Respect | Troops home from Iraq – don’t attack Iran | Stop the War | Socialists and the movement | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker platform meetings| movement events | Bookmarks events | demonstrations & lobbies | film showings | concerts and benefits
|Cardiff||John Coltrane – jazz, racism and resistance|
With Martin Smith.
Organised by Respect and the Welsh Jazz society
|Wed 22 Mar, 7.30pm||Sandringham Hotel, St Marys St|
|Chesterfield||Crisis in Kashmir|
Film showing with Maxine Bowler and Abdul Assim.
|Tue 14 Mar, 7.30pm||Chesterfield African Caribbean Community Association, 6 Ashgate Rd.|
|Crawley||Racism, Islamophobia and free speech||Thu 9 Mar, 8pm||Langley Green Community Centre, Stagelands, Langley Green.|
|Haringey||Islamophobia – the new racism||Thu 9 Mar, 7.30pm||Phoenix Millennium Community Centre, |
386 West Green Rd (cnr Vincent Rd), London N15
|Leeds||Respect for Palestine|
With Cllr Michael Lavalette
|Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Cross Flatts Primary School, Harlick Rd, Beeston.|
|Lewisham and Greenwich||Hamas and the Palestinian elections||Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||West Greenwich House, Greenwich High Rd|
|Manchester||Respect civil liberties |
With Paddy Hill (Birmingham Six), Moazzam Begg.
|Wed 22 Mar, 7.30pm||Luther King House, Brighton Grove, Rusholme.|
|Portsmouth||Election campaign launch||Wed 29 Mar, 8pm||Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place.|
|Wandsworth and Merton||Islamophobia, the war and freedom of speech||Thu 9 Mar, 7.45pm||Derinton Road Community Centre, 101 Derinton Rd (cnr Blakenham Rd), London SW17|
|Westminster||Why we need Respect|
With George Galloway MP, Oliur Rahman, Yvonne Ridley.
|Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm||North Westminster Community School, North Wharf Rd, London W2.|
|Barnsley||With Andrew Murray (StWC national chair), local Muslim and trade union speakers.||Wed 8 Mar, 7.30pm||Barnsley central library, Shambles St.|
|Birmingham||With Sue Smith, Billy Hayes, Salma Yaqoob, Lindsey German, John Johansen-Berg||Thu 9 Mar, 7.30pm||Carr’s Lane Church Centre|
|Ealing||With Lindsey German, Craig Murray.||Wed 8 Mar, 7.30pm||Ealing Town Hall, Uxbridge Rd, London W5.|
|Hammersmith||With Andrew Murray (StWC chair).||Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Hammersmith Town Hall, King St, London W6.|
|Lewisham||With Jeremy Corbyn MP, Sami Ramadani||Wed 8 Mar, 7.30pm||All Saints Church, |
105 New Cross Rd,
|Manchester||With Tony Benn, Lindsey German (StWC convenor), Mohamed Ali (Islam Channel)||Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm||Central Hall, Oldham St|
|St Albans||With Walter Wolfgang (Labour CND), Andrew Murray (StWC chair), Alys Zaerin (Action Iran), Tara Swift (Arab Media Watch).||Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm||Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/Victoria St (nr St Albans stn)|
|Sutton Coldfield||With Clare Short MP, Sami Ramadani (Iraqi writer), Naheen Malik (Guantanamo Campaign), Rahimi Family||Fri 10 Mar, 7.30pm||Fellowship Hall, South Parade|
|Dorset||Britain’s nuclear deterrent|
Debate between Oliver Letwin MP and Bruce Kent.
