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THESE ARE MEETINGS TO FIND OUT WHAT REALLY MATTERS TO US & HOW WE CAN BEGIN TO ADDRESS THESE & ANY OTHER MATTERS OF CONCERN


Matters Meets are regular evening meetings. Check the What’s On page for details of the next one.

Admission is free but donations will be welcomed to cover refreshments, licensing and use of the space.

Free car park at St Edwards Junior (Prep) School Car Park, London Rd, opposite Hamilton Street.

Next MattersMeets:

Wednesday 26th October, 7pm for 7.30 start

A public meeting about the NHS with Natalie Bennett, Green Party; Martin Horwood, Lib Dems and other experts (to be announced), chaired by Hannah Basson, NHS employee, Unite Union Health Branch Secretary and campaigner for a publicly-owned, provided and funded health service.

Our panel will discuss the NHS in Cheltenham, Sustainability and Transformation Plans, funding and other topical aspects, followed by questions taken from the audience.

A full list of MattersMeets past and present:

What we watched/discussed at previous MattersMeets:

Fri 23rd October, 7pm for 7.30 start

What we discussed:

Cheltenham Green Party presents a talk by Molly Scott Cato, MEP on ‘Migration and Global Solidarity’.
Click here for a report and video clip from the evening.

Tues 1st September, 7pm for 7.30 start

What we discussed:

‘Being a Green Councillor’ by Rob Telford, leader of the Greens at Bristol City Council

Mon 22nd June @ 7pm

What we watched:

‘The Economics of Happiness’, followed by a very special live Skype call with Helena Norberg-Hodge, the maker of the film.
Click here for full details of the evening.

Mon 13th April

What we watched:

‘Disruption: A Call to Act on Climate Change’ &
Helena Norberg-Hodge at “Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis”

Mon 23rd March

What we watched:

‘TTIP: A Wolf in Sheeps Clothing’, a film explaining Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership & its likely effects on democracy if implemented

Mon 9th March

What we watched:

Peter Bach’s ‘Sell-Off’ a film about the abolition of our NHS &
Michael Sheen speaks on protecting the NHS – Bedwellty Park

Mon 23rd Feb

What we watched:

An Idiot’s Guide to Politics

Mon 9th Feb

What we watched:

Russell Brand speaks to Guardian columnist Owen Jones about capitalism and democracy.