Stop the War
|International Peace Conference|
With delegates including Tony Benn, Cindy Sheehan, Jawad al Khalissi and many others from Iraq, USA and Britain
Delegates from Iraq include: Ayattolla Jawad al Khalissi, (Gen Sec, Iraqi National Foundation Congress), Sheikh Hassan Al Zargani, (Al Sadr Movement), Hassan Juma, (President, General Union of Oil Employees, Basra), Hana Ibrahim, (Women's Will Association), Dr Khair Eldin Hasseeb, (Centre for Arab Unity Studies) | Delegates from the US include:Cindy Sheehan, Medea Benjamin (Code Pink), Judy Linehan, (MFSO), Kelly Dougherty (IVAW)
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
|Worcester||Stop the War Coalition public meeting||Wed 15 Nov,||Rm 1, St Andrew’s Methodist Church, |
Pump St (opp city centre Waterstones)
Respect student meetings
|Bristol University||George Galloway MP, Suzie Wylie (NUS NEC)||Wed 9 Nov, 6pm.|
|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). Contact Respect office for details
|Aberystwyth||Stopping climate change|
With Chris Bambery.
|Wed 9 Nov, 7.30 pm||Marine Hotel, Marine Terrace, Promenade.|
|Bridgend||Stopping climate change|
With Jackie Shellard.
|Tue 22 Nov, 7.30pm||Cabo Roche cafe, |
Five Bells Rd
|Hackney||George Galloway speaks|
With George Galloway MP.
|Tue 15 Nov, 7.30pm||Round Chapel, |
Powerscroft Rd (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.|
|North west London||The Mark Steel Lecture live: Che Guevara|
With columnist, broadcaster and comedian Mark Steel.
£6/£3. To book phone 07879 424 631
|Wed 16 Nov, 7.30pm||Corrib’s Rest, |
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?|
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 info phone 07977 057 902.
|Thu 10 Nov, 9pm||Kitchen, Custard Factory, Digbeth High St|
|Black Country||Stopping climate change|
With Michael McDonnell.
|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|
|Exeter||Stopping climate change|
With Amy Leather.
|Sun 13 Nov, 7pm||King Ludd Bookshop, |
New Bridge St
|Home Counties||The rebel’s guide to Lenin|
With Ian Birchall.
|Mon 5 Dec, 7.30pm||Trinity Church Hall, |
Victoria St (nr station),
|Huddersfield||Stopping climate change||Wed 9 Nov, 6pm||Coffeevolution, Church St|
|Kent||Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement||Thu 1 Dec, 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?|
With Donna Guthrie.
|Wed 23 Nov, 7pm||Cross St Chapel, Cross St|
|Sheffield||Latin America and the fight against neo-liberalism|
With Chris Bambery.
|Tue 29 Nov, 7.30pm||Showroom 5, |
Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row
|South East London||Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement|
With Kerri Parke.
|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|
|Bristol||Eyewitness from Iraq — one year after Fallujah|
With Rahul Mahajan (United for Peace and Justice, US), Eric Herring (co-author of Iraq in Fragments: The Occupation and its Legacy).
|Thu 24 Nov, 7.30pm||Malcolm X Centre, |
141 City Rd
|Cambridge||Keep our NHS public|
With John Lister, David Howarth MP, Steve Sweeney.
|Fri 18 Nov, 8pm||Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane.|
Conference on the impact in Britain of the Polish trade union.
Admission free. For info e-mail email@example.com
|Sat 12 Nov, 2-7pm||Rm 2B 08, King’s College, |
149 The Strand (Covent Garden/Charing Cross tube).
|Occupation is not liberation|
Anti-war opera with singers, chorus, instrumentalists, video.
£5/£3. Presented by Not-In -Our-Name Opera
|Fri 18 Nov, 7.30pm||St Andrews Church, Brockley Rd, SE4 (cnr Brockley Rd / Wickham Rd)|
|Latin America 2005 — making another world possible dayschool|
With Olga Salanueva, Rod Stoneman, Tariq Ali, Richard Gott, Tony Benn, Jeremy Corbyn MP.
£8/£6. Organised by Venezuela Information Centre, Cuba Solidarity Campaign and T&G
|Sat 3 Dec, 9.30am||Hamilton House, |
Mabledon Place, WC1.
|Strong>Unite Against Fascism national conference|
Postponed from 5 Nov Go to www.uaf.org.uk
|Sat 18 Feb 2006|
|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|
|Palestine — time for the South African treatment?|
With Omar Barghouti.
|Mon 14 Nov, 5pm||Rm 3.2 Roscoe Building, Brunswick St, |
University of Manchester
|Roehampton||Love Music — Hate Racism|
With showing of the Rock Against Racism film Who Shot the Sherriff?
Presented by LMHR in assoc with Roehampton University Human Rights Society
|Wed 23 Nov, 7pm to midnight.|
|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.|
|London||Politics of Every Day 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.|
|The Bloody Sunday Inquiry|
With Eamonn McCann.
|Fri 9 Dec, 6.30pm|
|Hollywood’s New Radicalism|
With Ben Dickenson.
|Thu 15 Dec, 7.30pm|
|Kent||Who shot the sheriff?||Thu 8 Dec, 7.30pm||Canterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta)|
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)|
|Edinburgh||End the occupation of Iraq — bring the troops home now |
National demonstration called by Edinburgh StWC and supported by MAB and SCND.
|Sat 12 Nov, noon||Parliament Square|
|London||Stop deporting children and students|
For info phone 020 7502 6749, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.standup4children.org
|Sat 19 Nov, assemble 1pm||Horseguards Ave (off Whitehall). Rally 2.30pm, Hyde Park|
|Kings Cross — Never again!|
With Bob Crow (RMT), Keith Norman (Aslef), Matt Wrack (FBU), John McDonnell MP, Mick Connolly. National demonstration to defend fire safety rules on Kings Cross fire’s 18th anniversary.
|Sat 26 Nov, 11.30am||Kings Cross station|
|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|