Sunday 4th October 2009
6.30pm to 9.15pm: ConservativeHome’s Briefing Event with Jeremy Hunt MP at Old Trafford. By application only to firstname.lastname@example.org. EVENT NOW FULLY BOOKED.
Monday 5th October 2009
12.45pm: Tim Montgomerie speaks to the Conservative Christian Fellowship with Dr Graeme Leach – ‘Can a smaller state also lead to a more compassionate society?’. Rochdale Suite, Jurys Inn Hotel.
5.30pm: Tim Montgomerie is a member of The Guardian’s panel on “How do we fix politics?”. Other speakers: Nick Boles and Alan Duncan. Exchange Auditorium at Manchester Central.
6.30pm: Jonathan Isaby hosts “Tories Got Talent” in the Freedom Association’s Freedom Zone at the Bridgewater Hall, where all-comers are welcome to give a 3-minute speech with the aim of becoming a YouTube star like Daniel Hannan
6.30pm: Tim Montgomerie speaks to the Centre for Social Justice on ‘After the crunch: how best to beat poverty?’ with Theodore Dalrymple. Manchester Town Hall.
7.45pm: Tim Montgomerie speaks to Channel 4’s ‘Twinge’ fringe event on new media with Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Iain Dale and others. Lancaster Suite at the Midland Hotel.
Tuesday 6th October 2009
9am: “Would we be BETTER OFF OUT of the European Union?”. Tim Montgomerie chairs a meeting with Roger Helmer MEP and Mark Wallace of The TaxPayers’ Alliance at the Freedom Association’s Freedom Zone, Bridgewater Hall.
1pm: Tim Montgomerie speaks to ‘Tories and New Media’ event with Louise Bagshawe, Charlie Elphicke and Rishi Saha. Colony Restaurant of Midland Hotel.
Wednesday 7th October 2009
12.30pm: Jonathan Isaby is a panel member (along with others including Eleanor Laing MP and Michael White of The Guardian) for the “Democracy Dragon’s Den” organised by Conservative Action on Electoral Reform. Exchange Room 2, Manchester Central (the conference centre).
5.45pm-7pm: Jonathan Isaby is a panel member (along with David Willetts MP, Francis Maude MP and Peter Oborne) at the IPPR’s discussion “What should the first 100 days of a Conservative Government look like?” in Alexandra Room B at the Midland Hotel.
7.30pm to 9pm: Jonathan Isaby chairs the Holocaust Educational Trust’s fringe, “Active Citizenship and Education: the Key to Defeating Extremism?” featuring Greg Hands MP, James Brokenshire MP and Eric Ollerenshaw at Exchange Room 2, Manchester Central (the conference centre).