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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 1994

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

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

Respect
Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to www.respectcoalition.org, or e-mail office@respectcoalition.org

areatitle/speakertimevenue
NewhamRespect – the only challenge to Labour
With George Galloway MP, Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel), Lindsey German (West Ham candidate), Abdurahman Jafar (mayoral candidate), and other local candidates.
Tue 11 Apr, 7pmEast Ham Town Hall,
Barking Rd, London E6
PortsmouthElection campaign launchWed 29 Mar, 8pmFratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place.
SheffieldFaultlines – the second generation
A play about growing up in Rotherham in the 1980s from the viewpoint of the Kashmiri community. Second in a trilogy from the Open Minds Theatre Company.
Tickets £6/£3. For info phone 07900 660 981
Sun 2 Apr, 5pmSt James Church Hall (cnr Scott Rd and Abbeyfield Rd), Byrngreave
SouthallElection campaign launch
With George Galloway MP and local council candidates.
Sun 2 Apr, 4pmDominion Arts Education Centre,
112 The Green, Southall, Middlesex

Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to www.stopwar.org.uk, or e-mail office@stopwar.org.uk

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CardiffHands off IranFri 28 Apr, 7pmQuaker Meeting House,
Charles St (off Queen St)
HackneyThe Road to Guantanamo
Showing of Michael Winterbottom’s film, plus discussion.
Thu 6 Apr, 7pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), E5
HandsworthOccupation is a crime
With Walter Wolfgang.
Wed 19 Apr, 7.30pmBroadway School,
Broadway, Perry Barr, Birmingham
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 Altikriti (Interpal), Peter Brierley (MFAW).
£15/£10
Sat 1 Apr, 7.30pmSaffron Restaurant,
Old Town Hall,
Cheetham Hill Rd
StirchleyHarold Pinter’s Nobel Prize speech
Film screening.
Thu 30 Mar, 8pmStirchley Community Centre,
Pershore Rd,
Birmingham

SWP public meetings

areatitle/speakertimevenue
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

Respect
Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to www.respectcoalition.org, or e-mail office@respectcoalition.org

areatitle/speakertimevenue
NewhamRespect – the only challenge to Labour
With George Galloway MP, Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel), Lindsey German (West Ham candidate), Abdurahman Jafar (mayoral candidate), and other local candidates.
Tue 11 Apr, 7pmEast Ham Town Hall,
Barking Rd, London E6
PortsmouthElection campaign launchWed 29 Mar, 8pmFratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place.
SheffieldFaultlines – the second generation
A play about growing up in Rotherham in the 1980s from the viewpoint of the Kashmiri community. Second in a trilogy from the Open Minds Theatre Company.
Tickets £6/£3. For info phone 07900 660 981
Sun 2 Apr, 5pmSt James Church Hall (cnr Scott Rd and Abbeyfield Rd), Byrngreave
SouthallElection campaign launch
With George Galloway MP and local council candidates.
Sun 2 Apr, 4pmDominion Arts Education Centre,
112 The Green, Southall, Middlesex

Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to www.stopwar.org.uk, or e-mail office@stopwar.org.uk

areatitle/speakerstimevenue
CardiffHands off IranFri 28 Apr, 7pmQuaker Meeting House,
Charles St (off Queen St)
HackneyThe Road to Guantanamo
Showing of Michael Winterbottom’s film, plus discussion.
Thu 6 Apr, 7pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), E5
HandsworthOccupation is a crime
With Walter Wolfgang.
Wed 19 Apr, 7.30pmBroadway School,
Broadway, Perry Barr, Birmingham
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 Altikriti (Interpal), Peter Brierley (MFAW).
£15/£10
Sat 1 Apr, 7.30pmSaffron Restaurant,
Old Town Hall,
Cheetham Hill Rd
StirchleyHarold Pinter’s Nobel Prize speech
Film screening.
Thu 30 Mar, 8pmStirchley Community Centre,
Pershore Rd,
Birmingham

SWP public meetings

areatitle/speakertimevenue
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)
CardiffLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Gareth Dale.
Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmCathays community centre, Cathays Terrace
Central LondonIran – US imperialism’s next target?Wed 5 Apr, 6.30pmCamera cafe, 44 Museum St
(nr British Museum), WC1
ExeterLatin America – revolution and resistanceWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmKing Ludd Bookshop,
New Bridge St
HarlowLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Joseph Choonara
Thu 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 resistance
With Colin Wilson
Wed 12 Apr, 6pmCoffee Evolution, Church St
LutonMuslims and the leftThu 20 Apr, 7pmBury Park Community Centre,
Dunstable Road
NewcastleIslamophobia, racism and freedom of speechWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmSide Cafe (nr Guildhall)
PortsmouthLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Joseph Choonara
Sun 2 Apr, 7pmCitrus Cafe, Albert Rd
StratfordFrance in revolt – is this another ’68?Thu 6 Apr, 7.30pmStratford Advice Arcade,
107-109 The Grove
(next to Morrisons),
London E15
WakefieldMuslims and the leftThu 13 Apr, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Thornhill St
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

