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 Dec||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?”.
Organised by Stop the War.
|Fri 11 Nov, 7pm||Friends Meeting House, |
300 Gloucester Rd, BS7
Respect student meetings
|Birmingham University||Land and Freedom video.||Tue 8 Nov, 7pm|
|Bristol University||George Galloway MP, Suzie Wylie (NUS NEC)||Wed 9 Nov, 6pm.|
|Leeds University||George Galloway MP, Suzie Wylie (NUS NEC)||Mon 7 Nov, 6pm|
|Sheffield University||George Galloway MP, Suzie Wylie (NUS NEC)||Mon 7 Nov, 1.30pm||Lecture theatre 7, Hicks Building|
|Warwick University||Jonathan Neale on climate change.||Thu 10 Nov, 6pm|
A two-day delegate conference will take place on Sat 19 and Sun 20 Nov at the Camden Centre, London (near Kings Cross). Select delegates by 6 Nov. Contact Respect office for details
|Aberystwyth||Stopping climate change|
With Chris Bambery.
|Wed 9 Nov, 7.30 pm||Marine Hotel, Marine Terrace, Promenade.|
|Bradford||Unite to build a better world|
With George Galloway MP, Salma Yaqoob, Yvonne Ridley, John Rees.
£4/£2. For info phone 07977 472 190.
|Tue 8 Nov, 7pm||St George’s Hall.|
|Hackney||Stopping climate change|
With Elaine Graham-Leigh.
|Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Round Chapel, |
(off Lower Clapton Rd).
|Lambeth||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.|
|Neath||Poetry night In support of Medical aid for Iraqi children.|
|Fri 11 Nov, 8pm||Mocha Joes cafe, Angel St.|
|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.|
SWP Socialists and the Movement rallies
|Birmingham||With Chris Bambery (editor Socialist Worker), Weyman Bennett (joint chair UAF, pc), Christine Buchholz (WASG — part of new German left coalition, pc).||Thu 24 Nov, 7.30pm||Britannia Hotel, New St (nr Primark).|
|Leeds||With Alex Callinicos (author of the new Mandarins of American Power), Lindsey German (StWC convenor, pc), Christine Buchholz (WASG — part of new German left coalition, pc).||Wed 23 Nov, 7.30pm||Congreve Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill.|
|Liverpool||With Chris Nineham (StWC national officer, pc), Chris Harman (editor of International Socialism journal), Christine Buchholz (WASG — part of new German left coalition, pc).||Tue 29 Nov, 7.30pm||Holiday Inn, Lime St.|
SWP public meetings
|Barnsley||Why is there still racism in the 21st century?||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 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|
|Bradford||Why is there still racism in the 21st century?||Thu 17 Nov, 7pm||Central Library, Princes Way|
|Burnley||Stopping climate change|
With Estelle Cooch.
|Thu 3 Nov, 7.30pm||Brierfield Community Centre, Colne Rd, Brierfield.|
|Chesterfield||The bloody history of British imperialism|
With John Newsinger.
|Wed 2 Nov, 7.30pm||Assembly Rooms, |
Market Hall, Market Sq.
|Exeter||Stopping climate change||Sun 13 Nov, 7pm||King Ludd Bookshop, |
New Bridge St
|Huddersfield||Stopping climate change||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||Wed 9 Nov, 6.30pm||Cafe Mozart, London Rd|
|Manchester||Is Britain becoming segregated?||Wed 23 Nov, 7pm||Cross St Chapel|
|Sheffield||Latin America and the fight against neo-liberalism||Tue 29 Nov, 7.30pm||Showroom 5, |
Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row
|South East London||Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement||Tue 29 Nov, 7.30pm||The Forum @ Greenwich, Trafalgar Rd|
|Wakefield||The rise of the new left in europe||Thu 10 Nov, 7pm||Friends Meeting House, Thornhill St|
|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.|
|London||UAF national conference|
Postponed from 5 Nov. Go to www.uaf.org.uk
|Sat 18 Feb 2006|
Exiled Colombian journalist Hollman Felipe Morris talks about his experiences.
|Wed 2 Nov, 6pm||Manchester University Students Union, Oxford Rd.|
|Palestine — time for the South African treatment?|
With Omar Barghouti
|Mon 14 Nov, 5pm||Rm 3.2 Roscoe Building, Brunswick St, |
University of Manchester.
|An evening with Paul Abbott|
Writer of TV’s Shameless.
£15/£10 (includes three course buffet meal). Hosted by Unite Against Fascism. For info phone 07974 400 183.
|Sat 12 Nov, 7pm||Saffron Restaurant, Cheetham Hill 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.|
|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.
Events are free. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail [email protected]
|London||Politics of Everyday Life|
Paul Ginsborg talking about his new book.
|Wed 9 Nov, 6.30pm||Bookmarks bookshop,|
1 Bloomsbury St, WC1.
|Bombs, Blair, Baghdad and terrorism|
With Tariq Ali.
|Wed 16 Nov, 6.30pm.|
|Birmingham||Testimony from Fallujah|
Organised by Stop the War.
|Tue 8 Nov, 7.30pm||Carrs Lane Church Centre|
Introduced by Moira Nolan.
|Wed 9 Nov, 7pm||Lecture Theatre 1, |
Leslie Silvers Bldg, 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 SW appeal. For info phone 020 7637 1848.
|Fri 11 Nov, 7pm||Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd (opp Euston Stn)|
Introduced by Chris Nineham.
|Sun 13 Nov, 2pm||Asian Cultural centre, Menzil Way (opp Cowley Rd)|
|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.|
|Edinburgh||End the occupation of Iraq |
Called by Edinburgh StWC and supported by MAB and SCND.
|Sat 12 Nov, noon||Parliament Square|
BNP demonstration has been banned on 5 Nov, so the Unite Against Fascism counter-demonstration is cancelled.
Go to www.uaf.org.uk
|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||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|
For info phone 020 7502 6749, e-mail [email protected] or go to www.standup4children.org
|Sat 19 Nov, assemble 1pm||Horseguards Ave (off Whitehall). Rally 2.30pm, Hyde Park|
|Free Palestine — end Israeli occupation|
Organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. For info phone 020 7700 6192 or go to www.palestinecampaign.org
Public meeting, 7pm, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Westminster.
|Tue 29 Nov, 3–6pm||Lobby of Parliament, |
House of Commons
With George Monbiot, Michael Meacher MP, Norman Baker MP, Caroline Lucas MEP.
Organised by Campaign Against Climate Change. Go to www.campaigncc.org
|Sat 3 Dec, assemble noon||Lincoln’s Inn Fields|
|Manchester||Stop deporting children and students|
With Jason Travis, Mark Krantz, Paul Barns, Rob Owen, Flores Sukula, Rena Wood, Dr Rhetta Moran.
followed by Young People’s Forum, Town Hall, Albert Sq. For info go to www.standup4children.org
Rally 1.30pm, Peace Gardens, St Peter’s Sq
|Sat 19 Nov. Assemble noon||Manchester University Students Union, Oxford Rd|