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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2035

Respect | Stop the War Coalition | A rebel's guide to Trotsky | Organising for Fighting Unions | SWP meetings | Movement events | Demonstrations and lobbies

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or email
London: Barking & DagenhamRespect for Barking & Dagenham
With George Galloway MP, Lindsey German, Paul Embury (FBU-pc), Cllr Hanif Abdulmuhit, Cllr Oliur Rahman
Thu 8 Feb, 7pmEton Road Community Centre,
Ilford IG1
London: EnfieldBritain after Blair
With George Galloway MP, Lindsey German
Wed 7 Feb, 7.30pmRoom P8,
Pascal Building, Middlesex University, Ponders End campus, Queensway
London: NewhamRespect for the environment
With Elaine Graham-Leigh, Martin Empson
Mon 19 Feb, 7pmDurning Hall, Earlham Grove, Forest Gate
MargateThe Wind That Shakes The Barley
Film showing with introduction by Tom Behan
Sat 17 Feb, 2pmSolutions Cafe, High Street
PrestonRobert Burns – the radical democrat
Fundraiser with talk and food
£10, £7, £5
Sat 27 Jan, 7pmUnity Centre, Shepherd Street
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email
NationalSchool Students Against War conference
Email or phone 07788 513 563
Sat 27 Jan, 10amUniversity of London Union, Malet Street, London
Birmingham: HandsworthTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Walter Wolfgang, Lindsey German
Wed 31 Jan, 7.30pmLaurel Road Sports Centre (junction
Oxhill Road)
CambridgeEnd the occupationThu 1 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House,
Jesus Lane
KetteringNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Moazzam Begg, Chris Nineham
Sun 11 Feb, 2pmCornmarket Hall, London Road
No Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Craig Murray, CND speaker
Mon 5 Feb, 7.30pmSpace2, Willesden Green Library Centre, 95 High Road, Willesden, NW10
London: CroydonNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With George Galloway MP, Tony Benn, Kate Hudson (CND)
Mon 5 Feb, 7.30pmArnhem Gallery, Fairfield Halls, Park Lane
London: HounslowNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Craig Murray, Chris Nineham, Walter Wolfgang
Tue 20 Feb, 7.30pmMontague Hall, Montague Road
London: IslingtonNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Chris Nineham, Noreen Fatima, John McDonnell MP, chair Jeremy Corbyn MP
Mon 19 Feb, 7pmRed Rose Club, 129 Seven Sisters Road
London: LewishamNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With John Rees, Jim Brann, Tahrir Numan, Rania Hafez
Mon 12 Feb, 7.30pmPalms Bar, Ladywell Leisure Centre, 261 Lewisham High Street
London: WandsworthNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Kate Hudson, Chris Nineham, George Solomou
Thu 15 Feb, 7.30pmBalham Library, 16 Ramsden Road
PortsmouthNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Billy Hayes, Oliur Rahman, Lindsey German
Tue 30 Jan, 7pmPark Building, University of Portsmouth (just behind Portsmouth Guildhall)
ScotlandStop the War conference
With Kate Hudson, Craig Murray, Yvonne Ridley, Anas Altikriti, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Lindsey German, Moazzam Begg, Rose Gentle, Pauline McNeill MSP, Sandra White MSP, Mike Brider, Kenny Ross
Go to
Sat 10 Feb, 10am to 5pmCharles Wilson Building, Gibson Street, Glasgow
SheffieldSir! No Sir!
Film showing with Peter Brierley (MFAW)
Sat 27 Jan, 11am to 5pmSt Matthew's Church Hall, Carver Street, phone 07761
471 441
YorkNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Kate Hudson, Lindsey German
Wed 14 Feb, 7.30pmPriory Street Community Centre
A rebel's guide to Trotsky
SW journalist Esme Choonara, speaks on her new short introduction to Trotsky
East LondonThu 25 Jan, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire Street (off Bethnal Green Road)
ManchesterWed 31 Jan, 7.30pmMechanics Institute,
Princess Street (by Major Street)
GlasgowWed 14 Feb, 7.30pmJury Inn, Jamaica Street
EdinburghThu 15 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace (off George IV Bridge)
LeedsWed 28 Feb, 7.30pmPriestley Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
Organising for Fighting Unions
BirminghamWith Mark Serwotka (PCS), Tony Kearns (CWU), John Rees, local trade unionistsMon 5 Mar, 7pmAdrian Boult Hall (nr Central Library)
BristolWith Tony Benn, Matt Wrack (FBU), John Rees, local trade unionistsWed 14 Mar, 7.30pmCouncil House, College Green
ManchesterWith Mark Serwotka (PCS), Valerie Wise, John Rees, local trade unionistsMon 26 Feb, 7.30pmLibrary Theatre, Tudor Square
SWP public meetings
BarnsleyA rebel's guide to TrotskyWed 7 Feb, 7.30pmBarnsley Library, Shambles Street
BirminghamIslam and the Enlightenment
With Neil Davidson. Plus display of art from the recent Art And Islam exhibition at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Thu 25 Jan, 7.30pmRoyal Naim,
417 Stratford Road
Brighton & HoveThe working class today
With Paul Sillett
Thu 25 Jan, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton
BristolEyewitness from LebanonWed 31 Jan, 7.30pmEaston Community Centre, Kilburn Street
