Parliament news letter ….

Your UK Parliament September newsletter

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Last chance: ‘New Dawn’ with Mary Branson

Book your place for this Thursday’s online talk with artist Mary Branson as she discusses her contemporary light sculpture ‘New Dawn’, commemorating the women’s suffrage campaign. You can also take an online guided tour to get a detailed look inside the Commons Chamber, Lords Chamber and Central Lobby.

Book now

What’s on


This Ask A Curator Day we had three for the price of one! Find out the inside scoop about the Parliamentary Art Collection, the Architectural Fabric Collection, and the Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts Collection on this Q&A Twitter thread with our Heritage Collections Team.

Check out #AskACurator

How UK Parliament Works free talk

Join us to find out more about how UK Parliament works and how you can get involved. You’ll learn about the difference between Parliament and Government, how you can get your voice heard and more. Ask any questions you have in our live Q&A or submit them in advance through the sign-up form.

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Free online workshops for your group, available now

Your local outreach officer can deliver a free, private and tailored session for your group on how UK Parliament works, campaigning for change and how to influence decisions made in Westminster.

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Commons Library and POST launch new websites

The House of Commons Library and POST have launched new-look websites. The sites are now more accessible so it’s easier to find impartial research on coronavirus, Brexit, the economy, health, education and more.

Take a look around POST and the Commons Library’s new sites.

Sign up to get your free UK Parliament Week kit

If you’re wondering how UK Parliament Week (1-7 November) will work if social distancing is still in place – we’ve got great news for you! Brand new digital resources are on the way to suit groups big or small, online or in person. So whatever your circumstances, you’ll still be take part and get your voice heard.

Sign up today for your free kit and digital goodies

Wanted! Venue for a travelling display

The Journey to Democracy is a travelling display from the Parliamentary Archives, exploring the role of protest groups such as the Chartists and the Suffragettes, and legislation that followed. It’s available in Welsh and English. At present we are looking for expressions of interest from venues for hosting in 2021.

Email for details.

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