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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 2007

| Stop the War | Socialists and the movement | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker platform meetings| movement events | demonstrations & lobbies | film showings | concerts and benefits

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BrentYoung people need action not Asbos
With Cllr Oliur Rahman, Brian Richardson, Albert Harriott, Laila Molana-Allen
Wed 28 Jun, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95 High Rd, NW10
SouthendWhat can we do about climate change?Thu 29 Jun, 7.30pmUtopia Cafe, Royals Shopping Centre (opp BHS)
WillesdenRespect civil liberties
With Yvonne Ridley
Mon 24 Jul, 7.30pmWillesden Library,
95 Willesden High Rd, London NW10

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

BrentSummer fundraising garden party
With delicious food, poetry, music and magic
£10/£5 in advance, £12/£6 on the door. For details and tickets phone 07840 357 482
Sun 16 Jul, 4pmKate and Jamie’s garden, Willesden Green
CambridgeBring the troops home
With Rose Gentle
Mon 3 Jul, 7.30pm,Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane
KentIraq’s missing billions
Film showing
Thu 29 June, 7.30pmSt Peters Church Hall, Canterbury High St (nr Cricketers pub)

Socialists and the movement rallies
Organised by Socialist Worker

NewhamWith Lindsey German and Weyman BennettTue 27 Jun, 7.30pmOld Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford E15
NewcastleWith Moira Nolan and Chris NinehamWed 28 Jun, 7.30pmSide cafe, 1-3 The Side

SWP public meetings

BristolThe Spanish Civil War
Seventieth anniversary meeting with Chris Harman
Tue 18 Jul, 7.30pmMalcolm X Centre, 141 City Rd, St Pauls
CambridgeGeorge Lansbury and the rebel councillors of Poplar
With Dave Davies
Thu 29 Jun, 7.30pmCB2 cafe, Norfolk St
EustonUS immigrant revolt – the Latino civil rights movementThur 29 Jun, 7pmRoom 3D, University of London Union,
Malet St,
London WC1
LeedsClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Malcolm Povey
Thu 29 Jun, 7.30pmCongreave room, West Yorkshire Playhouse,
Quarry Hill
SheffieldClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Martin Empson
Thu 29 Jun, 7pmMain Hall, St Matthews Rooms, Carver St (off Division Rd)
SouthamptonThe return of the working class
With Matthew Cookson
Wed 19 July, 7.30pmHigh St Cafe, High St
WakefieldRevolution and resistance in Latin America
With Joseph Choonara
Thu 29 Jun, 7pmAgbrigg and Bellevue Community Centre, Montague St

Movement events

Harrow RoadTell it like it is – how our schools fail black children
With Karen Buck MP, Brian Richardson (editor Tell it Like it Is), Kerri Parke
For info phone 020 8968 5543
Tue 4 Jul, 7pmYaa Asantewaa Centre,
1 Chippenham Mews, London W9
KentKeep Our NHS Public rally
With John Lister
Sat 1 July, 12 noonBrenchley Gardens (nr Maidstone East station),
St Faith’s Street, Maidstone
LondonAlgerian ‘terror suspects’ – from acquittal or internment to deportation (and torture?)
With Yvonne Ridley, Simon Israel, Rashid Messoudi, Nafeez M Ahmed, Gareth Peirce, Doug Jewell, Mohammed Larbi Zitout, Anne Gray. Hosted by Elfyn Llwyd MP
Organised by Campaign Aganst Criminalising Communities. Go to
Wed 28 Jun, 6.45pm7 Millbank (nr Parliament), SW1
Human rights, civil liberties and racism
A public seminar with Balraj Purewal, Merry Varney (Liberty), Mufti Sadruddin (Muslim Scholars, Europe), Richard Stone (Islamaphobia commission), Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel)
Organised by the Asian Health Agency. For info phone 020 8538 7703 or e-mail [email protected]
Thu 29 Jun, 10.30am to 2pmQueens Room,
Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, W5
The Investigation
A new production of Peter Weiss’s dramatic reconstruction of the Frankfurt war crimes trials after the Second World War, concerning Auschwitz. Not seen in Britain since the 1960s. Performed here, as a reading by a cast of 17, it emerges as a chastening and purging documentary of deeply moving power
£10. To book phone 020 7503 1646 or go to
Thu 29 & Fri 30 Jun, 8pmArcola Theatre,
27 Arcola Street, E8
Marxism 2006
A celebration of resistance
Speakers include:  Oscar Olivera, Tariq Ali, Tony Benn, Ghada Karmi, Roland Denis, Ken Loach, Bernadette McAliskey, Trevor Ngwane, Gillo Pontecorvo, Winston Silcott, Janet Alder, George Galloway MP, Melissa Benn, Charlotte Westenra, Moazzam Begg, Hassan Jumaa, John Arden, Sam West, Alistair Beaton, Alex Callinicos, Wendy Savage, Doreen Lawrence, Brian Richardson, David Gillborn, Victoria Brittain, Mark Steel, Walden Bello, Jonathan Neale, Adrian Mitchell, Mahmood Jamal, Michael Rosen, Istvan Meszaros, Sami Ramadani, Kevin Courtney, Peter Kennard, Cat Picton Phillips. Plus music from Skinnyman, Heartless Crew, Pariz 1, Mecca2Medina
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

Demonstrations & lobbies

LondonPride 2006Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered parade as part of Europride 2006. Followed by cabaret in Leicester Square and events across Soho
Go to
Sat 1 July, 12 noonAssemble Baker St, W1 (outside Baker St tube). March to Trafalgar Sq for rally
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
ManchesterTime to go: Troops out of Iraq, Don't attack Iran
Organised by Stop the War and CND. Go to
Sat 23 Sept, 1pmoutside Labour Party conference

Film showings

BirminghamQueimada (1969)
Louis Bayman introduces Gillo Pontecorvo’s follow up to The Battle of Algiers, a sharp analysis of colonialism starring Marlon Brando
£3/£2. Organised by SWP
Mon 3 Jul, 7.30pmCafe One,
Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St

Concerts and benefits

HackneyFive for trane
An evening of live music and spoken word with Gilad Atzmon and Martin Smith. Highlighting five tracks which chart John Coltrane’s musical and political epiphany
£10. Organised by Respect. Phone 020 7254 4097 or go to
Thu 29 Jun, 8pmVortex Jazz Club,
11 Gillett St,
London N16
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 John Pilger, 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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