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Stop Bush: week of culture and events

Issue No. 1877

HERE ARE some of the cultural events planned in London in the week of Bush's visit. For details of what is happening in your area contact the Stop the War Coalition-phone 020 7053 2153/4/5/6 or go to

Sunday 16 November

Born on the Fourth of July Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic introduces the Oliver Stone movie based on his life. 5pm, Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Place (Leicester Square tube). Tickets £7: 020 7494 3654 (1.30pm-9pm).

Tuesday 18 November

Stop Bush rally With Harold Pinter, Tony Benn, Caroline Lucas, George Galloway, Alice Mahon, Ron Kovic, Kate Hudson and John Rees. 7.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Euston Road (Euston or Euston Square tube).

Wednesday 19 November

Alternative state procession With horse-drawn open carriage, rinky-dink, Critical Mass bike riders, anti-war taxi drivers, cheerleaders and big red peace bus. 11am, Jubilee Gardens.

A Royal Welcome Plays by Tony Kushner, Caryl Churchill and Martin Crimp. 1pm, Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square (Sloane Square tube). Admission free.

Walker Alex Cox introduces his film about Nicaragua. 5pm, Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Place (Leicester Square tube). Tickets £7: 020 7494 3654 (1.30pm-9pm).

The Deal and 9/11 Stephen Frears will introduce his recent TV film about the rise of Tony Blair. Ken Loach will then introduce his segment of the film 9/11 about 'the other 11 September'-Chile 1973. 8pm, Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Place (Leicester Square tube). Tickets £7: 020 7494 3654 (1.30pm-9pm).

TELL ME LIES... An evening of poetry, protest and song with Adrian Mitchell, Mark Steel, Mike Rosen, Saadi Yousef, Sarah Maguire, Janie Dee, and Tino Gonzalez and band. 8.30pm, Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, opposite St Pancras station (King's Cross tube). Tickets £7/£5 concs: 020 7053 2153/4/5/6 or 07951 235 915 or (very popular-book early!)

Friday 21 November

GUANTANAMO BAY PROTEST Legal Action Against the War will be coordinating the war crimes activities, 11am. US embassy, Grosvenor Square. 12 noon-1pm

Cafe Bookmarks Arm yourself with weapons of mass instruction. Drop in for books, pamphlets, badges and posters, and our new anti-war art exhibition. At Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury Street (Tottenham Court Road tube). Open 10am till late every day during Bush's visit.

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Sat 15 Nov 2003, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1877
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