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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2046

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

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or email [email protected]
Birmingham: northElection campaign public meeting
With George Galloway,
Salma Yaqoob, Raghib Ahsan, Abdul Aziz
Sun 15 Apr, 3pmBroadway School,
The Broadway, Aston
BridgendAn Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Showing of film about climate change. Plus meet Respect’s Assembly candidates, Paul Lynch and Ahmed al Jeffery
Mon 16 Apr, 7pmCouncil Chamber,
Municipal Building, Angel St
BristolThe Navigators (2001)
Director Ken Loach introduces two showings of his film about rail workers
Fri 20 Apr, 7pm & 9pmCube Cinema, Dove St South
ChesterfieldMeet the candidate
With Ray Holmes
Thu 19 Apr, 7.30pmVillage Hall, Shirebrook
KentBenefit gig
With The Muddy Shovels, Mandy Kewley, plus DJs, raffle and stalls
Fri 13 Apr, 8pmDuke of Cumberland,
High St, Whitstable
LeedsDefending civil liberties and public services
With Yvonne Ridley, Muserat Sujawal, John McDermott
Thu 12 Apr, 7.30pmHamara Healthy Living Centre, Tempest Rd, Beeston
London: Westminster, Kensington & ChelseaGun crime – what’s the answer?
With Al C (former editor of Panther UK)
Thu 19 Apr, 7.30pmYaa Asantewaa Arts and Community Centre,
1 Chippenham Mews, W9
PrestonThe Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
Film showing and audience with director Ken Loach
Wed 18 Apr, 6.30pmMitchell & Kenyon cinema, Foster building, University of Central Lancashire
Respect – the alternative to New Labour
With George Galloway MP, Cllr Michael Lavalette, Jane Loftus (CWU nat exec – pc), Mukhtar Master (chair Preston StWC – pc)
Tue 24 Apr, 7pmCentral Methodist Church,
Lune St
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email [email protected]
London: TootingCivil liberties and the war on terror
With Moazzam Begg, Naz Massoumi (Campaign Iran)
Wed 25 Apr, 7pmSt Augustine’s Church Hall, Broadwater Rd
(nr Tooting Broadway tube)
London: Tower HamletsMeeting with Military Families Against the War
With Rose Gentle, Tony Benn, George Solomou, John McDonnell MP (invited), Lindsey German (Convenor, Stop the War), Cllr Abjol Miah, Cllr Denise Jones (invited), Cllr Hanif Abdulmuhit
Phone 07904 734 703
Thu 26 Apr, 7.30pmRoom M73, Town Hall,
Mulberry Place, London E14
200 years since the abolition of the slave trade – what really ended slavery
Organised by Socialist Worker
BirminghamWith Paul Gilroy, Kevin OvendenWed 11 Apr, 7.30pmAfroCaribbean Millennium Centre,
339 Dudley Rd, B18
BristolWith Weyman Bennett, Paul GilroyTue 24 Apr, 7.30pmMalcolm X Centre,
141 City Rd
Canterbury Thu 12 April, 8pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace St
GlasgowWith Weyman BennettFri 13 Apr, 7.30pmHillhead Library,

