Stop the War
|International Peace Conference|
with delegates from Iraq, the US & Britain
called by Tony Benn, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Alan Simpson MP, Caroline Lucas MEP, John Pilger, Tommy Sheridan MSP, Billy Hayes (general secretary CWU), Hans von Sponeck (former UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq), Denis Halliday (former UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq), George Galloway MP, Colin Fox MSP, Lindsey German (convenor StWC), Kate Hudson, (chair CND), Tariq Ali, Andrew Murray (chair StWC), John Rees, (vice president Europe, Cairo Conference), Sami Ramadani, (Iraqi Democrats Against the Occupation), Mark Curtis, Tony Woodley (general secretary T&G), Sabah Jawad (Iraqi Democrats Against the Occupation)
For more details phone 020 7278 6694 or go to www.stopwar.org.uk
|Saturday 10 December||Royal Horticultural Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P|
|University of Exeter||George Galloway MP speaks|
plus Suzie Wylie (NUS NEC)
|Fri 21 Oct, 1pm||Lecture Theatre A, Streatham Court.|
|London School of Economics||Mon 24 Oct, 12.30pm|
|Liverpool University||Tue 25 Oct, 6pm|
|Queen Mary, University of London||Fri 28 Oct, 12.30pm|
|Sheffield University||Mon 7 Nov, 1.30pm||Lecture theatre 7, Hicks Building.|
|Leeds University||Mon 7 Nov, 6pm|
|Bristol University||Wed 9 Nov, 6pm|
|Respect is holding student meetings at colleges across the country. Go to www.respectcoalition.org/?ite=884|
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, timetable etc will be circulated. Contact Respect office for details
|Bradford||Unite to build a better world|
With George Galloway MP, Salma Yaqoob, Yvonne Ridley, John Rees.
£4/£2. For more info phone 07977 472 190.
|Tue 8 Nov, 7pm||St George’s Hall.|
|Hackney||Climate change — how to stop it|
With Elaine Graham-Leigh.
|Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Round Chapel, Powerscroft Road (off Lower Clapton Rd).|
|Lambeth||Respect for black history|
With Janet Alder, Weyman Bennett, Tokumbo Oke. Entertainment includes Tuggstar, Adrian Anthony, DJ Guy, Ex Central, Tempest.
£5/£3. To book phone 07886 014 205 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
|Sun 30 Oct, 3pm til late||Jamm, 261 Brixton Rd, SW9.|
|Sheffield||Stopping climate change||Wed 9 Nov, 7.30pm||Sadacca Community Centre, 48 The Wicker.|
|Tower Hamlets||Respect for youth and students|
With Salma Yaqoob, George Galloway, Fatima Mahmood (Fosis), Kate Connelly.
|Sun 23 Oct, 3pm||Brady Centre, |
192-196 Hanbury St , E1.
|Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea||Venezuela — Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian revolution|
With Richard Gott.
|Tue 8 Nov, 7.30pm||Paddington Arts Centre, Woodfield Rd, London W9|
|Birmingham||Bob Dylan and the music of political protest|
With Pat Stack, music and civil rights movement film.
|Thu 10 Nov, 9pm||Kitchen, Custard Factory, Digbeth High St.|
|Black Country||Can we stop climate change?||Thu 24 Nov, 7.30pm||City Bar, King St, Wolverhampton|
|Harlow||Is Britain becoming more segregated?|
With Moira Nolan.
|Thu 27 Oct, 8pm||Polly’s Pantry, Wych Elm.|
|Home Counties||Marxism and religion|
With Beccy Reese.
|Mon 31 Oct, 7.30pm||Trinity Church Hall, Victoria St (nr station), St Albans.|
|Kent||Latin America and the fight against neo-liberalism|
With Chris Bambery.
|Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Canterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta).|
|Leicester||Muslims and the left|
With Chris Nineham.
|Wed 9 Nov, 6.30pm||Café Mozart, London Rd.|
|Nottingham||Can we stop climate change?|
With Suzanne Jeffery.
|Thu 20 Oct, 7.30pm||The ICC, 61b Mansfield Rd|
|Preston||Muslims and the left||Thu 20 Oct, 7.30pm||CVS Building, Lancaster Rd|
|Southampton||Can we stop climate change?|
With Suzanne Jeffery.
|Wed 19 Oct, 7.30pm||Sir James Matthews Building, Above Bar St|
|Waltham Forest||Why is there still racism in the 21st century?||Thu 20 Oct, 7.30pm||Quaker Meeting House,|
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St)
|West London||Eyewitness from Venezuela|
With Suzie Wylie.
|Wed 26 Oct, 7.30pm||Cafe We!, 84 Broadway, W5.|
|York||Why is there still racism in the 21st century?||Wed 2 Nov, 7.30pm||Knavesmire Room, |
Priory St Centre.
|Aberdeen||Bolivia — is revolution on the agenda?|
With Chris Bambery.
|Wed 26 Oct, 7.30pm||New Kings Building |
(cnr Regent Walk and High St), Aberdeen University, AB24
|Glasgow||Revolution — is it possible?|
With Moira Nolan
|Wed 19 Oct, 7.30pm||Buchanan Hotel, |
|Kirkcaldy||What is the future for the trade union movement?|
With Moira Nolan.
|Thu 20 Oct, 7.30pm||Kirkcaldy Volunteer Centre, St Brycedale Ave|
|Liverpool||Anthony Walker memorial gig|
With Ms Dynamite, The Stands, Lupe Fiasco, Roll Deep, Jahdeeanko, One Heart Choir. Plus Rock Against Racism documentary “Who Shot the Sheriff?”