Movement events

areatitle/speakertimevenue
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 socworkc@liv.ac.uk
Fri 7 to Sat 8 AprilDepartment of Sociology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford St South, University of Liverpool, L69.
LondonWinning the ‘Fourth Option’
Organised by Defend Council Housing. Go to www.defendcouncilhousing.org.uk
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 www.marxism2006.org.uk
Thu 6 to Mon 10 July in central London
InternationalEuropean Social Forum
Go to www.fse-esf.org
Thu 4 to Sun 7 MayAthens, Greece

Love Music, Hate Racism
Contact LMHR with any queries. Phone 020 7924 0333, go to www.lovemusichateracism.com, or e-mail info@lovemusichateracism.com

areaartiststimevenue
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
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.
£4
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.
£5/£3
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.
£1
Sat 1 AprLightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York St
YorkWith Brian Jackson. Plus DJs Rich Clark, Paul Walker.
£10
Thu 13 Apr, 7pm to 11pmTemple Hall, St Johns college

Demonstrations & lobbies

areatitle/speakertimevenue
BlackburnCondoleezza Rice protest
Make these the biggest anti-war demonstrations Liverpool and the north west have seen
For info phone 07974 569 423. Organised by Stop the War coalition
Sat 1 Apr, 9amassemble Blackburn cathedral
LiverpoolCondoleezza Rice protest
Organised by Merseyside Stop the War coalition
Make these the biggest anti-war demonstrations Liverpool and the north west have seen
Fri 31 Mar, 5pmassemble steps of Catholic cathedral. March to Trafalgar Sq. 7.30pm march to Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street
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

areatitle/speakertimevenue
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

>CanterburyIslamophobia, racism and freedom of speechWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace St (nr Siesta) CardiffLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Gareth Dale.Wed 29 Mar, 7.30pmCathays community centre, Cathays Terrace Central LondonIran – US imperialism’s next target?Wed 5 Apr, 6.30pmCamera cafe, 44 Museum St
(nr British Museum), WC1 ExeterLatin America – revolution and resistanceWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmKing Ludd Bookshop,
New Bridge St HarlowLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Joseph ChoonaraThu 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 Islamophobia, racism and freedom of speech
With Colin WilsonWed 12 Apr, 6pmCoffee Evolution, Church St LutonMuslims and the leftThu 20 Apr, 7pmBury Park Community Centre,
Dunstable Road NewcastleIslamophobia, racism and freedom of speechWed 29 Mar, 7.30pmSide Cafe (nr Guildhall) PortsmouthLatin America – revolution and resistance
With Joseph ChoonaraSun 2 Apr, 7pmCitrus Cafe, Albert Rd StratfordFrance in revolt – is this another ’68?Thu 6 Apr, 7.30pmStratford Advice Arcade,
107-109 The Grove
(next to Morrisons),
London E15 WakefieldMuslims and the leftThu 13 Apr, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Thornhill St West LondonCan Palestine Be Free?
With Anne AlexanderWed 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

Movement events

areatitle/speakertimevenue 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 socworkc@liv.ac.ukFri 7 to Sat 8 AprilDepartment of Sociology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford St South, University of Liverpool, L69. LondonWinning the ‘Fourth Option’
Organised by Defend Council Housing. Go to www.defendcouncilhousing.org.ukMon 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 www.marxism2006.org.ukThu 6 to Mon 10 July in central London InternationalEuropean Social Forum
Go to www.fse-esf.orgThu 4 to Sun 7 MayAthens, Greece

Love Music, Hate Racism
Contact LMHR with any queries. Phone 020 7924 0333, go to www.lovemusichateracism.com, or e-mail info@lovemusichateracism.com

areaartiststimevenue 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 FishSat 29 Apr, 2pm to 8pmTrafalgar Square 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 afterThu 30 MarHerbal, 10-14 Kingsland Rd, London E2. HullGrassroots festival
With Kava Kava, DJ Redlocz, Baby Jinx, (Nvar) Kurdish music and arts collective.
£4Thu 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.
£5/£3Fri 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.
£1Sat 1 AprLightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York St YorkWith Brian Jackson. Plus DJs Rich Clark, Paul Walker.
£10Thu 13 Apr, 7pm to 11pmTemple Hall, St Johns college

Demonstrations & lobbies

areatitle/speakertimevenue BlackburnCondoleezza Rice protest
Make these the biggest anti-war demonstrations Liverpool and the north west have seen
For info phone 07974 569 423. Organised by Stop the War coalitionSat 1 Apr, 9amassemble Blackburn cathedral LiverpoolCondoleezza Rice protest
Organised by Merseyside Stop the War coalition
Make these the biggest anti-war demonstrations Liverpool and the north west have seenFri 31 Mar, 5pmassemble steps of Catholic cathedral. March to Trafalgar Sq. 7.30pm march to Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street 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 areatitle/speakertimevenue

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


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