Talks & Discussions at De Koffie Pot every Wednesday

Join us at our free discussion evenings every Wednesday night from 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Topics cover a range of political, ethical and environmental themes

This is a community project, open to all

Join us on our dedicated Talks & Discussions Facebook page


15th May – Film Night: Iraq in Fragments

James Longley’s outstanding documentary-portrait of ordinary lives in post-invasion Iraq looks at a chaotic society from three points of view: a young orphan in a mixed area of Baghdad; a group of fanatical Shias who are egged on by a mad cleric to make vicious attacks on the mainly Christian liquor sellers; and Kurds around Arbil.

22nd May – Size of Herefordshire Film Showing

Our local save the rainforest charity ‘Size of Herefordshire’ screens their new film raising awareness about the issue and their campaign. Organised by: Size of Herefordshire

29th May – The History of British Liberalism

A fascinating talk from George Potter of the Social Liberal Forum on the development of Liberalism as a philosophy in Britain, including the social and historical context that drove various developments in thinking over the course of about two centuries from 1700 to 1939. Organised by: Social Liberal Forum

June 5th – New Council – New Ways of Doing Things?

All over the world people are trying new ways of doing politics. In Taiwan, they are using new software to find agreement on how to regulate Uber. In Frome, Somerset, they have formed a council entirely made up of independents and are using Facebook to solicit ideas from the locals. Let’s talk about ideas that could work here.

June 12th – World Population

What are the current statistics and projections for the future and its effects on finite resources and pollution. Followed by open discussion. is the factor of current level and projections for world population and it’s effects on finite resources. Presentation by one of the coordinators of the discussion evenings, Alan Adams.

June 19th – Make Votes Matter Herefordshire 

Calling all PR supporters! Did you know the Make Votes Matter Herefordshire local group meets regularly to support the national campaign for electoral reform to a system of proportional representation.  Please come along. On this evening, we will be planning the street stall we would like to hold in High Town on the MVM national action day. We will also hear from a local electoral reform enthusiast who will be sharing some novel ideas.

June 26th – Big Green Conversation 

Please join us for a monthly discussion evening organised by the Herefordshire Green Party on an environmental theme.


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