• The 8th edition of the Open City Documentary Festival will be taking place across London from September 4th - 9th this year. We've been contacted by the organisers to let us know about a few films that they think will be of particular interest to SLF supporters.

    Kinshasa Makambo - 8.30pm Friday 7th September

    Join Film Africa for a screening of Kinshasa Makambo, an urgent chronicle of a generation's struggle to have their voice heard in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

    Dieudo Hamadi's non-fiction film follows three men at the heard of the resistance when Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, refuses to relinquish power at the end of his second term. A tense and urgent chronicle of a generation's struggle to have their voice heard, screening at the Bertha DocHouse on Friday 7th September.

    Golden Dawn Girls - 3.15pm Saturday 8th September

    Long Director Håvard Bustnes gains unprecedented and astonishing access to the women of Golden Dawn, stepping inside the dark world of one of Europe’s most notorious nationalist parties.

    Golden Dawn Girls follows the women of Greece's most notorious far right party in a bizarre, disturbing exposé that reveals the complex power dynamics that underpin extreme political ideologies.

    Screening at the Curzon Soho on Saturday 8th September.

  • Join us for our annual fundraising dinner on the eve of Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference. Lucy Salek will be our guest speaker for what promises to be an enjoyable and thought provoking evening.

    Tickets are available below at an early bird rate of £25 and a full price rate of £35. All tickets include a delicious three course Italian meal.

    We're sorry to say that, due to the historic nature of the building, access for people with mobility issues is limited and we have been unable to find an alternative venue. Please contact us here if you need further details.

  • Lib Dem Conference Fringe Event

    Panellists including Miatta Fahnbulleh (Chief Executive, New Economics Foundation) (tbc) and Gordon Lishman (Vice Chair, SLF) will discuss radical solutions drawing on our long Liberal commitment, the IPPR report Broadening Company Ownership in the UK and the Employment Ownership Association’s The Ownership Effect.

  • Liberal Democrat Conference fringe event.

    The Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable interviewed by Faisal Islam, Political Editor of Sky News.

  • Lib Dem Conference fringe event.

    James Patrick (author, Alternative War) will discuss the damage caused by Cambridge Analytica. Alexandra Runswick (Director, Unlock Democracy) will then examine the Electoral Commission’s verdict on the state of our weakened electoral system. How can we combat these emerging threats to our democracy?