On the Fridays before the main Saturday events, #NotWestminster is an opportunity to spend a few hours working on a single idea, proposal, hack, whatever. The day starts with people pitching ideas for stuff they want to work on — all on theme of making local democracy better.
I joined a group of people discussing those occasions where small groups of people get together to do something for where they live. Those motivated individuals who, without any kind of top-down urging or instruction, Just Do It.
The group didn’t get to the point of creating or building anything — instead we spent our time trying to define the problem.
I wrote loads of notes, and hopefully there’s something useful or thought-provoking here: