Respect | Troops home from Iraq – don’t attack Iran | Stop the War | Socialists and the movement | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker platform meetings| movement events | Love music, hate racism | demonstrations & lobbies | film showings
|Birmingham||Election rally||Sat 25 Mar, 1.30pm||Sparkbrook Mosque and Community Centre, 179-187 Anderton Rd|
|Bristol||Election campaign launch|
With George Galloway MP, Jerry Hicks.
|Mon 20 Mar, 7.30pm||Community Association Hall, Romney Avenue, Lockleaze|
|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|
|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, Jackie Chase (Omar Deghayes campaign), Nahella Ashraf (Respect candidate).
|Wed 22 Mar, 7.30pm||Luther King House, |
Brighton Grove, Rusholme
|Portsmouth||Election campaign launch||Wed 29 Mar, 8pm||Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place.|
|Tower Hamlets||An evening with Ken Loach|
Celebrating Cathy Come Home’s 40th anniversary.
|Mon 27 Mar, 7.30pm||Preem Restaurant, |
124 Brick Lane, London E1
|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.|
|Hammersmith||With Andrew Murray (StWC chair).||Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Hammersmith Town Hall, King St, London W6.|
|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)|
|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
With Anas al-Tikriti (Interpal), Peter Brierley (MFAW).
|Sat 1 Apr, 7.30pm||Saffron Restaurant, Old Town Hall, Cheetham Hill Rd.|
|Preston||With Moira Nolan, Martin Smith||Tue 28 Mar, 7pm||The Restaurant, Guildhall|
|Barnsley||A rebel’s guide to Marx||Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||Barnsley Central Library, Shambles St|
|Barrow-in-Furness||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Chris Bambery.
|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|
|Brent and Harrow||Rosa Luxemburg and the mass strike|
With Martin Smith.
|Thu 23 Apr, 7.30pm||Brent Trades Hall, |
375 Willesden High Rd
|Canterbury||Latin America – revolution and resistance||Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||Canterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta)|
|Curry and quiz night|
£5. Contact 07947 424 505
|Sat 25 Mar, 8pm||Canterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta)|
|Cardiff||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Gareth Dale.
|Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||Cathays community centre, Cathays Terrace|
|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|
|Leicester||Can Palestine be free?||Wed 22 Mar, 6.30pm||Zaytoun Restaurant, |
|Lewisham||Muslims and the left|
With Matthew Cookson.
|Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm||Life Cafe, Ladywell Rd, London SE13|
|Luton||Muslims and the left||Thu 20 Apr, 7pm||Bury Park Community Centre, |
|Newcastle||Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech|
With Simon Basketter.
|Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||Side Cafe (nr Guildhall)|
|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|
|Sheffield||A rebel’s guide to Marx|
With Chris Bambery.
|Thu 23 Mar, 7.30pm||FOB cafe, Church St|
|Southampton||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Chris Bambery.
|Wed 22 March, 7.30pm||High Street Cafe,153 High Street|
|Wakefield||Muslims and the left||Thu 16 Mar, 7.30pm,||Friends Meeting House, Thornhill St|
|Walthamstow||Latin America – revolution and resistance||Mon 27 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|
|Wolverhampton||Latin America – revolution and resistance|
With Sally Campbell.
|Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pm||City Bar, King St|
|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|
|Bristol||Pensions campaign meeting |
With Tony Benn, Tam McFarlane (FBU),
Rowena Hayward (GMB), Steve Mills (Unison), Jerry Hicks (Amicus). Chair Nina Franklin (NUT).
|Tue 21 Mar, 7.30pm||St Mary Redcliffe School, Somerset Square|
|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 protected]
|Fri 7 to Sat 8 April||Department of Sociology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford St South, University of Liverpool, L69.|
|London||When Silvio was around|
Meeting on corruption in the Italian Berlusconi government. With British premiere of documentary Quando C’era Silvio (subtitled).
For info e-mail [email protected]
|Tue 21 Mar, 7pm||Bloomsbury Theatre Studio, Gordon Street, 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|
|London Carnival||With Boy Kill Boy, Roll Deep, The Mentalists and Poly Styrene. Plus headliners to be announced.||Sat 29 Apr, 2pm to 8pm||Trafalgar Square|
|Leeds||With Yorkshire Terrierz, Napoleon III, Miss Black America, Move, 373, DIY, Yes Boss, Hayashi, The Lion Trio, Gran Y Row, Stay Focussed, Escobar, Honest Thief.|
|Sun 19 Mar||Woodhouse Liberal Club, Woodhouse St|
|Crawley||With Chas and Dave, Papa George Band.|
£17.50 advance/£20 on door
|Thu 23 Mar||Ascot Suite, Gatwick Hilton Hotel|
|Hackney||With Nicky Blackmarket, Excalibah, L Double, Swerve, Shinobi. Plus PAs from L Man, Doctor, Jammer, Kalashinkov. Upstairs: Lisa Moorish, Ducks, Bright Young Things, Lily.|
£5 with NUS ID/£5 before 10.30pm/£7 after
|Thu 30 Mar||Herbal, 10-14 Kingsland Rd, London E2.|
|Wakefield||Hosted by Next Generation, with Last Gang in Town, RDB, The Lodger, Miss QT, The Bazaars.|
|Sat 1 Apr||Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York St|
|Maldon||With Fei Comodo, Nu-MCs, Curly Circus, Royal Priesthood, Look Back Eyes, BUG. DJ set from KMT.|
|Fri 7 Apr||Bewick Suite (behind Swan pub), Maldon High St, Essex|
|Birmingham||Unwelcome Blair to Birmingham|
Organised by StWC
|Thu 16 Mar, 1pm||Matthew Boulton College, Jennens Rd.|
|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||Harlan County, USA (1976)|
Barbara Kopple’s gripping documentary about corporate arrogance, union corruption and communal solidarity during a bitter Kentucky coal miners’ strike. Introduced by Mike Thompson.
Organised by Red Friday Socialist Film Club
|Fri 7 Apr, 7pm||Goldsmiths Lecture Theatre, Keppel St, (off Malet St), WC1|