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George Galloway Respect speaking tour | SWP forums | Socialist Film Club | Make Poverty History | Summer Festivals

George Galloway Respect speaking tour
We will supply venue and time details as they are confirmed. Ring Respect with any queries (020 8980 3507) or e-mail

areatitle & speakertimevenue
Bethnal GreenSave Bethnal Green fire engineTue 7 June, 8.30am11 Roman Road, E2
LeedsAlso with John Rees and othersSat 11 June
BirminghamSun 12 June
Lambeth and SouthwarkMon 13 June
CWU Conference, BlackpoolTue 14 June
NewhamAlso with Lindsey German, Salma Yaqoob and Abdul Khaliq MianThu 16 June
LiverpoolAlso with John ReesSun 19 June
SheffieldAlso with John ReesWed 22 June
Unison Conference, GlasgowThu 23 June
PrestonAlso with John Rees and Yvonne RidleySat 25 June
SloughAlso with Lindsey German and Yvonne RidleyTue 28 June
NewcastleAlso with John ReesThu 30 June
BristolAlso with Lindsey GermanWed 6 July

SWP meetings

areatitle & speakertimevenue
BARNSLEYHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Guy Taylor
Wed 8 June, 7.30pmBarnsley Library,
Shambles Street
BLACKWOODGlobalisation — do multinationals rule the world?
With Chris Harman
Thu 9 June, 7.15pmBlackwood Miners Institute, High Street
BRIGHTONHow can we make poverty history?
With Chris Bambery
Wed 8 June, 7.30pmBrighthelm Centre,
North Road
BRISTOLHoodies and Asbos — are our kids out of control?
With Tony Staunton
Wed 15 June, 7.30pmKuumba Arts Centre,
Hepburn Road,
St Pauls
DERBYThe revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx
With Pete Morgan
Thu 23 June, 7.15pmWest Indian Community Centre,
Carrington Street
(off Trinity Street)
HEBDEN BRIDGEHow can we make poverty history?
With Candy Udwin
Thu 16 June, 7pmJava Lounge,
Market Street
HUDDERSFIELDHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaWed 8 June, 6pmCoffeevolution,
Church Street
HULLJohn Coltrane — jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith
Thu 23 June, 7.15pmRelax Cafe,
Newland Avenue
(near Newland Primary School)
KENTCan trade be fair? Thu 23 June, 7.30pmSt Peter’s Church,
Canterbury High Street
(near Cricketers)
LEICESTERElections and the new radical left in Europe
With Chris Bambery
Wed 15 June, 7pmCafe Mozart,
London Road
NEATHThe economics of the madhouse
With Chris Harman
Wed 8 June, 7.30pmCastle Hotel, The Parade
NORTH LONDONFrom Che to Chavez — Latin America in revolt
With Chris Harman
Wed 15 June, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Road, N8
NOTTINGHAMHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaThu 23 June, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre,
61b Mansfield Road
(near Victoria Centre)
PORTSMOUTHHoodies and Asbos — are our kids out of control?
With Nick Grant
Sun 12 June, 7pmCitrus Cafe,
Albert Road
SOUTH LONDONYoung, gifted and black — failed by the education system
With Hassan Mahamdallie
Tue 7 June, 7.30pmPlan B,
418 Brixton Road, SW9
ST ALBANSJohn Coltrane — jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith
Mon 6 June, 7pmTrinity Church Hall
(corner Beaconsfield Road/Victoria Street)
WEST LONDONHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Weyman Bennett
Thu 16 June, 7.30pmRuskin Hall,
Church Road,
WOLVERHAMPTONHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Chris Harman
Thu 16 June, 7.30pmThe Lighthouse,
Chubb Buildings,
Fryer Street
YORKCan climate change be stopped?
With Suzanne Jeffery
Wed 15 June, 7.30pmKnavesmire Room,
Priory Street Centre

Socialist Film Club

LONDONSalt of the Earth (1954)
Introduced by Martin Smith.
Fri 10 June, 7pmGustav Tuck lecture theatre,
Main building, University College London,
Gower Street
(tube: Warren Street/Euston Square)
A family drama, based on a 1950 strike by zinc miners in New Mexico. Written, directed and produced by members of the original blacklisted “Hollywood Ten”.
£5/£3. Advance tickets from Bookmarks, 1 Bloomsbury Street WC1 (020 7637 1848)
Organised by the SWP

Make Poverty History

CARDIFFMotiv8 4 G8
Sat 11 June, 10.30am – 3.30pm (evening event to be confirmed)Temple of Peace,
Cathays Park
Tell the world’s eight richest and most powerful leaders that Wales wants them to make poverty history.
Registration £5 (includes lunchtime refreshments). For more information and to register online go to

Summer Festivals

London Rise — make a stand against racism Sat 16 July, 12noon–8.30pm Burgess Park, London SE5
With acts including Lemar, Mitchell Brothers, Kano, Horace Andy, Eska, Raghav, and many, many more
A free music festival celebrating London's diversity and opposing racism (formerly the Respect festival)
Tolpuddle Tolpuddle Festival 2005 Fri 15 July–Sun 17 July Tolpuddle, Dorset
Annual music, drama and politics festival.
Friday: Graham Moore and some of the best roots musicians around.
Saturday: workshops on Organising Migrant Workers and Unions in the Firing Line. Worker's Playtime Cabaret with The Muddy Funksters.
Sunday: procession, guest speakers, music including Hank Wangford and The Lost Cowboys and Billy Bragg
For more information contact South West TUC. Phone 0117 947 0521 or e-mail

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Sat 4 Jun 2005, 00:00 BST
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