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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2031

Respect | Stop the War | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker Appeal events | movement events | Bookmarks events | demonstrations & lobbies | concerts and benefits

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or e-mail
London: HackneyThree short films about the Black Panthers
£5/£3. For info phone 07947 125 801
Fri 19 Jan, 7pmRound chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), E5
London: Wandsworth and MertonDefend our NHSWed 13 Dec, 7.30pmDerinton Rd Community Centre (corner Blakenham Rd), Tooting
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail
NationalSchool Students Against War conference
E-mail or phone 07788 513 563
Sat 27 Jan, 10amUniversity of London Union, Malet St, London
Birmingham: HandsworthTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Walter Wolfgang, Lindsey German
Wed 31 Jan, 7.30pmLaurel Rd Sports Centre (junction Oxhill Rd)
CambridgeComedy night fundraiser
£5/£3. To book phone 07804 241 642
Sat 16 Dec, 8pm till lateRomsey Labour Club,
Mill Rd
EdinburghTorchlit vigil – remember the dead Sat 16 Dec, 5pm to 7.30pmsteps of St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral (top of Leith Walk)
GlasgowUnite for peace this ChristmasSat 16 Dec, 12.30pm to 2pmGeorge Square
IpswichPublic meeting
With Andrew Murray (chair Stop the War)
Tue 23 Jan, 7.30pmLecture Hall, Central Library,

