Tell it like it is — how our schools fail black children
|Brent||With Dawn Butler MP, Ray Fearon (Coronation St), Hassan Mahamdallie (author & Arts Council - pc), Voice of Young People (2005 Human Rights Award winners), Valerie Brooks. Introduced by Christie Ikeogu, Harlesden Library.||Thu 2 Feb, 7pm||Harlesden Library, Craven Park Rd, London NW1.|
|Newham||With Brian Richardson (editor, Tell it Like It Is), Sharon Geer (author and teacher at Forest Hill School), ELBWO (East London Black Women’s Organisation), National Union of Teachers. Introduced by Cawthar Tooley, headteacher.||Mon 6 Feb, 7.30pm||Sarah Bonnell School, Deanery Rd, Stratford, London E15.|
|Brixton||With Doreen Lawrence, Weyman Bennett (author and Unite Against Fascism), Lee Jasper (GLA), Julie Hall (author and local parent). Chaired by Sarah Tomlinson, Lambeth Teachers’ Association||Thu 9 Feb, 7pm||Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton Hill.|
|Bristol||With Chris Bambery (editor of Socialist Worker), Chris Harman (editor of International Socialism journal), Egyptian socialist and activist.||Wed 15 Feb, 7.30pm||The Council House, College Green.|
|London||With Lindsey German (convenor of the Stop the War Coalition - pc), Martin Smith (SWP national organiser), Egyptian socialist and activist.||Wed 8 Feb, 7pm||Logan Hall, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, WC1.|
|Sheffield||With John Rees (Respect national secretary - pc), Alex Callinicos (author of The New Mandarins of American Power), Egyptian socialist and activist.||Thu 9 Feb, 7.30pm||Victoria Quays Suite, Sheffield Hilton Hotel, Furnival Rd, Victoria Quays.|
|Barnsley||Is nuclear power an alternative?|
With Moira Nolan.
|Wed 18 Jan, 7.30pm||Barnsley Library, |
|Manchester||Nuclear power — no thanks|
With Martin Empson.
|Thu 12 Jan, 7.30pm||Friends Meeting House, Mount St.|
|West London||John Coltrane — jazz, racism and resistance|
With Martin Smith.
|Wed 25 Jan, 7.30pm||We Cafe, Ealing Broadway|
|Coventry||Military Families Speak Out: Why the troops should come home now|
With Susan Smith (mother of Philip Hewit, killed in Iraq last year), Andrew Bergin (StWC press officer)
|Wed 18 Jan, 7.30pm||Methodist Central Hall, New Union Street, Coventry|
|London||Burns night celebration|
£14.50. To book phone 07958 996 519 or e-mail [email protected]alition.org
|Sat 28 Jan, 7pm to 11pm||Cittie of Yorke, |
22 High Holborn, WC1.
|Clydebank||National Asbestos conference|
For info phone Clydebank Asbestos Group 0141 951 1008
|Mon 27 Feb, 9.30am to 4pm||Clydebank town hall|
|Hackney||Keep our NHS public!|
With Frank Dobson MP, Clare Highton (local GP), Diane Abbott MP (invited), Colin Leys (author of Market Driven Politics), Gill George (Amicus national executive - pc).
|Wed 25 Jan, 7.30pm||Round Chapel, |
Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), London E5.
|Support Broadway Market occupation|
Will proceed whatever the occupation's situation. Deputy Mayor Jessica Crowe from Hackney Council is expected to be present.
|Mon 16 Jan, 7pm||St Mark's Church Hall, Lansdowne Drive, E8|
|Leeds||Now is the time to stop the BNP |
Protest outside the trial of leading BNP members Nick Griffin and Mark Collett.
Rally at noon outside Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow.
Organised by Yorkshire and Humberside TUC and UAF. For details phone UAF 07932 221 014 or Yorks and Humberside TUC 0113 242 9696
|Mon 16 Jan, 9am||Leeds Crown Court, |
|London||Open meeting to discuss the crisis in working class representation|
With Tony Benn, John McDonnell MP, Jean Lambert MEP, Colin Fox MSP, John Marek AM and councillor Dave Nellist.
Organised by RMT union
|Sat 21 Jan, 12 noon to 3pm||Friends Meeting House, Euston Rd.|
With Sami Ramadani, Stan Newens, Anne Alexander, Mike Haynes, Neil Davidson, Paul Blackledge and sessions including Suez, Hungary, Nasser and Egypt, the Communist Party and the new left.
£15/£10. Organised by London Socialist Historians Group.
For info phone 07803 167 266 or e-mail [email protected]
|Sat 4 Feb, 9.30am to 4pm||Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, |
Malet St, WC1E.
|Unite Against Fascism national conference|
Go to www.uaf.org.uk
|Sat 18 Feb 2006||TUC Conference Centre, Congress House, Great Russell St|
Five days of debate, music & film
organised by the Socialist Workers Party
|Thu 6 to Mon 10 July||in central London|
|Manchester||Keep our NHS public!||Thu 19 Jan, 7.30pm||Friends Meeting House, |
|Section nine conference|
For trade unionists, anti-deportation campaigners and anti-racists on the asylum and immigration acts.
£5/£3/asylum seekers free. For info phone Jason Travis (Bolton NUT) on 07976 476 181 or George Binette (CDAS) on 07905 826 304.
|Sat 28 Jan, 11am to 5pm||Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street.|
|International||4th Cairo Conference|
For details go to www.stopwar.org.uk
|Thu 23 to Sun 26 March||Cairo, Egypt.|
|Aberdeen||Frank Sinatra — when ol’ blue eyes was a red|
With Martin Smith
|Sun 22 Jan, 7.30pm||Cafe Drummond, Belmont St|
(north of Union St).
£4/£2. To book phone Penny on 07840 101 589
|Dundee||Mon 23 Jan, 7.30pm||Braes bar, Perth Rd.|
£4/£2. To book phone Pete 07903 572 823.
|Glasgow||Tue 24 Jan, 6pm||Borders, 98 Buchanan St.|
Free. To reserve contact Alistair 07910 461 859.
|Whitstable||Sun 29 Jan, 3pm||Whitstable Arts and Community Centre, Sea St.|
|Whitstable||Who Shot the Sheriff?|
A history of Rock Against Racism and the fight against the Nazis in the 1970s.
£4/£3 concessions. Organised by Respect.
|Thu 19 Jan, 7.30pm||Duke of Cumberland, Whitstable High St.|
|London||Justice for British residents in Guantanamo Bay|
March via Downing St to the US embassy, Grosvenor Sq. For details go to www.save-omar.org.uk or e-mail [email protected]
|Sat 21 Jan, 12 noon||Tothill St (nearest tube St James Park).|
|Fourth option for council housingLobby of parliament and rally at Central Hall, Westminster.|
For info phone 020 7987 9989 or e-mail [email protected]
|Wed 8 Feb 2006, 12 noon||Parliament|
Demonstration against the draft services directive
Go to http://www.epsu.org/a/1652
|Tue 14 Feb, 12 noon||Strasburg, France.|
|International day of anti-war protest|
on the third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq