Click on any Event to read about what people discussed at their Act As If council.

Local Democracy: How can we get Real Power to Communities?

Local Democracy: How can we get Real Power to Communities?

Following years of community and civic engagement, there are suggestions for a new, radical way to organise Scotland’s Local Government. What should the SNP do?...

EICC, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE 12.45pm
Democracy 21

Democracy 21

This major national conference starts with the premise that people should have collective power to make good things happen for themselves and their communities and...

Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8RR 10:00am - 5:00pm

Amplify Our Democracy: A showcase

Participants were encouraged to write down their ideas as they were discussing at the Amplify event. You can read some of their ideas here: Amplify...

The Steeple, Nethergate, Dundee 11am


This Act As If was built on the work of the Stove Network and was focused on transport in Dumfries. The outcomes of the event...

The Stove, 100 High Street, DG1 2BN TBD


RESERVE FREE TICKETS HERE In collaboration with the national #OurDemocracy campaign, The People’s Council are holding hustings for the upcoming local authority elections. This will...

The Corran Halls 7-9.30pm


Dunblane Community Council are looking to engage with as many woman as possible for this women-only Act As If event. It’s a chance to hear...

Braeport Centre, Dunblane, FK15 0AT 11am


Dundonians – Let’s Act As If We Own The Place! Our Democracy – Act As If We Own The Place is a coalition of organisations,...

The Shore, 15 Shore Terrace, Dundee, DD1 3DN 10.30


Thank you to everyone who attended the Glasgow Southside Act As If Council. The EVENT REPORT is available for everyone to find out more about...

Pearce Institute 11.30am — 2pm


Thank you to everyone who attended the Kirriemuir Our Democracy event. Check out the EVENT REPORT, or read about the event in this piece from...

Kirriemuir Old Parish Church 11am