National Democracy Week 2018

National Democracy Week 2018

Every voice mattersNational Democracy Week, 2nd to 8th July, is week-long celebration of democracy in society. It’s an opportunity to celebrate progress and to champion future democratic participation. Regardless of who we are or where we are from, we can work together to ensure that everyone has an equal chance to participate in our democracy and to have their say.

Monday 2nd July 2018 is the 90th anniversary of the 1928 Equal Franchise Act, which gave women the same voting rights as men. The Week is being led by the National Democracy Week Council – over 40 organisations across the UK who are passionate about democratic engagement – which includes some of the Democracy Commission’s partners and supporters.

Get involved in National Democracy Week


Organise an event or activityDemocracy Week partner pack (PDF)
Check out this pack for info and activity ideas, such as quizzes.

Do a little deed for local democracy
We can all do something simple to celebrate democracy.

Organise an EqualiTea
Throw a tea party with a difference.


Attend an event or activityThere are some local events you can take part in, both during and around National Democracy Week.

If you’ve any events or activities to add to our list, please email us at: to let us know.

Events for National Democracy Week 2018


Share the message on social mediaYou can help to share the National Democracy Week message on social media.

Use the hashtags:
#TalkDemocracy & #NDW18

You can also follow us at:

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For more opportunities to get involved

Join our local democracy email list


Find out more

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