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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2075

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

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to , or email [email protected]
area title/speaker time venue
National Annual conference Sat 17 & Sun 18 Nov University of Westminster, 309 Regent St, London W1
London The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Showing of documentary on Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela. Plus CWU president Jane Loftus on social and political changes since the making of the film
Tickets 0871 703 3988
Sun 11 Nov, 12 noon Curzon Soho,
Shaftesbury Ave, W1
London: north east A radical vision for London
With Lindsey German (London mayoral candidate)
Wed 7 Nov, 7pm Islington Central Library,
2 Fieldway St
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to , or email [email protected]
area title/speakers time venue
National The World Against War
Stop the War Coalition international peace conference. A follow up to the successful international conference in 2005
Sat 1 Dec Westminster Central Hall, London
London: Hackney Afghanistan – Britain’s other war
With Jonathan Neale, Jane Shallice
Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Abney Public Hall, 73a Stoke Newington Church St, N16
Sheffield Picasso's War and Peace
With Mike Gonzalez, plus excerpts from play 'Trimming Pablo' and anti-war art show, £5/£3
Fri 9 Nov, 7pm Silvester Space, Silverster St
No More War
Dayschool with speakers from Media Workers Against the War and Military Families Against the War
Info 07810 824 223
Sat 9 Nov, 10am to 4pm Burngreave Vestry Hall, 2 Burngreave Rd
Socialist Worker Appeal events
Events supporting the £150,000 appeal
area speaker time venue
Birmingham A people’s history of the West Midlands
Afternoon of talks and discussion with local activists and historians
£5. 07905 212 297
Sat 8 Dec, 12 noon to 5pm Ladywood Art Centre,
316 Monument Rd
Leeds Marvin Gaye – what was going on?
An evening of spoken word and live music with Martin Smith and the Tribunes
£8/£5 in advance (£10/£7 on the door). Tickets 07743 024 242
Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm Brudenell Social Club, Queens Rd
Leicester John Coltrane – jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith, The Tribunes
£10/£5. Tickets 0116 255 7066
Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Y Theatre, 7 East St
London The War on Democracy
John Pilger introduces his film
£8.50/£5. Tickets 020 7637 1848. Prince Charles box office 0870 811 2559
Tue 6 Nov, 8.30pm Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square
London: north west Punk, politics and resistance
With Don Letts. Plus bands Rapid Fire Radio and The Guardians
£6/£4. Tickets 07879 424 631
Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Inn on the Green,
3-4 Thorpe Close, (Ladbroke Grove tube)
Manchester Cultures of resistance
With Gilad Atzmon, The Tribunes and others
£10/£6. Tickets 0161 832 1111
Mon 12 Nov Club Academy, Manchester University Students Union (Steve Biko building), Oxford Rd
Cambridge Now's the Time
A celebration of jazz musician Charlie Parker with Martin Smith and Gilad Atzmon. Includes launch of Gilad's new album, Refuge
£10/£5 in advance (£12/£7 on the door)
Mon 19 Nov, 7.30pm Romsey Labour Club,
Mill Rd, CB1
07921 724 270
Canterbury Sat 24 Nov, 7.30pm Westgate Hall, CT1
07947 424 505
Bristol Fri 7 Dec, 8pm Oppo Club, 72 Park St
0778 927 3831
SWP public meetings
area title/speaker time venue
Birmingham: north Putin’s Russia
With Mike Haynes
Thu 8 Nov, 7.30pm Laurel Rd Community Centre, Handsworth
Birmingham: south Marxism and the Enlightenment Thu 8 Nov, 7.30pm Stirchley Community Centre, Pershore Rd
Black Country Lessons from the 1970s – how the working class went global
With Frank Henderson
Thu 1 Nov 7.30pm City Bar, Kings St,
Brighton The Russian Revolution 90 years on
With Alan Kenny
Thu 1 Nov, 7.30pm, Friends Meeting House,
Ship St
Cardiff The Russian Revolution 90 years on
With John Rees
Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Wallace lecture theatre, Cardiff university main building, Park Place
Edinburgh The Russian Revolution 90 years on
With Chris Bambery
Wed 31 Oct, 7.30pm Augustine United Church,
