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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 1993

Respect | Stop the War | Socialists and the movement | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker platform meetings| movement events | Love music, hate racism | demonstrations & lobbies | film showings

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or e-mail [email protected]

BirminghamElection rallySat 25 Mar, 1.30pmSparkbrook Mosque and Community Centre, 179-187 Anderton Rd
CardiffJohn Coltrane – jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith.
Organised by Respect and the Welsh Jazz society
Wed 22 Mar, 7.30pmSandringham Hotel, St Marys St
ManchesterRespect civil liberties
With Paddy Hill (Birmingham Six), Moazzam Begg, Jackie Chase (Omar Deghayes campaign), Nahella Ashraf (Respect candidate).
Wed 22 Mar, 7.30pmLuther King House,
Brighton Grove, Rusholme
PortsmouthElection campaign launchWed 29 Mar, 8pmFratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place.
SouthallElection campaign launch
With George Galloway MP and local council candidates.
Sun 2 Apr, 4pmDominion Centre,
Southall Green
SouthwarkElection campaign launch
With George Galloway MP, Margot Lindsay (election candidate).
Sat 25 Mar, 2pmAylesbury Day Centre,
2 Bradenham Close,
London SE17
Tower HamletsAn evening with Ken Loach
Celebrating Cathy Come Home’s 40th anniversary.
Mon 27 Mar, 7.30pmPreem Restaurant,
124 Brick Lane, London E1

Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail [email protected]

HackneyThe Road to Guantanamo
Film showing and discussion.
Thu 6 Apr, 7pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), E5
LiverpoolPublic meeting
With Lindsey German (StWC), Rose Gentle (MFAW), CND speaker, MAB speaker.
Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmGladstone Hotel, Lord Nelson St (nr Lime St stn).
ManchesterFundraising dinner
With Anas al-Tikriti (Interpal), Peter Brierley (MFAW).
Sat 1 Apr, 7.30pmSaffron Restaurant,
Old Town Hall,
Cheetham Hill Rd

Socialist Worker: Socialists and the movement rallies

PrestonWith Moira Nolan, Martin SmithTue 28 Mar, 7pmThe Restaurant, Guildhall

SWP public meetings

BarnsleyA rebel’s guide to MarxWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmBarnsley Central Library, Shambles St
Barrow-in-FurnessLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Chris Bambery.
Thu 30 Mar, 7.30pmHindpool Community Centre, Nelson St
BirminghamLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Chris Nineham.
Thu 6 Apr, 7.30pmCafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St
Brent and HarrowRosa Luxemburg and the mass strike
With Martin Smith.
Thu 23 Apr, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall,
375 Willesden High Rd
CanterburyIslamophobia, racism and freedom of speechWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta)
Curry and quiz night
£5. Contact 07947 424 505
Sat 25 Mar, 8pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta)
CardiffLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Gareth Dale.
Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmCathays community centre, Cathays Terrace
Central LondonLatin America – revolution and resistanceWed 5 Apr, 6.30pmIndian YMCA,

Fitzroy Rd, NW1

ExeterLatin America – revolution and resistanceWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmKing Ludd Bookshop,
New Bridge St
HarlowLatin America – revolution and resistanceThu 6 Apr, 8pmPolly’s Pantry,

Wych Elm

Home CountiesA rebel’s guide to MarxMon 3 Apr, 7.30pmTrinity Church Hall, Victoria St (nr station), St Albans
Huddersfield Latin America – revolution and resistanceWed 12 Apr, 6pmCoffee Evolution,

Church St

LeicesterCan Palestine be free?Wed 22 Mar, 6.30pmZaytoun Restaurant,
Highfield St
LutonMuslims and the leftThu 20 Apr, 7pmBury Park Community Centre,
Dunstable Road
NewcastleIslamophobia, racism and freedom of speech
With Simon Basketter.
Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmSide Cafe (nr Guildhall)
PortsmouthLatin America – revolution and resistanceSun 2 Apr, 7pmCitrus Cafe,

