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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 1997

Respect | Stop the War | SWP meetings | movement events | Love music, hate racism | demonstrations & lobbies | film showings| concerts and benefits

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

BristolParade and mass canvassSun 30 Apr, 11amGainsborough Sq,
East LondonMarch to Respect office for mass leafleting and canvassingSat 22 Apr, 10.30amMeet Liverpool Street station,

Bishopsgate entrance

HaringeyMeeting and walkabout
With George Galloway MP and local candidates
Sun 23 Apr, 1pmBroadwater Farm Community Centre, 1 Adams Rd,
London N17
WhitstableWho Shot the Sheriff?
Showing of Alan Miles’s 2005 film about the Anti Nazi League, plus speakers and discussion
Thu 27 Apr, 7.30pmDuke of Cumberland, High St

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

CanterburyParty for peace
For info phone 07947 424 505
Sun 4 JunDane John Gardens
CardiffHands off IranFri 28 Apr, 7pmQuaker Meeting House,
Charles St (off Queen St)
Central London Iraq in chaos, Bush and Blair on the ropes – what next for the anti-war movement?
With Lindsey German
Wed 26 Apr, 7pmBookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1
HandsworthOccupation is a crime
With Walter Wolfgang
Wed 19 Apr, 7.30pmBroadway School,
Broadway, Perry Barr, Birmingham
LeedsPublic meeting
With Dr Salam Ismael
Thu 27 Apr, 7pmConference Auditorium 1,
Leeds University
LondonNational conference
With Craig Murray, Tony Benn, Louise Christian, Rose Gentle, George Galloway MP, Caroline Lucas MEP, Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel), Kate Hudson (CND), Karma Nabulsi, Jeremy Corbyn MP
For info go to or phone 020 7278 6694
Sat 10 JuneFriends House, Euston Rd, London WC1
WandsworthWhat’s the real cost of war?
With Alan Simpson MP, Sami Ramadani (Iraqi Democrats Against Occupation), Walter Wolfgang (CND)
Mon 24 Apr, 7.30pmWessex House,
1a St Johns Hill (opp Clapham Junction), Battersea, London

SWP public meetings

Brent and HarrowRosa Luxemburg and the mass strike
With Martin Smith
Thu 23 Apr, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall,
375 Willesden High Rd
CardiffWomen’s liberation in the 21st centuryWed 26 Apr, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace
CoventryLatin America – revolution and resistanceWed 26 Apr, 7.30pmCoffee Revolution, Coventry Students Union, Priory St
HammersmithNinety years since the Easter Rising
With Pat Stack
Thu 20 Apr, 7.30pmHammersmith Irish Centre, Blacks Rd, London W6
Home CountiesFrance’s revolt against neo-liberalismMon 8 May, 7.30pmUpstairs at Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/Victoria St (near stn), St Albans
LutonMuslims and the leftThu 20 Apr, 7pmBury Park Community Centre, Dunstable Rd
Manchester SouthFrance’s revolt against neo-liberalismThu 20 Apr, 7.30pmFalafel Cafe,
Wilmslow Rd, Rusholme
NorwichFrance’s revolt against neo-liberalismWed 26 Apr, 7pmSt Andrews Tavern,
4 St Andrews St
SwanseaIs nuclear power the answer?Thu 20 Apr, 7.30pmPhoenix Centre, Townhill
Waltham Forest1968: a world on fire
With Chris Harman
Thu 27 Apr, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House,
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), London E17
West LondonA rebel’s guide to MarxWed 10 May, 7.30pmSouthall Community Centre, opposite Sunrise Radio Station, Southall
WolverhamptonA rebel’s guide to MarxThu 11 May, 7.30pmThe City Bar, Kings St

Movement events

LondonWinning the ‘Fourth Option’ national conference
Organised by Defend Council Housing. Go to
Mon 22 May, 10.30amCongress House, Gt Russell St
Campaign Against Climate Change conferenceSat 3 June, 10am to 5pmLondon School of Economics,
Houghton St, WC2
Marxism 2006
A celebration of resistance
Speakers include: George Galloway MP, Tariq Ali, Tony Benn, Victoria Brittain, Rose Gentle, Adrian Mitchell, Eamonn McCann, Trevor Ngwane, Michael Rosen, Melissa Benn, Bernadette McAliskey
Five days of debate, music & film organised by the Socialist Workers Party. Prices £45 waged l £32 unwaged l £25 higher education l£15 under 18/school/further education. For details phone 020 7819 1190 or go to
Thu 6 to Mon 10 July in central London
SheffieldCelebration of the 80th anniversary of the General Strike and the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War
With Arthur Scargill, Mike Gonzalez, and veterans of both events
Organised by South Yorkshire NUJ
Mon 1 May, 7.30pmCity Hall Ballroom
InternationalEuropean 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 CarnivalWith: Belle & Sebastian, Lethal Bizzle, Boy Kill Boy, The Paddingtons, Roll Deep, Kano. With special guests and speakers including: Ken Livingstone, Tony Benn, Gurinder Chadha, Billy Hayes, Keith Sonnet, Dominque Walker, Kat Fletcher, Mick Connolly, Heartless Crew, Akala, The Mentalists & Poly Styrene, Kray Twinz
Organised by LMHR and UAF, supported by Amicus, PCS, Unison, Bigga Fish
Sat 29 Apr, 2pm to 8pmTrafalgar Square
Leeds With Lethal Bizzle, Oceansize, 10,000 ThingsSun 23 AprLeeds University
LewishamWith Nations Vibration Sound System, Fat Sue, WSOSun 30 Apr, 5pmPowerleague Sports Club, Canadian Ave, London SE6

Demonstrations & lobbies

BristolDefend public services demonstration
March to College Green for 12.30pm rally. Called by the TUC
Sat 29 Apr, assemble 11.30amCastle Park
CardiffWales Earth Day demo
March for action on climate change. Speakers from Friends of the Earth, Plaid Cymru, Respect, People & Planet
Called by Cardiff Campaign against Climate Change. For info e-mail [email protected]
Sat 22 Apr, assemble 1pmCathays Park (opp museum/City Hall)
LiverpoolMay Day march and rally
With Bob Wareing MP, George Galloway MP
Organised by Merseyside & Wirral TUC
Mon 1 May, 11.30am Assemble steps of St Georges Hall for March to Prince’s Park
LondonWorkers Memorial Day march
march to HSE headquarters to protest against deregulation of safety laws. Organised by Construction Safety Campaign
Mon 28 Apr, 10.30amHolland St (behind Tate Modern)
May Day march
With Tony Benn, Gloria Mills, Bob Crow, Dave Prentis, Maria Helena Andre, Jonathan Neale, Ken Livingstone
Called by the TUC
Mon 1 May, 12 noonAssemble Clerkenwell Green, EC1. March to Trafalgar Sq
March and rally for Palestine
march to rally in Trafalgar Square. Organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Sat 20 May, 12 noonAssemble Embankment

Film showings

London100 Steps
The story of real life anti-Mafia activist Peppino Impastato. Introduced by Tom Behan
Organised by Red Friday Socialist Film Club
Fri 12 May, 7pmGoldsmiths Lecture Theatre, Keppel St, (off Malet St), WC1

Concerts and benefits

BirminghamBands against Bush
With The Beat, 360, Cracked Actors and many others. Plus guest speakers and DJs
£8. E-mail [email protected] or phone 07815 995 974. Organised by Stop the War Coalition
Fri 2 Jun, 7.30pm to 2amThe Sanctuary, Digbeth B5

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