George IV Bridge
Huddersfield Climate change – how can we save the planet?
With Martin Empson
Wed 14 Nov, 6pm Coffee Evolution, Church St
London Venezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Mike Gonzalez. Plus music from Mano de Dios and Venezuelan folk singer Luzmira Zerpa, and a slide show by Jess Hurd
Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Small hall, Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd (opp Euston station), London
London: Brent Sicko – does Michael Moore’s film show the future of the NHS? Wed 31 Oct, 7.30pm Brent Trades & Labour Hall (Apollo club), 375 High Rd, Willesden
Rebel America
With Megan Trudell
Thu 8 Nov, 7.30pm
London: east Material girls – women, men and work
With Lindsey German
Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Stratford Library,
The Grove
London: Islington The Russian Revolution 90 years on
With Mark Thomas
Wed 31 Oct, 7.30pm Manor Gardens Centre, 6-9 Manor Gardens, N7
London: Tottenham Can the market stop climate change?
With Kelly Hilditch
Thu 8 Nov, 7.30pm Kitap Evi Bookhouse,
Tottenham High Rd
London: Waltham Forest India – the new miracle economy?
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Thu 8 Nov, 7.30pm Hornbeam Centre,
458 Hoe St (nr Bakers Arms)
Manchester The Russian Revolution 90 years on
With John Rees
Thu 1 Nov, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House,
Mount St (behind the Round Library)
St Albans Does social change have to be violent?
With Kate Connelly
Mon 5 Nov, 7.30pm upstairs, Trinity Church Hall,
Beaconsfield Rd
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]
area title/speaker time venue
London An Irish Eye
With Gerry Adams signing his new book
Info 020 7637 1848
Wed 31 Oct, 3pm Bookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury St, WC1
Algeria – Anger Of The Dispossessed
Martin Evans talks about his new book on how the high hopes of independence turned into anger
Tue 6 Nov, 6.30pm
Hampstead Heath walk
A political, historical and ecological guided walk on Hampstead Heath led by socialist ecologist Ian Rappel
£5/£3. Buy tickets from Bookmarks Bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury St,
020 7637 1848, [email protected]
Sun 11 Nov, 12 noon Meet outside Hampstead Heath British Rail station
Sheffield Poetry of Resistance
With Michael Rosen
£5/£4. Tickets 0114 275 7727
Tue 30 Oct, 7pm Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row
Movement events
area title/speaker time venue
National Global day of action against Climate Change
march to US embassy
Sat 8 Dec Assemble 12 noon,
Millbank, London
London How can we win the race against climate catastrophe?
With George Monbiot
Organised by the Campaign against Climate Change
Thu 8 Nov, 7pm, Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd
The first casualty? War, truth and the media today
Conference with Andrew Gilligan, Peter Wilby, Victoria Brittan, Sean Langan, Michelle Stanistreet, Catherine Mayer, Sami Ramadani, Phillip Knightley, Moazzam Begg, Lindsey German, Amir Amirani, Piers Robinson
£10/£7. Organised by Media Workers Against War
Sat 17 Nov, 2pm to 6.30pm London School of Economics, Houghton Street, WC2
London: Tower Hamlets Keep our NHS public
With Dr Julian Tudor Hart, Dr Chris McCullough, Karen Reissmann, Dr Kambiz Boomla, Cllr Motin uz Zaman
Wed 31 Oct, 7pm Old Medical School,
Royal London Hospital
Demonstrations & lobbies
area title/speaker time venue
Glasgow People and parliament against Trident
Organised by Scotland’s for Peace
Sat 3 Nov, 11.30am Scottish parliament
Concerts and benefits
area title/artists time venue
London The Rhythms of Peace
Benefit for the Stop the War Coalition with Tony Benn, Julie Christie, David Soul, Janet Suzman, Prunella Scales, Timothy West, John Pilger, Dave Lippman, Eugene Skeef, Ahdaf Soueif, Haifa Zangana, Craig Murray, Janet Shell, Keith Burstein, Charles Watt, Tony Harrison, Dave Randall, Lindsey German, John Rees, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Kate Hudson (chair of CND). Compere Andrew Murray
£15. For tickets phone 020 7278 6694,
Fri 30 Nov, 7pm St James’s Church,

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Meetings And Events
Tue 30 Oct 2007, 19:36 GMT
Issue No. 2075
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