Northgate St

London: North Kensington and PaddingtonIslamophobia and the war on terror
With Victoria Brittain, Lindsey German and local speakers
Thu 11 Jan, 7.30pmPaddington Arts Centre, Woodfield Rd W9
NorwichChristmas music and quiz
£5/£3. Plus raffle
Fri 15 Dec, 7pmTake 5 Cafe, 18 Tombland
ScotlandStop the War conference
With Kate Hudson, Craig Murray, Yvonne Ridley, Anas Altikriti, Walter Wolfgang, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Lindsey German, Moazzam Begg, Rose Gentle, Pauline McNeill MSP, Sandra White MSP
Sat 10 FebCharles Wilson Building, Gibson St, Glasgow
SWP public meetings
BarnsleySexism and the system – the rise of raunch cultureTue 12 Dec, 7.30pmBarcode Agency,
Shambles St
BirminghamIslam and the Enlightenment
With Neil Davidson. Plus display of art from the recent Art And Islam exhibition.
Thu 25 Jan, 7.30pmRoyal Naim,
417 Stratford Rd
Birmingham: NorthBolsheviks and women’s liberationWed 13 Dec, 7.30pmSummerfield Community Centre, Winson Green Rd (corner Dudley Rd), Handsworth
Birmingham: SouthCharlie Chaplin – a rebel in tramp’s clothes
With Simon Furze
Wed 13 Dec, 7.30pmKings Heath Community Centre, Heathfield Rd
Black CountryA rebel’s guide to Trotsky
With Esme Choonara
Thu 18 Jan, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St, Wolverhampton
BrightonSexism and the system – the rise of raunch culture
With Esme Choonara
Thu 14 Dec, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship St
CardiffRemembering the Spanish Civil WarWed 13 Dec, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace
DerbyCharlie Chaplin – a rebel in tramp’s clothes
Illustrated talk with Simon Furze
Thu 14 Dec, 7.30pmHeart of the Park building, Arboretum Park
HuddersfieldSexism and the system – the rise of raunch cultureWed 13 Dec, 6pmCoffee Evolution, Church St
KentTea dance
Music with Mandy’s open mic, the year in video, quiz, kids stuff, bookstall, refreshments
For info phone 07947 424 505
Sun 17 Dec, 3pmEnvironment Centre,
Palace St, Canterbury
London: BrixtonNeocons in crisis
With Chris Nineham
Thu 18 Jan, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Roupell Estate (top of Brixton Hill)
London: CentralEyewitnesses from Lebanon
With Simon Assaf, Guy Smallman
Thu 14 Dec, 7pmRoom G51, SOAS,
Thornhaugh St, WC1
London: Hackney southA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 13 Dec, 7.30pmPensioners Hall,
33 Brougham Rd (nr London Fields), E8
London: IslingtonSexism and the system – the rise of raunch culture
With Judith Orr
Wed 13 Dec, 6.30pmEl Rincon Quiteno Cafe,
235 Holloway Rd, N7
London: LewishamA rebel’s guide to Gramsci
With Chris Bambery
Thu 18 Jan, 7.30pmLife Cafe,
Ladywell Rd
London: SouthA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 25 Jan, 7.30pmPodium lecture theatre, London College of Communications,
Elephant and Castle
London: SouthwarkNeocons in crisisThu 18 Jan, 7.30pmTadim’s Cafe,
Camberwell Church St
London: TootingWho are the working class?
With Martin Smith
Wed 17 Jan, 7.30pmDerinton Rd Community Centre
London: TottenhamReel News film showingThu 14 Dec, 7.30pmKitap Evi Bookhouse,
410 Tottenham High Rd
London: Waltham ForestA rebel’s guide to Gramsci
With Chris Bambery
Wed 24 Jan, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre,
458 Hoe St (nr Bakers Arms)
London: Waltham ForestThe fight for women’s liberation
With Megan Trudell
Wed 13 Dec, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre,
458 Hoe St (nr Bakers Arms)
London: WoolwichWhat do we mean by revolution?Wed 13 Dec, 7.30pmGlyndon Community Centre,
Raglan Rd,
ManchesterA rebel’s guide to Trotsky
With Esme Choonara
Wed 31 Jan, 7.30pmMechanics Institute,
Princess St (by Major St)
NorwichChristmas quiz and raffle
Sun 17 Dec, 7pmSt Andrews Tavern,
4 St Andrews St
SheffieldA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 17 Jan, 7.30pmShowroom 5,
Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row
Sheffield NorthThe politics of HizbollahWed 13 Dec, 7.30pmBurngreave Library,
179 Spital Hill
Socialist Worker Appeal events
For details of events and to book online go to To contact the appeal phone 020 7819 1182 or e-mail
London: north WestStrange Fruit
Martin Smith introduces the film that shows the history of racism in the US through the protest song. Plus meze dishes, and live jazz from Band With No Name But A Bright Future
£9/£6 advance £11/£8 on the door. For info phone 07879 424 631
Sat 20 Jan, 7pmInn on the Green, 3 Thorpe Close
(nr Ladbroke Grove tube)
Bookmarks events
Events held at bookshop, except where indicated. Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail
Gillo Pontecorvo’s film tells the true story of a plot to kill General Franco’s deputy in fascist Spain during the 1970s, introduced by Tom Behan
£5/£3. Red Fridays film showing
Fri 15 Dec, 7pmBookmarks bookshop
Movement events
BrightonHolocaust Memorial Day
A series of talks, films, music and discussions on racism, xenophobia and genocide on Holocaust Memorial Day
For info phone 01273 643 301
Sat 27 JanUniversity of Brighton,
10-11 Pavilion Parade, BN2
LondonKeep our NHS Public conferenceSat 20 JanCentral London
Unite Against Fascism conference
Unite’s annual conference will plan its strategy for challenging the BNP in 2007
Sat 17 FebruaryCongress House, Great Russell St, London WC1
Marxism 2007
A festival of resistance hosted by the Socialist Workers Party
Thu 5 Jul to Mon 9 JulCentral London
ManchesterPublic Services Not Private Profit rally
With Mark Serwotka
Thu 25 Jan, 6pmCross St Chapel,
Cross St
Demonstrations & lobbies
LondonFourth anniversary of Iraq invasion protestTue 20 MarParliament Square
InternatonalG8 summit
Protest against the world leaders’ meeting
Wed 6 June to Fri 8 JuneHeiligendamm (nr Rostock), Germany
Concerts and benefits
CambridgeTwo day winter festival of noise
Fri 22 Dec: With Caimbo, CosyCosy, Rosalita, Djevera, David Goo, The Males
Sat 23 Dec: With the Saffs, Pilots of the Sixth, Open Mouth, Popular Workshop, 9 Fold Punch
£5 per day/£8 for both in advance. In aid of LMHR and Warchild. Go to
 The Moon, Norfolk St
CoventryLove Music Hate Racism Boxing Day special
With Time Squared, 7th Wave, Readnex Beat Poets
£4/£3 (with flyer/NUS). Go to
Tue 26 Dec, 9pm to lateThe Phoenix, 122 Gosford St
KingstonSchool Students Against War benefit gig
With reggae, rock, acoustic and folk, two comedians and poetry reading
For advance tickets phone 020 7637 1848
Sat 16 DecKaleidoscope Project,
40-46 Cromwell Rd (entrance Hardman Rd), Kingston KT2
LondonVoices for Bethlehem
Palestine Solidarity Campaign Christmas Concert
Thu 14 Dec, 7.30pmBloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Ave

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Issue No. 2031
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