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Meetings, events and film showings

Issue No. 1964

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

Imperialism, war and terror

BarnsleyWith Moira NolanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmBarnsley Library, Shambles
Canterbury Thu 1 Sep, 7.30pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace Street
Central LondonWed 31 Aug, 7.30pmIndian YMCA,
Fitzroy Square
HackneyWith Chris BamberyTue 6 Sep, 7.30pmRound Chapel,
Powerscroft Road
(off Lower Clapton Road)
HuddersfieldWith Moira NolanWed 14 Sep, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church Street
LeedsTue 13 Sep, 7.30pmPriestley Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse,
Quarry Hill
Leicester Wed 14 Sep, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Road
NewcastleWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmSide Cafe, Quay Side
North LondonThu 1 Sep, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultual Centre,
Clarendon Road
(off Turnpike Lane)
PortsmouthSun 21 Aug, 7pmCitrus Cafe, Albert Street
Waltham Forest With Joseph ChoonaraThu 15 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe Street)
WolverhamptonWith Chris HarmanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmThe City Bar, Kings Street

Socialist Worker Platform Imperialism meetings — organised by the SW platform of the SSP

Edinburgh Tue 30 Aug, 7.30pmCWU club, Brunswick Street
Glasgow Wed 31 Sep, 7.30pmJury’s Inn, Jamaica Street

other SWP meetings

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Birmingham Bolivia and the fight against neo-liberalism
With Chris Harman
Thu 8 Sep, 7.30pmThe Custard Factory, Gibb Street
BrightonBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?Thu 1 Sep, 7.30pmMad Hatter Cafe, Montpelier Road
Cardiff Bolivia — is revolution on the agenda?
With Chris Bambery
Wed 7 Sep, 7.30pmRestaurant area, O’Neill’s Bar,
Trinity Street (near the Hayes)
Chesterfield Latin America in revolt
With Chris Bambery
Wed 28 Sep, 7.30pmThe Market Hall, Market Square
East LondonBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?
With Andy Brown
Thu 1 Sep, 6.30pmOxford House, Derbyshire Street
HarlowBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?
With Andy Brown
Thu 25 Aug, 8pmPolly’s Pantry, Wych Elm
LiverpoolHow dominant is US imperialism?Wed 7 Sep, 7.15pm,Friends Meeting House,
Paradise Street
ManchesterBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?Mon 22 Aug, 7.30pmCross Street Chapel
St AlbansBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?Mon 5 Sep, 7pmTrinity Church Hall
(corner Beaconsfield Road/Victoria Street)

Socialist Worker Platform — organised by the SW platform of the SSP

DundeeLatin America in revolt
With Mike Gonzalez
Sat 3 Sep, 2.30pmBraes, 14-18 Perth Road


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

National conference
A two-day delegate conference will take place on Sat 19 and Sun 20 Nov at the Camden Centre, London (near Kings Cross). Details relating to the basis for electing delegates, delegates fees, submission of resolutions, timetable etc will be circulated later
BradfordEducation group meeting
For Bradford Respect members involved in education to discuss a planned education bulletin
Tue 23 Aug, 7pmLove Apple Cafe,
Great Horton Road
CamdenID cards — what do we think?Mon 5 Sep, 7.30pmVoluntary Action Camden,
293-299 Kentish Town Road, NW5
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
ManchesterRespect for our climate
Family picnic, with music and discussion on climate change. Speakers from Respect and Friends of the Earth.
For info phone 07903 586 191
Sun 21 Aug, 2pm onwardsCrowcroft Park, Stockport Road, Longsight

Stop the war

BradfordTerrorism, war and civil liberties
With Peter Brierley (Military Families Against the War), Andrew Murray (Chair StWC), Mobeen Azhar (Leeds Coalition Against the War)
Wed 24 Aug, 7pmCentral Library,Princes Way
LeedsDemonstrationSat 10 Sep, Assemble at 12 noonoutside Leeds City Art Gallery, Headrow
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

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.
LondonStand up against the arms fair
Comedy night in aid of the Campaign Against the Arms Trade’s campaign against the DSEi arms fair. With Adam Bloom, Ivan Dembina, Felix Dexter, Ayesha Hazarika, Stewart Lee, Angie McEvoy and Ian Stone.
£8 /£5 conc. For tickets call 020 7218 0297 or email [email protected]. Go to
Thu 8 Sep, 9pm, (doors 8.15pm)Red Rose Club, 129 Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park
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).

Bookmarks events

Edinburgh festivalFrank Sinatra — when ol’ blue eyes was a red
Talk by Martin Smith with classic tracks and rare film clips. Based on his new book
Entrance free. To reserve a place contact Bookmarks on 020 7637 1848
Sat 27 Aug, 4-6pmC central venue, Carlton Hotel, North Bridge

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Sat 20 Aug 2005, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1964
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