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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2063

| SWP meetings| Bookmarks events| movement events| demonstrations & lobbies| film showings| concerts and benefits

Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email
BirminghamPublic meeting
With Sami Ramadani
Thu 30 Aug, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre (opp Moor St station)
LondonAfghanistan – the forgotten war
Day school with speakers including Craig Murray, Elaheh Rostami Povey, Lynda Holmes (MFAW)
Sat 15 SepRoom 101,
University of London Union, Malet St
ManchesterDay school
Followed by film showing
Sat 29 Sep, 1pm to 6pmUniversity of Manchester Students Union, Oxford Rd
MerseysideBlair to Brown – change policy, not just leader
With Moazzam Begg and others
Organised by Wallasey Stop the War
Tue 7 Aug, 7.30pmSt Andrews Community Church Centre,
Rake Lane, New Brighton
SWP public meetings
ChesterfieldSexism and the systemWed 8 Aug, 7.30pmAssembly Rooms,
Market Hall
EdinburghSoul, gospel and the civil rights movement
With Martin Smith plus music
Thu 16 Aug, 7.30pmRoyal British Hotel,
20 Princes St
HuddersfieldIs multiculturalism in crisis?
With Weyman Bennett
Wed 8 Aug, 6pmCoffeEvolution, Church St
LeicesterThe shape of the British working class todayWed 15 Aug, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd
LiverpoolIs multiculturalism in crisis?Wed 15 Aug, 7.30pmThe Crown, Lime St
London: Brent and HarrowIs multiculturalism in crisis?
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Wed 22 Aug, 7.30pmBrent Trades and Labour Hall (Apollo Club), 375 High Rd, Willesden, NW10 (nr Dollis Hill station)
London: EalingIs multiculturalism in crisis?
With Ken Olende
Thu 9 Aug, 7.30pmHarvester Restaurant, Granville Gardens, W5 (Ealing Common tube)
London: Hackney EastTurkey: democracy, Islam and the European UnionThu 9 Aug, 7.45pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd)
London: Hackney SouthForty years since gay sex became legal – how do we make freedom real?Wed 8 Aug, 7.30pmHCD Centre, 62 Beechwood Rd, (off Dalston Lane) E5
India – 60 years since independence and partitionWed 15 Aug, 7.30pm
London: NewhamThe shape of the British working class today
With Charlie Kimber
Wed 8 Aug, 7pmMethodist Centre,
Bryant St (off West Ham Lane), Stratford
Can capitalism run on debt forever?
With Jacob Middleton
Wed 15 Aug, 7pm
London: Tottenham & Green LanesCan workers beat Brown’s pay freeze?
With Ken Olende
Thu 16 Aug, 7.30pmKitap Evi Bookhouse,
410 Tottenham High Rd
London: Waltham ForestChina – the next superpower?
With Charlie Hore
Wed 15 Aug, 7.30pmHornbeam Environmental Centre, 458 Hoe St (nr Bakers Arms)
Manchester NorthPakistan and the “war on terror”
With Geoff Brown
Thu 16 Aug, 7.30pmOstrich Pub, Bury New Rd
Manchester South EastThe birth of new unionismWed 15 Aug, 7.30pmFalafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, Rusholme
Manchester South WestIs multiculturalism in crisis?Thu 16 Aug, 7.30pmChorlton Library,
Manchester Rd
(nr Chorlton Cross)
NottinghamThe shape of the British working class todayThu 16 Aug, 7pmInternational Community Centre, Mansfield Rd
PrestonSocialists and trade unionsThu 16 Aug, 7pmLivesey House, University of Central Lancashire
SunderlandA rebel’s guide to socialismTue 14 Aug, 7.30pmNew Democratic Club,
34 North Bridge St (St Peters Metro)
Bookmarks events
Events held at bookshop, except where indicated. Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or email
LondonBad Men – Guantanamo Bay and the Secret Prisons
With author Clive Stafford-Smith, who is the lawyer for 50 Guantanamo Bay prisoners. He will read from his book and talk about the campaign to close Guantanamo and release the men still held there
Phone 020 7637 1848 to reserve a free place
Tue 14 Aug, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B
London: ClaphamBookmarks summer party
Booze, books and boules. Wonderful barbeque and salads, plus copious amounts of beer, wine and fruit juice
£5/£3. Children under 12 free. Phone 020 7637 1848 to reserve places. All proceeds to Friends of Bookmarks Appeal
Sun 26 Aug, 2pm to 8pmMaritime House, Old Town (Clapham Common tube)
Movement events
National1857/2007 – imperialism, ‘race’, resistance
International conference on the 150th anniversary of the 1857 Indian uprising. With Sumit Sarkar,Tariq Ali, Nandita Haksar, Mubarak Ali, Kumkum Sangari, John Newsinger
Organised by South Asia Solidarity To register email
Sat 6 OctSOAS, Thornhaugh St, London WC1
GlasgowBuilding fighting unions – support the strikes
With Jane Loftus (CWU president – pc), civil service workers, social care strikers, Herald strikers
Sponsored by Unite (T&G section) Scottish Housing branch
Tue 14 Aug, 7.30pmAdelaide’s, 209 Bath St
London: BrentPublic Services Not Private Profit rally
Organised by Brent Trades Council
Wed 12 Sep, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95 High Rd, NW10
PrestonTrade union socialFri 31 Aug, time tbcFunction Room, Last Orders Pub, Church St
Demonstrations & lobbies
NationalSupport the Royal Mail dispute
Demonstration and rally
Called by
Tue 21 Aug, 12 noonAssemble Clerkenwell Green
(Farringdon tube)
Concerts and benefits
Kent: Whitstable30 years of punk and ska
Celebrating anti-fascism with Love Music Hate Racism
Free. 07947 424
Sun 16 Sept,
12 noon to 8pm
Old Neptune, Marine Terrace
London: WandsworthParty 4 Peace
With Sam Beste, Arthur Smith, Paul Millns plus guests, Davide Sanna, and the funky ten piece Jazz4Peace Collective. Plus international artists’ multimedia work on Palestine
£10/£5 on the door. £7/£3 advance. Phone 020 7223 0234
Sun 16 Sep, doors 7pmThe Bedford, Bedford Hill, Balham

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Meetings And Events
Wed 8 Aug 2007, 19:58 BST
Issue No. 2063
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