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|
|Bristol||Veterans speak out|
With British veterans plus a short film about US veterans’ demos, “What’s Going On?”.
|Fri 11 Nov, 7pm||Friends Meeting House, |
300 Gloucester Rd, BS7.
|Liverpool||Regional meeting||Sat 29 Oct, 1pm||Friends Meeting House, Paradise St.|
|Queen Mary, University of London||George Galloway MP speaks|
plus Suzie Wylie (NUS NEC)
|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.|
|Bridgend||Palestine — what now?|
With Khadija Zeher.
|Tue 1 Nov, 7.30pm||Cabo Roche cafe, |
Five Bells Rd (junction Cowbridge Rd & Nolton St).
|Hackney||Stopping climate change|
With Elaine Graham-Leigh.
|Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Round Chapel, |
(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.|
|Respect Youth launch gig |
With The Kulaks and The Progressives.
Free entry. Under 21s expect to be ID’d.
|Sat 12 Nov, 7pm||Hope and Anchor, Acre Lane.|
|Sheffield||Stopping climate change||Wed 9 Nov, 7.30pm||Sadacca Community Centre, 48 The Wicker.|
|Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea||Venezuela — Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian revolution|
With Richard Gott.
|Tue 8 Nov, 7.30pm||Paddington Arts Centre, Woodfield Rd, W9.|
|Barnsley||Why is there still racism in the 21st century?|
With Weyman Bennett.
|Wed 23 Nov, 7.30pm||Barnsley Library, Shambles St.|
|Birmingham||Bob Dylan and the music of political protest|
With Pat Stack, music and civil rights movement film.
£5/£3. For more info phone 07977 057 902.
|Thu 10 Nov, 9pm||Kitchen, Custard Factory, Digbeth High St.|
|Black Country||Stopping climate change||Thu 24 Nov, 7.30pm||City Bar, King St, Wolverhampton.|
|Chesterfield||The bloody history of British imperialism|
With John Newsinger.
|Wed 2 Nov, 7.30pm||Assembly Rooms, |
Market Hall, Market Sq.
|Burnley||Stopping climate change|
With Estelle Cooch.
|Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Brierfield Community Centre, Colne Rd, Brierfield.|
|Exeter||Stopping climate change||Sun 13 Nov, 7pm||King Ludd Bookshop, |
New Bridge St.
|Home Counties||Marxism and religion|
With Beccy Reese.
|Mon 31 Oct, 7.30pm||Trinity Church Hall, |
Victoria St (nr station),
|Huddersfield||Stopping climate change|
With Michael McDonnell.
|Wed 9 Nov, 6pm||Coffeevolution, Church St.|
|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||Cafe Mozart, London Rd.|
|Sheffield||Latin America and the fight against neo-liberalism||Tue 29 Nov, 7.30pm||Showroom 5, |
Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row.
|York||Why is there still racism in the 21st century?||Wed 2 Nov, 7.30pm||Knavesmire Room, |
Priory St Centre.
|Cambridge||Keep our NHS public|
With John Lister, David Howarth MP, Steve Sweeney.
|Fri 18 Nov, 8pm||Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane.|
|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|
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.
|Start at 6.30pm.||Housmans Bookshop, |
5 Caledonian Rd, N1.
|London||UAF national conference|
POSTPONED: see Keighley under demonstrations.
Exiled Colombian journalist Hollman Felipe Morris talks about his experiences.
|Wed 2 Nov, 6pm||Manchester University Students Union, Oxford Rd.|
|Sheffield||Rembrandt to Emin|
John Molyneux on the history and legitimacy of modern art.
£3/£2. For more info call 07810 824 223. Organised by 15/2 Bookclub and Socialist Review.
|Sun 13 Nov, 2pm||Fob Cafe, Church St.|
|Stirling University||The twin occupations of Palestine and Iraq|
With Haifa Zangana, a Kurdish Iraqi author.
Organised by Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Go to www.scottishpsc.org.uk
|Mon 31 Oct, 6.30pm||LT B4, Cotterell Bldg.|
|Glasgow University||Tue 1 Nov, 1pm||QMU Committee Room 1.|
|Strathclyde University||Tue 1 Nov, 4pm||John St Students Union.|
|Glasgow||Tue 1 Nov, 7.30pm||St Stephens Church, Bath St.|
|Edinburgh University||Wed 2 Nov, 2pm||Appleton Tower.|
|Edinburgh||Wed 2 Nov, 7.30pm||Augustine Church, |
George IV Bridge.
|Dundee||Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Number Ten, |
10 Constitution Rd.
|London||Politics of Every Day Life|
Paul Ginsborg talking about his new book.
Free entry. To reserve a place phone 020 7637 1848
|Wed 9 Nov, 6.30pm||Bookmarks bookshop,|
1 Bloomsbury St, WC1.
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 Socialist 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|
|Southampton||Letter to the Prime Minister|
Documentary on activist Jo Wilding’s opposition to US and British policy over Iraq.
Organised by Stop the War.
|Tue 8 Nov, 7.30pm||Sir James Matthews Bldg, Southampton Solent University, Above Bar St.|
The fascist BNP has called a national demonstration. Unite Against Fascism is calling a peaceful national counter-demonstration.
UAF conference (planned for 5 Nov) is postponed.
Go to www.uaf.org.uk
|Sat 5 Nov, noon||assembly point to be confirmed.|
|Leeds||BNP leader Griffin’s trial for inciting racial hatred|
Rally noon, outside Leeds Art Gallery.
Organised by Yorkshire TUC and Unite Against Fascism. For more info go to www.uaf.org.uk
|Wed 2 Nov, assemble 9am||Leeds Crown Court, Oxford Row.|
|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.|
|Stop deporting children and students|
Rally 2.30pm, Hyde Park.
Organised by Stop Deporting Children and National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns. For more info phone 020 7502 6749, e-mail email@example.com or go to www.standup4children.org
|Sat 19 Nov||Assemble 1pm, Horseguards Ave (off Whitehall).|
|Campaign Against Climate Change demonstration|
For more info go to www.campaigncc.org
|Sat 3 Dec, noon||central London|
|Manchester||Stop deporting children and students|
With Jason Travis, Mark Krantz, Paul Barns, Rob Owen, Flores Sukula, Rena Wood, Dr Rhetta Moran.
Rally 1.30pm, Peace Gardens, St Peter’s Sq,
followed by Young People’s Forum, Town Hall, Albert Sq.
Organised by Stop Deporting Children and National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns. For more info e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.standup4children.org
|Sat 19 Nov. Assemble noon||Manchester University Students Union, Oxford Rd.|