A Record of What Happened in Earlier Months

Wykeham Terrace

Events and main council committee meetings being held in the month.

December 2023 Events

  • 2 December - 10:00 Kemptown Coffee Morning
  • 3 December - 14:00 PL, Chelsea v Brighton
  • 4 December - 19:15 BHLD, Officers' Zoom Meeting
  • 5 December - 16:00 Council, Transport & Sustainability Committee. Link
  • 6 December - 10:00 Hove Coffee Morning
  • 6 December - 16:00 Council, Planning Committee. Link
  • 6 December - 18:30 BHLD Christmas Party
  • 6 December - 19:30 PL, Brighton v Brentford
  • 7 December - BHLD, South Portslade By-Election Action Day. Contact.
  • 7 December - Council, Strategy, Finance & City Regeneration Committee. Link
  • 8 December - Council, Special Culture, Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Economic Development Committee. Link
  • 8 December - 11:00 Pavilion Coffee Morning
  • 9 December - 15:00 PL, Brighton v Burnley
  • 14 December - 15:30 Council, Special Council Meeting. Link
  • 14 December - 16:30 Council, Full Council Meeting. Link
  • 14 December - 20:00 Europa League, Brighton v Marseille
  • 17 December - 14:00 PL, Arsenal v Brighton
  • 21 December - Burning the Clocks Link
  • 21 December - 20:00 PL, Crystal Palace v Brighton
  • 24 December - Christmas Market & Festival closes
  • 25 December - Happy Christmas To You All!
  • 28 December - 19:45 PL, Luton v Brighton
The Royal Pavilion

Events and main council committee meetings being held in the month.

November 2023 Events

  • 1 November - 10:00 Hove Coffee Morning
  • 1 November - 14:00 Council, Planning Committee Link
  • 2 November - Curry Night. Not an official Lib Dem event but you are welcome to attend. Contact info@liberalbrighton.org for details
  • 4 November - 10:00 Kemptown Coffee Morning
  • 6 November - 16:00 Council, Children, Families & Schools Committee Link
  • 7 November - 16:00 Council, Health & Well Being Board
  • 8 November - 19:00 Politics & Prosecco. Booking essential. To book contact caroline.ellis@liberalbrighton.org
  • 9 November - 17:45 Europa League, Ajax v Brighton
  • 9 November - 16:00 Council, Culture, Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Economic Development Committee
  • 10 November - 11:00 Pavilion Coffee Morning
  • 11 November - 10:30 - 17:00 South East Region Liberal Democrats Conference, Redhill. Link
  • 14 November - 16:00 Council, City Environment, South Downs & The Sea Committee
  • 15 November - 16:00 Council, Housing & New Homes Committee
  • 18 November - Christmas Market & Festival opens. Event cancelled.
  • 21 November - Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats AGM on Zoom, Details.
  • 22 November - Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats Annual Guest Speaker (Josh Babarinde - Eastbourne LD Parliamentary Candidate) & Social. NB. There will be a £10 contribution for this event. Details.
  • 28 November - 16:00 Council, Special Meeting Council
  • 30 November - 17:45 Europa League, AEK Athens v Brighton
St Paul's Vestry

This year our AGM will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, 21 November 2023. The Guest Speaker and Social will be held on the following day, Wednesday 22 November 2023.

Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats AGM, Guest Speaker & Social

To be eligible to vote at the AGM your membership must be up to date. Contact our MDO at trevor.freeman@liberalbrighton.org for help in renewing or to sign up to Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats.

Our Social event will be held on the following day where our guest speaker Josh Babarinde, the Liberal Democrat Candidate for the Eastbourne Constituency, will be available to answer any questions you have. He will be ably supported by our own parliamentary candidates. Refreshments will be available as will snacks. There will be a cost of £10 for this event.

For more about the AGM and to book click Here.

For more about the Social and to book (Cost £10.00) click Here

South East Region AGM & Autumn Conference 2023

Saturday 11 November 2023, 10.30am to 5.00pm Carrington School, Noke Drive, Redhill RH1 4AD

An opportunity to meet with party members from across the region, receive some of the latest training, hear from speakers and join in debates.

