United Kingdom

It's back! The DAUK American Independence Day Picnic

Get into that Fourth of July spirit at the annual Democrats Abroad UK American Independence Day Picnic in Portman Square Garden in central London on 5 July. In the gorgeous leafy setting of Portman Square Garden, with American food, entertainment and that Fourth of July feeling all around, this annual picnic is one summer event you won't want to miss.

DAUK Events, May-July 2015

Democrats Abroad UK
May 2015 events

May 6:           Speakeasies in London and Cambridge
May 8:           Talk by Democratic strategist Bob Mulholland
May 21:         Speaker series: Obamacare 5 years on

June-July 2015 events
June 27:         London Pride Parade
July 5:            Independence Day Picnic in Portman Square       

Democrats Abroad UK announces results of elections for the 2015-17 term

At the Democrats Abroad UK Biennial General Meeting held on March 14, 2015, a new roster of officers and representatives (as listed below) was elected for the 2015-17 term. Congratulations to the new officers and representatives, and sincere thanks to those who served in these positions in the previous term! Thanks also to the Elections Committee and all the volunteers who made the meeting run smoothly.

DAUK presents an evening with General Wesley Clark on October 26, 2014

Democratic candidate for President, four-star general, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, and the recipient of a Presidential Medal of Freedom – General Wesley Clark has led an extraordinary life. On October 26th at 6:30 p.m., please join Democrats Abroad UK to hear General Clark share his perspectives on America's place in the world and talk about his brand-new book, Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership

Don't miss Citizen Koch at DAUK Film Night on October 16th!

In the 20 months from January 2013 to August 2014, the Koch brothers funded 44,000 TV ads to further their their attacks on Democrats and our key policies in battleground states. Citizen Koch provides a stark picture of the Koch brothers' power and influence during the political storm in Wisconsin in 2010. If you care about our democracy, Citizen Koch is the film for you. There will be an exclusive post-screening Skype discussion with one of the filmmakers, Carl Deal.

DAUK April-May 2014 Activities


April 2:         Speakeasy in London       
April 11:        Film Screening of Gasland Part II               
May 8:           Young Professionals Network Foosball and Cocktail Social
May 14:         GOTV and Phonebanking

Save the Dates!
June 28:         DAUK LGBT Group marches in the London Pride Parade
July 6:            Independence Day Picnic


Monday, February 3: YPN Super Bowl Monday (Re-)Watch Party


Want to watch Super Bowl XLVIII, but don't fancy staying up until 3am to do so? Democrats Abroad's Young Professionals Network has an alternative to the time zone problem. Join us at The Star of Kings in King's Cross for a Super Bowl party – the day after!

The winner will have been decided overnight, but you can't beat the atmosphere as we watch the Denver Broncos play the Seattle Seahawks in New Jersey on the big screen, along with a Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers halftime show and some of the best ads.

DAUK April 2013 Newsletter

Highlights: Democrats Abroad International Conference in London, Yorkshire & the Humber Quiz Night, An Evening with Matt Miller


Letter from the Chair

April 2013 DAUK Events

April 3:         Speakeasies in London and Oxford (Please note April Cambridge Speakeasy is cancelled.)

April 5:         Yorkshire & the Humber Quiz Night

April 8:         DAUK Speaker Series: An Evening with Matt Miller

DAUK March 2013 Newsletter

Highlights: DAUK Elections in London and Oxford, Film Night: We're Not Broke, YPN and LGBT events


Letter from the Chair

Mar. 6: Speakeasies in Cambridge, London and Oxford (also Oxford Chapter Elections)
Mar. 17: DAUK Election Meeting
Mar. 20: Young Professionals Pub Night
Mar. 22: DAUK Film Night: We're Not Broke
TBC: DAUK LGBT March Social

Mark your calendar!

April 5: Yorkshire and the Humber Quiz Night
April 18-21: Democratic Party Committee Abroad Conference in London

Other DAUK updates


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