Organised by Yeovil & Sherborne StWC
|Thu 9 Mar, 7.30pm||Conference centre, Gryphon School, Sherborne|
|Edinburgh||War and terror|
With Moazzam Begg, Aamer Anwar, Chris Nineham, Jackie Chase, Esther Sassaman, Sohaib Saeed.
|Thu 16 Mar, 7pm||Lecture theatre 2, |
University of Edinburgh
|London||Teach-in for Peace|
With Haifa Zangana, Yvonne Ridley, Sagheer Hussain (Stop Political Terror), George Solomou, Roudabeh Shafie (Action Iran), Lindsey German.
|Sat 11 Mar||Rm B34, Birkbeck Main Building, Malet St, |
With Anas al-Tikriti (Interpal), Peter Brierley (MFAW).
|Sat 1 Apr, 7.30pm||Saffron Restaurant, Old Town Hall, Cheetham Hill Rd.|
|Southport||'Testimonies from Fallujah', 'Empire and Oil' |
Presented by John Pugh MP
|Fri 10 Mar, 7.30pm||Friends Meeting House, Court Rd (nr fire station)|
|Whitstable||Fundraising gig |
|Thu 9 Mar, 8pm||Duke of Cumberland, High St. Tickets £3.|
|Preston||With Moira Nolan, Martin Smith||Tue 28 Mar, 7pm||The Restaurant, Guildhall|
|Barrow-in-Furness||Latin America – revolution and resistance||Thu 30 Mar, 7.30pm||Hindpool Community Centre, Nelson St|
|Birmingham||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Chris Nineham.
|Thu 6 Apr, 7.30pm||Cafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St|
|Cardiff||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Gareth Dale.
|Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||Cathays community centre, Cathays Terrace|
|Chesterfield||A rebel’s guide to Marx|
With Chris Bambery
|Wed 8 Mar, 7.30pm||Saints Parish Centre,|
St Mary’s Gate
|East London||Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech||Thu 9 Mar, 7pm||Oxford House, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green, E2|
|Hackney||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Chris Harman
|Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), London E5|
|Home Counties||A rebel’s guide to Marx||Mon 3 Apr, 7.30pm||Trinity Church Hall, Victoria St (nr station), St Albans|
|Huddersfield||Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech|
With Mahsoom Mohamed
|Wed 8 Mar, 6pm||CoffeEvolution, Church St|
|Lewisham||Muslims and the left|
With Matthew Cookson.
|Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Life Cafe, Ladywell Rd, London SE13|
|Newcastle||Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech||Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||Side Cafe (nr Guildhall)|
|Nottingham||Women’s liberation in the 21st century||>Thu 9 Mar, 7.30pm||ICC, 61b Mansfield Rd|
|Oxford||Frank Sinatra – when old blue eyes was a red |
With Martin Smith, plus music and film clips.
|Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm||Cowley Workers Club, Between Towns Rd, Cowley|
|Portsmouth||Rosa Luxemburg and the mass strike||Sun 12 Mar, 7pm||Cafe Citrus, Albert Rd|
|Sheffield||A rebel’s guide to Marx||Thu 23 Mar, 7.30pm||FOB cafe, Church St|
|Southampton||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Chris Bambery.
|Wed 22 March, 7.30pm||Room SM010, Sir James Matthews Building, Solent University, Above Bar St|
|Waltham Forest||Will the US attack Iran?||Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Quakers Meeting House, Jewel Rd, London E17|
|West London||Can Palestine Be Free?|
With Anne Alexander
|Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||We! cafe, 85 - 87 Ealing Broadway, W13|
|Aberdeen||Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech||Thu 23 Mar, 7pm||New Kings Building, Aberdeen University (corner High St and Regent Walk)|
|Kirkcaldy||Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech||Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||St Brycedales Kirk, St Brycedales Ave|
|Edinburgh||Rendition and torture|
With Moazzam Begg, Philippe Sands (Lawless World author).
|Wed 15 Mar, 6.30pm||St John’s Church, Princes St|
|Liverpool||Social work in the 21st century – a profession worth fighting for?|
Conference with Beccy Palmer (Asbo Concern), Laura Penketh, Chris Jones.