Training session will start at 10.30am, and the main conference opens at 1.30pm. 

Tickets cost £25 per delegate and includes a light lunch which will be available from 12noon to 2.00pm.  There is a discounted rate of £10 for students.  The best option for payments is via our Paypal account: South East Region Liberal Democrats using the email address below.

To register for conference mailings and information, please email your name, local party and membership number to Anna - admin@southeastlibdems.org.uk

The AGM will be at 3.30pm on Saturday 11 November 2023:

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the AGM (16 November 2022)
  3. Chairs Report
  4. Treasurer’s Report
  5. Report of the Chair of the Regional Candidates Committee
  6. Election of Officers (nominations will close at midnight on Friday 27th October 2023)
  7. AOB 

Nominations and manifestos must be submitted by the deadline. For manifestos for elections to the Executive, the English Council and the Candidates Committee there is a 100-word count limit, for Officer roles the limit is 250 words.

The Amex Stadium

Events and main council committee meetings being held in the month.

October 2023 Events

  • 3 October - 16:00 Council, Transport & Sustainability Committee Link
  • 4 October - 10:00 Hove Coffee Morning
  • 4 October - 16:00 Council, Planning Committee Link
  • 5 October - Council, Strategy, Finance & City Regeneration Committee Link
  • 5 October - Europa League. Marseille v Brighton
  • 7 October - 10:00 Rottingdean Coffee Morning
  • 8 October - 15:00 PL. Brighton v Liverpool
  • 13 October - 11:00 Pavilion Coffee Morning
  • 13 - 28 October - Brighton Early Music Festival 
  • 13 October - 14:00 Council, Equalities, Community Safety & Human Rights Committee Link
  • 18 October - 16:00 Council, Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee Link
  • 19 October - 15:30 Council, Special Meeting, Council Link
  • 19 October - 16:30 Council, Full Council Meeting Link
  • 21 October - 15:00 PL. Man City v Brighton
  • 26 October - 20:00 Europa League. Brighton v Ajax
  • 29 October - 14:00 Brighton v Fulham

Politics & Prosecco.

Donatello Restaurant, 1-3 Brighton Place, Brighton BN1 1HJ

Wednesday 8 November @ 19.00

Come and join members of Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats for a meal at Brighton's old and iconic Italian restaurant, Donatello.  Start your evening with a glass of fizz, or just dive into the excellent range of menus. There's something for every taste and plenty of vegetarian and vegan choices.

Places are limited and so it's really important that you make a firm confirmation if you'd like to come - just let me know on caroline.ellis@liberalbrighton.org by Monday 6 November.  Don't worry if you've never been to one of our events before as I can meet you outside the restaurant and bring you in to make you welcome.  

Choose whatever you like to eat and drink, but please keep a running tally of how much you have spent so you know your contribution to the bill at the end.  Hope to see you on 8 November for chat about politics and anything else!

Donatello
Donatello
Stanmer House

Events and main council committee meetings held in the month.

September 2023 Events

  • 2 September - 10:00 Kemptown Coffee Morning
  • 2 September - 15:00 PL. Brighton v Newcastle
  • 6 September - 10:00 Hove Coffee Morning
  • 6 September - 14:00 Council, Planning Committee Meeting - Link
  • 8 September - 11:00 Pavilion Coffee Morning
  • 11 September - 16:00 Council, Children, Families & Schools Committee - Link
  • 11 September - 19:15 Branch Executive Committee Meeting.
  • 12 September - 16:00 Council, Adult Social Care & Public Health Sub-Committee - Link
  • 14 September - 16:00 Council, Culture, Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Economic Development Committee - Link
  • 16 September - 15:00 PL. Man United v Brighton
  • 19 September - 16:00 Council, Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee - Link
  • 21 September - 20:00 Europa League, Brighton v AEK Athens
  • 23 - 26 September - Liberal Democrat Annual Autumn Conference 2023, Bournemouth. Link
  • 23 September - 14:00 PL. Brighton v Bournemouth
  • 26 September - 16:00 Council, Audit & Standards Committee - Link
  • 27 September - 19:45 PL. Chelsea v Brighton
  • 30 September - 12:30 PL. Aston Villa v Brighton
Hove Town Hall

Events and main council committee meetings held in the month.

