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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2041

Respect | Stop the War | Abolition of slave trade | SWP meetings | Organising Fighting Unions | Bookmarks events | movement events | demonstrations & lobbies

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or email [email protected]
CoventryBritish politics after Blair
With Yvonne Ridley, Cllr Wayne Muldoon
Tue 6 Mar, 7.30pmMuslim Resource Centre, Red Lane
CroydonBritain after Blair
With John Rees, Linda Smith, cllr Oliur Rahman
Sun 18 Mar, 4pmCedar Hall,
Ruskin House,
Coombe Rd
ManchesterAn evening with Moazzam Begg
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner speaks
£15/£8 children/under fives free. Phone 07976 616 091 or book online at
Sat 10 Mar, 7.30pmSaffron Restaurant,
Old Town Hall,
Cheetham Hill Rd
SheffieldBritain after Blair
With George Galloway MP
£4/£2. Phone 07969 692 975
Tue 20 Mar, 6pmPennine lecture theatre,
Hallam University
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email [email protected]
NationalThe debate parliament won’t have
A People’s Assembly chaired by Tony Benn
Tue 20 Mar,
Cental Hall Westminster, London, SW1
LeedsDay school
With Lindsey German (StWC), Walter Wolfgang (Labour NEC), Kamal Majid (Iraqi writer)
Sat 24 Mar, 10am-4pmCivic Centre,
Leeds Metropolitan University
NorwichHear and question Tony Benn
With Tony Benn, Andrew Murray, Mell Harrison
£5/£3. Phone 01603 628 337. Co-organised with CND
Wed 28 Mar, 7pmSt Andrew’s Hall,
St Andrew’s Plain
200 years since the abolition of the slave trade – what really ended slavery
Organised by Socialist Worker
Barnsley Wed 14 Mar, 7.30pmBarnsley Library,
Shambles St
BirminghamWith Paul Gilroy, Weyman BennettWed 11 Apr, 7.30pmAfroCaribbean Millennium Centre,
339 Dudley Rd, B18
BoltonWith Kerri ParkeWed 7 Mar, 7.30pmBoard Room,
Club Mistry,
187 Derby St
BristolWith Weyman Bennett, Paul GilroyThu 19 Apr, 7.30pmMalcolm X Centre,
141 City Rd
Home Counties With Weyman Bennett
Phone 07903 239 999
Mon 2 Apr, 7.30pmTrinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd (nr St Albans City station)
LeicesterWith Ben CameronWed 21 Mar, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd
LondonWith Paul Gilroy, Weyman BennettTue 17 Apr, 7pmFriends Meeting House,
173 Euston Rd, NW1
London: South EastWith Weyman BennettMonday 12 Mar, 7.30pmBakehouse,
Bennett Park,
Blackheath Village
(opp station), SE3
ManchesterWith Weyman BennettTue 6 Mar, 7.30pmMechanics Institute,
Major St (off Princess St)
NewcastleWith Weyman BennettThu 22 Mar, 7.30pmRoyal Station Hotel (next to central station)
NorwichWith Ben CameronThu 15 Mar, 7pmSt Andrew’s Tavern, 4 St Andrew’s St
Nottingham Thu 29 Mar, 7pmICC, Mansfield Rd
PortsmouthWith Ben CameronSun 11 Mar, 7pmCafe Citrus, Albert Rd, Southsea
SouthamptonWith Yuri PrasadWed 7 Mar, 7.30pmHigh St Cafe, High St
SWP public meetings
BirminghamThe working class today
With Martin Smith
Thu 15 Mar,
Carrs Lane Church Centre (opp Moor St station)
BrightonMarxism and religionThu 8 Mar, 7.30pmBrighthelm Centre,
North Road (corner of Queen’s Rd)
CambridgeA rebel’s guide to MarxThu 8 Mar, 7.30pmCB2 (upstairs),
Norfolk St
ChesterfieldAfrica, imperialism and the “war on terror”
With Charlie Kimber
Wed 7 Mar, 7pmMarket Hall,
Market Square
HuddersfieldA rebel’s guide to LeninWed 14 Mar, 6pmCoffee Evolution, Church St
Leeds Socialist Worker – the revolutionary paper in the 21st century
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Thu 15 Mar, 7.30pmCongreave Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
London: BrentWhatever happened to women’s liberation?
With Lindsey German
Thu 8 Mar, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95 High Rd (nr Willesden Green tube), NW10
London: EustonSlowly killing us – capitalism, supermarkets and our food
With Kelly Hilditch
Wed 28 Mar, 6.30pmCamera Cafe, Museum St, WC1
London: Hackney EastHow do we make gay liberation real?
With Hannah Dee
Tue 13 Mar, 7.45pmRound Chapel,
Powerscroft Rd
(off Lower Clapton Rd)
