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Meetings, events and film showings

Issue No. 1963

Bolivia meetings | other SWP meetings | Respect | Stop the War | Justice for Gordon Gentle | Film showings | Movement events

Bolivia — is revolution on the agenda?

BarnsleyWith Moira NolanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmBarnsley Library, The Shambles.
BirminghamWith Chris HarmanThu 8 Sep, 7.30pmCustard Factory, Gibb Street.
CardiffWith Chris BamberyWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmRestaurant area, O’Neill’s Bar, Trinity Street (near the Hayes).
HarlowWith Andy BrownThu 25 Sep, 8pmPolly’s Pantry, Wych Elm.
HuddersfieldWith Moira NolanWed 14 Sep, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church Street.
LeicesterWith Simon BasketterWed 17 Aug, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Road.
East LondonWith Andy BrownThu 1 Sep, 6.30pmOxford House, Derbyshire Street.
Manchester Mon 22 Aug, 7.30pmCross Street Chapel, Cross Street.
St AlbansWith Mario NainMon 5 Sep, 7pmTrinity Church Hall (corner Beaconsfield Road/Victoria Street).
Waltham ForestWith Joseph ChoonaraThu 15 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Road (off Hoe Street).
WolverhamptonWith Chris HarmanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmThe City Bar, Kings Street.

other SWP meetings

areatitle & speakertimevenue
ChesterfieldLatin America in revolt
With Chris Bambery
Wed 28 Sep, 7.30pmThe Market Hall, Market Square.
LeedsImperialism, war and terrorTue 13 Sep, 7.30pmPriestley Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
LiverpoolImperialism, war and terrorWed 7 Sep, 7.15pmFriends Meeting House, Paradise Street
PortsmouthImperialism, war and terrorSun 21 Aug, 7pmCafé Citrus, Albert Street,
South LondonImperialism, war and terrorThu 11 Aug, 7.30pmSouthwark Pensioners Centre,
103-107 Camberwell Road, SE5.


Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 020 8980 3507, go to, or email

LondonRespect for Youth
Question and answer session with national secretary John Rees and Cllr Oliur Rahman
The first Respect for Youth event organised by school students.
Mon 22 Aug, 2pmConway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1
NewhamLondon under attack—why is it happening, who is to blame?
With Abdurahman Jaffar (Muslim Council of Britain), John Rees (Respect national secretary) and Victoria Brittain (co-author of the play Guantanamo)
Sun 14 Aug, 6pmAl Qwuts Islam School, 16 Chaucer Road (off Upton Lane)

Stop the war

LeedsDemonstration Sat 10 Sep, Assemble at 12 noon outside Leeds City Art Gallery, Headrow
Cardiff Stop the Bombings | Stop the War | Defend Civil Liberties | Defend the Muslim CommunityTue 16 Aug, 7.30pm Riverside Community Centre,
Brunel Street (off Ninian Park Road), Riverside
Edinburgh Stop the Bombings | Stop the War | Defend Civil Liberties | Defend the Muslim Community
With Tony Benn, Rose Gentle, Lindsey German and Aamer Anwar
Mon 15 Aug, 7.30pm Lecture theatre A,
David Hume Tower, Edinburgh University
Glasgow Stop the Bombings | Stop the War | Defend Civil Liberties | Defend the Muslim Community
With Osama Saeed (MAB), Robina Qureshi (Positive Action in Housing), Rose Gentle (Military Families Against War), Tommy Sheridan MSP, Angela McCormick (StWC), Aamer Anwar (human rights lawyer)
Organised by Stop the War Coalition & MAB Scotland
Thu 16 Aug, 7.30pm Pollokshields primary school, 241 Albert Drive, G41 2NA
ManchesterUnited for Peace! United Against Racism!
With Andrew Murray (chair StWC), Salah Alqaesi (Muslim Association of Britain), Jaqui Burford (CND regional organiser), Saad Abdullatif (Executive manager Didsbury Mosque)
for more info phone 07765 122 829
Sun 21 Aug, 6pm Didsbuy Mosque, Barlow Moor Rd
(opp Fielden Park College)

Justice for Gordon Gentle

ScotlandCycle for peace
For more info phone Ian Mitchell 07930 360216 or go to
Sun 28 Aug, 1pm Village of Millport (starting point), Island of Cumbrae

Film showings

Canterbury Who Shot the Sheriff?Sat 29 Sep, 7.30pm Canterbury Environment Centre,
Palace Street
(near Siesta)
History of Rock Against Racism including interviews with the 1970s artists and Peter Doherty, as well as unseen footage of the struggles against racism and the Nazis
London Metropolis (1927)
Introduced by award-winning novelist China Miéville
Fri 16 Sep, 7pmGoldsmith’s Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
Keppel Street (off Gower Street), WC1
Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) shows a class-ridden future where workers live underground while their leaders live in towering palaces. When the workers’ anger erupts into action their oppressors seek ways to divert them.
Advance tickets from Bookmarks, 1 Bloomsbury Street WC1 (020 7637 1848)
Organised by Red Fridays Socialist Film Club
Manchester Hiroshima film shows
Including Threads, Godzilla, Hiroshima Mon Amour and others
Organised by Greater Manchester CND.
For more information phone 0161 287 8283 or 0161 200 1500.
Until 31 AugCornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, M1 5NH

Movement events

South BristolVigil: solidarity with Muslims, stop the racist backlash, end the occupation of Iraq
For more info phone 0117 985 6097
Fri 12 Aug, 7.30pmOutside the Totterdown mosque, Green Street, Totterdown
KentAnother World is Possible festival
For more info phone 0117 985 6097
Sun 4 Sep, 12 noon–9pmTankerton Slopes, Tankerton, Kent
With acoustic stage, storytellers, kids area, food, drink and stalls. For more info phone 07759 983 261. With the participation of Radio Caroline, the legendary pirate radio station, and the Red Sand Fort Project.
London Disarm DSEI demonstration Tue 13 Sep, 12 noonNewham Town Hall, High Street North, East Ham, E6
The world’s biggest weapons fair, Defence Systems and Equipment International, runs from 13–16 Sep. Disarm DSEi is calling a week of action starting with this demonstration.
For more info go to or phone 07817 652 029
London Rebel Flowers — fields of resistance
For more info phone 0117 985 6097
Until 21 AugThe Foundry,
84-86 Great Eastern Street, EC2A
(corner of Old Street and Great Eastern Street, Old Street tube).

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Sat 13 Aug 2005, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1963
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