August 2023 Events

  • 2 August - 10:00 Hove Coffee Morning (Cancelled this month back next month)
  • 2 August - 14:00 Council Planning Committee Meeting - link
  • 3 August - 18:00 Lib Dem Pint'n Politics. Meet up at the Bath Arms in the The Lanes, ( https://www.batharms.pub/) , Meeting House Lane, BN1 IHB
  • 5 August - 10:00 Kemptown Coffee Morning (Cancelled this month back next month)
  • 5 August - Brighton Pride Parade - Link
  • 11 August - 11:00 Pavilion Coffee Morning (Cancelled this month back next month)
  • 12 August - Football Season starts
  • 12 August - 15:00 PL. Brighton v Luton
  • 19-20 August - Brunswick Festival - Link
  • 19 August - 15:00 PL. Wolves v Brighton
  • 26 August - 15:00 PL. Brighton v West Ham

Brighton & Hove Pride

For those wishing to join the Liberal Democrat Group in the Walk in the Pride Parade that is part of the week-end festivities the meet up arrangements are below.

Pride Parade on Saturday 5th August meeting 10 am at Palmeira Square bus stop.

Brighton Pride March August 2022
Brighton Pride March August 2022

Brunswick Festival 2023

19th & 20th August. It starts at Midday and goes on until 8:00 pm each day.

Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats will be there.

Come and join the festivities and pop along to our stall and say hello to us.

Brunswick Festival
Brunswick Festival

Events and main council committee meetings held in the month.

July 2023 Events

  • 1 JULY - 10:00 KEMPTOWN COFFEE MORNING
  • 5 JULY - 10:00 HOVE COFFEE MORNING
  • 5 JULY - 14:00 COUNCIL, PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING - LINK
  • 6 JULY - 16:00 COUNCIL, TRANSPORT & SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE - LINK
  • 10 JULY - 19:00 BRANCH EXECUTIVE MEETING
  • 11 JULY - 16:00 COUNCIL, EQUALITIES, COMMUNITY SAFETY & HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE - LINK
  • 12 JULY - 16:00 COUNCIL, HEALTH OVERVIEW & SCRUTINY MEETING - LINK
  • 13 JULY - 16:00 COUNCIL, STRATEGY, FINANCE & CITY REGENERATION COMMITTEE - LINK
  • 14 JULY - 11:00 PAVILION COFFEE MORNING
  • 15 JULY - 11:00 TRANS PRIDE PROTEST MARCH. MEET UP IN JUBILEE SQUARE, BN1 1GE
  • 18 JULY - 14:00 COUNCIL, HEALTH & WELLBEING BOARD MEETING - LINK
  • 20 JULY - 16:30 COUNCIL, FULL COUNCIL MEETING - LINK

Events that occured in June 2023

June 2023 Events

  • 3 June - 10:00 Kemptown Coffee Morning
  • 5 June - 19:00 Branch Officers Meeting
  • 7 June - 10:00 Hove Coffee Morning
  • 7 June - 11:00 Council, Planning Committee Meeting - Link
  • 9 June - 11:00 Pavilion Coffee Morning
  • 10 June - All Day, Brighton Carnival - Website
  • 12 June - 16:00 Council, Children, Families & Schools Committee - Link
  • 13 June - 16:00 Council, Adult Social Care & Public Health Sub-Committee Meeting - Link
  • 15 June - 16:00 Council, Culture, Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Economic Development Committee - Link
  • 20 June - 16:00 Council, City Environment, South Downs & The Sea Committee Meeting -Link 
  • 22 June - 16:00 Council, Strategy, Finance and City Regeneration Committee - Link
  • 27 June - 16:00 Council, Audit & Standards Committee Meeting - Link
  • 29 June - 15:00 Council, Licensing Committees Meetings - Link 1 - Link 2