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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2014

Respect | Stop the War | SWP meetings | movement events | demonstrations & lobbies

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or e-mail
London: Tower HamletsWhy nuclear power is no solution to climate change
With Martin Empson
Tue 5 Sep, 7pmRespect office, Club Row,
Bethnal Green, E2
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail
BarnsleyTime to go - troops out of Iraq, no attack on Iran
With John McDonnell MP
Tue 5 Sep, 7pmCooper Art Gallery, Church St
BirminghamIn whose interest?
Film showing of a post-9/11 journey through 50 years of US foreign policy. Introduced by director David Kaplowitz
Fri 18 Aug, 7.30pmCafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St
CanterburyPublic meeting
With Lebanese activist, StWC speaker
Tue 29 Aug, 7.30pmWestgate Hall,
Westgate Hall Rd
With live music
Tue 12 Sep, 8pmTonic Bar, 11 Dover St
CoventryTime to go - troops out of Iraq, no attack on Iran
With John Rees, Tony Benn
Sat 2 Sep, 7.30pmMethodist Central Hall, Warwick Lane
EdinburghImperialism, war and resistance in the Middle East
With Tony Benn, Fatima Adoul. Poetry from Ghazi Hussein and Jim Aitken. Music from David Ferrard and Maggie Holland
Go to
Tue 15 Aug, 7.30pmLecture Theatre 1, David Hume Tower, Edinburgh University (nr George Square)
ExeterHas the war on terror made the world a safer place?
With Military Families Against the War, StWC
Mon 11 Sep, 7pmMint Methodist Church, Fore St
LondonHands off Lebanon
With Omar Nachabe (Lebanese journalist and eyewitness to attacks), Tony Benn, Jeremy Dear, Lindsey German
Mon 4 Sep, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House,
Euston Rd (opp Euston stn)
London: CamdenThe politics of HizbollahThu 24 Aug, 7pmTheatro Technics,
Crowndale Rd
London: Edgware RoadPublic meeting
With George Galloway
Sun 3 Sep, 2pmLancaster Hall Hotel,
35 Craven Terrace, W2
(off Bayswater Rd, Paddington tube)
London: EustonThe politics of Hizbollah
With Simon Basketter
Wed 16 Aug, 6.30pmCamera Cafe,
Museum St (opp British Museum)
London: HaringeyTime to go - troops out of Iraq, no attack on Iran
With George Galloway MP, Lindsey German, Jeremy Corbyn MP
Wed 20 Sep, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8
London: IslingtonPublic meeting
With Moazzam Begg, Haifa Zangana, Andrew Murray and Jeremy Corbyn
Mon 4 Sep, 7pmIslington Central Library (corner Holloway Rd/Fieldway Crescent), N5
London: LewishamLive in Palestine
Film show and discussion
Organised by StWC and PSC
Mon 21 Aug , 7pmBake House,
Bennett Park Rd (2 mins from Blackheath stn)
Peace FairSat 9 Sep, 3pm to 7pmLadywell Fields
The path to peace in the Middle East
With Sami Ramadani, Kate Hudson, Jews for Justice, Piroz Mogtasadeh (Iranian academic), chaired by Mayor Steve Bullock
Mon 11 Sep, 7.30pmLadywell Leisure Centre, Lewisham High St
London: SouthwarkNo war on Lebanon - stop Israel’s barbarism
With John Rose (author of Myths of Zionism) and Abboud Nizar (Lebanese journalist and activist)
Thu 17 Aug, 7.30pmCamberwell Leisure Centre, Artichoke Place (off Camberwell Church St)
London to ManchesterBikes not bombs
Cycle from London to Manchester to join the Time To Go demonstration outside the Labour Party Conference on 23 Sep
Join at the start or along the way. There will be a minibus for luggage and rest. Organised by Tower Hamlets StWC. For info phone 07821 832 606 or e-mail
There are two start dates, both at 7am, Wed 20 Sep and Thu 21 SepBoth days the cyclists will leave from the Green bridge over Mile End Road
MerseysideFund raising social
An evening with Bruce Kent (CND) and Paul Robeson songs sung by local playwright and singer Tayo
£30 & £20. For tickets phone 07752 350 994
Sat 2 Sep, 7pmThe Piazza restaurant (by Catholic cathedral),
Mt Pleasant, Liverpool
SheffieldTime to go - troops out of Iraq, no attack on Iran
