.

Monday 1st October, 2018, QuestionTime Brexitime, Phoenix Theatre, Swindon – A Question Time-style event, with a panel including among others:  Professor A.C. Grayling CBE (philosopher and author), Jason Hunter (3 blokes in a Pub), and Benjamin Baccas (lawyer and author on Infacts) and our very own Liz Webster.

15th September2018, Swindon for Europe AGM, Feedback & Strategy Development Meeting, Wroughton – General meeting and strategy & action planning with a bit of socialising.

14th September 2018, Swindon Brexit Summit, The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon

A wide-ranging debate organised by Clare Moody MEP, on how brexit might look like for Swindon, with contributors from business, politics, and trade unionists in order to facilitate a wide-ranging and open debate on Britain leaving the European Union.

Speakers included: Patrick Keating – European Government Affairs Manager, Honda; Clare Moody – Labour MEP for the South West & Gibraltar; Matt Griffith – Director of Policy, Business West; Anneliese Dodds – Shadow Treasury Minister, Labour MP for Oxford East; Simon Dubbins – Director of International and Research, Unite the Union.

11th August 2018:  People’s Vote – Summer of Action – Bristol Rally – Speakers included Molly Scott Cato, Vince Cable & Sarah Wollaston, fronting the campaign for a further referendum on Brexit.

6th August 2018:  People’s Vote, Swindon Community Meeting – Great Western Hotel, Swindon.  Stimulating meeting to introduce and develop strategies to help stop Brexit.

27th June 2018:  Molly on Brexit – Broadgreen Community Centre, Swindon – a stimulating and very insightful talk and Q&A by Molly Scott Cato, Green Party MEP for SW England & Gibraltar.

23rd June 2018:  March for a People’s Vote, London – a good contingent from Swindon for Europe and other Swindonians attended this amazing march to Parliament Square where an estimated 250,000 people from all over the UK marched in solidarity to stop Brexit.

See our video slideshow of the event here.

22nd May 2018:  Swindon for Europe Strategy Meeting with European Movement – Great Western Hotel, Opposite Swindon Railway Station

14th April 2018:  National Day of Action: Swindon Shopping Centre – leafletting and handing out questionnaires to the public as part of European Movement/Open Britain and Scientists for Europe’s National Day of Action to Stop Brexit

15th March 2018 – Meet, chat, get to know other Swindon for Europe members -Great Western Hotel, Opposite Swindon Railway Station.

8th February 2018 – Meet, chat, get to know other Swindon for Europe members. Also opportunity to meet refugees as its also City of Sanctuary cafe night there, too – Darkroom Espresso, 11 Faringdon Rd, Swindon SN1 5AR.

9th December 2017:  European Movement Day of Action: Leafleting and doing surveys in town centre with guests fro Bath and Gloucester for Europe. Meet 11am in Central Library cafe, Regents Circus.

9th November 2017:  Brainstorming Part 2 with Adam Poole (Marketing Lecturer).7.30pm

15th October 2017:  Indoor Garage Sale Plus, Fundraising Event. 2 till 5pm.7.30pm

7th August 2017:  Brainstorming Part 1 with Adam Poole (Marketing Lecturer).  7.30pm

15th July 2017:  Fundraising Party. 2 till 5pm