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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 2001

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Greenwich & LewishamThe World Social Forum in VenezuelaMon 5 Jun, 7.30pmWest Greenwich House, Greenwich High Rd,
London SE10
LondonThe road to Guantanamo
With Moazzam Begg, Yvonne Ridley, John Rees
Tue 6 Jun, 6.30pmHarold Road Centre, Newham, E13

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

BirminghamShut down Guantanamo – don’t attack Iran
With Moazzam Begg, Cllr Salma Yaqoob, Eli Povey, Lindsey German
Fri 26 May, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre, (opposite Moor St stn)
CoventryShut down Guantanamo
With Peter Brierley (Military Families Against the War)
Sun 11 Jun, 4pmCoventry Students Union,
Priory St
KentFestival 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
NewcastleBush’s war plans – is Iran next?
With Doug Henderson MP
Thu 25 May, 7pmQuaker Meeting House (near Jesmond Metro)

Socialists and the movement rallys
Organised by Socialist Worker

North LondonWith Chris Nineham and Martin SmithThu 15 Jun, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8
NottinghamWith Chris Bambery and Hannah DeeThu 8 Jun, 7pmNew Mechanics Institute, 3 North Sherwood St
ManchesterWith Lindsey German and Alex CallinicosWed 7 Jun, 7.30pmManchester Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St
KentWith Michael Bradley and Chris HarmanThu 8 June, 7.30pmEnvironment Centre,

Palace St, Canterbury

SWP public meetings

BarnsleyLatin America, revolution and resistanceWed 7 June, 7.30pmBarnsley Central Library, Shambles St
BirminghamThe return of the working class – resistance to neo-liberalism across EuropeWed 7 Jun, 7.30pmCustard Factory, Gibb Square, Digbeth
BristolThe bloody history of the British Empire
With John Newsinger
Wed 24 May, 7pmKuumba Centre, 20-23 Hepburn Rd, St Pauls
CardiffImperialism in the 21st century
With Ian Thomas
Wed 24 May, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, 36 Cathays Terrace
DerbyLatin America, revolution and resistanceThu 18 May, 7.30pmBrunswick, 1 Railway Terrace (nr train station)
Home CountiesWhich way forward for Palestine?
With Simon Behrman
Mon 5 Jun, 7.30pmUpstairs at Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/ Victoria St (nr station),
St Albans
LeedsThe return of the working class – resistance to neo-liberalism across EuropeWed 17 May, 7.30pmCongreve Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
YorkThe return of the working classWed 24 May, 7.30pmPriory Community Centre, Priory St

Movement events

HackneyTell It Like It Is – how our schools fail black children
With Doreen Lawrence, Diane Abbott MP, Weyman Bennett
Tue 23 May, 7.30pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (off Lower Clapton Rd), London E5
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

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

LondonMarch and rally for Palestine
march to rally in Trafalgar Square. Organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Sat 20 May, 12 noonAssemble Embankment

Film showings

NewcastleVenezuela today – the world tomorrowWed 31 May, 7.30pmArts Centre,
Westgate Road

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
CanterburyParty for peace
With live band, funk and hip hop, DJs
£3. Organised by Stop the War. For more info phone 07947 424 505
Wed 31 May, 9pm to 2amTonic Bar,
Dover Street
(behind cinema)
LondonRock against racism: we want rebel music
With Ludes, DJ Statik, Miss Odd Kidd, Man Like Me
£5. Organised by Love Music Hate Racism. Go to
Thu 18 May, 8pmG-lounge, 18 Kentish Town Rd, NW1 (Camden tube)
PortsmouthNazis are no fun
With Virtue Theory, Strict Machines, Infra Juice, Emerett, Adamseed, Gareth Howells
£3. Bring anti-racist banners and posters. Organised by Love Music Hate Racism. Go to
Fri 2 Jun, 7.30pmThe Barn,
Milton Arms,
Milton Rd

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