London: Hackney SouthWhy hasn’t women’s liberation been won?
With Suzanne Jeffery
Wed 7 Mar, 7.30pmHCD centre,
62 Beechwood Rd
(off Dalston Lane), E8
Che Guevara – more than just a revolutionary icon
With Esme Choonara
Wed 14 Mar, 7.30pm
London: IslingtonA rebel’s guide to Gramsci
With Chris Bambery
Wed 14 Mar, 6.30pmEl Rincon Cafe, Holloway Rd, (opp London Met)
London: NewhamOur flag stays red – the East End against fascism
With Martin Smith and slide show
Thu 8 Mar, 7.30pmBryant St community centre
(off West Ham Lane,
nr Stratford station)
London: Tower HamletsGun crime, the police and racismWed 14 Mar, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St
London: Waltham ForestWhere is capitalism going?
With Joseph Choonara
Thu 8 Mar, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre, Hoe St
PrestonImperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Tue 6 Mar, 7pmFosters Cinema,
Corporation St
SouthendAre the neocons in crisis?Thu 8 Mar, 7.30pmUtopia Cafe, Alexandra St
(in the Royals, opp BHS)
Wolverhampton30 years since the battle of Lewisham – how do we stop the fascists today?
With Paul Holborow
Thu 29 Mar, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St
Organising Fighting Unions
regional meetings
BristolWith Tony Benn, Matt Wrack (general secretary FBU), John Rees. Plus local trade unionists
Phone 07817 827 912
Wed 14 Mar, 7.30pmCouncil House, College Green, Park St
ManchesterWith Bob Crow (general secretary RMT), Billy Hayes (general secretary CWU). Plus local trade unionistsWed 14 Mar, 7.30pmMechanics Institute,
Major St (off Princess St)
Movement events
NationalMarxism 2007
A festival of resistance hosted by the Socialist Workers Party
With Tony Benn, Gary Younge, Billy Bragg, Susan George, Lindsey German, George Galloway, Nick Broomfield, Michael Albert and more
Go to
Thu 5 Jul to Mon 9 JulCentral London
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 [email protected]
Sat 24 and Sun 25 MarSchool of Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University
LondonTrade union hustings for John McDonnell MP
With John McDonnell MP, Martin Mayer (T&G pc)
Called by T&G branches. Email [email protected]
Tue 6 Mar, 7pmFriends House, Euston Rd (opp Euston station), WC2
London: EastArt & soul – voices from death row
Artwork, speakers, film showing and more in a fundraiser for the campaign to save US death row inmate Tony Egbuna Ford
Organised by 4wardever and Injustice.
Sat 24 Mar, 4.30pm till lateRampART creative social centre, 7a Rampart St, E2
London: IslingtonPublic services not private profit
With Mark Serwotka (PCS), Billy Hayes (CWU), John McDonnell MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Dr Jacky Davis, Ken Muller (Islington NUT)
Thu 15 Mar, 7pmIslington Central Library, Fieldway Crescent
(off Holloway Rd)
London: LewishamTrident replacement?
Public debate with Joan Ruddock MP, Dr Lee Willett (head Military Capabilities Programme, Royal Services Institute), Cllr Darren Johnson (Green). Chair Steve Bullock (mayor of Lewisham)
Organised by Lewisham and Greenwich CND. Phone 020 8857 1095 or email [email protected]
Thu 15 Mar, 7.30pmCouncil Chambers, Lewisham Town Hall, 1 Catford Rd, SE6
London: SouthwarkKeep education in public hands
Anti-academies meeting
Wed 14 Mar, 7pmRockingham Centre, Falmouth Rd,
(nr Elephant & Castle tube)
InternationalFifth Cairo Conference
The 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 lobby
As the government tries to force through a vote to replace Trident
Go to
Wed 14 Mar, 1pmSt Stephen’s entrance to Parliament
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
Concerts and benefits
BridgendBridgend Loves Music Hates Racism
With Blud Kunnektion, The Guzzards, Miss-D-Meaner, The Stanley Band, Weapons of Mass Percussion
Fri 6 Apr, 6pm til lateBridgend Recreation Centre

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Meetings And Events
Sat 10 Mar 2007, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 2041
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