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AberdeenWith Rose Gentle (Military Families Against the War), Osama Saeed (MAB), Rosie Kane (SSP MSP).Tue 13 Sep, 7pmAbderdeen Arts Centre,
King St (north of Union St)
Birmingham Central MosqueWith Salma Yaqoob, Michael Lavalette, Anas Al Tikriti, Mozzam Begg.Mon 12 Sep, 7.30pm180 Belgrave Middleway, Highgate
Birmingham HandsworthWith Clare Short MP, John Rees.Thu 15 Sep, 7pmDrum, 144 Potters Lane
BrentWith Yvonne Ridley, Andrew Murray, David Shayler (ex-MI5), Unjum Mirza (RMT).Wed 21 Sep, 7.30pmPakistan Community Centre, Marley Walk, Station Parade (Willesden Green tube)
BristolWith Lindsey German (StWC), Yvonne Ridley, David Shayler (MI5 whistleblower).Wed 14 Sep,7pmWinston Theatre, University of Bristol Union, Queens Rd, BS8
HackneyWith Andy Burgin (StWC), Yvonne Ridley, Military Families Against the War.Thu 15 Sep, 7.30pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd)
HalifaxWith Rose Gentle, Lindsey German, Mobeen Azhar.Wed 14 Sep, 7.30pmYMCA (opp town hall), Crossley St
Hammersmith and Shepherds BushWith Lindsey German.Fri 16 Sep, 6pmEmerald Two, 2 Beadon Rd, Hammersmith, W6
HarringeyWith Jeremy Corbyn MP, Haifa Zangana, Louise Christian, Lindsey German.Tue 13 Sep, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8
Leeds With Peter Brierley (MFAW), Mrs Ahmad (wife of Barbar Ahmad), Ghada Razuki.Fri 9 Sep, 8.30pmBuilding Blocks (off Tempest Rd), Beeston
Liverpool With Rose Gentle, Alice Mahon MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Andrew Murray (StWC), Chris Bambery (Socialist Worker editor).Mon 19 Sep, 7pmFriends Meeting House, Paradise St (nr BBC Radio Merseyside)
SheffieldWith Dr Azzam Tamimi (MAB), Chris Nineham (StWC), Ken Loach, Michael Meacher MP (invited).Tue 13 Sep, 7pmPakistani Muslim Centre, Woodbourn Rd
Woolwich and PlumsteadWith Chris Nineham.Thu 15 Sep, 7.30pmThe Forum, Trafalgar Rd, Greenwich
TUC conference fringe meetingWith Tony Benn, Sabah Jawad (Iraqi Democrats), Andrew Murray.Mon 12 Sep, 6pmQuality Hotel,
West St, Brighton

SWP meetings

areatitle & speakertimevenue
BradfordHow dominant is US imperialism?Thu 15 Sep, 7pmBradford Central Library, Prince’s Way
ChesterfieldLatin America in revolt
With Chris Bambery.
Wed 28 Sep, 7.30pmThe Market Hall, Market Sq
DerbyImperialism, war and terrorThu 15 Sep, 7pmWest Indian Community Centre, Carrington St
HarlowCan we ever trust the police?Thu 22 Sep, 8pmPolly’s Pantry, Wych Elm
HuddersfieldImperialism, war and terror
With Michael Bradley.
Wed 14 Sep, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church St
LeedsImperialism, war and terror
With Candy Udwin.
Tue 13 Sep, 7.30pmPriestley Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
Leicester Imperialism, war and terror
With Peter Morgan.
Wed 14 Sep, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd
LiverpoolHow dominant is US imperialism?
With Michael Lavalette.
Wed 14 Sep, 7.15pmFriends Meeting House, Paradise St
NewcastleImperialism, war and terrorWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmSide Cafe, Quay Side
North LondonClimate change — how can we stop it?
With Jonathan Neale.
Wed 5 Oct, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8 (Turnpike Lane tube)
NottinghamHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaThu 15 Sep, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd
PrestonImperialism, war and terrorThu 29 Sep, 7.30pmCVS Building, Lancaster Rd
Waltham Forest Imperialism, war and terror
With Joseph Choonara.
Thu 22 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House,
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St)
YorkImperialism, war and terrorWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmPriory St Centre


Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 020 8980 3507, go to, or e-mail

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. Contact Respect office for details
Hebden BridgeWhy we need RespectThu 15 Sep 7.30pmHope St Baptist Hall
LondonNational student meeting
Discussing Respect in the colleges. With John Rees.
Sun 11 Sep, 11am to 4pmRm 405, Birkbeck University, Malet St, WC1E
North DevonShowing of George Galloway’s visit to the US senate with discussion.Mon 12 Sep, 7.30pmPlough Arts Centre,
Fore St,
PrestonFrank Sinatra — when ol’ blue eyes was a red
Talk by Martin Smith, based on his book. Includes classic tracks and rare film clips.
Sat 17 Sep, 7.30pmUnicorn, North Rd

Movement events

LondonPeace Not War solidarity event
With Asian Dub Foundation Sound System, Fun-da-mental, The Extremists, Mecca 2 Medina.
£5/£3 conc. For more info e-mail or phone 07779 276 575
Sun 11 Sep, 5pm to midnightCargo,
83 Rivington St, Shoreditch, EC2
RotherhamLove Music Hate Racism
Music, dance and culture featuring Metz n Trix, Special Needs, Agent Blue, school bands, local artists, DJ and music workshops.
Sat 17 Sep, noon to 6pmOakwood College of Technology,
Moorgate Rd
OxfordCampaign Against Climate Change
National planning meeting for December demonstration.
Accommodation available. For more info e-mail
Sat 1 Oct, noon to 4pmAsian Cultural Centre,
Manzil Way (behind mosque, off Cowley Rd)
Bookmarks tour — Frank Sinatra: when ol’ blue eyes was a red
Talks by Martin Smith, based on his book. Includes classic tracks and rare film clips
For tickets phone Bookmarks on 020 7637 1848. Booking recommended
LondonPlus The Sam Beste Band, a blend of soul, jazz and funk.
Tickets £5/£3
Tue 27 Sep, 7pm (doors 6.30pm)Bar 101, New Oxford St.
Hebden BridgeTickets £5/£2. For more info phone 07759 549 390Wed 5 Oct, 7.30pmTrades Club, Holme St, HX7
LeedsIncludes Harlem Bush Club admission for live funk from The New Masterminds.
Tickets £7/£5. For more info phone 07989 448 883
Thu 6 Oct, 7.45pmHiFi Club, Central Rd, LS1
SheffieldPlus guest DJs.
Tickets £5/£3. For more info phone 07979 648 442
Sun 9 Oct, 7pmThe Forum, Devonshire St

Film showings

Canterbury Who Shot the Sheriff?
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
Sat 29 Sep, 7.30pm Canterbury Environment Centre,
Palace Street
(near Siesta)
LondonMetropolis (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
LondonWho Shot the Sheriff?
London premiere of Rock Against Racism documentary, plus live performances from Hard-Fi and special guests from the RAR era. With DJ sets including Jerry Dammers.
Presented by Love Music Hate Racism, Amicus and Metropolis
Thu 15 Sep, 7.30pm to 2am. Film 8pm sharp. First band 9.15pmScala, 275 Pentonville Rd, Kings Cross, N1

Demonstrations & events

IslingtonStop the War Carnival for Peace
March to Islington Green for rally with Jeremy Corbyn MP.
Sat 17 Sep, 11.30amHighbury Fields
LeedsStop the War
Speakers include Salma Yaqoob, Jeremy Corbyn MP
Sat 10 Sep, 12 noon outside Leeds City Art Gallery, Headrow
LondonDisarm DSEI
Disarm DSEi is calling a week of action against the DSEi arms fair starting with this demonstration.
For more info phone 07817 652 029 or go to
Tue 13 Sep, 12 noonNewham Town Hall,
High St North, East Ham, E6

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Issue No. 1967
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