Albert Rdz

SheffieldA rebel’s guide to Marx
With Chris Bambery.
Thu 23 Mar, 7.30pmFOB cafe, Church St
SouthamptonLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Chris Bambery.
Wed 22 March, 7.30pmHigh Street Cafe,153 High Street
WakefieldMuslims and the leftThu 13 Apr, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Thornhill St
WalthamstowLatin America – revolution and resistanceMon 27 Mar, 7.30pmQuakers Meeting House, Jewel Rd, London E17
West LondonCan Palestine Be Free?
With Anne Alexander
Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmWe! cafe, 85 - 87 Ealing Broadway, W13
WolverhamptonLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Sally Campbell.
Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St

Socialist Worker platform meetings
Organised by the Socialist Worker platform of the SSP

AberdeenIslamophobia, racism and freedom of speechThu 23 Mar, 7pmNew Kings Building, Aberdeen University (corner High St and Regent Walk)

Movement events

LiverpoolSocial 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 AprilDepartment of Sociology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford St South, University of Liverpool, L69.
LondonSOS 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
Sat 25 Mar, 12 noon to 4pmFriends Meeting House (opp Euston stn)
Winning the ‘Fourth Option’
Organised by Defend Council Housing. Go to
Mon 22 May, 10.30pmCongress House, Gt Russell St
Marxism 2006
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
Thu 6 to Mon 10 July in central London
InternationalFourth Cairo Conference
For details go to
Thu 23 to Sun 26 MarchCairo, Egypt
European Social Forum
Go to
Thu 4 to Sun 7 MayAthens, Greece

Love Music, Hate Racism
Contact LMHR with any queries. Phone 020 7924 0333, go to, or e-mail [email protected]

London CarnivalBelle & Sebastian, Kano, Boy Kill Boy, Roll Deep, Lethal Bizzle, The Paddingtons, Sway, Akala, Heartless Crew, The Mentalists, Poly Styrene.
Organised by LMHR and UAF, supported by Amicus, PCS, Unison, Bigga Fish
Sat 29 Apr, 2pm to 8pmTrafalgar Square
CambridgeR*E*P*E*A*T 10th birthday party
With The Visions, Johnny Panic, Miss Black America, The Saffs, Pilots of the Sixth, The Horse and His Boy. Plus Panic! DJs and compere Matt Abysmal.
£5. In aid of LMHR and REPEAT exhibition
Thu 23 MarJunction, Clifton Way
CamdenRock against racism – we want rebel music
With Chineapples, Crash Convention (acoustic), Luxemburg. Plus special guest DJs.
Fri 24 Mar, 8pmG-Lounge, 18 Kentish Town Road, London NW1
CrawleyWith Chas and Dave, Papa George Band.
£17.50 advance/£20 on door
Thu 23 MarAscot Suite, Gatwick Hilton Hotel
HackneyWith 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 MarHerbal, 10-14 Kingsland Rd, London E2.
HullGrassroots festival
With Kava Kava, DJ Redlocz, Baby Jinx, (Nvar) Kurdish music and arts collective.
Thu 13 AprLamp, 2 Norfolk St
Leeds With Lethal Bizzle, Oceansize, 10,000 Things.Sun 23 AprLeeds University
MaldonWith Fei Comodo, Nu-MCs, Curly Circus, Royal Priesthood, Look Back Eyes, BUG. DJ set from KMT.
Fri 7 AprBewick Suite (behind Swan pub), Maldon High St, Essex
WakefieldHosted by Next Generation, with Last Gang in Town, RDB, The Lodger, Miss QT, The Bazaars.
Sat 1 AprLightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York St
YorkWith Brian Jackson. Plus DJs Rich Clark, Paul Walker.
Thu 13 Apr, 7pm to 11pmTemple Hall, St Johns college

Demonstrations & lobbies

LondonMay Day march
With Tony Benn, Gloria Mills, Bob Crow, Dave Prentis, Maria Helena Andre, Jonathan Neale, Ken Livingstone.
Mon 1 May, 12 noonassemble Clerkenwell Green, EC1. March to Trafalgar Sq

Film showings

LondonHarlan 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, 7pmGoldsmiths Lecture Theatre, Keppel St, (off Malet St), WC1

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