Hope for the Future Events

We have three more events in the pipeline which will engage MPs in Birmingham, Cardiff and Edinburgh over climate change issues such as air quality, diversifying the climate movement and the role of the Welsh assembly. In the meantime take a look at our previous events on Eventbrite or via our event blogs below.

For information on all our upcoming events click here.


Our upcoming events:

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Photo by _M_V_ on Unsplash


Do you drive to work or school? Do you sit in traffic every morning?
We are hoping to work with societies at the University of Birmingham, Friends of the Earth and Climate Action Network West Midlands to deliver an event in Birmingham in June/ July which will focus on air pollution, sustainable transport and climate change. More details to follow soon.

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Photo by simon Lewis on Unsplash


An event in June/ July based at the Welsh Assembly to discuss how representatives can tackle climate change at the different levels they work at, what more needs to happen to tackle climate change, and how members of the public can get involved.


63% of British adults believe the UK should be a world leader in climate mitigation and it will certainly affect everyone but do climate campaigns and campaigners represent the UK population as a whole? Is climate change a ‘middle class’ problem?
We are working with constituents in the internationally diverse Edinburgh East constituency for an event to discuss the accessibility and diversity of climate campaigning in September. More details to follow soon.


Our previous events:


Nick Brown, MP FOR Newcastle East

Fuelling the Future. Achieving a just transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy

Artisan, Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AN.

Friday 8th March 2019, 7- 9pm 

Other panelists: Roger Middleton, Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Emma Bridge, Community Energy England; Professor David Manning, Newcastle University.

Read about this event here:


Derek thomas, MP FOR st ives, west cornwall and the isles of scilly

#ShowtheLove for Cornwall!

Chynoweth an Conteth, Truro Business Park, Threemilestone,

Truro TR4 9NH

Friday 15th February 2019, 6.30 - 8.30pm 

Other Panelists: Jenny Parker and Paul St Pierre, RSPB; Catherine Brabner-Evens, Woodland Trust; Dr Iain Souter, University of Exeter. 


Greg clark, MP FOR tunbridge wells

Faith, Hope and Action in a Changing Climate

Tunbridge Wells United Reform Church, 1 Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8AE

Friday 1st February 2019, 6.30 - 8.30pm 

Greg Clark will be joined by Dr Ruth Valerio from Tearfund




Green Christianity for a Fragile Planet

Orpington Baptist Church, Station Road, Bromley, Orpington, BR6 ORZ

Friday 12th October 2018, 6.30 - 8.30pm 

Other Panelists: Billie Anderson, Tearfund; Helen Stephens, A Rocha UK; Cllr. William Huntington-Thresher; Jo Musker Sherwood, Hope for the Future. 

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Government and the Future of Solar Energy

Stoke Orchard Eco-Community Centre, Armstrong Road, Stoke Orchard, GL52 7SB

Friday 5th October 2018, 7 - 9pm 

Other Panelists: Liza Grey, Lightsourcebp; Dr Peter Boait, Gloucestershire Energy Co-operative; Dr John Henry Looney, Sustainable Direction Ltd.

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Philip Davies, MP FOR shipley

Renewable Energy: A Brighter Perspective in Menston?

Menston Parish Church, Burley Ln, Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EU

Friday 16th March 2018, 7 - 9pm 

Other Panelists: Emma Bridge, Community Energy England; Sam Hall, Bright Blue (liberal conservative think tank); Andy Stephenson, NAREC Distributed Energy.

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