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Meetings, events and film showings

Issue No. 1965

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

Imperialism, war and terror

BarnsleyWith Moira NolanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmBarnsley Library, Shambles
Canterbury With Martin SmithThu 1 Sep, 7.30pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace Street
Central LondonWith Anindya Bhattacharyya Wed 31 Aug, 7.30pmIndian YMCA, Fitzroy Square
HackneyWith Martin SmithTue 6 Sep, 7.30pmRound Chapel,
Powerscroft Road
(off Lower Clapton Road)
HuddersfieldWith Moira NolanWed 14 Sep, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church Street
LeedsWith Candy UdwinTue 13 Sep, 7.30pmPriestley Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
Leicester With Peter MorganWed 14 Sep, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Road
NewcastleWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmSide Cafe, Quay Side
North LondonWith Simon Basketter Thu 1 Sep, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultual Centre,
Clarendon Road (off Turnpike Lane)
Waltham Forest With Joseph ChoonaraThu 22 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House,
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe Street)
WolverhamptonWith Chris HarmanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmThe City Bar, Kings Street
YorkWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmPriory Street Centre

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

GlasgowWith Kevin OvendenWed 31 Aug, 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
BradfordHow dominant is US imperialism?Thu 15 Sep, 7pmBradford Central Library,
Prince’s Way
BrightonBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?
With Joseph Choonara
Wed 31 Aug, 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)
ChesterfieldLatin America in revolt
With Chris Bambery
Wed 28 Sep, 7.30pmMarket Hall, Market Square
East LondonBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?
With Andy Brown
Thu 1 Sep, 6.30pmOxford House,
Derbyshire Street, E2
Home countiesBolivia and the fight against neo-liberalism
With Mario Nain
Mon 5 Sep, 7pmTrinity Church Hall
(corner Beaconsfield Road/Victoria Street), St Albans
LiverpoolHow dominant is US imperialism?Wed 7 Sep, 7.15pmFriends Meeting House, Paradise Street
SouthamptonBolivia and the fight against neo-liberalismWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmSir James Matthews Building, Southampton Solent University,
157-187 Above Bar 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
EdinburghLatin America in Revolt
With Mike Gonzalez
Tue 30 Aug, 7.30pmCWU club,
Brunswick Street


Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 020 8980 3507, go to, or e-mail [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
CamdenID cards — what do we think?Mon 5 Sep, 7.30pmVoluntary Action Camden,
293-299 Kentish Town Road, NW5
East LondonIslam in Spain — the final solution
Tariq Ali introduces his own film to launch Respect film nights. Followed by discussion
Tickets: £4/£3 concs
Tue 6 Sep, 7pmGenesis Cinema,
93-95 Mile End Road, E1
HalifaxBoth barrels at the senate
Video showing followed by discussion
Sat 3 Sep, 5.30pmRaven Street Community Centre (off Queens Road)
Hebden BridgeWhy we need RespectThu 15 Sep 7.30pmHope Street Baptist Hall

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

Stop the war

EalingBring the Troops Home Defend Civil Liberties Defend the Muslim Community
With Tony Benn, Bob Crow (general secretary RMT), Ghada Razuki (StWC), MAB speaker, Liberty speaker
Wed 31 Aug, 7.30pmEaling Town Hall,
New Broadway
HalifaxPeace, Liberty and Justice
With Rose Gentle (Military Families against the War), Lindsey German (StWC), Mobeen Azhar (Leeds coalition against the war)
Wed 14 Sep 7.30pmHalifax YMCA (opposite town hall), Crossley Street
LeedsFor peace and civil liberties
With Peter Brierley (Military Families Against War), Ghada Razuki (StWC), Mrs Ahmad (wife of Barbar Ahmad).
Fri 9 Sep, 8.30pmBuilding Blocks (off Tempest Road), Beeston
Speakers include Salma Yaqoob, Jeremy Corbyn MP
Sat 10 Sep, Assemble at 12 noon outside Leeds City Art Gallery, Headrow

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 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 Hiroshima Mon Amour, Barefoot Gen
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

LondonStand up against the arms fair
Comedy night in aid of the Campaign Against the Arms Trade’s protests against the Defence Systems and Equipment International (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 e-mail [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, DSEi, 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
NorfolkBurston strike school rally — highlighting migrant workers’ conditions
With Tony Benn, Paul Kenny (GMB), Barry Camfield (T&G), Nick Dearden (War on Want), live music, children’s fun area, food and beer tent, and community stalls.
For more info go to or e-mail Margaret Holmes, [email protected]
Sun 4 Sep, 11am-4.30pm Church Green,
Burston (near Diss)

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Meetings And Events
Sat 27 Aug 2005, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1965
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