With Tony Benn, Azam Tamimi, Lindsey German, Musheir El- Farra
£3/£1. For info and to book phone 07761 471 441
Tue 19 Sep, 7pmInternational Hall,
Ponds Forge
With Rose Gentle, Craig Murray
Sun 17 Sep, 7.30pmStockport College,
Wellington Rd South
SWP public meetings
BarnsleyThe Spanish Civil War - 70 years on
With Ken Olende
Wed 16 Aug, 7.30pmBarnsley Central Library, Shambles St
BirminghamMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Chris Bambery
Wed 23 Aug, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre (opp Moor St station)
ChesterfieldMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Chris Bambery
Thu 24 Aug, 7.30pmThe Market Hall,
Market Square
ExeterMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Dave Franklin
Thu 17 Aug, 7pmKing Ludd bookshop,
New Bridge St
LeicesterThe Spanish Civil War - 70 years onWed 16 Aug, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd. 
London: Brent & HarrowThe Suez Crisis 1956
With Rachel Eborral
Wed 16 Aug, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall (Apollo Club), 375 Willesden High Rd
London: Tower HamletsSexism and the system - the rise of raunch culture
With Judith Orr
Thu 17 Aug, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green, E2
ManchesterMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Martin Smith
Thu 24 Aug, 7pm,Cross St Chapel, Cross St
NorwichMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Thu 17 Aug, 7.30pmSaint Andrews Tavern,
Saint Andrews St
TynesideMiddle East in Flames - how do we stop the new Imperialism?
With Candy Udwin
Wed 23 Aug, 7.30pmSide Cafe,
WhitstableThe Paris Commune
With Ian Birchall
Sun 20 Aug, 3pmHorsebridge centre, Sea St
YorkA rebel’s guide to Gramsci
With Chris Bambery
Wed 16 Aug, 7.30pmPriory Street Centre
Socialist Worker platform meetings
Organised by the Socialist Worker platform of the SSP
GlasgowSexism and the system - the rise of raunch culture
With Judith Orr
Tue 15 Aug, 7pmJurys Inn Hotel, Jamaica St
Movement events
LondonRacism, liberty and the war on terror
Conference with Moazzam Begg, Jeremy Corbyn, Gareth Peirce, Colin Prescod, A Sivanandan, Salma Yaqoob
Organised by the Institute of Race Relations. For info phone 020 7837 0041 or go to
Sat 16 SepConway Hall, central London
30 years since the Grunwick strike
With Jack Dromey, Arthur Scargill, Ed Blissett, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Jayaben Desai, Amrit Wilson, Derek Walsh. Plus exhibition and films
£7 (including lunch). Organised by Brent Trades Union Council
Sun 17 Sep, 11am to 5pmTricycle Theatre, 269 High Rd, Kilburn, NW6
Organising for fighting unions conference
With John McDonnell MP, Matt Wrack (FBU), Bob Crow (RMT), Mark Serwotka (PCS)
Go to
Sat 11 NovShoreditch Town Hall, EC1
NorfolkBurston strike school rally
With Derek Simpson, John Hendy QC, Steve Sinnot, Chris Kaufman, Megan Dobney. Plus folk from Seize the Day, Huck, Red Flags
Organised by T&G with the support of SERTUC, Amicus, GMB, Latin American Workers Association
Sun 3 Sep, 11am to 4.30pmChurch Green, Burston (nr Diss)
Demonstrations & lobbies
BrightonJustice in the Middle EastSat 19 Aug, 1pmAssemble Palmeira Square, Hove
CambridgeUnconditional ceasefire nowSat 19 Aug, from 12.30pmMarket Square
London: CamdenJustice in the Middle EastSat 19 Aug, 11.30amHaverstock Hill/ Downshire Hill
London: HaringeyJustice in the Middle EastSun 20 Aug, 1pmAssemble Wood Green Civic Centre
ManchesterTime to go: Troops out of Iraq, Don't attack Iran
Organised by Stop the War and CND. Go to
Sat 23 Sep, 1pmoutside Labour Party conference
NewcastleJustice in the Middle EastSat 19 Aug, 1pmAssemble Grey’s Monument
SheffieldJustice in the Middle EastSat 19 Aug, 12 noonAssemble City Hall/Barkers Pool
YorkCeasefire and justice in the Middle East
Called by York Palestine Solidarity Campaign and York Against The War
Sat 19 Aug, 2pmAssemble West Front of York Minster

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