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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 2004

| Stop the War | Socialists and the movement | SWP meetings | movement events | demonstrations & lobbies | concerts and benefits

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BirminghamClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Martin Empson
Thu 22 Jun, 6.30pmCafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St
CoventryA Palestine journey
With Cllr Michael Lavalette
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmMuslim Resource Centre, Red Lane
LondonThe road to Guantanamo
With Moazzam Begg, Yvonne Ridley, John Rees
Tue 6 Jun, 6.30pmHarold Road Centre, Newham, E13
ManchesterAfter the elections – where next?
With John Rees, Nahella Ashraf
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House,
6 Mount St
(behind the round library)

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

NationalStop the War conference
With Craig Murray, Tony Benn, George Galloway MP, Caroline Lucas MEP, Rose Gentle, Elaheh Rostami Povey (Action Iran), Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel), Kate Hudson (Chair CND), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Sabah Jawad (Iraqi Democrats), Explo Nani Kofi (African Liberation Support Group), Salma Yaqoob (Respect)
For info go to or phone 020 7278 6694
Sat 10 June, Friends House, Euston Rd,
London WC1
CoventryIraq – loss of life, loss of liberty
With Moazzam Begg, Peter Brierley (Military Families Against the War)
Sun 11 Jun, 4pmCoventry Students Union,
Priory St
BristolThe Road to Guantanamo
Moazzam Begg introduces Michael Winterbottom’s film.
Wed 21 Jun, 7.45pmEaston Community Centre,
Kilburn 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
LeedsGuantanamo – shut it down
Film showing of The Road To Guantanamo. Plus discussion with Jackie Chase, Abu Bakr Deghayes (Omar Deghayes campaign)
Sun 18 Jun, 1.45pmPakistani Community Centre, Harehills

Socialists and the movement rallies
Organised by Socialist Worker

Brent and HarrowWith Martin SmithMon 26 Jun, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95, High Road, Willesden Green, NW10
KentWith Michael Bradley and Chris HarmanThu 8 June, 7.30pmEnvironment Centre, Palace St, Canterbury
ManchesterWith Lindsey German and Alex CallinicosWed 7 Jun, 7.30pmManchester Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St
NewhamWith Lindsey German and Weyman BennettTue 20 Jun, 7.30pmHopkins Room, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, London E15
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
Tower HamletsWith John Rees and Weyman BennettTue 13 Jun, 7.30pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (off Bethnal Green Rd), London E1

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
BrightonRevolution and resistance in Latin AmericaWed 21 Jun, 8pm,Friends Meeting House,
Ship St
BristolResistance to neo-liberalism across Europe
With Alex Callinicos.
Wed 14 Jun, 7.30pmKuumba Centre,
Hepburn Rd, St Pauls
CambridgeRevolution and resistance in Latin America
With Chris Bambery
Tue 13 Jun, 7.30pmCB2,
5-7 Norfolk St
DerbyA rebel’s guide to Marx
With Chris Bambery
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmBrunswick, 1 Railway Terrace
HammersmithResistance and revolt in Latin America Wed 7 Jun, 7.30pmPalingswick House,
241 King St, London W6
HuddersfieldUS immigration revolt – the Latino civil rights movementWed 14 Jun, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church St
LiverpoolRevolution and resistance in Latin America
With Chris Nineham
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmEveryman Theatre, Hope St (opp Catholic Cathedral)
NorwichAfter the elections – where next for the left?
With Candy Udwin
Thu 8 Jun, 7.30pmSt Andrew’s Tavern,
St Andrew’s St
SouthamptonGeorge Lansbury and the rebel councillors of PoplarWed 14 Jun, 7.30pmHigh Street Cafe, High St
South LondonClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Martin Empson
Wed 21 Jun, 7.30pmThe Brix at St Matthews, Brixton Hill, SW2
TootingImperialism in the 21st century Thu 8 Jun, 7.30pmDerinton Road Community Centre (corner Blakenham Rd), London SW17
WakefieldRevolution and resistance in Latin America
With Martin Smith
Thu 29 Jun, 7pmFriends Meeting House,
Thornhill St
Waltham ForestSexism – is the clock turning back?
With Judith Orr
Tue 6 Jun, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting Rooms,
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), London E17

Movement events

Manchester Keep our NHS public
With Peter Hinchcliffe (Unison branch secretary, Pennine Acute Trust)
Wed 14 Jun, 7pmNorth Manchester General Hospital Postgraduate Centre (nr Delaunays Rd main gate)
LondonMarxism 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
ManchesterKeep our NHS public
With Peter Hinchcliffe (Unison branch secretary, Pennine Acute Trust)
Wed 14 Jun, 7pmNorth Manchester General Hospital Postgraduate Centre (nr Delaunays Rd main gate).

Bookmarks events
To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail
[email protected]

LondonFreedom Next Time
John Pilger on his new book, discussing why freedom still seems a distant dream for so many in South Africa
Thu 8 Jun, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1, (Tottenham Court Rd tube)

Demonstrations & lobbies

HarrogateGeorge Bush Snr protest
Demonstrate against the father of the most dangerous man on the planet, under the banner ‘Fathers 4 INjustice’
Bradford: free transport 1pm, Fairtrade Cafe, Ashgrove. For info phone 01274 730795
Leeds: meet 12.30pm, City Square. For info phone 07734 920 076
Supported by Stop the War Coalition, Yorkshire CND, University of Bradford SU
Fri 9 Jun, 2pmYorkshire International Business Convention, Harrogate Yorkshire Event Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground
LondonNo job cuts at St Ann’s – keep our NHS public Sat 24 Jun, 11amAssemble Haringey Civic Centre for march to St Ann’s Hospital. Called by Haringey Trades Council
Justice for Paul Coker
March for Paul, who died in police custody. With speakers including Janet Alder
Sat 1 July, 1.30pmAssemble Plumstead Common for march to Plumstead Police Station

Concerts and benefits

LondonA night of conscience
To help pay Malcolm Kendall-Smith’s legal costs, imposed when he was jailed for refusing to fight in Iraq. With Tony Benn, Mark Thomas, Mark Steel, Michael Nyman, Janet Suzman, Ken Loach, Caryl Churchill, David Edgar, Ed Harcourt, Vivienne Westwood, Haifa Zangana, Walter Wolfgang, Kate Hudson, Lindsey German, John Rees and many others
£15. Tickets from Stop the War. Phone 020 7278 6694 or go to
Wed 28 Jun,7.30pmSt James Church,
197 Piccadilly, W1
Zion party for the people
Celebration of London’s multi-cultural metrobeats, breaks and bass for unity in the community. With Bailey, Tendai, Sparxx, Chef, Rage, Justyce, Ad, Raggadon. Plus speaker Lee Billingham (LMHR)

Free. Supported by Love Music Hate Racism. Phone 07944 207 809, e-mail [email protected] or go to For LMHR go to
Fri 30 Jun, 8pm to midnightCafe 1001,
91 Brick Lane, E1

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