Byres Rd

HuddersfieldWith Ken OlendeWed 11 Apr, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church St
KentWith Ben CameronThu 26 April, 8pmSunlight Centre, Richmond Rd, Gillingham
Lancaster Thu 26 Apr, 7.30pmPolish Centre,
Nelson St
LeedsWith Yuri PrasadWed 18 Apr, 7.30pmPriestly Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
LondonWith Paul Gilroy, Weyman BennettTue 17 Apr, 7pmFriends House,
173 Euston Rd, NW1 (opp Euston station)
SouthendWith Ben CameronWed 25 Apr, 7.30pmUtopia Cafe, Alexandra St (in the Royals, opp BHS)
SWP public meetings
BarnsleyIs China the next global superpower?Wed 25 Apr, 7.30pmBarnsley Library,
Shambles St
Birmingham SouthDoes the family need fixing?
With Doug Morgan
Wed 18 Apr, 8pmBoth at Kings Heath community centre, Heathfield Rd
How green is Gordon Brown?
With Ian Austin
Wed 25 Apr, 8pm
ChesterfieldThe shape of the working class todayWed 18 Apr, 7.30pmMarket Halls,
Market Square
DoncasterIs Marxism relevant today?Mon 23 Apr, 7.30pmWomen’s centre,
Cleveland St
LeicesterIs multiculturalism in crisis?Wed 16 May, 6.30pmCafe Mozart,
London Rd
London: Hackney SouthA rebel’s guide to Marx
With Esme Choonara
Wed 11 Apr, 7.30pmHCD Centre, 62 Beechwood Rd (off Dalston Lane)
London: Hammersmith & FulhamYoung people, crime, racism and the policeWed 11 Apr, 7.30pmPalingswick House,
241 King St
London: LewishamA rebel’s guide to Trotsky
With Esme Choonara
Thu 26 Apr, 7.30pmBake House,
Bennett Park Rd
London: NewhamAre the neocons in crisis?
With Chris Harman
Thu 12 Apr, 7pmBryant St Methodist Centre (off West Ham Lane), E15
London: South EastA rebel’s guide to Trotsky
With Esme Choonara
Thu 26 Apr, 7.30pmBake House, Bennett Park, Blackheath
London: Tower HamletsIs China becoming the next global superpower?
With Charlie Hore
Wed 11 Apr, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St
London: Waltham ForestIran – a history of Western intervention
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Wed 18 Apr, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre,
458 Hoe St (nr Bakers Arms)
Manchester: South EastIs China becoming the next global superpower?
With Fergus Alexander
Wed 18 Apr, 7.30pmFalafel Cafe,
Wilmslow Rd,
Manchester: South WestIs China becoming the next global superpower?
With Fergus Alexander
Thu 19 Apr, 7.30pmChorlton Library,
Manchester Rd
SouthamptonWorking class resistance in the 21st centuryWed 18 Apr, 7.30pmHigh St Cafe, High St

SwanseaThe working class today
With Martin Smith
Wed 25 Apr, 7.30pmBrynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd
Organising Fighting Unions
regional meetings
LondonWith Tony Benn, John McDonnell MP, Mark Serwotka, Paul Mackney, Linda Smith, John Rees
Tue 1 May, 6.30pmFriends House, Euston Rd (opp Euston Stn)
Bookmarks events
Events held at bookshop, except where indicated. Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or email
[email protected]
LondonLive working or die fighting
Launch of Paul Mason’s new book on how the working class went global
Phone 020 7637 1848
Thu 19 Apr, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury St, WC1
Movement events
NationalCampaign Against Climate Change conference
Sat 12 and Sun 13 MayLSE, London
Marxism 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
Thu 5 Jul to Mon 9 JulCentral London
PerthNot to a fanfare of trumpets
Story of the Spanish Civil War and International Brigades volunteers from Perthshire in words, pictures, poetry and music (including bagpipes)
Free but advance registration helpful. Phone 01738 449 168 or email [email protected]
Thu 10 May, 7.30pmPerth Museum and Art Gallery, 78 George St
Demonstrations & lobbies
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
Film showings
LondonKes (1969)
Plus Q&A with Ken Loach
£7.50/£4.50. Socialist Worker fundraiser
Tue 1 May, 8.30pmPrince Charles Cinema,
7 Leicester Place,
(off Leicester Square)
Love music, hate racism
GlasgowUniversity tour
With acts including Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Plan B, Holloways, Crissy Cris, The Enemy, Ace & Vis, Natty, Lupen Crook, Toy Guns
Thu 12 AprGU Debates Chamber
BristolThu 19 AprAnson Rooms
LancasterSun 22 AprLancaster University SU
LutonTue 24 AprLuton University SU
Belfast Wed25 AprQueens University SU
BirminghamFri 27 AprBirmingham University SU
BrightonTue 1 MaySussex University SU
StokeTue 8 MayKeele University SU
South ShieldsLove Music Hate Racism
With Shake Ya Tailfeather, Acoustic Circus
£4. Phone 0191 4541 234
Wed 11 Apr, 7.30pm to 11pmCustoms House, Mill Dam
Stoke-on-TrentLove Music Hate Racism
With Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
£10. Organised by LMHR, in association with Axis Festival, NORSCARF, and UAF
Fri 4 May, 7pm to 11pmVictoria Hall, Hanley

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Tue 10 Apr 2007, 18:35 BST
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