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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2081

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 020 8983 9671, go to , or email
area title/speaker time venue
Bristol Bouncing Brown – building Respect
With Elaine Graham-Leigh (Respect National Organiser)
Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Kuumba Centre, Hepburn Rd, St Pauls
London: Ealing/Southall Pakistan – what’s going on?
With Anindya Bhattacharyya and speaker from Pakistan Welfare Association
Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Southall Community Centre,
20 Merrick Road, Southall
London: East Pakistan in crisis Tue 15 Jan, 7pm St Paul’s church,
St Stephens Rd, E3
Walsall Pakistan in crisis
With Naeem Malik
Tue 11 Dec, 7.30pm Palfrey Community Centre, Milton St, Palfrey
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to , or email
area title/speakers time venue
Birmingham Anti-war film showing Thu 13 Dec, 7pm Cafe One, Five Ways shopping centre, Broad St
Liverpool alTURNERtive Turner Prize
Contemporary artworks against war and occupation exhibited at five art galleries in Liverpool City Centre
For more details contact Merseyside Stop the War at
Until 22 Dec galleries across Liverpool
London: LewishamDon’t attack IranTue 29 Jan, 7.30pmWest Greenwich House,
141 Greenwich High St, SE10
London: Waltham ForestWhat’s happening in Pakistan?
With Mahtab Aziz, Yuri Prasad, Imtiaz Qadir
Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre,
458 Hoe St, E17
Tyneside Civil liberties under attack
With Moazzam Begg
Info 07719 946 814
Thu 20 Dec, 7pm Gateshead Civic Centre,
Regent St
Socialist Worker Appeal events
Events supporting the £150,000 appeal
area speaker time venue
Black Country Xmas quiz
£10 per team of four. Prizes and trophy!
Sat 15 Dec, 7.30pm City Bar, Kings St, Wolverhampton
LeicesterRevolution in the 21st centuryWed 9 Jan, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd
London: EastXmas party
With Dan Berry’s Groove Ensemble
Sat 15 Dec, 7.30pm to midnightKingsley Hall, Powis Rd (off Bruce Rd), Bromley by Bow
London: KingstonAbortion – why we defend a woman’s right to chooseWed 23 Jan,7.30pmKaleidoscope Project,
40-46 Cromwell Rd
London: Tower HamletsPlanet of slums – the new global working class
With Mark Thomas
Thu 13 Dec, 7pmOxford House,
Derbyshire St (off Bethnal Green Rd), E1
Nottingham Charlie Chaplin – a rebel in tramp’s clothes
With spoken word and film Simon Furze recalls the first global film star, who was also a political activist
£6/£3 (£1 extra on door). Tickets 07852 898 779 or 07940 952 825
Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm The Gladstone, Loscoe Rd
SWP public meetings
area title/speaker time venue
Birmingham: south The united front Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Stirchley Community Centre, Pershore Rd
Huddersfield Material girls – women, men and work
With Sarah Murdock
Wed 12 Dec, 6pm Coffee Evolution, Church St
Leeds: Headingley Pakistan, Musharraf and the ‘war on terror’ Tue 11 Dec, 7.30pm For venue info call 07852 937 248
London: Brent & Harrow Why we say no platform for fascists Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Brent Trades & Labour Hall (Apollo club), 375 High Rd, Willesden
London: Camden Immigration – dispelling the myths
With Ken Olende
Thu 13 Dec, 6.30pm Euromed Cafe,
225 Kentish Town Rd, NW5
Manchester North France – strikes, protest and the fight against neoliberalism Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm The Ostrich,
Bury Old Rd,
Manchester South France – strikes, protest and the fight against neoliberalism Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Falafel restaurant,
Wilmslow Rd,
Sheffield North Education in a neoliberal world
With Matthew Vicary
Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Burngreave Library,
Spital Hill
Sheffield south Education in a neoliberal world
With Matthew Vicary
Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Bohemian Cafe,
Chesterfield 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
area title/speaker time venue
London Bookmarks’ ultimate New Year’s Eve party
• Fantastic DJs
• Seperate dance and chill out rooms
• Kitchen until 10pm
Special discount before end of November £22 solidarity, £17 waged, £12 unwaged (All prices increase £5 on the door if available). Tickets from Bookmarks Bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St. 020 7637 1848
8pm till 3am The Square Pig,
30-32 Procter St,
Holborn, London
Movement events
area title/speaker time venue
London OFFU dayschool – how we can build fighting unions
Organising For Fighting Unions dayschool with Mark Serwotka (PCS), Tony Kearns (senior deputy general secretary CWU), Raj Gill (GMB London race & equality chair). All personal capacity
Sat 2 Feb, 11am to 4pm central London
70 years of the Black Jacobins
One-day conference to mark the seventieth anniversary of the publication of CLR James’s classic history of the Haitian Revolution. With keynote speakers Darcus Howe, Selma James, Bill Schwarz, Marika Sherwood and Weyman Bennett
Organised by the London Socialist Historians Group. Info or go to
Sat 2 Feb 2008, 10am to 4.30pm Institute of Historical Research, Senate House
Campaign against Climate Change TU conference
With Matt Wrack (FBU), Frances O’Grady (deputy general secretary TUC), John McDonnell MP, Michael Meacher MP, Caroline Lucas MEP
Sat 9 Feb, 10am to 5pm University of London Union, Malet St
Manchester OFFU dayschool – how we can build fighting unions
Organising For Fighting Unions dayschool with Brian Caton (POA), Jane Loftus (CWU). Both personal capacity
Sat 26 Jan, 1pm to 4pm Friends Meeting House, Mount St (behind Manchester Central Library)
Demonstrations & lobbies
area title/speaker time venue
London Don’t privatise the East London Line
Organised by RMT
Thu 13 Dec, 11am Meet outside City Hall, Queen’s Walk, SE1
(London Bridge station)
Concerts and benefits
area title/artists time venue
Liverpool Karen Reissmann fundraiser
Organised by Merseyside TUC
Fri 14 Dec, 7.30pm The Pilgrim, Pilgrim St
Manchester Karen Reissmann fundraiser
With music, DJ, raffle
£5. All proceeds go to the strike hardship fund
Thu 13 Dec Irish Community Centre,
17 High Lane, Chorlton
CambridgeR*E*P*E*A*T Love Music Hate Racism
With The Wildhearts, Johnny Panic, The Hope
Sun 16 Dec, 8pmThe Junction, Cambridge Leisure Park, Clifton Way
HullHull United Against Racism
With Hayokee, Lil Hako, End Of Level Baddie, Gullnaz, Someone And The Somethings, The Cliques, The Talks
Free. Part of Hull United Against Racism day
Sat 22 Dec, 12 noon to 4pmHull City Hall, Victoria Square
They get free mobiles... don’t they?
Performed by Banner Theatre
Free. Part of Hull United Against Racism day
Sat 22 Dec, 4pm to 5pmMortimer suite, Hull City Hall, Victoria Square
Love Music Hate Racism
With The View, The Paddingtons, Fire Camp, Sonic Boom Six, The Neat
£3. Tickets 01482 226655. Part of Hull United Against Racism day. Supported by Hull City Council and The Wilberforce Foundation
Sat 22 Dec, 7pm to 10.30pmHull City Hall, Victoria Square

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Meetings And Events
Tue 11 Dec 2007, 18:44 GMT
Issue No. 2081
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