£25/£15. For info e-mail email@example.com
|Fri 7 to Sat 8 April||Department of Sociology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford St South, University of Liverpool, L69.|
|London||Palestinian workers challenging the occupation|
With Shaher Sae’d (general secretary Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions), Willie Madisha, (president Cosatu), Diana Buttu (legal adviser to PLO), Keith Sonnet, (Unison), Barry Camfield (T&G), Dr Manuel Hassassian, Nadia Hamdan, Jafar Farah Mossawa Centre, Tony Benn, Billy Hayes
£15. Palestine Solidarity Campaign trade union conference. For info phone 020 7700 6192, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.palestinecampaign.org
|Sat 11 Mar, 9.30am to 5pm||Congress House, |
Great Russell St, WC1
|SOS NHS – safeguarding the future of our NHS|
National conference with Frank Dobson MP, health commentators, trade union leaders and NHS staff.
Organised by Keep Our NHS Public. To register go to www.nhscampaign.org
|Sat 25 Mar, 12 noon to 4pm||Euston area|
A celebration of resistance
Five days of debate, music & film organised by the Socialist Workers Party. For details phone 020 7819 1190 or go to www.marxism2006.org.uk
|Thu 6 to Mon 10 July||in central London|
|International||Fourth Cairo Conference|
For details go to www.stopwar.org.uk/new/CairoConference.htm
|Thu 23 to Sun 26 March||Cairo, Egypt|
|European Social Forum|
Go to www.fse-esf.org
|Thu 4 to Sun 7 May||Athens, Greece|
|Edinburgh||A Rebel’s Guide to Marx |
Scottish book launch with author Mike Gonzalez.
|Mon 13 Mar, 7.30pm||The Honey Pot, |
George IV Bridge
|London||five for traneAn evening of live music and spoken word with Gilad Atzmon and Martin Smith. Featuring five John Coltrane pieces and a set from Gilad and his new band|
Tickets £8/£4 from 020 7637 1848
|Tue 14 March, 7.30pm||Bar 101, Tottenham Court Road (next to Centre Point)|
|London||Troops Home From Iraq – Don't Attack Iran|
National demonstration against the war and occupation
organised by Stop the War, CND and Muslim Association of Britain. For info phone 020 7278 6694 or go to www.stopwar.org.uk
|Sat 18 March, Assemble 12 noon||Parliament Square|
on the third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq
|18 & 19 March|
|London||Rome, Open City (1945)|
Introduced by Chris Bambery
Organised by Red Friday Socialist Film Club
|Fri 10 Mar, 7pm||Goldsmiths Lecture Theatre, |
Keppel St (off Malet St), WC1
|Merseyside||Hearts and Minds (1974)|
Documentary about opposition to the Vietnam war. Introduced by Ken Loach
Organised by Merseyside Stop the War Coalition
|Wed 8 Mar, 7.30pm||Friends Meeting House, Paradise St (nr BBC Radio Merseyside), Liverpool|
|London||March 4 Peace club night|
With The Extremists, Big P & Skeme, Lowkey and Styla, Genesis Elijah & Wordsmith, Kraftsmen, Non-Applicable & Kalldean, Elite Team, N.S.G, YBM, Chain of Command. Also some of the best anti-war documentaries, graffiti and capoeira displays.
£5/£3. Free entry if you quote “Socialist Workers Party” on the door (donations welcome). Organised by Peace not War with MC Logic. For info e-mail email@example.com or phone 07779 276 575
|Fri 10 Mar, 9pm to 3am||Brixton Jamm, |
261 Brixton Rd, SW9
|Benefit for Bolivia|
With Headjam, Neck, The Wireless, DJs Tattoo John and Captain Scarlet.
£5. Benefit for Bolivia Solidarity Campaign. For info phone 07779 109 628
|Fri 10 Mar, 8pm to 2am||Red Rose Club, |
129 Seven Sisters Rd
(nr Finsbury Pk stn), N4