The summer holidays might soon be over, but here at LWN we've only had time for a quick spot of sunbathing, as we've been busy getting ready for a September packed full of events for you to enjoy.
With our first Northern Political Day, our AGM, our celebrated training and much more there's something for everyone in the next month.
Votes for Women
We're not great believers in bad news coming first so we're leading with some great news; Jo Cox and Helen Pearce have been re-elected as our Chair and Secretary respectively. Congratulations to them both and we're looking forward to another two years of fantastic feminism.
There are ten candidates for the 5 places on committee:
Katie Curtis, Castle Point CLP
Bex Bailey, Rushcliffe CLP
Katherine Dunne, Brentford & Isleworth CLP
Karen Wilkie, Cardiff West CLP
Kirsty McNeill, Camberwell & Peckham CLP
Josie Channer, Barking CLP
Emma Kinloch, West Dunbartonshire CLP
Emma Burnell, Dulwich and West Norwood CLP
Jacqui Smith, West Worcestershire CLP
Ann Leedham, North Herefordshire CLP
It's less than a month until our first Northern Political Day, on 14 September at the fantastic People’s History Museum in Manchester.
The day will run from 10.30 am til 5.30 pm, and will include sessions on
And there are more still to be announced .......
Men are welcome to attend and hear some fabulous women speak and debate.
Tickets are just £10 each and they’re strictly limited. When they’re gone they’re gone – so book early to avoid disappointment!
Aspiring Candidate Training
Every weekend brings more new of fabulous Labour women becoming PPCs. Many of them are LWN graduates, and you can see our Northern Political Day agenda is packed with successful graduates.
If you’d like to come on our course and find out how we can help you to be ready for selection (or for any other goal in the Party) there are still places available on our courses in Watford and Leeds in the autumn.
If you’re not sure take a look at what LWN graduate and one of Labour's newest MPs Emma Lewell-Buck says about the impact our training had on her.
26th-27th October, Watford
7th-8th December, Leeds
The LWN AGM is our annual democratic event. It is only open to women members of Labour Women's Network.
The Annual General Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, September 21st, in the Cambridge Room at the Hilton, Brighton.
This year, our AGM will be held immediately before National Women’s Conference. This will be inside the secure zone of Conference, and it is essential that you hold a pass. If you do not have a pass (either for the whole of Annual Conference, or a 1-day Women's Conference pass) you will not be able to attend the LWN AGM.
To attend the AGM please register on the LWN website www.lwn.org.uk/events
Other Organisations' Events
Saturday 7 September 2013, 9am-3pm, Camden town Hall, Judd Street, King’s Cross, London WC1H 9JE
Progress is delighted to be holding its first women’s conference, Winning With Women with a special ticket price for LWN members. Part of the Campaign for a Labour Majority, the conference will take place at Camden town hall, central London, bringing together people from across the Labour movement to discuss the role that women in the party and the electorate will play in winning Labour a majority in 2015.
The conference will feature contributions from a range of fantastic women from across the Labour movement, including a keynote speech from Harriet Harman MP, and many LWN graduates.
Confirmed speakers are: Harriet Harman MP, Caroline Flint MP, Stella Creasy MP, Margaret Hodge MP, Meg Hillier MP, Fiona Mactaggart MP, Seema Malhotra MP, Lucy Powell MP, Jess Asato, Bex Bailey, Johanna Baxter, Caitlin Bisknell, Nina Champion, Josie Channer, Victoria Groulef, Clair Hawkins, Sarah Hayward, Sarah Jones, Claire McCarthy, Catherine McDonald, Kirsty McNeill, Florence Nosegbe, Lib Peck, Lucy Rigby, Daisy Sands, Rebecca Simon, Felicity Slater, Kate Talbot, Zoe Tyndall.
This event is open to both women and men.
You can reserve your place at Winning With Women online, here. Tickets priced £10 for Progress members. There is a special rate of £20 for Labour Women's Network or Fabian Women's Network members. Join Progress today for your free ticket to the conference.
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