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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 1999

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

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

BristolDon’t attack Iran rally and protestSat 6 May, 1pmassemble opp Hippodrome, city centre
KentParty for peace
With Lindsey German, Walter Wolfgang. Plus music, stalls, DJ tent, performance tent
Sat 17 Jun, 12 noonDane John Gardens, Canterbury. For info phone 07947 424 505
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

SWP public meetings

BirminghamThe return of the working class – resistance to neo-liberalism across EuropeWed 7 Jun, 7.30pmCustard Factory, Digbeth
CanterburyA rebel’s guide to MarxMon 8 May, 5pmOrange St Music Club, Orange St
ChesterfieldDays of hope – the 1926 General StrikeWed 10 May, 7.30pmMarket Hall
Home CountiesFrance’s revolt against neo-liberalismMon 8 May, 7.30pmUpstairs at Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/Victoria St (near stn), St Albans
HuddersfieldFrance’s revolt against neo-liberalismWed 10 May, 6pmCoffee Evolution,
Church St
LeedsThe return of the working class – resistance to neo-liberalism across EuropeWed 17 May, 7.30pmCongreve Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
LeicesterIs nuclear power the answer?Wed 3 May, 6.30pmCafe Mozart,
London Rd
NewcastleThe return of the working class – resistance to neo-liberalism across EuropeWed 10 May, 7.30pmSide Cafe, The Side
(nr Guildhall)
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

BirminghamDiscussion on Guantanamo
Showing of The Road to Guantanamo followed by discussion with the Tipton Three, Moazzam Begg, Allan Brookfield (Cuba Solidarity Campaign)
Go to
Sun 7 May, 7pmMidlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, B12.
Palestine Solidarity Campaign meeting
With Jenny Tonge and the Palestinian ambassador
Mon 8 May, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Centre
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
InternationalEuropean Social Forum
Go to
Thu 4 to Sun 7 MayAthens, Greece

Bookmarks events
Events are free. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail

LondonRace, gender and New Labour
With activist and author Amrit Wilson. Her new book is Dreams, Questions, Struggles – South Asian women in Britain
Free. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848
Tue 16 May, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,

1 Bloomsbury St, WC1

Stranger in a strange land
With The Guardian’s Gary Younge, on the publication of his new book, Stranger In A Strange Land, Encounters In The Disunited States
£3/£2. Available from Bookmarks, 1 Bloomsbury Street, WC1. Phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail
Wed 24 May, 7pmConway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1

Demonstrations & lobbies

BristolDon’t attack Iran protest
Organised by StWC
Sat 6 May, 1pmAssemble opp Hippodrome, city centre
LondonDon’t attack Iran protest
Organised by StWC
Sat 6 May, 1pmPeace Garden, Tavistock Square, WC1 (Russell Square/Euston tube)
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

LondonThe Hundred Steps (2000)
Italian drama based on the life of 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. For info e-mail or phone 07815 995 974. To book go to or phone 08700 600 100. Organised by Stop the War Coalition
Fri 2 Jun, 7.30pm to 2amThe Sanctuary, Digbeth B5

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