TALK SHOP - let's talk, let's decide


Imagine a country that draws on the good sense of ordinary people like you and me when making decisions and passing new laws.

TALKSHOP is a new way of discussing and reaching agreement about the issues that really matter to us all - local, national, international. Tricky questions like what should we do about the European Union, or how we should achieve energy security. TALKSHOP is about making sure that everyone has a voice in the matters that concern them - so that democracy works for everyone.

Find out more

Find out how Talk Shop works - how you can contribute to the discussion - hear other's points of view - and deepen your understanding of the issue. Read more here

Taster Video

Get a feel for our events in this 90 second video

How to do it

If you can find a room, publicise the event and get the people there - we'll provide everything else. We can also provide a facilitator, or train you to do that too. Here's how

News & Ideas
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Lessons from the EU Referendum

There’s been time to reflect on the significance of the referendum in the aftermath of the 23 June. Here’s one… Read More

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Blog on the EU referendum: “I’m right and you’re an idiot”

From Perry Walker My title is taken from the title of a recent book by a Canadian author called James… Read More

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How we want to grow

Our sights are set high. We want to see Talk Shop used in communities all across the UK. We want… Read More