CambridgeA rebel's guide to TrotskyThu 25 Jan, 7.30pmUpstairs at CB2, Norfolk Street
CardiffA rebel's guide to GramsciThu 8 Feb, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre,
Cathays Terrace
HarlowA rebel's guide to GramsciThu 25 Jan, 8pmGibson Court, Partridge Road
Home CountiesNeocons in crisis
With Kate Connelly
Mon 29 Jan, 7.30pmTrinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Road, near St Albans
LeedsWho are the working class today?
With Martin Smith
Thu 1 Feb, 7.30pmSwarthmore Centre, Woodhouse Square, Woodhouse
LeedsSocialist Worker: the revolutionary paper in the 21st century
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Thu 15 Mar, 7.30pmCongreave Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
LeicesterA rebel's guide to TrotskyWed 14 Feb, 6.30pmMozart Cafe, London Road
LondonForty years after gay sex became legal, how do we make freedom real?
Meeting for LGBT History Month with Colin Wilson, Jinan Coulter
Tue 13 Feb, 7pmFriends Meeting House, Euston Road
Neocons in crisis
With Chris Nineham
Thu 1 Feb, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall, Apollo Club, 375 High Road, Willesden
London: CentralImperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Thu 1 Mar, 7pmRoom G51, SOAS, Thornhough Street, WC1H
London: Hammersmith & FulhamNeocons in crisisThu 25 Jan, 7pmPalinswick House, Kings Street
London: Ladbroke Grove & North WestminsterNGOs, fair trade and global capitalism
World Social Forum reportback with Guy Taylor
Wed 7 Feb, 7.30pmInn on the Green, Thorpe Close (nr Ladbroke Grove tube)
London: SouthA rebel's guide to Gramsci
With Chris Bambery
Wed 25 Jan, 7.30pmPodium lecture theatre, London College of Communications, Elephant and Castle
London: Tottenham & Green LanesAfrica, imperialism and the 'war on terror'
With Charlie Kimber
Thu 1 Feb, 7.30pmKitap Evi Bookhouse, 410 Tottenham High Road
NottinghamA rebel's guide to MarxThu 15 Feb, 7pmThe New Mechanics Institute, North Sherwood Street
OxfordA rebel's guide to TrotskyWed 31 Jan, 7.30pmThe Mitre
PrestonIran: from revolution to rogue stateThu 1 Feb, 7pmRoom 127, Livesey House, Heatley Street
PrestonSocialist Worker: the revolutionary paper in the 21st century
With Kelly Hilditch
Thu 14 Feb, 7pmUnity Centre, Shepherd Street, off Manchester Road
SouthamptonA rebel's guide to MarxWed 7 Feb, 7.30pmHigh Street Cafe, High Street
Movement events
BrightonNever again
Talks, films, music and discussions on fascism and genocide on Holocaust Memorial Day. Speakers include Simon Burgess, Jill Lambert, Michael Rosen, Simon Fanshawe, Monica Riera, Sait Akgul, Weyman Bennett, Jessica Dubow, Lucy Noakes
Free but registration necessary. Phone 01273 643 301 or email
Sat 27 Jan, 10am to 4.30pmSallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, Grand Parade (opp King and Queen)
GlasgowSocial work – a profession worth fighting for?
Speakers include Phil Scraton, Richard Wilkinson, Ann Davis, Gerry Mooney, 'The Glasgow Girls' (school student campaigners against deportations of asylum seekers), Jelka Zorn. Second annual conference for social workers, academics, service users, carers and students in social work
Phone 0141 331 3126 or email
Sat 24 and Sun 25 MarSchool of Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University
LondonUnite Against Fascism annual conference
With Ken Livingstone, Billy Hayes, Paul Mackney, Gemma Tumelty, Dr Mohammed Abdul Bari, Alan Wardle, Henry Guterman, Edie Friedman, Glyn Ford MEP, Jerry Dammers, Sam Duckworth, Jenna G, Kirsten Hearn, Martin Smith, Lee Jasper, Mohammed Azam, Sabby Dhalu, Weyman Bennett
Go to
Sat 17 FebCongress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1
LondonMarxism 2007
A festival of resistance hosted by the Socialist Workers Party
Go to
Thu 5 Jul to Mon 9 JulCentral London
London: HackneyStop NHS cuts in Hackney
With Diane Abbott MP, Geoff Martin (London Health Emergency), local healthworkers
Mon 29 Jan, 7pmHackney Free & Parochial School, Paragon Road (opp town hall)
London: LewishamKeep Our NHS Public launch meeting
With Geoff Martin, Dr Brian Fisher, Martin Powell-Davies (Lewisham NUT), Cllr Romayne Phoenix (Green Party)
Wed 7 Feb, 7pmCivic Suite, Lewisham Town Hall
ManchesterPublic Services Not Private Profit rally
With Mark Serwotka
Thu 25 Jan, 6pmCross Street Chapel,
Cross Street
InternationalFifth Cairo Conference
This conference is a key meeting place for those opposing war and occupation from Iraq, Palestine, Egypt and the international anti-war movement
Go to
Thu 29 Mar to Sun 1 AprCairo, Egypt
Demonstrations & lobbies
LondonNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
March to Trafalgar Square
Organised by CND and Stop the War. Go to
Sat 24 Feb, 12 nooncentral London
LondonFourth anniversary of Iraq invasion
Called by Stop the War. Go to
Tue 20 MarParliament Square
OldhamAnti-academies protestSat 27 Jan, 11.30ammeet behind Oldham Civic Centre, West Street
InternationalG8 summit
Protest against the world leaders’ meeting
For info and updates go to the Globalise Resistance website
Wed 6 Jun to Fri 8 JunHeiligendamm (nr Rostock), Germany

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