“The Future of the EU: Ever closer Union or just good friends?”, Professor Jeremy Clegg, 12th February, 7:30 pm, BRLSI, Queen Square, Bath

What is the European Project? If you use the term, you probably are either a fan or an enemy of this wonderful shorthand for greater European unity. As the UK grapples with the complexity of this decades long inter-governmental venture, the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution will be hosting a timely talk on the … More “The Future of the EU: Ever closer Union or just good friends?”, Professor Jeremy Clegg, 12th February, 7:30 pm, BRLSI, Queen Square, Bath

Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP: Brexit is an exercise in self-mutilation

“Brexit is an exercise in self-mutilation” was the stark message delivered by the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP, who addressed an audience of over 200 people of all ages at Hayesfield School on 20th September at an event organised by Bath for Europe. Mr Grieve is a key national figure in the ongoing Brexit drama … More Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP: Brexit is an exercise in self-mutilation

Town hall meeting on impact of Brexit attracts diverse audience

  Brexit and its implications for the broader BANES community was the theme of a debate on 12th April organised by Bath for Europe and Leave 2Remain. The two non-party political groups are staunchly pro-Remain but the pioneering event was conceived to bring both Leavers and Remainers together to talk about issues that matter to … More Town hall meeting on impact of Brexit attracts diverse audience

Michael Dougan delivers memorable talk on “Brexit: Where have we got to and where are we going?”

“Brexit is a long-term act of national diminishment…We have the best deal in Europe. Let’s keep it.” Michael Dougan, Professor of EU Law and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law at the University of Liverpool, held the packed audience at Bath for Europe’s event hanging on his every word. Michael Dougan is renowned as a … More Michael Dougan delivers memorable talk on “Brexit: Where have we got to and where are we going?”

Brexit to Nowhere

When I was growing up in New York in the 1970s and 1980s, Europe was a distant place from which our ancestors once came, and where we might one day go on holiday if we could afford it. My understanding of Britain was influenced mainly by Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Monty Python and songs by … More Brexit to Nowhere