Organised by LMHR. £10 (advance)/£12 (on door). To book phone 0151 256 5555
|Thu 27 Oct, 7pm–11.30pm||Liverpool Carling Academy, 11–13 Hotham Street, L3|
|London||Baghdad to Bethnal Green |
Exhibition by regular SW photographer Guy Smallman, charting the Stop the War movement, the aftermath of the Iraq invasion and Respect’s rise in east London
For more info phone 020 7364 7900
|14 to 31 Oct, Mon-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm||Brady Arts Centre, |
192-196 Hanbury Street, E1.
|London||Housmans bookshop 60th anniversary celebrations|
Fri 21 Oct: Book launch: Devi Prasad’s War Is A Crime Against Humanity.
Tue 25 Oct: Andy Worthington talks on “The Legacy of the Battle of the Beanfield”.
Wed 26 Oct: Claire Andrews reads from Legacy, her book on Caribbean migrants in Britain after WWll.
Thu 27 Oct: Kate Hudson on 'CND: now more than ever', her new history of CND.
Fri 28 Oct: Birthday party.
For more info phone 020 7837 4473 or go to www.housmans.com.
|All start at 6.30pm.||Housmans Bookshop, |
5 Caledonian Rd, N1.
|London||Palestine, Israel and the law|
With Dr Mustapha Barghouti (Palestinian National Initiative), Ronnie Kasrils (Minister for Intelligence, South Africa — personal capacity), Diana Buttu, Karma Nabulsi, Iain Scobbie, Danny Machover, Geoffrey Bindman.
£10/£5. For more info phone 020 7700 6192 or e-mail email@example.com
Organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
|Sat 22 Oct, 10am to 5pm||Logan Hall, |
Institute of Education, Bedford Way, WC1.
|London||Defend the time limit |
Campaign launch with Polly Toynbee, Melody Drnach (US National Organisation of Women), Baroness Joyce Gould, Chris McCafferty MP, Laura Moffat MP, Emily Thornberry MP, Diana Holland (T&G), Jo Salmon (NUS).
Organised by Abortion Rights. For more info phone 020 7278 5539 or go to www.abortionrights.org.uk
|Wed 26 Oct, 7–9pm||Cttee Rm 3, House of Lords|
|London||Stop the BNP in 2006 — UAF national conference|
With Ken Livingstone, Margaret Hodge MP, Billy Hayes (CWU general secretary), Sir Iqbal Sacranie (Muslim Council of Britain), Mick Connolly (Sertuc), Kat Fletcher (NUS president), Henry Guterman MBE (Holocaust survivor).
Organised by Unite Against Fascism. For more info go to www.uaf.org.uk
|Sat 5 Nov, 9.30am-5pm||Congress House, |
Great Russell St, WC1
|Birmingham||Frank Sinatra — when ol’ blue eyes was a red|
Talk by Martin Smith. Includes records and rare film clips. Plus music from Mood Indigo.
Tickets £5/£3. For more info phone 07929 657 327
|Tue 25 Oct, 7pm||The Jam House, St Paul’s Sq|
Richard Bradbury will talk on poet, writer and sometime communist Claude McKay for Black History Month
Free entry. To reserve a place phone 020 7637 1848
|Thu 20 Oct, 6.30pm||Bookmarks, 1 Bloomsbury Rd, WC1B|
Introduced by Chris Nineham
|Tue 25 Oct, 7pm||Malcolm X Centre, |
Ashley Rd, St Pauls
Introduced by Moira Nolan
|Wed 9 Nov, 7pm||Lecture Theatre 1, |
Leslie Silvers Building, Leeds Metropolitan University
|London||Proud Valley (1940)|
Tony Benn introduces this Paul Robeson film, set among South Wales miners. Organised by Red Fridays Film Club and Socialist Worker appeal. For more info phone Bookmarks 020 7637 1848
|Fri 11 Nov, 7pm||Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd (opp Euston Stn).|
£5/£3. For more info phone 07930 251 653
|Sun 30 Oct, 7pm||Sheffield Film, Brown St|
|Wandsworth and Merton||At the River I Stand (1993)|
Documentary on Martin Luther King.
Organised by Wandsworth and Merton Respect
|Wed 26 Oct, 7.45pm||Community Centre, |
101 Derinton Rd,
|Liverpool||March against racism|
Called by Campaign Against Racial Terrorism
|Sat 22 Oct, assemble 11.30am||Carribean Community Centre, |
Upper Parliament Street
|London||Deaths in custody procession|
Silent procession followed by noisy protest at Downing St. Please wear black. Please feel free to bring banners but no placards.
Organised by the United Families and Friends Campaign. For more info phone 07770 432 439.
|Sat 29 Oct, assemble 1pm||Trafalgar Square, WC2.|
|Mass lobby for trade justice|
Called by the Trade Justice Movement and Make Poverty History. For more info go to www.tjm.org.uk/lobby05
|Wed 2 Nov, noon to 6pm||Parliament Square, SW1.|
|Campaign Against Climate Change demonstration|
For more info go to www.campaigncc.org
|Sat 3 Dec, noon||central London|